Government machinery, not Al-Qaeda & Taliban, were involved in Model Town incident: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

Addressing a convention of Pakistani community in Houston on November 09, PAT chief Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that it was not Al-Qaeda or Taliban but the official machinery of the government, which was involved in shedding blood of innocent PAT workers and civilians in Model Town on June 17. Questioning the rationale of the government’s privatization policy, he said that selling off the state-owned enterprises in return for some quick bucks is no economic management to run a country....

Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri asks US & West not to support corrupt system in Pakistan

Addressing the members of Pakistani expatriate community in New York on November 07, PAT Chief Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has asked the United States not to extend its support to the corrupt system in Pakistan. He said that corruption of individuals has destroyed institutions, adding that those claiming to bring back looted money of one another parked in overseas banks during their election campaign end up striking deals after they get into power. He said that fundamental rights of Pakistan’s citizens are not secure due to massive corruption and the Model Town tragedy is the worst example of state terrorism....

Worst incident in the history of Pakistan – State Terrorism in Lahore at the Secretariat of MQI

Minhaj-ul-Quran USA vehemently condemned the worst incident in the history of the Pakistan of brutal killings of innocent unarmed citizens including women, children and elderly at Minhaj-ul-Quran Secretariat Lahore on Monday, June 17, 2014. Minhaj-ul-Qur’an International (MQI) is an organization with branches and centers in more than 90 countries around the globe, working for the promotion of peace and harmony between communities and the revival of spiritual endeavor based on the true teachings of Islam. ...

Samaa News: Court orders FIR registration against Sharifs, minister

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad District and Sessions court on Monday ordered registration of FIR against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, federal cabinet ministers and IGs of Punjab and Islamabad, Samaa reported. The court issued orders while hearing the case regarding killing of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers in clash with Islamabad riot police during march towards parliament house. ...

Model Town tragedy: LHC rejects federal ministers plea

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has upheld the order of a lower court regarding registration of an FIR against prime minister, Punjab chief minister and other federal and provincial ministers on a complaint of Minhajul Quran in Model Town shooting case. The sessions court in Lahore had issued a verdict on the petition filed by MuQ, ordering the provincial government to have the case registered on the complaint of Minhajul Quran against 21 persons....

Punjab govt responsible for Model Town 'bloodbath': Kamran Shahid reveals JC report

LAHORE (Dunya News) - Senior journalist Kamran Shahid on Tuesday revealed details of judicial commission’s report pertaining to Model Town tragedy. The report compiled by Justice Baqir Ali Najfi of the Lahore High Court (LHC) directly holds Punjab government responsible for ‘bloodbath’ in Model Town area. It was mentioned in the report that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had not ordered the police to ‘disengage’ from the clashes with Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) supporters, resulting in the deaths of at least 14 people and injuries to over 80 others....