'Are you with the tyrants?' Pakistani Che risks all to take on the army

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Manzoor Pashteen’s Pashtun Protection Movement gathers support in country where criticism of army is rare

Every morning Ahmed Shah puts on his circular, red-and-black cap, decorated with spades, and feels ready to take on the world. “For me this cap is a symbol of resistance,” he says. “That’s why I like it.”

Shah (not his real name) is one of thousands of Pakistanis who have taken to wearing the distinctive tribal hat to show their support for Manzoor Pashteen.

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My family say: if you are killed, then at least you will have done something for the people

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