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PAKISTAN: Army and government officials remain silent for action against the alleged rapists of 16 years girl – AHRC

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission

PAKISTAN: Army and government officials remain silent to the demands for action against the alleged rapists of 16 years old girl

AHRC-STM-166-2011, November 3, 2011 – The Ansar Burney Trust announces that it will take responsibility for providing medical treatment to the victim for the safe delivery of the child and their protection

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Ansar Burney Press conference London

LONDON: The Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International and former Federal Minister for human rights, Mr. Ansar Burney, in the greater interest of Country’s sovereignty and integrity has requested with the honourable Supreme Court to take suo motto notice on the statement of Senior Minister of Sind Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza as he alleged that present Government is involved in Terrorism and against the integrity of Pakistan.

He was addressing a Press Conference in a local hotel at Central London.

He said that he will now fight for Peace, harmony and against increasing Corruption, Terrorism and worst kind of human rights violations in the Country. He has now announced his most ambitious campaign – to rid Pakistan of corruption.

He also declared President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani as most liar President and Prime Minister in the entire history of Pakistan and announced a campaign that will target corrupt figures in the country’s government, judiciary, education system, police and business community, he said.

He said the country is almost in civil war and am upset as to why Supreme Court , Chief of Army Staff and other Pakistan loving people and organisations are quite on the allegations of Zulfiqar Mirza as these allegations were not against any party, politics, person but matter and concern of Nation and Pakistan? “This is the right time to launch an anti-corruption and Terrorism campaign.” Burney added.

Mr. Ansar Burney said with sorrow and grief said that Pakistan and the entire Nation at present are facing painful and inhuman period of human rights violations because of increasing high corruption and terrorism and very sadly Political parties are become supporters to each others in this regard. ….

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Anna effect? Burney to launch anti-graft movement in Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 22: Pakistani rights activist Ansar Burney said today (Aug 22) he would launch a campaign against corruption and terrorism in his country after Eid-ul-Fitr, mirroring an anti-graft drive by Anna Hazare in India that has gained thousands of followers.

Pakistan is confronting a “dire and painful period in its history, with rampant and continuously growing corruption and terrorism destroying every fabric of our nation and any prospects of a decent future for our children and grandchildren”, Burney said in a statement.

Burney made no reference to Hazare, whose movement has captured the public imagination in India, but said his movement would get underway after the Islamic festival of Eid-ul-Fitr that will be celebrated at the end of this month.

“It is now up to civil society to take steps to rid the country of this evil before it is too late, and the Ansar Burney Trust will kick-start a massive anti-corruption campaign and anti-terrorism movement following Eid as a first step towards saving our country,” he said.

Burney said his proposed movement is aimed at bringing “the nation together and making a stand that corruption will no longer be tolerated”. ….

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