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Musharaf’s enlightenment only paper thin, says Siddiqui

Dr Ghayasuddin Siddiqui, Leader of the Muslim Parliament, has expressed shock and amazement over President Musharaf’s remarks that he could not overturn the death penalty imposed on a Briton, Mirza Tahir Hussain, by a shariah court, despite the fact that a high court in Pakistan has declared him innocent. ‘The President would be condemned by all those who value life and human dignity. This makes a mockery of his claim that he is not a dictator’, Dr Siddiqui said. Mirza Tahir Hussain faces execution shortly after Ramadan, around 27 October.

For more information please contact Dr Siddiqui on 07860 259 289 / 020 8563 1995

 

 

 

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