South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Teach-In on the State of Pakistan

Wed, November 7, 2007

Some recent headlines:

Sindhi Daily Kawish- November 7, 2007-Hyderabad-Sindh Pakistan

• Lahore high-court has become battle ground –clashes in Karachi between the police and people-Qazi Husain is under house arrest –Munawar Hassa-Shafi Muhammad-Rashid Rizvi and thirteen hundred other people are arrested-

• I have been arrested with my companions but we will continue our struggle- Chief Justice of Pakistan

• World community should understand our problems- as soon as situation can be normal emergency is going to be taken back- President of Pakistan

• Judges who refused to take oath under PCO their house have been locked( as they should not come out of their houses for protest)

• Judges in Islamabad are looked in their colony-phone lines are not working-there mobiles are jammed-there communication is cut with rest of world-

• Sick judges who are under house arrest are not give medicines

• Jeay Sindh Qumi Mahaz has called for strike- hundreds of people were arrested-business was closed

• 300 hundred advocates, political worker and other people arrested in Karachi

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