Haq Do Tehreek rally in Gwadar demands end to enforced disappearance, extra-judicial killings

Published December 27, 2023
Hundreds of motorcyclists and other people from various areas of Makran division reached Gwadar to join the rally.—Dawn
Hundreds of motorcyclists and other people from various areas of Makran division reached Gwadar to join the rally.—Dawn

GWADAR: A large motorcycle rally took place in Gwadar on Tuesday to mark the first anniversary of the government crackdown against workers and leaders of Haq Do Tehreek (HDT).

Led by HDT chairman Maulana Hidayatur Rehman Baloch and other leaders, hundreds of motorcyclists and participants from various areas of Makran division reached Gwadar town and joined the rally. The event began at Javed Complex and concluded at Lala Shaheed Chowk.

Rally participants displayed placards and banners inscribed with slogans demanding an end to extra-judicial killings, an end to enforced disappearances of political activists, students, and human rights defenders.

They also raised slogans against the federal government’s crackdown on participants of the Turbat long march, including women and children.

Maulana Rehman and other HDT leaders addressed the participants, strongly condemning the Islamabad police crackdown and the arrest of Turbat long march participants. They demanded the unconditional release of all political workers, students, and others.

Published in Dawn, December 27th, 2023

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