Justice for Model Town martyrs mission of my life: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses press conference

Addressing a press conference through a video link from Canada, Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has announced the schedule of his return. He said that he would reach Lahore on the morning of June 15 and lead the sit-in on The Mall on June 17 to demand justice for martyrs of Model Town tragedy. He said that he is guarantor of peaceful protest and peaceful sit-in, adding that the government should refrain from its highhanded tactics. He said that the corrupt rulers would not be able to complete their term in office. He said that the dawn of hope is in sight....

Sit-in of June 17 to draw attention to Model Town tragedy: Dr Hassan Qadri addresses Workers Convention

Addressing the Workers Convention held under the banner of MQI and PAT Lahore chapters at the central secretariat, Chairman Supreme Council Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri has said that the sit-in is being arranged on June 17 to demand justice for martyrs of Model Town. He said that we have informed the government that the event will be held on The Mall in every case. He said that the protest will be attended by leaders of political parties, civil society and human rights organizations. He said that the caravans would reach The Mall by evening....

Two more eye-witnesses record their statements in anti-terrorism court

Two eye-witnesses in the Model Town case, namely Muhammad Sarwar and Sakhi Badshah, recorded their statements in anti-terrorism court in connection with the private complaint filed by PAT.Injured Muhammad Sarwar said in his statement that a constable was holding two pistols in his hands and spraying bullets by changing positions. He said that one of the bullets hit him going across his abdomen. Other workers were also inured with his firing....

Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri to lead sit-in in Lahore on June 17

Pakistan Awami Tehreek has decided to stage a sit-in on June 17 at the Mall Road Lahore. PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri will lead the sit-in. Announcement to this effect was made by PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur while addressing a press conference at the central secretariat here in Lahore on May 26 along with other members of the Core Committee. He said that the DCO Lahore has been informed about the PAT’s plan of a sit-in through a letter....

PAT holds demonstration for justice in front of anti-terrorism court

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) held a demonstration in front of the anti-terrorism court to seek justice for Model Town martyrs. Senior leaders and workers including women attended the demonstration in large number. Addressing the participants of the demonstration, Khawaja Amir Fareed Koreja said that we would fight the legal battle and take to the streets as well for justice in Model Town case. He said that two have passed and no headway has been made in the case as the heirs of the martyrs await justice even today....

Right to Fair Trial under Article 10-A being violated with abandon: PAT

Addressing a hurriedly called press conference at the Lahore Press Club, central PAT leaders along with the team of lawyers engaged in fighting Model Town case have said that the Punjab Government is murdering justice by not holding fair trial under Article 10-A of the Constitution after formation of the highly questionable JIT. They said that there is no difference in the behaviour of the police, JIT and the anti-terrorism court. They said that apprehension expressed by Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri regarding non-provision of justice in the presence of current rulers is coming true word for word....