MQM USA Holds Massive Demonstration Outside The White House

MQM Founder and Leader Mr. Altaf Hussain vowed to continue the struggle for justice and rights for Muhajirs in his address form the demonstration outside The White House

Nawaz Sharif has been held accountable for his corruption. When will generals be held accountable for their wrong-doings – MQM Convener Nadeem Nusrat

Communication and Media Cell, Washington, DC, Sunday, July 30th 2017; Condemning the recent rise in Enforced Disappearances of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) workers and family members of MQM’s Founder and Leader Mr. Altaf Hussain has been subjected to ongoing heinous act of Pakistan’s Law Enforcement Agencies, as his cousin Khalid Hussain and nephew Abdul Aziz Ansari, and Muneer Ali, brother of MQM’s Coordination Committee member Mustafa Azizabadi have been subjected to enforced disappearance. Alike numerous other MQM workers, no law enforcement agency has disclosed their arrest, and their whereabouts remains unknown.

MQM’s Founder Mr. Altaf Hussain joined the participant via tele-conferencing and addressed the participants in a brief speech. In this brief address, he went on to condemn the role of Pakistan’s Law Enforcement Agencies in Karachi, particularly against the Muhajir community. In his remarks, he stated that in Pakistan Muhajirs are being treated worst then animals, and called upon the International Community to oppose such barbarianism of Pakistan govt and military organization. In concluding he went on to thank the organizer and attendees for making this demonstration a success on such short notice.

The demonstration was attended by MQM’s Convener Nadeem Nusrat, members of Coordination Committee; Wasay Jalil and Rukunuddin, Kehkeshan Lakhanvi along with Central Organizer of MQM USA, Mateen Yousuf; Joint Central Organizer Adnan Naqvi; Members of the Central Organizing Committee  Imran Hussain, Mehfooz Haidry, Syed Usama Hasan, Communication & Media Cell, office bearers and workers of Washington DC, Richmond, Baltimore, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles  Chapters and along with large numbers of  supporters and members of Pakistani Diaspora from all walks of life, including ladies, elders and youth.

The demonstrators demanded that the Pakistani establishment should stop these cruel tactics of “unlawful kidnapping” of Mr. Hussain’s relatives in order to cause him to bow his head down, a wish of their which will never fulfill. They held banners and placards demanding United States government to take notice of worst forms of Human Rights Violations, Enforced Disappearances, Extra Judicial Killings, Inhumane Torture, Ban on Political and Social activities of MQM, Blackout of MQM’s Founder and Leader Mr. Altaf Hussain.

On this occasion, MQM’s Convener Nadeem Nusrat addressed the participants. In his address, he denounced the state oppression upon most liberal political force of Pakistan in strongest words possible, and went on to term is a Genocide upon innocent Muhajirs in Pakistan. He stated, that our Political Offices have been razed to the ground, dozens killed extra-judicially by the state, hundreds are missing, thousands are behind bars awaiting justice for crimes they didn’t even dare to commit. If this wasn’t enough, family of our Founder and Leader Mr. Altaf Hussain and Coordination Committee member Mustafa Azizabadi have been targeted. He went on to question, how long will the world allow Pakistan to carry-out such heinous acts against the mankind?

Furthermore, he elaborated that Nawaz Sharif has been convicted for his corruption, when will the general and military men’s be convicted for their corruption, human rights violations, and for fostering and harboring terrorist, most notable sheltering world’s enemy No. 1; Osama Bin Laden.

MQM USA’s Central Organizer Mateen Yousuf in his brief address elaborated that all this is taking place while the nation has been left at the mercy of secular and radicalized groups alike Taliban and its splinter organization, while the most liberal and progressive political party is barred from every avenue that exists in Pakistan’s political spectrum. He went on urge the workers and supporters world-wide to remain peaceful and united in continuing to avail, every corridor of power and all international forums demanding justice against atrocities upon Muhajirs.

The demonstrators vowed to continue raising their voices till justice is sought in Pakistan, and perpetrators of such deliberate Human Rights Violations are brought to justice.