Islamabad's red zone rallies

Associated Press chief photographer of Pakistan Muhammed Muheisen is currently in Islamabad covering the Red Zone rallies. 


Anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, gestures while delivering a speech to his supporters, during a protest in front of the Parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, gestures while delivering a speech to his supporters, during a protest in front of the Parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)


Born in Jerusalem in 1981, Muheisen joined the AP in 2001, covering major events in the Middle East as well as events in Saudi Arabia, China, Afghanistan, Yemen, Egypt, Syria, France and South Africa. Winner of a Pulitzer Prize in both 2005 and 2013, Time Magazine described Muheisen's photography as "inspired by a spirit of humanism and driven by an appreciation of the ensuring power of the visual narrative" and named him their Best Wire Photographer of 2013.

The following gallery features Muhammed's recent work in Islamabad. 



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