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Saturday, November 10, 2007

Friends of South Asia (www.friendsofsouthasia.org) and other Bay Area organizations arranged an anti Martial Law rally in San Francisco, today.
Here is a part of the media advisory they issued:

San Francisco Bay Area community groups to protest Martial Law and US government support for military dictatorship in Pakistan with a peaceful rally

WHEN: Saturday, November 10th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA

WHAT: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI, www.moveforjustice.org), Friends of South Asia (FOSA, www.friendsofsouthasia.org), Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER, www.actionsf.org) and a number of concerned citizens from all walks of life will rally in front of the City Hall to protest the imposition of Martial Law in Pakistan and the US Government’s support for military dictatorship there and also to show solidarity and support for the pro-democracy movement in Pakistan. The day of action will begin at 2pm with speeches from community leaders which will be followed by a rally.

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