Monday, 3 December 2007

Pakistan: American human rights activists on 24-hour vigil outside Aitzaz’s house

Filed under: Human Rights,News Watch Blog — Catherine Morris @ 14:55 PDT

American human rights activists started a 24-hour vigil at Supreme Court Bar Association president Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan’s residence at 12:00pm on Sunday to protest Aitzaz’s detention. The SCBA president’s house has been designated a ‘sub-jail’ with him inside. Americans Medea Benjamin and Tighe Barry, members of the Global Exchange and women’s peace group Code Pink, plan to continue their vigil till today (Monday).

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