No bail for late Hamayon Bashir till he died: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

MQI leader Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said Hamayon Bashir was one of 107 prisoners handed down jail term for protesting the oppression that the PMLN government perpetrated in Model Town. He said Hamayon Bashir passed away in a state of severe illness. He said Bashir had applied for bail on health grounds. He said what to speak of the grant of bail, even his plea could not be fixed for hearing despite best efforts and appeals till the day of his death....

Wish 14 lives were privileged the same way as one man: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

MQI leader Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said the kind of care and attention Pakistan's judicial, legal and state system has showered on one individual, he wished it may have meted out the same treatment to 14 innocent lives and four people martyred in Model Town and Sahiwal. 'Would that this system would have applied the same yardstick of equality to the poor as it did in case of the rich and powerful', he said....

PAT calls for a debate on Model Town tragedy in Punjab Assembly

PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur has written a letter to Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in which he stated that some MPAs of the PML-N are talking about a debate on the Model Town tragedy in the provincial assembly. He said that PML-N Punjab spokesperson Malik Ahmad Khan has suggested that debate on the Model Town massacre should be held on the floor of the provincial assembly....

The 5th anniversary of Model Town Massacre observed

Addressing the ceremony held to mark the fifth anniversary of Model Town tragedy, PAT leader Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that we continue to stand where we were five years ago in our struggle for justice. He said that we took our case to the Supreme Court of Pakistan for the formation of the JIT for a fair investigation into the tragedy. We provided important evidence including phone call data of the accused to the JIT on the basis of which it recorded the statement of all including Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif....

Quran Khawani held for martyrs of Model Town at over 300 places

Quran khawani was arranged for the souls of the martyrs of Model town tragedy at more than 300 places across the country under the banner of PAT and MQI on the completion of five years of the Model Town massacre. These ceremonies were held to pay tributes to the men, women and youth who were martyred by Punjab police in the worst act of brutality committed in the broad daylight of June 17, 2014. The people paid their homages by holding banners, and placards and laying floral wreaths on the graves of the martyrs....