PAT decides to hold countrywide demonstrations to protest fake JIT report

Announcing the countrywide protests against the report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) established by the government, PAT President Dr Raheeq Abbasi has said that our apprehensions and fears have turned out to be correct that justice will not be delivered as long as the present rulers are in power. He said that the JIT gave a safe passage to the killers instead of helping the cause of justice for the oppressed. He said that we would contact and present our case before every forum of justice including diplomats, international human rights organizations, and the European Union....

PAT rejects alleged report of JIT, terms it pack of lies

Reacting to the alleged report of the government’s JIT in the strongest possible words, PAT President Dr Raheeq Abbasi has said that the JIT was established to give a clean chit to the killers. He said that the report was already scripted in advance. He said that the allegation of firing by the PAT workers is both unabashed as well as highly condemnable. He said that the footage of all TV channels has shown that the police action on the MQI secretariat was one-sided, and unprovoked....

PAT letter bearing 10,000 signatures dispatched to WTO

The PAT has dispatched a letter bearing 10,000 signatures to World Trade Organization. Thousands of people belonging to civil society, family members of martyrs, PAT, and MQI have put their signature on the petition. The contents of the letter say that Dr Toquir Shah is a central character in the killing of innocent people and the WTO management has been asked to remove him from his position on this count....

Why judicial commission report not being released if rulers have no relation with incident? PAT

Addressing an emergency press conference along with team of lawyers, PAT President Dr Raheeq Ahmad Abbasi and Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur have said that if the rulers have no relation with the Model Town incident, then why are they not releasing the report of the judicial commission that probed Model Town tragedy and why are they afraid of constituting neutral and independent Joint Investigation Team (JIT)? They said that the Punjab government is bringing its influence to bear on anti-terrorism courts....

British Mayor dismayed by lack of justice to martyrs of Model Town tragedy

Later on, while talking to media, Malik Nasir, Mayor of Hounslow Borough, said that it is a welcome development that local government elections are being conducted in cantonment boards. He said that there is no better and more effective system than the local government system for service of the people at their doorsteps. He said that localized and grassroots issues cannot be resolved while sitting in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi or Peshawar....

PAT rally in Faisalabad demands justice for martyrs of Model Town tragedy

A protest rally was taken out against the Punjab government in connection with the Model Town tragedy under the banner of PAT Faisalabad chapter. Thousands of PAT activists including people belonging to all walks of life attended the rally. The participants chanted slogans against the government and demanded justice for the martyrs and the injured of Model Town tragedy. PAT leaders Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, Bashrat Jaspal, Rana Tahir and Rana Idrees Qadri addressed the rally....

PAT rally in Multan protests lack of justice in Model Town case

PAT chief Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that we would not rest till we make those responsible for Model Town tragedy face justice and go to gallows for their crimes. He made it clear that no tactic employed by the rulers can make distract us from the path of seeking justice. He said that the rulers are in contact with the terrorists and conspiracies have begun to be hatched to thwart the military courts. He said that after the military, it is PAT which is raising effective voice courageously in war against terrorism....

Killers of Model Town tragedy not to be pardoned: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri

PAT chief Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that we would not rest till we make those responsible for Model Town tragedy go to gallows in the Model Town case and no tactic of the rulers can make us budge even an inch from the path of justice. He said that the rulers have their contact with the terrorists and conspiracies have begun to be hatched to throw spanners in the works of military courts with an intention to frustrate them....