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Friday, October 28, 2011

PTI holds a Rally in Islamabad against Drone Attacks

PTI rally against drone attacks in IslamabadToday on 28th October 2011, Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) held a protest rally from China Chowk to D-Chowk near Parliament House Islamabad protesting against drone attacks in Pakistan. The rally was led by PTI chairman Imran Khan and a large number of PTI activists and civil society members participated in the rally. The participants of the rally were highly charger and were chanting slogans against current government and in favor of Imran Khan.
Clive Smith from Reprieve--an international human rights organization also attended the rally and addressed to the participants. He announced that he will fight the case in international court of justice for the people of Waziristan who are being killed by drone attacks. He apologized on behalf of people of America for all the ruthless attacks being made by US forces.
Ealier, a Jirga was held in Islamabad which was attended by large number of notables from FATA. Imran Khan and Clive Smith got detailed information from the locals of FATA about the drone attacks and the killings. After the Jirga, a unanimous resolution was passed condemning the drone attacks and asking chief justice of Pakistan to take an action to force the government of Pakistan to do necessary measures to stop drone attacks. 

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