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MQM WILL OBSERVE DAY OF MOURNING ON SUNDAY ALL OVER THE COUNTRY
WORKERS AND SUPPORTERS TO OFFER FATIHA KHAWANI FOR THE MARTYRS.
Karachi 12 May 2007:The MQM Co-ordination Committee has announced that MQM will observe a day of mourning all over the country on Sunday to mourn the martyrs who were killed during the firing on the MQM’s peaceful rally by the armed terrorists. On the day of mourning the Quran Khawani and Fatiha Khawani will be offered for the martyrs of MQM. The MQM Co-ordination Committee has appealed to the workers and supporters to offer the Quran Khawani and Fatiha Khawani for the martyrs of MQM on the day of mourning.
JUSTICE SUPREME COURT IFTIKHAR MUHAMMAD CHAUDHRY
SHOULD SEEK NATION’S FORGIVENESS FOR BREAKING HIS
CONSTITUTIONAL OATH AND TAKING THE OATH UNDER THE PCO
The MQM Founder & Leader Mr Altaf Hussain has appealed to the Chief Justice that for God’s sake look around at the political jugglers surrounding him and not to get involved in politics by following their advice. He reminded that the position of Chief Justice is sacrosanct and the MQM was the first one to condemn the highhandedness against him. The political jugglers and their violent elements around the Chief Justice have today taken full advantage of the situation and organised the bloodbath of innocent people...More
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THE KILLERS OF
INNOCENT PEOPLE OF KARACHI
THE COLD BLOODED MURDERERS AND HENCHMEN BELONGING TO THE AWAMI NATIONAL PARTY (ANP),
PANJABI PAKHTOON ITTEHAD (PPI) AND PAKISTAN MUSLIM LEAGUE (NAWAZ SHARIF GROUP)
ARE VIVIDLY SEEN CARRYING SOPHISTICATED AUTOMATIC WEAPONS INCLUDING PISTOLS AND AK-47
WHILE THEIR ACT OF MINDLESS FIRING COULD ALSO BE SEEN WHEN YOU CLICK FOR MORE PHOTOGRAPHS.
ANP WORKERS ARE WEARING THEIR PARTY BADGES AS SEEN IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS.
SATURDAY 12th MAY, 2007
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A Pakistani policeman looks through a pile of charred documents at the office of the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) in Quetta, 12 May 2007. An unidentified mob broke into the unmanned MQM office in the south western city, damaging the office furniture and documents and set the office on fire in retaliation to violence in Karachi, (MSNBC)
Live Update MQM Peaceful Rally In Karachi, Pakistan.
May 12, 2007
PST: 6:00 pm
Report of sustained firing is being received from several areas of Karachi most prominent being the affluent area of Muslim Colony, near Financial Trade Centre in PECHS, Karachi where 400 to 500 Pakhtoons belonging to Awami National Party (ANP), Drug and Land Mafia as well as belonging to MMA, Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians and Muslim League (N) are sustain ably and indiscriminately firing for the past several hours to intimidate and harass the people living in the neighbourhood. The Police and other law enforcement agents are standing as mere spectators giving carte blanche to the perpetrators to play their game of blood letting and hooliganism. The MQM rallies are stuck in the area and there fears that further blood will be shed as a result of this siege and mindless firing.
The MQM Founder & Leader Mr Altaf Hussain has started his address to the Rally.
MQM Founder & Leader Mr Altaf Hussain has expressed his heartfelt sorrow over the killings of MQM workers in violent incidents caused by armed terrorists also resulting in injuries to many. He extended his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the family members of the MQM Members of Pakhtoon Punjabi Organising Committee namely Fida Khan, Umer Khan and Malang Khan. He said that he is saddened over the loss of lives of his valuable, determined and courageous companions and all the party members share the sorrow. He also prayed for the early recovery of all those injured in the terrorist attack.
Wasay Jalil, Haq Parast Town Nazim, Gulshan-e-Iqbal was present at the Aal-e-Hassan Chawki, Pahalwan Goth, with other MQM workers when unidentified armed gunmen opened fire injuring MQM worker Zakir Hussain. He has been rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. In another incident at Lasbella Haq Parast Member Provincial Assembly Sindh Moeen Khan was fired upon but fortunately he escaped unhurt.
PST: 12.45 P.M
3 Workers of namely Fida Khan, Umer Khan and Malang Khan of Pakhtoon, Punjabi Organising Committee of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) have brutally and cold bloodedly martyred near Kala Board, Karachi as result of target killing by the Terrorists’ of Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP), Haqiqi, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Awami National Party (ANP), Pakhtoon Loya Jirga, Sunni Tehrik and other terrorists’ groups.
