Bilawal Bhutto Zardari strongly condemns arrest of Dr Ammar Ali Jan

Karachi, February 09, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has strongly condemned the arrest of Lahore-based academic Dr Ammar Ali Jan for participating in a protest. In a statement, the PPP Chairman said that handcuffing, arrests and killings of academicians by PTI government shows the ugliest form of victimization perpetrated under any regime in the past.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari demanded immediate release of Dr Ammar Ali Jan and asked the government to desist from taking illegal and inhuman actions against the democratic rights of protest by the civil society. He expressed solidarity with the family and friends of Dr Ammar Ali Jan and assured them every possible support from his Party. It may be recalled here that Ammar Ali Jan is the son of Dr Khalid Javed Jan a renowned poet who wrote the poem: “Main Baghi hu Main Baghi hu”. And he is still working as General Secretary PPP Culture Wing, Punjab.

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