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Future generations have to be saved from Taliban

* PPP rally welcomes military operation in troubled areas of Swat

* Similar rallies staged in major cities of Punjab

Daily Times Staff Report

LAHORE: The Taliban are the enemy of Pakistan, and we have to save the coming generations from their clutches, said the participants of a rally arranged by the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Friday.

The rally, organised to condemn the Taliban insurgency and express support for the army, started from Nasir Bagh and ended at Faisal Chowk in front of the Punjab Assembly building. Several PPP leaders, political workers, and the general public participated in the rally.   Continue reading

Lahoris unite for peace in the country

* Concerned Citizens of Pakistan announces establishment of fund for IDPs
* SAFMA secretary general urges media to isolate, expose Taliban

By Ali Usman

LAHORE: Patriotic fervour was at fever pitch on Friday when citizens gathered at the Liberty Roundabout and Huzuri Bagh to pray for the promotion of peace in the region and lit candles for the country’s safety. Continue reading

Lahori civil society speaks

Zinda dilaan-e-Lahore say no to Talibanisation, reports Raza Rumi

Never before have we citizens been traumatised with an uncertain future and the knocks of destruction at our door as is the case in the year 2009. The celebrated twenty first century has, if nothing else, blown the contradictions of Pakistani society and state right into our faces. One hundred and eighty million people cannot be spectators to the imperial great games and a callous state that gropes in the dark trying to locate the ‘enemy’ outside, instead of looking into its own crevices and cracks.

Not that Lahore has been a haven of peace in recent years – the inequities, the crime levels have been on the rise. However, March 2009 witnessed two Continue reading

Join the peace rally on Saturday

Raza Rumi

Today it is Chaand Bibi – the unfortunate victim in Swat and tomorrow it could be civilisation itself or whatever remains of it in the rest of the country.

The citizens of Lahore and the numerous groups will get together tomorrow to protest on the Mall Road.

This is a chance for you to stand up and be counted against the forces of extremism and aggression who are hellbent on destroying our beloved city Lahore and the country. If we will not raise our voices then we are condemned to be victims of history.
Let us march on the Mall tomorrow, to counter darkness with peaceful protest with OUR STATE MUST FIGHT THE TERRORISTS

Date:

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Time:

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Location:

The High Court/GPO Chowk

Street:

Mall Road

City/Town:

Lahore, Pakistan

SAVE PAKISTAN! – Peace Rally in Lahore

Zinda dilaan-e-Lahore

Please join the peace rally
against terrorism

On: Saturday, April 4.
At: 4.30 pm.
At: Lahore High Court

SAVE PAKISTAN!
Citizens of Lahore