Pakistani Rights Activist Khurram Zaki Shot Dead In Karachi
“For the last one year, Zaki was a target of a systematic hate campaign by Deobandi fanatic Shamsuddin Amjad of the Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan in collaboration with the banned Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP).”
Taj said “hateful and violence inciting posters” against Zaki had been published recently by the Facebook page run by the pro-Taliban fanatics of Jamaat-e-Islami.
Pak human rights activist gunned down in Karachi
“For the last one year, Khurram Zaki was a target of a systematic hate campaign organiSed by Deobandi fanatic, Shamsuddin Amjad of the Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan in collaboration with the banned Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan,” Ali Abbas Taj, LUBP’s Editor-in-Chief, said in a statement.
“In particular, hateful and violence inciting posters against Khurram Zaki had been published recently by the Mashal Facebook page run by Shamsuddin Amjad, Asad Wasif and a few other pro-Taliban fanatics of Jamaat-e-Islami,” he said.
Asesinan en Pakistán al periodista y activista por los DDHH Khurram Zaki mientras cenaba en un restaurante
El editor jefe de ‘Let us build Pakistan’, Alí Abbas Taj, ha ofrecido condolencias en nombre del portal “a la nación paquistaní” por la muerte del “mártir” y “activista líder” Khurram Zaki. “Después de Shaheed Irfan Khudi Alí, de Quetta, Zaki es el segundo miembro del equipo editorial de ‘Let us build Pakistan’ que es objeto de combatientes de Takfiri Deobandi”, en referencia a un grupo que el propio Taj define como “una rama que representa a una parte mutante influida por el wahabismo de la secta suní ‘hanafi'”.
Según explica, Zaki había sido objetivo de una “campaña sistemática de odio” organizada por seguidores de esta facción, en particular por Shamsuddin Amjad, del partido paquistaní Jamaat-e-Islami, en colaboración con el prohibido Sipah-e-Sahaba.
Amjad, junto a otros “fanáticos protalibán”, había publicado recientemente imágenes en una cuenta de Facebook incitando a la violencia y el odio contra Zaki, al que Taj define como “un enorme periodista y activista” con “credenciales y contribuciones más valiosas que muchos en otros medios tradicionales u ONG que callan ante los ataques sistemáticos contra musulmanes chiíes, sufíes suníes, cristianos y miembros de otras comunidades en Pakistán a manos de los combatientes de Takfiri Deobandi”.
Pak human rights activist Khurram Zaki gunned down in Karachi
A group of armed men still unidentified murdered, this Saturday night, activist for Human Rights Khurram Zaki, experiodista and editor of ‘Let us build Pakistan’, a portal for critical reflection on Pakistani politics, while having dinner in a restaurant in the city of Karachi, local media reported.
The police chief of the central district of Karachi, Muqadas Haider, has told the Pakistani newspaper Dawn ‘four armed men on two motorcycles opened fire Zaki while at a restaurant in Sector 11. Two others, one of including a journalist, they were also seriously injured in the attack.
Zaki was a very active on social networks and human rights activist critical. In ‘Let us build Pakistan’, of which he was editor, seek to spread “liberal religious view points” and condemning “extremism in all its forms”.
According to his Twitter profile, @intaffairs, Zaki had been head of news in the Pakistani television channel News One.
The head of ‘Let us build Pakistan’ Ali Abbas Taj, publisher has offered condolences on behalf of portal “to the Pakistani nation” by the death of the “martyr” and “activist leader” Khurram Zaki. “After Shaheed Irfan Khudi Ali, Quetta, Zaki is the second member of the editorial team ‘Let us build Pakistan’ which is the subject of fighters Takfiri Deobandi” referring to a group that the Taj itself defines as “a branch It is representing a mutant part influenced by Wahhabism of the Sunni sect ‘hanafi’ “.
He explains Zaki had been the target of a “systematic campaign of hatred” organized by followers of this faction, particularly Shamsuddin Amjad, of Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Islami, in collaboration with the banned Sipah-e-Sahaba.
Amjad, along with other “pro-Taliban fanatics” had recently published pictures on a Facebook inciting violence and hatred against Zaki, who Taj defined as “a great journalist and activist” with “credentials and contributions more valuable than many in other traditional media or NGOs remain silent on the systematic attacks against Shiite Muslims, Sunni Sufis, Christians and members of other communities in Pakistan at the hands of Deobandi Takfiri fighters “.