Condolence meeting in London for Ghazala Siddiqui Shaheed of Mohabat-e-Sindh
A condolence meeting of Workers Party Pakistan UK was convened in London to condole the sad demise of Ghazala Sadiqqi at the hands of fascist mafia’s attack on peaceful rally in Karachi, Sindh. The meeting was presided by Ahmad Nawaz Wattoo, convener WPP UK and attended by Dr. Iftikhar Mehmood, Dr. Tuheed Ahmed Khan, Rizwan Kayani, Mian Rashid Aslam, Munib Anwar, Yahya Hashmi, Mian Imran Latif, Atif Jamal and Rehan Khushi.
The meeting condemned the fascist mafia’s attack on the peaceful protestors in Karachi during Muhabat Sindh rally on 22 May 2012. Due to the firing of the fascist terrorist mafia a bullet hit Ghazala Siddiqquie, a brave progressive woman, mother of three children, a loving wife and niece of comrade Usman Balouch, member Central Committee Workers Party Pakistan. The participants of the meeting offered their condolence and solidarity with Comrade Usman Balouch and bereaved family and friends of Ghazala. The participants demanded the arrests of the culprits of fascist mafia immediately. The meeting also opposed the division of Sindh.
The meeting also expressed condolence over the sad death of Comrade Aslam Awan, a long time office secretary of Workers Party Pakistan. The participants of the meeting paid rich tribute to the struggle of comrade Aslam Awan. Comrade started his political career as a youth from Pakistan Railway Workers Union and he remained stead fast with the ideology of socialism till his last breath. He joined communist party in 1948 and then joined NAP after a ban on CP. He was elected member Central Committee of the Workers Party at its formation in 1999. He was very active in trade union struggle and peasant movement around Lahore. Comrade Aslam Awan was from Abbotabad, Hazara.
Courtesy: Pakistani e-lists/ e-groups, 28 May 2012.