ISLAMABAD: The leaders of All Pakistan Democratic Movement (APDM) said the purpose of APDM is to restore constitution and democracy in the country and if anyone creates obstacle in this regard, civil disobedience drive would be launched. Steering committee was set up for the movement of judges’ restoration and to decide the date of sit-in, which would carry out consultations with the lawyers and political parties and present its recommendation till July 7, they added.
Addressing to the third session of the conference, senior Advocate Akram Chaudhry said that it seemed that new dictator in shape of Asif Ali Zardari was emerging after February 18 general elections. He said that the lawyers community thanked the APDM decision about boycott the polls and termed PCO judges as conspirators of the nation, adding that the lawyers are united and they would continued their struggle for the restoration of the judges and rule of law and independence of judiciary.
On this occasion, head of Defence of Human Rights Commission, Khalid Khawaja said that development not possible without getting freedom from the US. Addressing to the conference, Pakistan Ex-servicemen Society President Gen. ® Faiz Ali Chashti said that they could not move forward without removing Pervez Musharraf, adding that free and transparent elections were not possible in the presence of Musharraf and absent of an Independent Election Commission.
He said that the Pervez Musharraf deposed the judges as the judiciary wanted to disqualify him for President slot, adding that the nation wanted to change as there was no expectations from the government.Gen. Chashti termed Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan as hero of the nation and added that people of France, US, Europe, Israel were involved in nuclear technology black-marketing. ‘” India is hatching conspiracy against Pakistan from Afghanistan and there is need of nation unity “he noted. APDM convener Mehmood Khan Achakzai, Qazi Hussain Ahmed, Imran Khan and others announced the joint declaration of the APDM in a press conference here after the national conference.-SANA