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... 

Altaf for holding peaceful protest demos against extrajudicial killings

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief ALtaf Hussain has appealed for shutting down business and transport in Sindh and recording protest by holding peaceful demonstrations in other provinces against killing of Sohail Ahmed today (Thursday), Geo News reported. In a message from London, Altaf Hussain said the way MQM workers were being killed extra-judicially after arresting them has left behind the state oppressions... 

CM Sindh calls MQM’s protest outside CM house an attack

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah claimed the MQM’s protest outside the CM House in September 2014 was an attack and not a protest. The MQM had protested against a raid on one of other party offices while dozens of their workers had been detained. “The CM House is the property of no one. It is shameful that it was attacked. This was indeed an attack and not a complaint,” Qaim Ali Shah... 

Church of England gets first female bishop despite protest

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 | Leave a Comment

York, United Kingdom: The Church of England ended centuries of male-only leadership on Monday as Libby Lane became its first female bishop in a ceremony briefly disrupted by a traditionalist priest´s protest. Around 100 bishops gathered around the 48-year-old to perform the traditional “laying on of hands” at the ceremony´s climax in the Gothic splendour of York Minster, northern England. The congregation... 

Chelum of Peshawar attack martyrs observed parents protest outside CM House

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The chelum of those martyred during the Taliban attack on the Army Public School is being observed today. The chelum of the martyrs was observed throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where a public holiday had been declared with the main event being held at the Chief Minister House. The event at the CM House was attended by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan who arrived without a protocol. After receiving... 

PTI set to stage countrywide protest over petrol crisis

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday announced to hold nation-wide protest against the government over the unprecedented crisis of petrol shortage in in the Punjab. Addressing a press conference here, PTI spokeswoman Shireen Mazari termed the current petrol crisis as a state oppression against the people. She said the aim of the country-wide protest, the strategy for which will be announced soon, will be... 

Agence FrancePresse photographer recovering after Karachi protest shooting

Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: AFP photographer Asif Hassan was recovering in hospital Saturday after being shot while covering an anti-Charlie Hebdo protest outside the French consulate in Karachi. The protest by Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT), was one of several staged across Pakistan by groups after Friday prayers against the French magazine´s depiction of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH). Hassan was stable and conscious after the bullet entered... 

Model Town tragedy PAT announces protest movement

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has announced they will start a protest movement over the failure to provide justice on the Model Town tragedy. PAT President, Raheeq Abbasi said the first protest will be held in Lahore on January 17. He added that a signature campaign would be launched against those responsible for the Model Town tragedy. At least 14 people were killed on 17 June 2014 as a result of clashes... 

MQM announces to continue protest on Monday

Posted by on Jan 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Sunday announced to continue its protest against extra judicial killing of its workers on Monday. The MQM asked the traders and transporters to suspend their activities on Monday as the party plans to ‘observe shutter down in Sindh and another mourning day across country” The Rabita Committee said that the party would announce it future course of action if demands were... 

Students protest at KPC against Peshawar school attack

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Students and teachers of a private school staged protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club (KPC) against Peshawar attack, Geo News reported. The students from New Century Schooling System, carrying banners and placards, raised slogans in favour of Pakistan Army and the martyrs of the Peshawar school attack. Speaking on the occasion, Principal Aleem Qureshi said the entire nation is united against the terrorists... 
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