Transgender Activists Protest Against Local Crackdown in Pakistan's Bannu

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Aug. 07, 2017

Transgender people protested in the town of Bannu in northwestern Pakistan on August 4. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported that local authorities had banned transgender dance performances, cutting off a major source of revenue.The Express Tribune, in April, reported a crackdown against transgender people in Bannu. Members of the transgender community accused police of discrimination, saying authorities were trying to force people from the area.This video shows a protest on the streets of Bannu.