You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of democracy, social justice and the equality of mankind in your own native soil. [Mohammed Ali Jinnah]

Saturday, February 9, 2008

FAST faculty member arrested

Umayr Hassan (faculty member, FAST NU, Lahore) gets arrested. He was attending lawyers rally at Islamabad today alongwith some SAC members.
SAC and FASTRising members there at Islamabad are trying to locate the thana where detainees have been kept.
Police is extremely aggressive today, visiting hospitals and arresting activists from there who are trying to get treatment.
Athar Minallah (spokeperson of CJ) has also been arrested.
At least one activist has been taken to emergency after police torture.
Iqbal Bali (age: 65+), a veteran activist, is still missing.

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