Monthly Archive:: January 2012

Ahmadis are….. – by Dur-e-Aden: Oh calm the heck down!!!! I am not using the M word, you know, the same word that can be used by killers, murderers, liars, cheaters, and by every type of “ghairatmand”  but Ahmadis (because all the “Real Muslims” agreed
Shia Genocide Report: 58 Shia Muslims target killed in Pakistan in January 2012: Related post: 71 Shia Muslims target killed in Pakistan during February 2012 Shia Genocide Report: 30 Shia Muslims target killed in Pakistan in March 2012 We have now spent considerable time in compiling and presenting a relatively comprehensive data
A plea of those who are less equal than others – by Suleman Akhtar: “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” – George Orwell (Animal Farm) The phrase is from George Orwell’s allegorical novella ‘Animal Farm’. A group of animals establishes a commune to safeguard the rights of
Target killing of Brahamdagh Bugti’s sister and niece – by Mureed Bizenjo: Baloch Resident Party’s president and one of the most loved Baloch Leader Brahamdagh bugti’s sister and niece along with their driver gunned down at Gizri Bridge, Karachi early Tuesday. Zamu Domki, her daughter Jana Domki and driver Barkat Baloch,
Saleem Shahzad Commission results marred by free ride to ISI: Government has to Take on Military and Intelligence Services and end Impunity (New York) – The Pakistani government should redouble efforts to find the killers of the journalist Saleem Shahzad, following the failure of the judicial inquiry commission to
Opening a vein: ‘One Shia after another is killed and you want us to stay silent?’: KARACHI: Protesters blocked Sharah-e-Pakistan for more than six hours on Monday, causing a massive traffic jam during and after the funeral procession of the two Ahle Tasheeh activists murdered earlier o.n. One of them, Jaffar Mohsin Rizvi, was killed
CJ’s next frontier: Sir who can we turn to if not you?: I try my best not to read The News, as it is an anti government, pro-PML-N, pro-military and pro-CJ newspaper. Whenever I do, there is one reason or the other to write something about it. In The News, of
…And so it rests: Memorial service of the memogate: The “Stupidisco” that Pakistan was converted into seems to be coming to rest. After Mansoor Ijaz’ refusal to come to Pakistan and demanding that this testimony be taken outside of Pakistan, the apex adjudicator, CJ Iftikhar Ahmed Chaudhry had
Ansar Abbasi unveils Mansoor Ijaz’s letter to CJ – by Raza Baloch: The top investigator of The News and Jang group of publications and electronic media’s top observer Ansar Abbasi has unveiled the letter written by Mansoor Ijaz the main character of Memo scandal to the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan
The introspection of TV shows: جہاں میڈیا معاشرے کاایک آئینہ ہے، تو دوسری جانب یہ راۓ عامہ بنانے اور بگاڑنے کا سب سے بڑا زریعہ بھی ہے۔ ہمارے ہاں جو اجتمائ انسانی رویے اورسیاسی اقدار ہیں، ان کی تعمیرو تخریب میں میڈیا کا اہم
February 1: We support Baloch students’ protest against biased media: Editor’s note: The Baloch Students Organisation (BSO) has threatened that it will suspend transmission of private television channels across the province to protest ‘failure to properly highlight the plight of the people’. LUBP supports this protest and regretfully notes
Balochistan: Hope or no hope? – by Mureed Bizenjo: The long-standing issue of strategically important and resource rich Balochistan requires more attention than it has received ever since Pakistan’s inception. Balochistan being country’s largest but most unprivileged region has witnessed a lot of contrite crimes against its dismantled
