London, UK (PRWEB) December 6, 2004
Muslims from across the UK will protest against the Musharraf regime today (December 6th) when President Musharraf meets with UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and later addresses a gathering of UK Pakistanis in Central London. Demonstrations will also take place at other events where President Musharraf will be in attendance including a lecture at the International Institute for Strategic Studies and a gathering of UK Pakistanis in Manchester on Tuesday (December 7th).
The demonstrations are organised by Hizb ut-Tahrir, a leading global Islamic political party. Nadeem Ajaib Khan, an organiser of the demonstrations, said, ÂMusharraf has dutifully carried out BushÂs demands Â he has sold out over Kashmir, has permitted American forces to establish bases in Pakistan, has legitimised the occupation of Iraq, has provided logistical support and intelligence to US forces in Afghanistan and has surrendered control over PakistanÂs economy to multinationals.Â
ÂDespite his subservience, on his recent trip to the U.S, he was publicly rebuked over Kashmir and the Âwar on terrorÂ and told not to expect any favours from the Bush administration.Â
Dr Imran Waheed, a UK based doctor and the Representative of Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain, said, ÂThese demonstrations show the massive unease with a regime that calls upon the butchers of Baghdad, Blair and Bush, to solve the Kashmir and Palestine issues. We will be calling for the re-establishment of the Islamic Khilafah (Caliphate) which will end PakistanÂs subservience to foreign colonialist powers and unify the Muslim world into a single state.Â
ÂHizb ut-Tahrir can see the Khilafah on the horizon Â now is the time for the Muslims of Pakistan, particularly the people of power and influence, to remove the weak Musharraf and establish the Islamic Khilafah.Â
The Downing Street protest will take place today at 10 a.m. GMT and the later protest will convene at 8.00 p.m. GMT at The London Hilton, 22 Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE.
Hizb ut-Tahrir is an independent Islamic political party. The party works throughout the Islamic world, including Pakistan, to resume the Islamic way of life by re-establishing the Islamic Khilafah (Caliphate). The party adheres to Islamic law in all aspects of its work and considers violence or armed struggle against the regime, as a method to re-establish the Islamic State, to be forbidden by Islamic law. In the Western world, the party seeks to explain the Islamic ideology to Muslims, to create a dialogue with Western thinkers and to present a positive image of Islam to Western society.
Imran Waheed Â Media Representative
Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain
Phone: 07074-192400 (+44(0)7800-548843 from outside the UK)
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