Pakistan can’t become strong by enforced disappearances: Imdad Chandio


Abbas Kassar
HYDERABAD: Pakistan cannot be made strong through enforced disappearance of scores of Sindhi youth and crushing Balochistan.

This was stated by professor Imdad Chandio, former chairman of Democratic Students Federation while speaking at 37th death anniversary of Shaheed Nazir Abbasi at Mumtaz Mirza auditorium in Sindh Museum last night. Others who remembered memories of Shaheed Nazir Abbasi included comrade Jam Saqi former head of Communist Party, comrade Ghulam Rasool Sahto, Sohail Sangi, Shabbir Shar, Dr, Niaz Soomro, professor Amar Sindhu and Zarqa Nazir, daughter of Shaheed Abbasi. Paying rich tributes to great leader of peasants, workers and oppressed classes Shaheed Nazir Abbasi, his former companions urged on need to continue his struggle and his role in politics. They said Shaheed Nazir Abbasi whole life strived for rights of oppressed class. They condemned picking up of youth across Sindh and since they were missing. They said it was attempt on part of state to keep youth away from peaceful struggle. They demanded to stop violation of human rights in way of whisking away Sindhi youth. Event was organized by Shaheed Nazir Abbasi Memorial Committee in collaboration with Awami Workers Party, Porhiat Mazahmat, Progressive Youth Forum, National Party, Barabari Party and International Marxist Tendency. Comrade Jam Saqi said names of Generals would not be remembered but Nazir Abbasi’s will be commemorated at all times. Imdad Chandio said we believe in constitutional struggle. Sindh had joined Pakistan under a resolution. He lamented enforced disappearance in Sindh and Balochistan. He said Pakistan could not be made strong by whisking away youth. It was sheer violation of human rights. He warned there might be an upheaval if democratic traditions were not followed. National Party leader Taj Pari, Awami Workers Party leader Buxul Thalho, Amar Sindhu, Anwar Pahanwer, Dr. Dodo Maheri and Faiz Kiryo and also shared views on the occasion.


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