Black Flag Week in Pakistan

President, Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Aitzaz Ahsan has given a call for a Black Flag week to be observed all across the country. This is to commemorate the illegal deposition of judges and to demand their restoration. Sunday, March 9th, 2007 was the first day of this week. CCP, SAC, students and civil society activist reached 5-Zaman Park, Lahore, residence of Aitzaz Ahsan around 3 PM. Here is a video clip of Bushra Aitzaz, wife of Aitzaz Ahsan addressing the masses:


Bushra Aitzaz speaks at Black Flag Week – [ale-xpressed.blogspot.com] from formanite10 on Vimeo.

Later, a car rally starting from 5-Zaman Park, Lahore, residence of Aitzaz Ahsan moved towards Justice Ramday’s house in GOR. More than 150 cars hoisting black flags attracted the attention of many. Most of the protesters wore pro-Judiciary T-shirts, caps, black dress and armbands.

Justice Ramday addresses the rally when it arrived his residence. Here is a clip of his address:

Justice Ramday speaks at Black Flag Week 1 – [ale-xpressed.blogspot.com] from formanite10 on Vimeo.

The other part of his address can be viewed here.

Later, Aitzaz Ahsan also arrived at the said place. Here is a short video clip of him speaking to the media and then addressing the protesters.


Aitzaz Ahsan Speaks at Black Flag Week – [ale-xpressed.blogspot.com] from formanite10 on Vimeo.

The protesters introduced a new slogan, “oye dafaa Musharraf” which can be heard here.

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