MQM terms arrest of PAT workers as undemocratic action

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar on Sunday deplored PML-N government for resorting to undemocratic tactics to arrest PAT’s workers ahead of Dr. Tahir ul Qadri’s arrival in Islamabad tomorrow. Addressing a press conference here, Dr. Farooq Sattar said that there seems to be no government in the country. “It is not a democratic approach to arrest workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT),” he said....

Peaceful, democratic revolution our ultimate goal: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

PAT leader Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that he would rather sacrifice his life but would not budge an inch from his stated goal of revolution. He said that even if the oppressors broke all hell loose on him, he would neither be scared nor forced to yield. He said that with the martyrdoms of the workers, the constitutional, democratic and people’s revolution had begun. He said that the Model Town carnage represented the height of terrorism, savagery and oppression committed by the rulers and extreme amount of patience and restraint exercised by PAT workers....

'So called democratic govt' must stop state violence on opposition: Tahirul Qadri

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Wednesday said that the whole nation knows who fired the bullets, adding that PAT workers were ‘mass-murdered.’ He demanded that the ‘so called democratic government’ must stop targeting the opposition with state violence, Dunya News reported. While addressing party workers through video link, Qadri thanked the political leaders who inquired about the health of injured PAT workers. He said that murderers flee while those who are murdered are presented as the murderers....