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Women supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri hold placards on the third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Women supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri hold placards on the third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Women supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri hold placards on the third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri wave their national flags during Qadri's speech on the third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri wave their national flags during Qadri's speech on the third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri wave their national flags during Qadri's speech on the third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Women supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri link their hands during his speech on their third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Women supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri link their hands during his speech on their third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Women supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri link their hands during his speech on their third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri listen to the speech on their third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri listen to the speech on their third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri listen to the speech on their third day of protests in Islamabad January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri gather around Qadri 's vehicle (R) as he addresses them on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri gather around Qadri 's vehicle (R) as he addresses them on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri gather around Qadri 's vehicle (R) as he addresses them on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Supporters of Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, leader of Mihaj-ul-Quran wave Pakistani flags during a protest in Islamabad January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, leader of Mihaj-ul-Quran wave Pakistani flags during a protest in Islamabad January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, leader of Mihaj-ul-Quran wave Pakistani flags during a protest in Islamabad January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf arrives at Vientiane airport in this file November 4, 2012 photo. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf arrives at Vientiane airport in this file November 4, 2012 photo. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Pakistan's Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf arrives at Vientiane airport in this file November 4, 2012 photo. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang
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Supporters of Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, leader of Mihaj-ul-Quran, sit next to his poster as they wait for his arrival during a protest in Islamabad January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, leader of Mihaj-ul-Quran, sit next to his poster as they wait for his arrival during a protest in Islamabad January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Supporters of Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, leader of Mihaj-ul-Quran, sit next to his poster as they wait for his arrival during a protest in Islamabad January 14, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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A supporter of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri gestures as she takes part in a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A supporter of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri gestures as she takes part in a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A supporter of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri gestures as she takes part in a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Riot police officers gather outside parliament during the second day of a protest by supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Riot police officers gather outside parliament during the second day of a protest by supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Riot police officers gather outside parliament during the second day of a protest by supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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A supporter of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri waves a Pakistan flag upside down as he takes part in the second day of a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A supporter of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri waves a Pakistan flag upside down as he takes part in the second day of a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A supporter of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri waves a Pakistan flag upside down as he takes part in the second day of a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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A riot police officer rests near containers used to block a road to prevent supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri from reaching parliament during the second day of a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A riot police officer rests near containers used to block a road to prevent supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri from reaching parliament during the second day of a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013....more

A riot police officer rests near containers used to block a road to prevent supporters of Sufi cleric and leader of Minhaj-ul-Quran Muhammad Tahirul Qadri from reaching parliament during the second day of a protest in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri addresses his supporters from behind the window of an armoured vehicle on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri addresses his supporters from behind the window of an armoured vehicle on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri addresses his supporters from behind the window of an armoured vehicle on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri addresses his supporters from inside an armoured vehicle on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri addresses his supporters from inside an armoured vehicle on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organisation Muhammad Tahirul Qadri addresses his supporters from inside an armoured vehicle on the second day of protests in Islamabad January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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