Lyariites to rally for Aafia’s release

KARACHI: Brave people of Lyari, Karachi, will stage a Caravan e Ghairat rally to press the popular demand of release and repatriation of the daughter of the nation, Dr Aafia Siddiqui. Earlier, the Orangiites have already staged a successful Caravan e Ghairat from Orangi Town to Karachi Press Club (KPC).

A spokesman of Aafia Movement said the Caravan e Ghairat would be staged on Sunday, September 6, 2015 from Lee Market Chowk of Lyari. This rally for the release of Aafia would be led by noted human rights defender Dr Fowzia Siddiqui.

In Lyari, preparations have already begun for the rally and banners are being posted and handbill distributed amongst the residents of different areas of Lyari by Aafia Movement volunteers.

The rally of Caravan e Ghairat would march through Moosa Lane, Agra Taj, Bihar Colony, Aath Chowk, Chakiwara, Ghareeb Shah, Bakra Peeri, Lyari Town Office, and Cheel Chowk and culminate at the Lee Market Bus Stand, where Dr Fowzia Siddiqui and other leaders of political, social and human rights organizations would address it.

The spokesman has appealed to the general public and leaders of social, political and religious parties and civil society to attend the rally and remind the rulers of their legal, constitutional and religious responsibility to take efforts for the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui.

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