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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Nigeria: Parliamentarians Demand Release of Pakistani Political Prison - AllAfrica.com

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Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) recently in Capital Of Federal Republic Of Nigeria called on the Pakistani leader, Gen. Parvez Musharaf, to let go of political captives currently being incarcerated in that country.

Nigeria's Senator Bassey Ewa-Henshaw made the group's place known at the end of a two-day conference on "Poverty and Unemployment, The Root Causes of Migration".

Ewa-Henshaw, who was elected as PGA's president for the adjacent two years, also called on Musharaf to release powerfulness and organise a free and just election on an agreed date.

He said that the grouping also demanded for contiguous Restoration of cardinal human rights of the people, including freedom of expression.

He further said that events in Islamic Republic Of Pakistan did not get away the attending of the Parliamentarians during the two-day meeting.

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"Our program of action have reflected the events in that country," he said. The grouping advocated for effectual execution of authorities policies that would assist to cut down poorness and unemployment in members countries.

He said that the Parliamentarians resolved that there was the demand for member-countries to esteem pacts that facilitated societal migration.

(NAN)

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