Lahore doctors protest against target killing wages issues

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Traffic remained suspended for hours on Monday as doctors from Services Hospital staged a sit-in to protest against nonpayment of wages of trainee doctors and targeted killing of the fraternity in the city. The protesting doctors held the rally on Jail Road and blocked traffic for several hours making it difficult for schoolchildren and ambulances to through it. They demanded of the government to bring culprits... 

People stage protest against Pakistan’s humiliating defeat

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 | Leave a Comment

MULTAN: Pakistani cricket fans in the southeastern city of Multan held a mock funeral for their national cricket team on Saturday after a record-shattering World Cup defeat at the hands of the West Indies. Residents of the city organised a symbolic funeral procession, replete with a coffin with several cricket bats placed over it, directing their anger at the Pakistani national team after a poor start to the tournament... 

Shikarpur marchers reach Hyderabad to protest outside CM House

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Participants of a long march, launched to protest against Shikarpur massacre, have arrived in Hyderabad on Tuesday night vowing to stage a sit-in outside the CM House in Karachi till the deliverance of justice to the victims. At least 61 people including children were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside an imambargah in Shikarpur during Friday prayers earlier this month. Milli Yakjehti Council... 

PTI to hold peaceful protest against Altaf Husssain’s remarks

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has announced to hold a peaceful protest in Punjab on Wednesday against Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain. The party plans to hold protest demonstrations in Lahore, Jehlum, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi and other cities of Punjab. Hussain’s remarks over PTI’s women workers drew strong criticism from party chairman Imran Khan, who announced to give a harsher response. On... 

British Muslims protest against Charlie Hebdo

Posted by on Feb 09, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LONDON: Thousands of British Muslims protested against cartoons in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in a demonstration near the office of Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday. The crowd marched to Downing Street holding signs reading “Charlie and the abuse factory”, “We love Prophet Muhammad more than our lives”, and “To insult is not freedom”. Speakers addressed the protest... 

Parents of APS martyrs protest against delay in probe

Posted by on Feb 07, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Parents of children martyred in the massacre at the Army Public School (APS) are protesting against delays in the investigation. Parents took to the streets on Saturday and protested at Amn Chowk in Peshawar and will take out a rally till APS. They said the government had failed to bring the killers of their children to justice despite the passage of seven weeks. Over 150 people the majority of them school... 

JUIF to launch protest against likely action on madrassahs

Posted by on Feb 05, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) on Thursday announced that it will launch a protest movement against likely action on madrassahs in connection with the newly-approved National Action Plan (NAP) to eradicate the country of terrorism and extremism. Speaking to the media, JUI-F general secretary Maulana Ghafoor Haideri said that the party would hold a protest march from Shikarpur to Sukkur on February 26 in... 

Lyari women protest outside CM House

Posted by on Feb 03, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The women, residents of Lyari, staged protest demonstration outside Sindh Chief Minister House against arrests made by Rangers from their area, Geo News reported. They demanded immediate release of the innocent people. Meanwhile, the protest demonstration by Civil Society continued outside the CM House on second day against targeted and sectarian killings. The protesters demanded ban on proscribed outfits besides... 

Doctors protest against target killings boycott OPDs today

Posted by on Feb 02, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Targeted killings of doctors, kidnapping, extortion threats, and failure of the government to provide protection forced Sindh Doctors Welfare Association (SDWA) on Monday to boycott duties at outpatient departments (OPDs) in all government hospitals. The association also declared closure of all private clinics today, while a huge rally was organised by health workers of Liaquat National Hospital in Karachi. The... 

Families of target killing victims protest outside Governor House

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: While the high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was taking place at Governor House on Friday, the parents of slain assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Arshad Tanoli stood outside to appeal to the PM for justice. The parents demanded justice from the Sindh government and police, asking why their son who served the nation for 19 years, was murdered in November last year and who would provide support... 
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