Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violation

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday lodged protest with India through diplomatic channels over the unprovoked firing and mortar shelling by the Indian forces in Pandu Sector across the Line of Control on Thursday. A soldier of Pakistan Army, Sepoy Zahid Ali embraced shahadat due to multiple mortar splinter injuries as a result of the firing Foreign Office said in a statement here. The Government of Pakistan offers its condolences... 

Journalists protest during Qureshi’s press conference over Imran’s allegations

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: The journalists staged token boycott of the press conference held by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi over Imran Khan’s allegations against the media persons without any evidence, Geo News reported. The mediamen demanded that PTI Chairman should made public the names of the journalists who had taken money. Qureshi said he was aware of the journalists’ concerns... 

State of emergency declared in US protest town

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

FERGUSON: The governor of the US state of Missouri declared a state of emergency Monday and activated the National Guard ahead of a grand jury decision in the case of a black teenager shot dead by a white policeman. There are fears of a renewed outbreak of violence if the St. Louis County grand jury fails to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the August 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. In his formal... 

Alleged shootout family of Kashif protest outside police station

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: The family members of a youth, killed in alleged encounter with police on Thursday, protested outside Frere police station and demanded, Geo News reported. The protesting family alleged that police had taken Kashif into custody a week ago from Cantt Station. They demanded of the government to take notice of the fake shootout and provide them justice. View full post on  Read More →

New protest hits Mexico over alleged student massacre

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ACAPULCO: Protesters angry at the apparent massacre of 43 Mexican students clashed with police and besieged Acapulco´s airport for hours Monday over a scandal shaking President Enrique Pena Nieto´s administration. Thousands of people marched to the Pacific resort town´s international airport, with parents of the students leading the demonstration along with comrades from the missing young men´s teacher-training... 

PTI workers protest against Abdul Aleem Khan

Posted by on Nov 06, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers staged a sit-in and later filed an application at a police station against one of their senior leaders Abdul Aleem Khan on Thursday after having a brawl with his security guards. The PTI workers had come for a meeting with Aleem Khan at his office located at Cantt and scuffled with his guards after not being allowed to meet with the PTI leader. They then staged a sit-in and chanted... 

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... 


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