Sadar Zardari ne kaha -by Nazir Qaiser: اردو اور پنجابی کے معروف منفرد تیکھے لہجے اور بلند آہنگ شاعر اور ادیب نذیر قیصر روزنامہ مشرق کیلئے روزانہ قطعہ لِکھ رہے ہیں۔ ہم مورخہ 30 جنوری کا قطعہ قارئین کی خِدمت میں کراس پوسٹ کر رہے ہیں
Communication – by Naseer Ahmed: The best kind of communication is about accuracy, clarity, precision, equality, responsibility, tolerance and participation of all communicators. Human progress is basically a history of improvisation of communication skills through freedom of thought and speech, through technological advances and
How Mirza Ghalib views the memogate scandal – by Shoaib Mir: From fanfare to fiasco It started with a bang with a petition in the Supreme Court 1st Dec 2011. It almost fizzled out with a whimper after proceedings today, 30 Jan 2012! Soon after this, I had a vision of
Imran Khan at Davos: Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former, said Albert Einstein. Have a doubt ? You can look up Imran Khan’s latest interview in Davos to understand. ‘There are human
A dream come true: A tribute to Dr. Salam -by Ammad Khan: He was one and only, who won the noble prize for his country. But he also was the one whose country did not recognize him. He was the one on whose death, whole world of science mourned on this
Pakistan army outsources the Defence of Pakistan to killers of Shias, Sunni Barelvis, Ahmadis and Christians?: [poll id=”8″] Pakistan army revives Al-Shams and Al-Badr in the shape of Difa-e-Pakistan, JuD and SSP Dear Pakistan army, just relax and open new Fauji fertilizers and other similar corporations with our money; Malik Ishaq of Sipah-e-Sahaba/Lashkar-e-Jhangvi  (also known as
Media Review: DAWN’s insensitive portrayal of Shia killings: Related post: Is Shia genocide in Pakistan an outcome of Saudi-Iran proxy war? DAWN’s continual slide is best encapsulated in some of the editorial and opinion pieces today.  For instance, Huma Yusuf’s “Sectarian Scourge” is a typical example of
Dr. Jafar Mohsin, yet another Shia doctor, target killed in Karachi: Source: Pakistan Blogzine Related: Articles on killing of Shia doctors in Pakistan Dr Jaffer Mohsin Rizvi, Shia doctor in Karachi, becomes new target of sectarian violence – by Hassan Naqvi Shia killing: If we tolerate this, our children will
Mansoor Ijaz banaam Hussain Haqqani – by Atta-ul-Haq Qasmi:
The Deep Conspiracy and the Rule of Law – by Amna Piracha: “Army Chief sees deep conspiracy” screamed a banner headline in the Business Recorder of December 16, 2011 and I thought to my self – yes there is a deep conspiracy, just as there was a deep conspiracy in 1977
Who is Supreme – Parliament or The Supreme Court? – by Farhad Jarral: It’s been a trend in Pakistani media to make headlines and breaking news on television that the Government is unstable and rumors of the imminent military coup are always floating around. The headlines and breaking news syndrome gained further
Ahmadis brace for violence, trampling of rights in Rawalpindi – by Imran Jattala: Editor’s note: LUBP urgently requests its readers to highlight the precarious situation of Ahmadi Muslims in the garrison city of Rawalpindi (Punjab). The bigotry that is consuming our society and placing Ahmadis, Christains and Shias in the firing line
