Tag: Karachi Press Club

March 19, 2013 Off

Valour important than weapons in winning wars

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Karachi: Aafia Movement Pakistan leader Dr Fauzia Siddiqui has said the nations win wars not just weapons but with bravery and valour. In her statement on the occasion of a candle light vigil of Aafia …

March 18, 2013 Off

Initiative to make govt schools child friendly places

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KARACHI: RIGHT TO PLAY Sind chapter coordinator Rattan Saleem on Monday said sport is universally acknowledged as a powerful tool for social development and bring communities together.
Addressing a press conference in Karachi Press Club KPC, …

March 14, 2013 Off

Rulers wall between Aafia, her children: decries mother

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Karachi: Our own rulers are the wall between Dr Aafia Siddiqui and her children, as just one signature of President Asif Ali Zardari would ensure her repatriation, said Asmat Siddiqui, the mother of Dr Aafia here Wednesday.
She said social work icon Abdul Sattar Edhi visited the ’10 years10 days’ camp at Karachi Press Club KPC and offered that he was ready to undergo the remaining jail term of Aafia if she is released. She said this solidarity of Edhi is a matter of great solace for the family of Dr …

March 14, 2013 Off

Delaying tactics in blast losses compensation flayed

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KARACHI: Chairman Ahle Sunnat Action Committee AAC Allama Qazi Ahmed Noorani Siddiqui on Wednesday said non-arrest of criminals involved in Abbas Town tragedy despite passage of 11 days has raised questions on the eligibility of government administration.
Addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club, Noorani, who is also a member of relief committee formed by Chief Minister Sind for Abbas Town blast victims, urged the Commissioner Karachi and other bureaucrats to stop delaying tactics for issuance of compensation cheques to affectees of Abbas Town blast.
He said: “If the issue of …

March 14, 2013 Off

Call to release Dr Aafia as Christmas gift

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KARACHI: Noted human rights activist Abdul Sattar Edhi here Tuesday visited the “10 years10 days” camp at Karachi Press Club KPC in connection to raise the issue of Dr Aafia Siddiqui on the completion of her first 10 years in the American imprisonment. Writing comments in the guest book on the occasion, he said: “I appeal to the US government to release Dr Aafia on humanitarian grounds.”
He said he hoped that the American government would consider his appeal. He said if any imprisonment is necessary he should be put in …