20 Sep 2011

Businessman Wants to Fast Against Corruption

Similarly to Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, a Pakistani businessman and political activist, Jhangir Ahktar, announced that he will begin a hunger strike as a means to protest against corruption and to demand anti-corruption legislation in the country.

Ahktar said that the hunger strike will also be a campaign against Pakistan’s high military budget. He claims that the current situation in the country requires that funds be reallocated from the defense budget to other expenses in favor of the population.

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