Aafia Release Walk planned in Karachi


Karachi: To press the popular demand of release of the Pakistani woman neuroscientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a massive “Aafia Release Walk” has been planned in Karachi.

Aafia Movement Pakistan spokesman, here Wednesday said that the walk would be held on Sunday, February 14thon the Main University Road from the Safari Park to the NIPA Chowrangi at 3:00pm. It would be attended by human rights activists, social and political leaders, representatives of civil society and citizens.

Preparations have already begun in this regard. Invitations have been extended to the leaders of political parties, social organizations, human rights bodies, media, teachers and civil society members. Handbills are being distributed in the city besides display of posters and banners.

The walk is aimed at to convey the message of ‘democratic’ rulers that the Pakistani nation is united to demand early release and repatriation of the daughter of the nation Dr Aafia Siddiqui. Not only the Pakistani nation, but the global civil society also has been demanding early release of Dr Aafia.