I am not alone, says Mukhtar Mai
MULTAN,March08,2005: Mukhtar Mai and Dr Farzana Bari led a rally from Allama Iqbal Park to Kalma Chowk on Monday. The rally was organised by the Pattan Development Organisation, Khawateen Councillors Network and South Punjab NGOs Forum as well as the Pakistan Democratic Party and the PML-N (Women’s wing).
In an emotional speech to the rally Mukhtar said, “I shall continue to struggle for women’s rights till death and will not bow down before tyranny and exploitation. This rally shows that millions of women support me and I am not alone.”
“We will take Mukhtar’s case to the Supreme Court and pressed the government to detain the convicts acquitted by the High Court,” said Dr Farzana Bari, a Pattan Development Organisation representative. Over 3,000 women participated in the rally to mark Women’s Day and express solidarity with Mukhtar Mai.
Source: Daily Times