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... 

Protest demo against illegal closure of Geo News

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment

HYDERABAD: Journalists, representatives of religious and political parties, and members of civil society staged a protest demonstration against the illegal closure of Geo News for the past four months. Addressing the demonstration, Pakistan People’s Party leader Zahid Bhurgari regretted that Geo continues to remain shut even after serving the punishment awarded to it by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority... 

Imran announces to hold protest demons in four cities on Saturday

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has announced to hold protest demonstrations in four cities of Pakistan on Saturday, Geo News reported. Addressing the participants of sit-in outside the parliament house here Friday, Imran Khan said major protest demonstrations would be held in Karachi, Multan, Faisalabad and Lahore. He said they had stopped paying gas and electricity bills. View full post... 

Sikh traders killing sparks protest in Peshawar

Posted by on Aug 06, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A protest is being held by the Sikh community after they were attacked here on Wednesday. Unidentified armed men opened fire at three shops located in a market in Hastnagri killing a Sikh trader and injuring two others. The Sikh community staged a protest in the city and had placed the body of the deceased trader on GT Road blocking traffic. Members of the community burnt tyres and chanted slogans seeking justice.... 

Protest basic right but system must not derail Khursheed

Posted by on Aug 03, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GUJRAT: Opposition leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah Sunday said there was no need to invoke Article 245 and that all the parties should have been taken into confidence by the federal government before taking any step. Talking to media persons here, Khursheed Shah said holding a protest constituted a basis right for all but added it must be ensured that the system does not derail. To a question, he said... 

PTI will cancel August 14 protest soon MQM

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Senior members of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday said authentic sources have disclosed that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan will soon announce to call off their protest sit-down scheduled for August 14 in Islamabad. “If the report has substance, this will prove to be a welcome news for the country,” said MQM senior leaders Tariq Javed, Qasim Ali Raza, and Mustafa Azizabadi... 

Clashes at proPalestinian Paris protest 70 arrested

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PARIS: French police arrested 70 people at a banned pro-Palestinian protest in central Paris on Saturday that degenerated into clashes between demonstrators and armour-clad riot squads. The rally had drawn 4,000 people to the capital´s Place de la Republique, the interior ministry said, while organisers put the turnout at 10,000. Police who stepped in to disperse the rally responded with tear gas when they were targeted... 

PPP not to participate in protest on August 14 Malik

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Rehman Malik has stated that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would not participate in anyone’s protest on August 14, Geo News reported. Speaking to media outside the parliament house, Malik said, “PPP is a major party and leads from the front. It does not join anyone.” He said Tahirul Qadri went Lahore from Islamabad under a deal. PPP did not need to mediate... 

CM Punjab takes notice of protest over loadshedding

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Taking notice of people’s protest against loadshedding, Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif Wednesday telephoned Federal Secretary Water and Power and asked him to take necessary steps for putting an end to unscheduled outages. Shahbaz Sharif took notice protest over unscheduled loadshedding by residents of Batapur and called up Federal Secretary Nargis Sethi. He said power loadshedding is unacceptable... 
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