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The families of the detainees are going through tough times, they are all worried. We should show our support and solidarity to the detainees as well as their families. Here are a few things we can do:
Call them and lend some support
Let them know that we are with them and how much proud we are of the detainees for their courage and stead-fastness.
Contact me (+92-321-4572707 / firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the details how you can reach their families.
In complete solidarity !
I have to share a good news. The detainees might be soon shifted to Aman’s house for house arrest until the case in the court is in process.
Mr. Mansoor Ali Shah, a senior lawyer, dealing with the legal aspects of the detainees just updated me sending an text message which follows:
“Just found out from the thana that they have added section 7 of the anti terrorist act to the FIR of the zimmini. The plot thickens. We will have to approach the other anti terrorist court also. Hearing at Cantt Katchehry any time after 8 AM tomorrow before Magistrate.”
The hunger strike camp at Lahore Press Club by the members of Students Action Committee to demand the release to their detained friends has been quite successful. The protesters have been able to put pressure on the authorities by the continued series of protests including this one . The hi-ups have promised to release the detained students by Monday.
We need to get them released immediately or to get some form of assurity from the Governor regading this. Lets continue pressurzing them. Join us at the Lahore Press Club, you …
Hassan Rehman (’98), Amanullah Kariapper (LUMS alumnus, in close contact with FAST alumni), Saima Khwaja (LUMS law faculty member), Justice Siddiqui’s son, lawyers and social activists were arrested from Justice Siddiqui’s house. At the time of arrest, they were sitting inside the house, in the parking, and were peaceful – contrary to the allegations imposed on them. Their presence was part of a 24-hour voluntary vigil at Justice Siddiqui’s house to prevent the police from throwing them out. Justice Siddiqui had received a call and a notification to this effect …
SAC, Lahore has called for a hunger strike on SATURDAY 8th December, 2007 starting 11 am Outside Lahore Press Club.
WHAT Hunger Strike
WHEN Saturday, 8th December, 2007 @ 11 AM
WHERE Lahore Press Club
More details to follow later.
Two active members of FASTRising were arrested from the residence of Justice Siddiqi at 9PM on December 6th, 2007. Justice Siddiqui, is one of the honorable judges who refused to take oath under the PCO. These guys were there to act as human shields and resist the police to act on the unjust orders of evacuation of his house. The guys have been detained since then, currently at Camp Jail.
We salute the courage and bravery of our friends and need to tell them that we are with them, …
WE ARE BEING TARGETED!!!
It is no longer just the Lawyers
It is the students being ARRESTED now
This Is Personal
Members of FASTRising are in JAIL
A LUMS Alumnus Is In JAIL
A LUMS Faculty Member Is In JAIL
MANY other STUDENTS are in JAIL
They Need Our Help
If not Now, WHEN? If not Us, Who?
There is no neutrality anymore; DO NOT FORSAKE YOUR BRETHREN.
“I will not remember the words of my enemies but the silence of my friends.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
Gather At The Camp Jail ASAP (Near Ichraa/FerozPur road) To PROTEST And Demand Their Immediate …
You must be well aware of what happened last night, around 10 individuals (including two members of FAST Rising) were arrested by Police from the residence of Justice Siddiqui around 10 PM. FYI, Justice Siddiqui is one of the judges of who refused to take oath under the PCO and the Government of Pakistan (read Pakistan Army) had ordered the evacuation of the residence three-four days back but the police was unable to do so as large number of people used to protest all night sitting in front of …