ISLAMABAD: The academic staff of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) held a big protest rally Wednesday within the University's compound against release of the blasphemous movie.
The rally was arranged by the Academic Staff Association (ASF) and it was joined by the Officers Welfare Association (OWA) and the Employees Welfare Association (EWA).
Those who led the rally included Prof. Dr. Baqir Khan Khakwani, Prof. Dr. Rashid A Naeem, Prof. Dr. Abdul Hafiz, Prof. Dr.Syed Abdul Siraj and Dr. Muhammad Ajmal.
A large number of academicians, officers, employees, women, students, besides a group Christian employees participated in the rally.
It was held between the Central Library and the University's main gate.
The protesters adopted a resolution at the end of rally, condemning the film and demanding its total blackout from the U-tube, Face-book and other websites.
The participants raised slogans against the anti-Islamic and jewish lobby which patronage such nefarious activities. (APP)