Indiscriminate firing has been opened by the armed terrorists’ of the Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP), Haqiqi, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Awami National Party (ANP), Pakhtoon Loya Jirga, Sunni Tehrik and other terrorists’ groups jointly at Drigh Road, Nataha Goth, Shahrah-e-Faisal Bridge in the area of Shah Faisal, Karachi. The firing is so intense that the Police Force on duty has fled and taken refuge in the Police Station. Despite desperate calls for help, Paramilitary Rangers have been deployed hence a carte blanche has been granted to the terrorists’ to continue with murder and mayhem. Scores of MQM workers have been critically wounded.
Karachi-12 May 2007 (PST:
Mrs. Nasreen Jalil, Naib Nazima (Deputy Mayor) of City District Government of Karachi (CDGK) belonging to Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) was engulfed by the violent lawyers at the City Court Area of Karachi where she was physically tormented and verbally abused by the Lawyers. However, Police reached on the spot while the lawyers were almost going to torture her but she managed to escape form the hands of the terrorists’ of Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians and other political and terrorists’ groups wearing black coats and white trousers in the protection of the Police.
(Pakistan Time): Armed persons have attacked the MQM peaceful rallies at
several points in Karachi. These include incidents of firing and throwing
stone on buses at the Banaras Chawk causing injuries. Several MQM workers
have been abducted. Another incident has occurred at Sohrab Goth where
these armed terrorists are throwing stones and buses full of MQM workers
and supporters who are on their way to join the peaceful MQM Rally. More
reports of these violent attacks are also coming in... details to be
10am (Pakistan Time): Thousands
and thousands of people are now on the streets of Karachi. Every street
leading to Tibet Centre is completely full of MQM workers and supporters.
Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Rally is in Progress
Karachi-12 May 2007 (PST 9.15 A.M)
Convoys after Convoys from various Sectors of Karachi have started reaching various spots of Rallies to culminate at the Tibet Centre, M.A.Jinnah Road, Karachi. Hundreds of Busses loaded with thousands of people carrying party flags, banners and posters have converged on Karachi. Remainder of the convoys from interior of Sindh have also reached Karachi. Shahrah-e-Faisal and roads leading to the Airport are jam-packed while the rest of the city is also witnessing unprecedented participation. Analysts claim that today’s rally would once again, be historical and unprecedented.
6am:Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Rallies Reaching
Systematically from Interior Sindh
Rallies of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) have begun to reach Karachi from interior Sindh organised and systematically. Reportedly Rallies from Tando Allahyar, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Nawabshah, Thatta and Nausheroferoz have reached Karachi while Rallies from Sukkur, Jacobabad, Qambar Shahdadkot, Shikarpur, Kashmore, Khairpur, Larkana, Dadu and Badin are expected to reach Karachi within 2 to 2 ˝ hours. similarly Rallies from Ghotki are half an hour from Karachi.
Various rallies from Airport, Malir Halt, Modal colony,
and Aram bagh
began to moving towards the Main Rally point.
2.00am: A supporter of MQM named Jahanzaib have killed at Model
Colony, Karachi by the terrorists of
Party Parliamentarians (PPPP), Haqiqi, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz),
Awami National Party (ANP), Pakhtoon Loya Jirga, Sunni Tehrik and other
terrorists’ groups early hours of this morning.
MQM Founder & Leader Mr Altaf Hussain addressing thousands of workers and
supporters present at Kathore (Ghaggar Phatak).
2.10am: People of Karachi have
not slept and are on the streets of Karachi in anticipation of the MQM
Rally. Celebrations of the rally can be seen all over the city. Not a
single street where MQM flags and banners are not present. The entire city
stands united and in support of the MQM Rally.
2am: Various rallies from interior Sindh have now entered Karachi. Furthermore, rallies from different areas of Karachi have also begun and moving towards the Main Rally point. Final touches to the preparations are still in progress and the MQM office bearers and workers are working extremely hard to ensure that every arrangement is in place for the rally.
1.55am (Pakistan Time): MQM Founder & Leader Mr Altaf Hussain addressing the worker and office bearers at the Tibet Centre paying tributes for their efforts towards making the arrangements for tomorrow's rally. He said that as in the past the MQM workers have once again proved that they are prepared to face any challenge.
