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Is PTM an ‘engineered protest’?

You should always keep in your mind what Friedrich Nietzsche has said is the defining quality of great men; he says, “It is not the strength but the duration of great sentiments that makes great men”.

Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

The statement from the Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said on April 12 that “engineered protests” would not be allowed to reverse the gains of counterterrorism operations and cautioned the nation against forgetting sacrifices of “real heroes”. He, without naming the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), blamed it as something which was not indigenous but was being supported and guided by the usual suspects they have been accusing of guiding and supporting the Baloch (and the Bengalis in the past) for protesting against the injustices and the state terror being perpetrated against them.

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