Thursday, March 20, 2008

Do Countries sell their own people? Civil liberties in the age of the War on Terror

You are cordially invited to a seminar on Human Rights titled, Do countries sell their own people? Civil liberties in the age of the War on Terror.

Time: 03:00 PM

Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2008

Venue: HRCP Auditorium

The speakers are Mrs. Amna Masood Janjua, spokesperson of the families of the missing people as well as a senior advocate of the Lahore High Court. Mrs Amna Masood's husband went missing about 2 years ago, since then she has waged struggle for the release of his husband whose whereabouts are still unknown. She has been joined by the relatives of other missing persons whose loved ones went missing during the last some years (allegedly 'sold' to US agencies, on the pre text of war on terror).

The issue made headlines when CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry took notice and ensured the release of several missing persons from the shackles of illegal detention.(Refer to for details)

The seminar will be preceded by a screening of the documentary "Missing in Pakistan".

Venue: HRCP auditorium (107 Tipu Block, Garden Town, Near Barkat Market)

Date: Sunday, 23rd March, 2008

Starting Time: 3:00 pm

Please forward this email to other groups and concerned individuals.


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