Islamic scholars demand government to punish police for slanderous statement against Shia community. Eminent Shia Islamic scholars have demanded the government to apologise for it.
Renowned scholars made this demand at a joint press conference yesterday.
Allama Syed Hassan Zafar Naqvi, Allama Syed Sadiq Raza Taqvi of Haiyat-e-Aimma Masajid, Allama Sadiq Jafari of Majlis-e-Zakireen-e-Imamia, Allama Aqeel Moosa of ISO Majlis-e-Nazarat, ISO’s Mohammad Abbas, MWM leader Allama Sadiq Jafari spoke.
They said that peaceful and patriotic Shia community doesn’t need any certificate of it loyalty to the motherland Pakistan.
Furthermore, they said Shia Muslims played leading role in making Pakistan.
Also, the scholars noted that Shia Muslim pioneers of Pakistan also include Mohammad Ali Jinnah, father of entire Pakistani nation.
They condemned the witch-hunt and malicious campaign against Shia community. They said Shia missing persons enforced disappearance violated their fundamental human and legal rights.
Renowned scholars further said that missing persons families were staging a peaceful sit-in.
Due to that protest campaign, police had to show missing persons under custody but under false charges.