Rally against illegal detentions in Hunza Valley

Karachi: Youths belonging to Hunza, Gilgit, Baltistan and some organisations staged a rally in front of the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Friday and shouted slogans against alleged illegal detentions and fake cases against activists of the Labour Party Gilgit-Baltistan and the Progressive Youth Front.

The demonstrators were holding placards and banners.

Speakers demanded that cases against more than 10 activists of the Labour Party Gilgit-Baltistan should be withdrawn and the raids being conducted by the police and paramilitary force against political activists be stopped forthwith.

They said raids against these activists were being conducted and political workers harassed because they raised their voice for the affected people of Ataabad Jheel. They said that the affected people had not been settled even after the passage of one year.

They said that two activists, Sher Allah and Sher Afzal, were shot dead by the paramilitary force last week.They demanded the immediate release of more than 20 political activists.

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