Cutting through the bullshit.

Saturday, 9 June 2007

Free Farooq Tariq!

Update 2007 06 21: Socialist Unity reported this morning that Tarooq was released on Tuesday!


Further to this morning’s post, among the hundreds of political activists rounded up in recent days is Farooq Tariq, General Secretary Labour Party Pakistan. He was taken from his home on Tuesday without a warrant. Yesterday, in a transparent attempt to preclude visits, he was moved to Bahawalpur Jail where he is to spend the next three months by order of the Punjab Home Secretary. Bahawalpur is eight hours’ drive from Farooq’s home in Lahore (see map).

If you think it will help, there is a list of phone numbers and email addresses to contact to demand his release at leftclick.

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