April 16, 2021: According to a report by Baaghi TV, the protest continues on Friday, the fifth day after the arrest of Hafiz Saad Rizvi, the head of Tehreek-e-Labaik.
The leaders of the sit-in rejected the written message sent from the jail and announced that a video message of Hafiz Saad Rizvi should be sent. The participants of the sit-in have been told that we will not leave here under any circumstances. The leaders of Tehreek-e-Labaik, who were present at the sit-in, have appealed to the religious scholars across Pakistan to inform the nation about the atrocities committed by the government on Friday.
On the other hand, after joining the list of banned parties and organizations of Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan, NACTA has also updated its list. TLP is at 79th position in the list of banned organizations. Giving charity to TLP would be tantamount to financing terrorists.
Following the ban on Tehreek-e-Labaik, PEMRA has issued special guidelines for all TV channels and FM radio. PEMRA has directed that according to the Media Code of Conduct, media coverage of banned organizations is not allowed in any case, and since Tehreek-e-Labaik has been banned by the government, TV channels and FM radio TLP Will not be able to cover the activities of the party.
An operation was launched to freeze the bank accounts and assets of the banned Tehreek-e-Labaik. Identity cards and passports of party officials are also being blocked. The operation is being carried out under Section 11EE of the Anti-Terrorism Act. The SBP and the provincial revenue department will play a role in freezing the assets, while arms licenses issued to banned party officials and workers will also be revoked.
Hafiz Anas Rizvi, the youngest son of Allama Khadim Rizvi, was also seen addressing the participants in the ongoing protest at Yateem Khana Chowk in Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab. Internet service has been shut down in different areas of Lahore, 10 km area of Chowk Yateem Khana and many other areas have been shut down due to which citizens are facing difficulties.
Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that a special cell comprising NADRA, Safe City Lahore and other agencies has been set up to identify people involved in police violence through videos. So far dozens of people have been identified and against them. Proceedings are being initiated under the Terrorism Act, the district administration will also monitor all speeches.
It is to be noted that after the announcement of the Honorable Prophet’s March, the government arrested Hafiz Saad Rizvi, the leader of Tehreek-e-Labaik. We are planning for the future Earlier, Hafiz Saad Rizvi, Ameer of Tehreek-e-Labaik, announced that if the French ambassador was not deported, the march would start from the shrine of Allama Khadim Rizvi at 12 noon on April 20. The meeting was held at the meeting of the Central Council of Tehreek-e-Labaik. The 21-member Central Council unanimously declared the Holy Prophet’s March.
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