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In pictures: Pakistan protests

Police clash with protesters in Lahore, 5/11/07

Violence has broken out at protests in Lahore and elsewhere in Pakistan against President Pervez Musharraf's imposition of emergency rule.

Pakistani lawyers march in Islamabad, 5/11/07

Lawyers staged rallies in a number of cities, including the capital Islamabad, against the sacking of top judges and restrictions on the judiciary.

Pakistani lawyers protest in Islamabad, 5/11/07

The independent judiciary has been one of the main obstacles to Gen Musharraf. He reportedly feared it would declare his re-election as president illegal.

Jamaat-e-Islami activists match in Islamabad, 5/11/07

Political opponents, including the Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami, have also staged protests against military rule, and say hundreds of activists have been arrested.

Police on guard in Pakistan, 5/11/07

Pakistani police set up checkpoints and surrounded court buildings in an attempt to head off protests. The West has called the crackdown "disturbing".

Protester arrested in Karachi, 5/11/07

In Karachi a lawyers' protest was broken up and demonstrators were bundled into waiting vans by plain-clothed police.

Karachi lawyers detained by police, 5/11/07

But as lawyers were taken away they signalled their defiance. "We will continue our fight, come what may," said one as he was bundled into a car.



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