TOBA TEK SINGH
Defence of Human Rights Chairperson Ms Amina Masood Janjua has stated that the struggle for the recovery of missing persons will not succeed until people take to the streets to join in her.
While addressing a seminar on missing persons here, she pointed out that restoration of Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry as chief justice of Supreme Court had become possible as a result of a vigorous movement launched by the lawyers. She claimed that as a result of a hectic struggle only 730 persons had so far been traced and released on Supreme Court order while 1,200 names of new missing persons had been registered with her organisation out of them 250 belonged to Swat.
Meanwhile, the Labour Qaumi Movement staged a sit-in at Kamalia to press demands of brick kiln workers. Scores of workers joined in the rally at Thana Chowk and later staged a sit-in, bring all kind of vehicular traffic to a grinding halt at the Chowk. They were demanding raise in wages and social security cards. Labour leaders including Shabbir Ahmad, Baba Latif Insari, Abuzar Ghaffari and Abdul Majeed addressed the gathering.
WEDDING: A number of prominent personalities attended wedding of daughter of senior lawyer Tanweer Ahmad here on Saturday. They included former LHC judge Ahsan Bhoon, depty attorney general Rana Muhammad Shahzad, LHC bar association vice president Sarwar Nihang, District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Azam and former district nazim Ch Muhammad Ashfaq.