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More Than 10,000 Rally Against Musharraf

More than 10,000 protesters rallied in this southwestern city in Pakistan on Friday, demanding President Gen. Pervez Musharraf step down. The supporters of a coalition of radical Islamic groups chanted “God is great” and “Pakistan will not be allowed to become a U.S. colony.” The six-party United Action Forum has accused Musharraf of reneging on a promise to become a civilian head of state and leave his army job by the end of 2004. “No to Musharraf’s uniform” and “Musharraf has to step down,” two protester signs said. Police put the crowd at more than 10,000. Musharraf has become a key ally of the United States in the war against terrorism since he seized power in a bloodless coup in October 1999. Full Story

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