Pashtuns continue to rally for greater rights in Pakistan

The protest movement began in February against an extrajudicial killing, but now it's been transformed into a wider call for ethnic rights.

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    Following rallies in Peshawar and Lahore, ethnic Pashtuns gathered in Swat demanding greater rights in Pakistan.

    They're calling for the military to remove landmines and checkpoints - as well as the return of many who've disappeared.

    Army commanders are angry at the anti-military protests but are offering to hold talks.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports.


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