Police officers guard a road blocked with shipping containers, near the French consulate in Karachi, as France advised its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country. Photo: AP Police officers guard a road blocked with shipping containers, near the French consulate in Karachi, as France advised its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country. Photo: AP
Police officers guard a road blocked with shipping containers, near the French consulate in Karachi, as France advised its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country. Photo: AP
Pakistan

France advises citizens to leave Pakistan as protests over cartoons continue

  • Anti-French sentiment has been simmering since Emmanuel Macron expressed support for Charlie Hebdo’s right to republish cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed
  • The embassy said there were ‘serious threats’ to French interests in Pakistan

Topic |   Pakistan
Police officers guard a road blocked with shipping containers, near the French consulate in Karachi, as France advised its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country. Photo: AP Police officers guard a road blocked with shipping containers, near the French consulate in Karachi, as France advised its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country. Photo: AP
Police officers guard a road blocked with shipping containers, near the French consulate in Karachi, as France advised its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country. Photo: AP
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