MWM ASWJ urge MQM to withdraw call for protest

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The Majlis Wahdatul Muslimin (MWM) has urged the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to withdraw its call for black day as a sigh of respect for the holy month of Muharram. A spokesman for the MWM said “We appeal to all political parties including MQM to postpone their protest as a sign of respect for month of Muharram”. He said Muharram itself was the name of a protest against oppression and oppressors. Meanwhile,... 

JSQM announces protest against ‘Muhajir province’

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment

HYDERABAD: Jiye Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) chairman, Sannan Qureshi on Tuesday announced that his party would surround Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) offices and stage protests against its repeated calls for division of Sindh. Addressing a press conference here along with his party’s vice chairman Dr Niaz Kalani, Sannan Qureshi condemned MQM’s demand for ‘division of Sindh’ and said his party... 

Hong Kong police clear Mongkok protest site

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police cleared a pro-democracy protest site in the city´s densely populated Mongkok area early Friday, meeting no resistance as they removed barricades and tents. The Mongkok site — which was nearly empty when police moved in — has seen violent scuffles between demonstrators calling for full democracy in the southern Chinese city and opposition groups during almost three weeks of rallies. The... 

Police brutality video at Hong Kong protest sparks outrage

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police came under fire Wednesday after plainclothes officers were filmed beating and kicking a handcuffed protester during some of the worst clashes since mass democracy rallies erupted two weeks ago. The city´s security chief said the accused officers had been “removed” from their posts after the assault that occurred amid violent confrontations when police swooped in to clear newly... 

6hour delay in Dubaibound flight triggers protest at Khi airport

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Passengers of private airline protested and chanted slogans against administration for six-hour delay in a Dubai-bound flight, Geo News reported. They protested in airport’s lounge. According to reports, the flight was delayed for six hours due to technical reasons. View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

Protest in Karachi after police gun down an innocent man

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Protesters gathered at 5-Star Chowrangi (roundabout) in North Nazimabad claiming that Police gunned down an innocent man while the law enforcers claim he was killed by robbers. According to sources, police claimed a man was killed by robbers for resisting during a hold-up in block-H of North Nazimabad. SSP Central Noman Siddiqui claimed police reached the spot after they received reports of firing in the area.... 

PIA negligence stirs up protest at Karachi airport

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Authorities had to face chaos at the Karachi International Airport after passengers from a Haj flight, alright appalled by an eight hour delay, were informed that the PIA flight forgot to lift their luggage from Jeddah. The Haj pilgrims started the protest after being unable to find their belongings hours after the arrival. According to Geo News, the Pakistan International Air Lines (PIA) flight PK-3012 was delayed... 

Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violations

Posted by on Oct 06, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday strongly condemned the Indian Security Forces unprovoked firing violating the ceasefire at the working boundary at Charwah sector. The firing started at midnight and continued till morning on Monday said Foreign Office Spokesperson in a statement issued today. The spokesperson said the Indian violation, in complete disregard of the sacred occasion of Eid Ul Azha, caused Shahadat of 4 innocent... 

ASWJ ends protest demo in Karachi

Posted by on Oct 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ) on Wednesday announced to end its protest sit-in against the ‘extrajudicial killings’ and ‘illegal arrests’ of its party workers. The ASWJ activists had gathered near Gurumandir and blocked the road to stage their sit-in on Tuesday which had entered into its second day today. Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi said that an investigation team has been formed to probe... 

Kashmiris protest outside White House as Modi meets Obama

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 | Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON: The Kashmir American Council staged a sit-in outside the White House on Tuesday as Indian Prime Minister arrived to attend a private dinner where he was due to meet President Obama and other key US officials. A number of Sikh protesters also gathered outside the White House and chanted slogans against the Indian prime minister. According to reporters, police had to intervene when some of Modi supporters and... 
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