Author: AleNatiq

  • FB profile of JI activist killed in drone strike and JI-AlQaeda links

    FB profile of JI activist killed in drone strike and JI-AlQaeda links

    A pro-Khilfafat Facebook page Ibn Harm, operated by some terrorist supporters has published details about the killing of Islami Jamiat Talba (Jamaat Islami’s student wing) activist Hafiz Abdur Rehman Shujaat in a recent drone strike. The page adds that… Abdur Rehman was a resident of Karachi and had also lived in Malaysia. He had been detained […]

  • ASWJ’s page argues for Jihad against Pakistan Army

    ASWJ’s page argues for Jihad against Pakistan Army

    A Facebook page being operated by ASWJ (Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, formerly Sipah Sahaba) headed by Ahmed Ludhanvi has published a detailed note which argues for Jihad against Pakistan Army. The note published makes references to various verses of the Quran and traditions/ahadith of Prophet Muhammad to justify waging a war against the armed forces […]

  • Allama Shehenshah Naqvi’s passing remarks on Ahmadi Muslims are uncalled for

    Allama Shehenshah Naqvi’s passing remarks on Ahmadi Muslims are uncalled for

    In the aftermath of Rawalpindi Ashura incident, a video has surfaced on social media where Allama Shehenshah Naqvi is commenting on the incident and makes passing remarks about Ahmadi Muslims. Although the mention of Ahmadi Muslims is minimal and the focus is on the incident, I found his comment derogatory and misleading. In his passing […]

  • Appeasing terrorists, blocking progressives – even on the internet!

    ** State enforced internet censorship in Pakistan targets the secular, progressive and liberal content while gives free space to hate mongering, fascist and terrorist organisations. ** Pakistan has one of the largest internet consuming community in the region which has grown to 30 million over the years. The social network users in the country range […]

  • Action Required: Unblock Roshni

    Action Required: Unblock Roshni

    Facebook has put  country restrictions on Roshni page making it inaccessible to users who have set their location to Pakistan. Details of this can be read here and a petition demanding unblocking it is here.This page requests users to log a complaint to Facebook using the methods given below. METHOD 1 – Feedback to Facebook Visit the […]

  • Woolwich: Muslim reaction, Saudi connection and inept states

    Woolwich: Muslim reaction, Saudi connection and inept states

    It was tragic to see what happened in Woolwich but I was not surprised. I have been speaking about the danger which this radical ideology exported by Saudi Arabia poses to all of us for long. The reaction of Muslim community was largely meaningless and the way the UK deals with these radicals is inept. […]

  • PTA bans Roshni – Pakistan’s most popular progressive Urdu FB page

    PTA bans Roshni – Pakistan’s most popular progressive Urdu FB page

    In yet another disappointing move, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority earlier this week banned Roshni – one of the few Urdu pages on Facebook promoting progressive ideas and alternative opinions. The page was banned without a notice and has been inaccessible in Pakistan for more than two days now. This is not the first time PTA […]

  • PTI losing the opportunity to fill the political vacum

    Source: alexpressed PTI’s Lahore Jalsa on 23rd March 2013 was the climax of PTI’s political struggle so far. It was culmination of a long struggle, party organisation including intra-party elections and was also to serve as a platform to launch them as mainstream contender for the next elections. It was supposed to be a kickstart […]

  • Land of Yazid – by Anas Abbas

    The most revered of all Muslim religious sites, the Khaan e Kaaba, is enough to mesmerize Muslims. Saving money for the pilgrimage, donning the precious ihram, leaving for Jeddah on a wing and a prayer, chanting Allah humma labbaik, Allah humma labaik on the bus journey and then the first sight of the incredible Kaaba. […]

  • PMLN and Sipah Sahaba (ASWJ) enable minority persecution

    Source: alexpressed PMLN has been claiming recently that their track record in terms of terrorism/ law and order has been good. Some of the anchors on the mainstream media have also been touting the same line but nothing could be farther from truth. There has been a trend of violence against minorities in Punjab including […]

  • Hidayat TV Talk show on Shia Genocide – Part 2

    Hidayat TV, a UK based satellitle TV channel, is broadcasting a series of special talk shows on Shia Genocide in Pakistan. The first show was aired a week or so ago which discussed the dynamics of Shia killings in Pakisatan including the history, ideology of Takfir, role of the state, statistics etc. The first part […]

