Red salute to martyrs of democracy
Musharraf, Sindh Governor, CM should resign
A judicial inquiry be set up to probe killings
LPP to observe Black Day and support General Strike
Lahore (PR): The Labour Party Pakistan (LPP) strongly condemns
the thug violence employed by the MQM, in collaboration with the
government, thus costing scores of precious lives in Karachi on
In a press release issued here, LPP Secretary General Farooq Tariq
while holding Musharraf regime, Sindh government and MQM responsible
for the killings in Karachi, has paid tributes to the political
activists who laid their lives for the cause of democracy as well
as independence of judiciary and valiantly faced the bullets.
He also announced to observe the Black day on the call of ARD
and appealed to the workers, trade unions and masses to observe
a general strike on Monday.
He said: The government and its political pet MQM
have been hand in glove in perpetuating violence in order to derail
the democracy movement further triggered by the dismissal of Chief
Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry.
He demanded an immediate resignation of general Musharraf, Sindh
governor and chief minister.
He said hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy workers received
Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry on GT Road, dozens of rallies have been
held by advocates and activists all across the country since March
9 and nowhere even a stone was cast. The blood is on the
hands of federal as well as Sindh government and MQM leadership.
A judicial inquiry should be conducted to probe the killings and
culprits be brought to justice, he demanded.
Paying tributes to the democracy martyrs, he said movements grow
when watered by the blood of martyrs. He vowed to continue the
democracy struggle on the platform of his party in collaboration
with other democratic and progressive forces. (ends)