Lawyers continue strike against murder of Rashid Rahman -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Lawyers continue strike against murder of Rashid Rahman

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FAISALABAD: Members of the District Bar Association on Friday observed a complete strike against the murder of Rashid Rahman, advocate.

The strike was observed on the appeal of Punjab Bar Council. DBA Secretary Ejaz Ahmad expressed concern over the killing of lawyers in Rawalpindi, Multan and other places and appealed to the government to make foolproof security measures on courts premises to save the lives of lawyers and litigants. He said the DBA members would continue the boycott of local courts on every Friday and Saturday to press for demand for establishment of High Court Bench in Faisalabad and other four divisional headquarters of the Punjab.

MULTAN: Lawyers observed a complete strike in the district courts and the Multan LHC bench and lawyers did appear before any court of law in protest and the whole court work remained suspended. The Multan High Court Bar Association President, Syed Athar Shah, said the lawyers around the country observed a strike on the appeal made by the Pakistan Bar Council. He said the lawyer bodies throughout Pakistan were observing three-day mourning against the target killing of Rashid Rahman.

MALAKWAL: Lawyers observed a complete strike against the murder of Rashid Rehman. On the call of Pakistan Bar Council, Malakwal Bar Association observed a complete strike. The lawyers strongly condemned the human rights activist Rashid Rahman who was appearing in a blasphemy case as defence counsel. They demanded immediate arrest of the killers and exemplary punishment for them.

VEHARI: On the call of Pakistan Bar Council, the lawyers of district Vehari observed a complete strike to protest against the murder of Rashid Rehman. DBA president demanded an immediate arrest of the killers and urged the government to provide foolproof security lawyers. The lawyers demanded immediate arrest of the killers and exemplary punishment for them. Human rights activist Rashid Rahman was appearing in a blasphemy case as defence counsel.

NANKANA SAHIB: The district bar association observed a complete strike against the killing of lawyer Rashid Rehman. The lawyers boycotted the courts to register their protest. They condemned the brutal murder of human rights activist Rashid Rahman who was appearing in a blasphemy case as defence counsel. They demanded immediate arrest of the killers and exemplary punishment for them.

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