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Release Shia missing persons: Families of victims of enforced disappearance urge Pakistan govt

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 29 Jun 2020 Print

Release Shia missing persons: Families of  victims of enforced disappearance urge Pakistan govt

Islamabad: Families of missing Shia people on Sunday urged the Pakistani government to ensure their immediate release.

The Joint Action Committee for Shia Missing Persons and the affected families made this demand during a press conference here at the Karachi Press Club, reports Dawn News.

Allama Abbas Haider Abedi, Majlis Wahdat-i-Muslimeen’s Allama Mubashir Hassan and Imamia Students Organisation’s Ali Owais and relatives of missing persons spoke during the press conference.

They said the authorities concerned had released many detainees due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they had not released Shia missing persons even on Eid, reported Dawn News.

They said that they had been asking the authorities to produce them in the court of law if they had any formal charges against them.