Lawyers stage sit-ins throughout Pakistan

Lawyers stage sit-ins
The News, August 29, 2008
By Sohail Khan

ISLAMABAD: The lawyers on Thursday staged two-hour sit-ins and took out protest rallies across the country to put pressure on the government for the early restoration of the deposed judges, including Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

The sit-ins were staged on the call of National Coordination Council (NCC) as well as Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan. In the federal capital, the lawyers brought out a protest rally from Islamabad District Court headed by its President Haroon-ur-Rashid and marched towards the Zero Point. On reaching there, the lawyers staged two-hour sit-in from 12-2 pm, headed by Athar Minallah, spokesperson for deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

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Also See:
Peaceful sit-in sends strong signal of intact lawyers’ movement - Daily Times
Scores of women participate in lawyers' sit-in - The Nation


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