Christians hold candlelight vigil for Peshawar martyrs


KARACHI: On the eve of the Charismas, the International Peace Organization (IPO) on Thursday held candlelight vigil in front of the Karachi Press Club (KPC) to pay glowing tribute to Peshawar school attack martyrs and show solidarity with the victim families on the eve of Charismas.

Leader IPO Javed Yousuf said they were with this country in the prevailing difficult situation and equally share the grief of martyrs. He said Christian community was celebrating its Charismas festival with simplicity and special prays would be held in churches.

Participants also condemned the incident of Kot Radha Kishan in strict words in which Christian couple was set on fire alive. They demanded of the Punjab government to compensate the heirs of couple and take strict action against those involved in the killings.

On this occasion, famous social worker Wajeesh Partab appealed to the international community to observe Peshawar tragic incident every year in which more than hundred children were perished.

Another human rights activist Naeem Maseeh demanded of the Pakistan government to restore children rights and take strict security measures for those places where children are imparted education and training. He said the government and law enforcement agencies should perform their due role for that good cause.

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