PTI Protests NATO and Bangles for Pak Leaders and Military
April 24, 2011
Bangles For Pakistani Government and Military Leaders
Speaking at the PTI Rally to protest Drone Attacks and the detention of Aafia Siddiqui, Dr. Fauzia Siddiqui, the sister of Dr. Aafia offered her bangles to the Pakistani military and government leadership in a gesture that drew thunderous applause from the crowd.
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April 24, 2011
PTI Rally Halts Nato supplies
By NADER BUNERI
PESHAWAR – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan, has said that people of Pakistan are now ready to stand up against corrupt leadership and defend the country from US hegemony.
Besides party workers and central and provincial leaders, Senator Professor Ibrahim of Jammat Islami, Provincial Information Secretary JUI (F) Abdul Jalil Jan, central leader of Jammiat Ulema Islam (S) Hamid-ul-Haq Haqqnai, sister of Dr Aafia Siddiqi, Dr Fauzia Siddiqi, Rahmat Khan Wardag of Pakistan Tehrik Istiqlal, MNA from North Waziristan Agency Kamran Khan and others attended the sit-in.
Imran said that corrupt leadership of the country had made the country a puppet in the hands of the United State. He said that time had come to announce rebellion against Pro-US policies. He said that today’s sit-in against the United State was in thousands but the day was not far away when such a gathering would comprise millions of people. He said that main mission of today’s gathering was to get rid of corrupt leaders and at the end of this gathering they would clearly convey a message to the rulers that Pakistani people were not animals but were human beings and they wanted justice.
Addressing on the occasion, Dr Fauzia Saddiqi said that today they were united for national agenda and that was stopping brutal drone attacks on Pakistani soil. They said that the government’s silence over US drone attacks was meaningful and they had given open license to US authorities as well CIA operatives to target innocent Pakistanis.
More than 20,000 people gathered locally for the protest, and many more are expected to arrive in caravans.