PAT Women Wing holds countrywide demonstrations to mark passage of 5 months of Model Town tragedy

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Women Wing, Monday, held demonstrations in front of press clubs in all major cities of the country to mark completion of five months of June 17, the day when unfortunate Model Town tragedy took place and protest issuance of arrest warrants of Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri. The peaceful protest demonstrations were held in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat and Jhelum. The hundreds of women and children attended these demonstrations....

Dunya News: Government sending people abroad fearing approvers: Qadri

LAHORE: Addressing the press conference on Thursday at his residence, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Allama Tahir-ul-Qadri dismissed the Judicial Investigation Team (JIT) formulated by Punjab government pronouncing it as unjust and a betrayal to martyr’s blood. We shall not agree to any JIT that comprises of Punjab police officers whereas Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif must also step down before JIT is devised, he added. ...

Plan for Model Town JIT made in Patiala House: Tahirul Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr Tahirul Qadri alleged that the plan for constituting the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the Model Town killings was chalked out in Patiala House. “A rehearsal was performed by staging a complete set at Patiala House to record the statements,’ Dr Qadri alleged while talking to media representatives here at his residence prior to his departure for Bhakkar. The PAT chief once again said that he rejects the JIT, saying the judicial commission had already declared the Punjab government culprit....

Why rulers sitting on Judicial Commission report if their conscience is clear? Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

Addressing Workers Convention in London on Nov 18, PAT chief Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that we are the one who are not going to lose heart and accept defeat. He said that we have only improvised our strategy for change in the system. He said in a lighter tone that the comfort-seeking nation of Hazrat Musa (peace be upon him) would get Manna from heaven and was very happy with ‘Sirri payi, nihari and lassi’. With this mention, the participants of the Convention burst into laughter and chanted slogans of ‘Go Nawaz Go’....

Qadri want army chief to launch ‘Zarb-e-Adal’

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri on Friday sought assistance from Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to oversee the matter of newly-constituted Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed to probe into the matter of the Model Town clash, private media reported. Dr. Qadri, addressing a press conference at PAT Secretariat in Lahore through a video-link from Canada, warned that the army might have to launch an operation across the country if justice is not provided to the deceased. ...

Operation Zarb-e-Adl necessary for success of Operation Zarb-e-Azb: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses press conference

PAT leader Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that he had presented three demands in his meeting with the Army Chief namely registration of FIR, secondly constitution of a neutral JIT which enjoys our confidence too, and thirdly resignation of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. He said that the Army Chief termed these demands fair, adding that FIR was registered but two demands are yet to be fulfilled. He asked the Army Chief to play his role in making them get justice....

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....