Whatever happened to the Reco Diq Project? – By Khalid Humayun: Baluchistan is the most unfortunate province of Pakistan although the biggest in area.  Beneath its earth surface it is yet to be ascertained how much mineral wealth is awaiting human exploration, extraction and usage for the easement of Baluch
Qanoon sasta ho geya -by Nazir Qaiser: اردو اور پنجابی کے معروف منفرد تیکھے لہجے اور بلند آہنگ شاعر اور ادیب نذیر قیصر روزنامہ مشرق کیلئے روزانہ قطعہ لِکھ رہے ہیں۔ ہم آج کا قطعہ قارئین کی خِدمت میں کراس پوسٹ کر رہے ہیں جب سے
Haroon-ur-Rashid, Darvesh aur Kaptaan Imran Khan: By Naseer Ahmed
Thank you Mansoor Ijaz?: سپریم کورٹ کے تشکیل کردہ تحقیقاتی کمیشن نے ’میمو‘ اسکینڈل کے اہم گواہ منصور اعجاز کی طرف سے اُن کا بیان بیرون ملک ریکارڈ کرنے کی درخواست کو مسترد کرتے ہوئے اُن کو پاکستان آکر کمیشن کے سامنے پیش
متوسط طبقے کا المیہ: بر صغیر کے مسلمانوں کی تاریخ کا ایک خاص پہلو یہ ہے کہ جہاں باہر سے آنے والوں نے مقامی تمدن، زبان , رہن سہن کو اپنا کر مقامی تہذیب و تمدن کو ایک نیا رنگ دیا اور اس
Obama ke liye dua -by Nazir Qaiser: اردو اور پنجابی کے معروف منفرد تیکھے لہجے اور بلند آہنگ شاعر اور ادیب نذیر قیصر روزنامہ مشرق کیلئے روزانہ قطعہ لِکھ رہے ہیں۔ ہم آج کا قطعہ قارئین کی خِدمت میں کراس پوسٹ کر رہے ہیں مشکل پڑی
Mein derta warta kisi say nahin hoon! -by Shaizi Cheema:
6 Shia professionals target killed in Karachi and Quetta by Deobandi ASWJ militants: Related post: Pakistan’s military state enables further Shia killings in the name of Difa-e-Pakistan Six Shia Muslims were killed in Karachi and Quetta on Wednesday 25 January 2012 in the latest incidents of target killing of Shia Muslims in
Bakhtawar: An epitome for YOUTH – by Maleeha Manzoor: “The Pakistani nation has faced many challenges in the past and has always emerged strongly. This is due to the spirit of this nation as we unite in the hour of need to help our distressed brethren.” Does not
Benazir Bhutto: Predicting our future – by Dur-e-aden: “I made mistakes and I am prepared to admit them but so must others. Others also owe it: they owe it to their own armed forces, to the people of Pakistan and to the Muslim world.” In one of
Hate-speech: Language seems to be taking one by the nerve, not just through communication medium, but by the rhetoric ensuing one’s emotional dictum. Hate speech is the most subtle form of acceptance when we have internalised our judgemental fervour against
Happy birthday, Bibi Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari! -by Saria Benazir: “Benazir Lives”… I’ve always have heard this and possess an unyielding credence in these words. Nevertheless, as I turn up to gaze at the heavens in moments of obscurity, she is there to placate me and to grant me
Ali Ahmed Kurd’s opinion on judiciary vs parliament: ملکوںاور تہذیبوں کی تاریخ انسانوں کی تاریخ ہوتی ہے۔ مگر پاکستان کی تاریخ قائداعظم سے لے کر اب جمہوری بحرانوں کی تاریخ ہے۔ جنرل ایوب خان سے جنرل یحیی سے جنرل ضیا الحق اورجنرل مشرف تک، بحرانوں کی بڑی
Mansoor Ijaz turned Pakistan into “Stupidisco” and we fell for it: He was never to come to Pakistan and tried to play a bluff game on the government and the people. For nearly two and half months, the whole nation has been kept in a state of limbo by the
sab maya hai – ‘سب مایا ہے’: حضرت ابن انشا نے تو عرصہ پہلے فرمایا تھا کہ ‘سب مایا ہے ‘، ہم عموما بات سمجھنے میں وقت لگا دیتے ہیں لہٰذا بڑے عرصے دبدبا میں رہے کہ پتا نہیں کس کی بات کر رہے تھے. اترپر
Voices from FATA and the panic (5 parts) – by Farhat Taj: Related: Merge FATA into KP : ANP jirga Editor’s note: We are cross-posting a five-series article titled “Voices from FATA and the panic” recently published in Daily Times. In this series Farhat Taj present a Pashtun nationalist perspective on