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MQM quits opposition’s TORs alliance

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM has announced to quit opposition alliance devising Terms of References (TORs) of judicial commission to probe Panama Leaks.

The decision was made during an emergency meeting MQM quits opposition’s TORs alliance presided over by MQM’s deputy convener Amir Khan at the party’s headquarter Nine-Zero to discuss various ongoing issues, including alleged illegal raids and arrests of party workers, a press statement said.

“The meeting reviewed all the issues thoroughly and reached at a conclusion that the government and the opposition had put no ears on Muhajirs’ issues and sufferings,” the statement read.

It claimed that the raids and arrests became routine phenomena of the Rangers, police and law enforcement agencies, while the political, financial, educational and physical killings were also continued.

The Senior Deputy Convener said that the rights of “Muhajirs” were being violated by some conspiring elements among the authorities, especially ban on media appearances of MQM Chief Altaf Hussain and “debarring the political activities of MQM”.

He said that even in the opposition alliance, no voice was raised against the discrimination.

The meeting decided to distance from opposition alliance on TORs and asked its representatives to leave the alliance against the government.

The meeting also decided to launch a “peaceful way to protest against what it called biased operation in Karachi.