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‘Solidarity with Belarus’ meet to bolster opposition aid

‘Solidarity with Belarus’ meet to bolster opposition aid

WARSAW – Thirty-six states were set Wednesday to bolster financial support for Belarussian opposition groups at a donors’ conference spearheaded by Poland – the first initiative of its kind. The “Solidarity with Belarus” conference was called in response to a crackdown by Belarus’s strongman President Alexander Lukashenko in the wake of his December 19 re-election which has been disputed by the opposition and the West.
“Belarussians deserve reasonable government by reasonable

Urdu-speakers ‘barred’ from attending MQM solidarity convention

KARACHI – Urdu-speaking people were barred from attending the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s National Solidarity Public Meeting on Sunday, and as per party orders, none were allowed inside the Jinnah Ground. MQM chief Altaf Hussain had prohibited the participation of the Urdu-speaking population of the metropolis – ostensibly to promote an impression of the MQM being a pan-nation party.
Urdu-speaking worker and supporters were advised by the party hierarchy, as per Hussain’s orders,