Transgender Activists Protest Against Local Crackdown in Pakistan's Bannu

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 4, 2017
Published: August 4, 2017

Transgender people protested in the town of Bannu in norhtwestern Pakistan on August 4. Radio Free Europe/Radio liberty reported that local authorities had banned dance parties where transgender people perform, 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. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful

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