Raids and Searches on the Residences of MQM Workers in Punjab Tantamount to Harassments
Communication & Media Cell, MQM USA; Los Angeles; October 09, 2009: The raids and searches on the abodes and residences of MQM workers in Punjab won’t demoralize and won’t stop the MQM workers from holding Punjab Convention. This was said by the Central Organizer Kamal Zafar and the members of the Central Organizing Committee, MQM USA in a statement issued today to denounce the ugly tactics of the raids and searches on MQM workers’ residences including the residence of member MQM Coordination Committee Saifullah Yaar Khan by the Punjab Government. They said in their statement that this action tantamount to harassment, however, MQM is determined to hold its upcoming convention in Punjab. They said that the establishment of Punjab knows that the upcoming Punjab Convention of MQM will change the fate of the common men and those want status quo in the country being the representatives of the feudal system, will try their best to barricade all endeavors which will strengthen the democratic institutions and processes in the country. They also demanded of the Governor of Punjab to take notice of these raids, investigate the matter, and asked the Governor to make arrangements for a peaceful and smooth holding of the upcoming Punjab convention.