Government's 21 Points presented to
The Altaf Group shall publicly renounce violence. No calls will
be given for strikes, arson, damage to public and private property.
The leader of the Altaf Group will ask his workers to surrender
weapons at police stations.
Altaf Group will ask its workers involved in violent acts to surrender
themselves before the police authorities. In exchange the government
will consider appropriate concessions.
That the Altaf Group will give up its policy of ethnic cleansing.
It will stop targeted killings of Punjabis, Pathans, Sindhis, Balochis
and will desist from killing Mohajirs opposed to it.
Altaf group will accept pluralistic democratic system and work
within it. For this it will tolerate and accommodate dissent from
Haqiqis, Jammat-e-Islami, Jamiat-e-Ulema Pakistan, PPP and PPI.
That the Altaf Group will stop targeted killings of LEA, GOP plus
That the Altaf Group will surrender the gang leaders and its members
(names will be provided in due course).
That Altaf Group will wind up its training camps in India and recall
Javed Langra and others who have been stationed there.
That Altaf Group will agree that all those facing charges in heinous
crimes and allegations of sniper firing will have to face proceedings
in trial courts.
That Altaf Group will not extend political support to any person
or group wanted for murder e.g. as they did in case of Aslam Sabzwari,
a wanted criminal with head money of Rs. 15 lacs.
That Altaf Group will disassociate from its demand for division
of Sindh which is tantamount to division of Pakistan or any other
scheme that seeks to alter the territories of Pakistan as defined
in Article 1 of the Constitution of Pakistan.
That the Altaf Group shall publicly denounce as a principle of
policy the atrocities and gross violations of Human Rights committed
by the Indian occupation forces in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
The following amongst other measures, steps and actions
shall be taken in furtherance of the above objectives:
The Altaf Group shall forthwith desist from drawing any parallel
between Karachi which is part of Pakistan and occupied Jammu and
Kashmir which is an internationally recognised dispute.
The Altaf Group shall immediately stop all its efforts at international
forums and internally to shift the attention of the international
community from the atrocities committed by the Indian troops in
occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The Altaf Group shall publicly stop its policy of press censorship
under threat of coercion and desist from, either directly or indirectly,
interfering, coercing or intimidating the press e.g. can be given
if so desired.
That the Altaf Group shall abandon its policy of ethnic cleansing
under which it has sought to turn homogenous Karachi into a monoethnic
That the Altaf Group shall withdraw its slogan "who is disloyal
to Quaid deserves death".
The MQM (Altaf Group) shall not exploit, discredit or dishonour
women by using them or incidents relating to them for the purpose
of inflaming passions e.g. as in case of Farzana where medical experts
opined rape had not taken place.
The Altaf Group shall publicly withdraw its cell "sell TV,
VCR and purchase Kalashnikov".
The Altaf Group shall pay a mutually agreed compensatory amount
according to Islamic principle of Qisas & Diyet in a fund to
be created for the welfare of the families of all those persons
belonging to the law enforcing agencies, victims of sniper firing
and members of opposing political parties who have been made victims
of targeted killings by the terrorists belonging to Altaf Groups
The Altaf Group shall immediately stop its malicious campaign to
internationally defame and malign the State of Pakistan, its national
institutions and its elected government e.g. distortion of Prime
Ministers speech at Kasur (give them a copy of speech).
Altaf Group will not call Mohajirs opposing them "Ghaddars".
Altaf Group will welcome the Karachi Package.
Workers of Altaf Group will close its torture chambers, stop receiving
Bhatta from shopkeepers and give up extortion of businessmen.