  • Debate on #ShiaGenocide including Shia Hazara killings in British House of Commons

    A session was held in British House of Commons on 25th February 2013 where Hazara and Shia Genocide was discussed with Lord Eric Avebury. The session was called by Parliamentary Committee of Human Rights which is chaired by Lord Eric Averbury himself.  The session lasted for nearly 2 hours and was attended by members and […]

  • Hidayat TV talkshow on Shia Genocide in Pakistan

    By Ale Natiq – alexpressed I was invited to speak on a special talkshow on Hidayat TV focused on Shia Genocide in Pakistan hosted by Tehsin Haider. Hidayat TV is a Birmingham based satellite TV channel. Others who spoke on the show include Raza Rumi, Ali Abbas Zaidi and Haider Zaman Qureshi of PPP. The […]

  • Is Shia Genocide an outcome of Iran-KSA proxy war in Pakistan?

    By alexpressed Read anything on Shia Genocide in Pakistan or watch an ‘analyst’ discussing it on one of those talk shows and you will definitely find this repeatedly: Iran-KSA proxy war. It has become a fashion to label the Shia Genocide as a proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia but what about hundreds, if […]

  • Junaid Jamshed and Nida Yasir: cost of TRPs is lifestyle and culture

    SOURCE: This blog post first appeared here. I was alerted to Junaid Jamshed’s nonsense on Nida Yasir’s Good Morning Pakistan show by this timely written piece by Ayesha Mir. She writes: I knew this could not be all and JJ must have added a lot more nonsense as he has been over the year after […]

  • Pakistan’s Shia Genocide 101

    Source: This article first appeared here and an edited version was published on Viewpoint. For decades Shia Muslims have been killed in Pakistan and the issue has either been pushed under the carpet or obfuscated using blanket terms such as ‘sectarian violence’. Both the print and the electronic media have on purpose hidden the Shia […]

  • Worldwide peaceful protests against #ShiaGenocide in Pakistan

    More than 20,000 Shia have been killed in Pakistan while the death toll for the running year is above 570. What is the crime of the victims? being Shia and refusing to bow down to intimidation and violence by Takfiri Deobandi terrorists of Sipah Sahaba (aka ASWJ), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Taliban. Despite organised intimidation campaigns and unending […]

  • #ShiaGenocide in Pakistan – 5 min intro video

    According to CIA statistics, BBC reports and other reliable estimates, Shia make up 20% of Pakistan’s population. Assuming a 200 million population of Pakistan, that makes 40 million Shia in Pakistan. Unfortunately, Pakistani Shia community has been persecuted for far too long. The first major incident of violence against Shia was recorded in 1963 when […]

  • 50 ways to gracefully ignore Shia Genocide

    Cross Posted from alexpressed Recommended ShiaGenocide in first 10 days of Muharram in Pakistan (51 incidents, 54 killed, 324+ injured) Organised intimidation campaign against Shia as Muharram approaches Will the custodians of Gaza please speak on Shia Genocide It was easier to maintain (shameless) ‘neutrality’ and remain silent on the issue of persecution of […]

  • ShiaGenocide: First 10 days of Muharram 2012 in Pakistan (51 incidents, 55 killed, 324+ injured by Takfiri Deobandis)

    Source: alexpressed Following an organised intimidation campaign against the Shia in Pakistan initiated well before the Muharram began; as claimed, the Takfiri Deobandi terrorists of Sipah Sahaba (Ahl-e-Sunnat-wal-Jammat/ASWJ), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Tehrik Taliban Pakistan raised havoc in Pakistan. Not a single day passed in peace for the Shia. While the ‘concerned’ Ummah continued to cry over Gaza , […]

  • Being a Shia in Pakistan: A personal experience – by Ale Natiq

    Related post: میں جعفر حسین ہوں اور میں شیعہ نہیں ہوں Pakistan is home to a large Shia community, second only to Iran but if you are born in the community, you sure have landed in the wrong place. I was born Shia in Pakistan in 1984 and a year later, the state decided […]