May 11, 2007
MQM PEACEFUL RALLY BEGINS
11.50pm (Pakistan Time): On the night of the announced MQM Peaceful Rally, thousands of MQM workers, supporters and people from all over the province and country have begun taking out rallies from their respective areas. According to news reports received at the MQM International Secretariat more than 46 buses have entered Karachi. These include 20 buses from Hyderabad, 18 from Nawabshah, 8 from Sanghar and 8 from Mirpurkhas. Thousands of people of Karachi have already gathered at the Tibet Centre. Moreover delegates from all over Pakistan, i.e. Punjab, Balochistan and NWFP have also reached the MQM Head Office Nine Zero in Karachi. Numerous other rallies and processions have also started their journey from Interior Sindh for Karachi and they will be reaching the city in the early hours.
MQM leaders and office bearers are continuously busy in mobilising the people of Karachi by visiting different areas and speaking with the area residents inviting them to participate in tomorrow's peaceful rally.
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POINTS OF THE MQM CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE PRESS CONFERENCE
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for Another Unprecedented Rally in Karachi
on 12 May 2007 Underway After the Rally of 15 April 2007
10 May 2007
The Central Co-ordination Committee (Rabita Committee) of Muttahida Quami Movement is preparing for another peaceful and unprecedented rally in Karachi for the independence of judiciary and against those political and religio-political parties who are exploiting the judicial crisis and using the Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to destabilise the incumbent democratically elected government. The Members of the Rabita Committee, both in Karachi and London are monitoring the preparation for the rally by physically visiting MQM Sector and Unit offices in Karachi and over the telephone from London while Zonal offices in interior of Sindh are being monitored over the telephone from where convoys after convoys would reach Karachi to attend the Rally on 12 May 2007.
Eyewitness accounts claim that the general public has also joined the MQM workers and office bearers in the preparation as their fervour for participation in the rally is rising. Flocks of people are converging on the Sector, Zonal and Unit offices of the MQM while telephone lines have also been jammed by the high level of public interest in finding out details of the arrangement for their participation.
Workers and office bearers of the MQM contacting people on door to door basis and also distributing pamphlets for the awareness of the people concerning the present crisis and informing people about the arrangements. Big banners and posters have also been posted on main road junctions, roundabouts and major buildings in Karachi, Hyderabad and in the rest of Sindh province.
Reports are reaching the offices of the MQM that people from Punjab, Balochistan and NWFP provinces are reaching Karachi in huge numbers to participate in the rally.
Reportedly, Pakistanis living overseas are also telephoning their relatives in Pakistan persuading them to attend the rally to defeat the designs of the opposition political and religio-political parties to destabilise the democratically elected incumbent government.
CONSPIRACIES ARE HATCHED TO END THE PRESENT DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED
GOVERNMENT THEN EACH AND EVERY WORKER OF MUTTAHIDA
QUAMI MOVEMENT, MOTHERS, SISTERS, ELDERS AND YOUTH
WILL DEFEND THE DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT – ALTAF HUSSAIN
MQM Founder & Leader Mr Altaf Hussain has stated that if conspiracies are hatched to end the present democratically elected Government then each and every worker of Muttahida Quami Movement, mothers, sisters, elders and youth will stand firm and defend the democratic government. And on May 12, 2007, by the Will of Allah Almighty, by participating in large numbers in the Muttahida Rally they will prove that the people of Sindh and particularly Karachi firmly believe in democracy and the independence of judiciary...More
RALLY ON SATURDAY 12TH
MAY 2007 TO SUPPORT THE INDEPENDENCE OF JUDICIARY
AND AGAINST THE POLITICAL JUGGLERY IN THE NAME
OF INDEPENDENCE OF JUDICIARY - MQM INFORMATION CELL
London – May 7, 2007Member of MQM Coordination Committee and Incharge MQM Central Information Cell Mr Mustafa Azizabadi has announced that to support the independence of judiciary and against the political jugglery in the name of independence of judiciary; a huge peaceful rally is to be organised in Karachi on Saturday, May 12, 2007. People of Pakistan, particularly of Sindh, will participate in this rally wholeheartedly in large numbers. Further details of rally including the venue and timings will be issued later. He appealed to the lawyers who believe in the independence of judiciary and judicial process and people from all walks of life to fully participate in this rally of 12th May in large numbers to show their support and make this rally a historic success.
MQM LEGAL AID COMMITTEE'S
AT KARACHI PRESS CLUB
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The MQM legal aid Committee today (5th May 2007) held a press conference at Karachi press conference which was attended by hundreds of lawyers from Karachi and other cities of Sindh. The Press conference conducted by Mr. Shoaib Bukhari Advocate, Member MQM Co-ordination Committee. Thousands of MQM workers and supporters were also present out side the Karachi press club to show their solidarity
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