“Sensible citizens can get an idea from the reports and columns published in the international media that Taliban terrorists are threatening owners, editors, reporters, anchor persons and staff members with serious consequences if they publish reports against them and criticize their actions. Their threats and intimidation has silenced media owners and editors and not willing to write about terrorist acts of Taliban, “ Mr. Hussain said.
“MQM has been subjected to state repression for their struggle against injustices. Thousands of MQM workers have been killed extra judicially. Repression could not frightened MQM workers from struggle against repression and injustice in the country, “ Mr. Hussain said.
A senior MQM sympathizer has died of police torture. According to reports, a police team stopped his vehicle and demanded Rs. 10,000/-. Miraj Din could give this amount because he had only Rs. 2,000 in his pocket. This enraged police team slapped and kicked, which resulted in the sad demise of the old man. Mr. Hussainn has condemned the police brutality and expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the tragic death of Miraj Din.
Mr. Hussain deplored that Karachi had become a police state.
Altaf Hussain appeals to army chief and head of ISI to take notice of the extrajudicial executions of MQM’s workers0
Altaf Hussain has made an appeal to army chief and head of ISI to take notice of the extrajudicial executions of MQM’s workers and people belonging to the Muhajir Community.
Mr. Huusain says he has made this appeal to them because he think once against army is being used against MQM. He added that it was their responsibility to investigate into this. He warned that state’s repression might compel come Muhajir youth to take up arms.
Anyone can see that police and rangers have started an organized persecution of the Muhajir community. No one objects over the arrest and prosecution of criminals elements. However, police and rangers actions indicate they have come to subjugate us with their brutal actions.
The Karachi Police have taken notice of the allegations leveled MQM and constituted a probing team to investigate into the killings. He has promised if police officials are involved in the murder they would be prosecuted in accordance with the law.
I think it is a good development. It will help improve the relations between MQM and police. The situation of the Karachi is going from bad to worse. The situation dictates that government must address the concerns of the urban leaders and its people. Otherwise, it will create a permanent division between the two communities.
MQM has announced a day of mourning on Saturday. Their have announced this to highlight the atrocities committed by law enforcement and police. The party alleges that law enforcement agencies have killed 10 workers. They call the murder extra-judicial killings. I agree with them. They also say that 45 MQM workers have been detained by rangers/police.
The government must address their concerns and grievances and release the workers if they are not involved in any wrong doings. Extra-judicial killings will make the situation worse.
MQM’s leader Haider Abbas said that the list of missing persons are growing and termed the situation worrying. I agree with him.
‘Committed and dedicated workers’s love is my most valuable asset, “ Altaf Hussain praised his workers after their display of massive support of solidarity with him.
Mr. Altaf Hussain thanked MQM workers who held peaceful gatherings across the globe, including Pakistan. MQM’s office bearers, workers and supporters come out in large numbers to show their solidary with their leader.He added that he was overwhelmed with the way his supporters have expressed their concern and displayed their selfless devotion.
An MQM delegation comprising Rabita Committee members and parliamentarians presented a protest memorandum to the British Deputy High Commission in Karachi for Prime Minister David Cameron.
They said in the memorandum that BBC had presented a program with malevolent intention. They added the documentary has hurt the feeling of millions of supporters of MQM.
MQM’s delegation said that the party believed in the freedom of press, but considered media trial yellow journalism. They added that had the democratic and legal rights to fight against such things.
A malevolent media trail is going on to hurt MQM and its chief Altaf Hussain internationally: Dr. Khalid Maqbool0
“ A malevolent media trail is going on to hurt MQM and its chief Altaf Hussain internationally. The documentary telecasted by BBC is an act of malevolence. Many questions have raised in the documentary. However, they have not telecasted the answers and explanation given by Barrister Faroog Naseem. BBC anchorperson had itself appreciated his lucid response, “ MQM’s Deputy Convener Khalid Maqbool deplored.
“Pakistan is passing through a difficult times. The situation demands that MQM work for the security, integrity and strengthen democracy in the country. People people are trying to create hurdles in MQM’s work and stop it from playing a constructive role in the development. This is the second documentary of BBC on MQM. This documentary has hurt the feelings of MQM’s millions of supporters in Pakistan. His is supporters will soon show their allegiance and solidary with him, “ Khalid Maqbool said.
MQM Coordination Committee has condemned the bomb attack on a Rangers’ picket near Board Office in North Nazimabad. A ranger’s personnel died in the attack and six personnel were badly injured.
The Rabita Committee members said that these people did not deserve to be called Muslims and these beast were not human beings.
Members of MQM Rabita Committee has said that Altaf Hussain has been serving the oppressed and deprived class since his student days. They added that this example of this kind of selfless service is rarely found in the history.
They said MQM was the only party which has united people from all color, race, language, sect and religion under its banner. They added that political parties in Pakistan had been exploiting ethnic and religious minorities for the past 66 years. Unfortunately, they are not willing to recognize their legitimate rights.
They said that Mr. Hussain has paid attention to the collect interests of people that’s why people across respond to his call. They added that Altaf Hussain wanted to make Pakistan a state as envisioned by the founder of Pakistan where people from all sects and religion enjoy equal rights and opportunities.
These are views were expressed by Members of the Coordination Committee MQM Saif Yar Khan and Abdul Haseeb, including the MQM Minority Wing Affairs Joint Incharges Girdhari Lal, and Peter Joseph in a meeting convened by MQM’s Minority Wing.