Stop The War Coalition: protest rally today

The Stop The War Coalition (STWC) has organized a peaceful rally at 04:00 p.m. March 19, 2007, to protest the Iraqi occupation.

The procession will start from Regal Chowk and will go on towards the Karachi Press Club (KPC). International Socialists Pakistan is also part of the rally.

The main purpose is to speak out against imperialism and US aggression. Maybe we at the White Ribbon Campaign could join them too.

PS: Apologies if this sounds all news-report-y, but I absolutely HAD to let everyone know! And yes, this IS relevant to Karachi — Regal Chowk and the KPC are in Karachi. :P

18 Comments so far

  1. Teeth Maestro (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 1:14 am

    I’m up for it – any ideas on how we can stand out in the protest

  2. UZi (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 1:26 am

    1) White armbands.

    2) Judging by our strength there (number of people representing us), I could ask them to give us some time to address the gathering as well.

    I’m participating in the rally on behalf of International Socialists Pakistan (all hail surkha-ism!). I’ll be representing the WRC too, though. Everything else depends on how many people turn up from our (WRC) side.

  3. MB (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 1:42 am was suppose to be independent right ?

    Also,why they have a website on GEOCITIES ?
    It only takes less than 1000 rupee to have own domain for an year. As for designing. I am willing to do it for free.

  4. UZi (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 1:48 am

    Thanky, dude. I’ll talk to the others and see what they come up with.

  5. Teeth Maestro (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 2:57 am

    Socialist Party of Pakistan ;) and so close to the CJP issue I suspect we might be rounded up teargassed and 2 hours later told – OH so you are bloggers – aren’t you supposed to be home geeking away on your computers ;) LOL – keep me posted.

    MS you have a point White Band For Justice is non-political and it has little to do with the war in Iraq – You definitely have a point there.

  6. MB (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 3:02 am

    Who is MS ?

  7. Teeth Maestro (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 3:10 am

    Typo – MS = MB or can we call you Ms. MB — LOL nah it was just a typo

  8. Jamal Shamsi (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 10:23 am

    Means another traffic chaos, caused by non-violent people – ! – Come on people, I don’t mind coming up in white band but marching and blocking traffic ?? – Ending up in Lockup getting fotographed and video graphed by agencies – for nothing ???

    NO NO Not ME – Sowwie :(

  9. d0ct0r (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 11:12 am

    session judge from district west resigned in protest on the CJ issue in karachi…

  10. Adnan (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 11:44 am

    Ms.MB?? really???

  11. d0ct0r (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 12:10 pm

    lol they were kidding.. :P

  12. d0ct0r (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 12:12 pm

    justice from Lahore high court also resigned in support of CJ…. a judge in sukkur also resigned …

  13. d0ct0r (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 12:13 pm

    Rain might disrupt the protest plans… Karachi Bar’s protest underway….

  14. lost_in_the_maze (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 1:49 pm

    It is good to see corrupt officials resigning. About time, even if I say so myself.

  15. MB (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 3:17 pm

    @Adnan :
    (:@) grin ****

  16. UZi (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 3:26 pm

    The rally will go ahead as planned!

    OOOOH BTW BTW BTW!!! Shehri waaley have a protest in front of the KPC as well, at 04:00 p.m. Shehri == people who brought up the Kidney Hill and the Gutter Bagheecha issues!

  17. Jamal Shamsi (unregistered) on March 19th, 2007 @ 4:43 pm

    They are just passing by my work place, traffic in a MESS – !

  18. MB (unregistered) on March 20th, 2007 @ 10:33 am

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