Monthly Archive:: August 2012

Beheading of 12 Pakistani soldiers in Bajaur: We demand swift military action against Taliban-LeJ terrorists: Enemies of Pakistan have once again attacked Pakistani nation, this time beheading 12 Pakistan army soldiers who were cowardly abducted by the Jihadi Deobandi-Wahhabi terrorists (Lashkar-e-Jhangvi / Taliban) a few days ago. The latest incident shows that the LeJ-Taliban
Will the silent club in ANP and PPP take courage from MQM’s bold stance on Shia genocide?: We appreciate and laud the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain and other leaders and party workers on their clear, bold stance against the Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (aka Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat ASWJ) terrorists who are responsible for massacres
Misinterpreting science and religion – by Niaz Betab: The science and religion, both of which have an uneasy relation, are enormously misinterpreted to achieve personal and political aims easily that are, owing to their extremely dishonest nature, hard to be obtained through simply honest and virtuous means.
After killing a Session Judge in Quetta, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi threatens all judges and journalists: According to a news report, banned Deobandi-Wahhabi militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ, also operating as Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat ASWJ) has accepted responsibility for killing a Shiite Session Judge Zulfiqar Naqvi in Quetta. The LeJ is known for its close
Army nurtured them as its proxy warriors and then surrendered to them its monopoly of violence – by Khaled Ahmed: Related post: Silence of Pakistan army generals on Shia genocide – by Feisal Naqvi Today, Shiite Muslims are most target killed faith group in Pakistan’s entire history. According to an estimate, at least 19,000 Shia have been killed due
Persecuted by the persecuted: HRCP’s report on Balochistan’s Settler community: Related report: HRW Report 2010: Balochistan Militants Killing Teachers Based on The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan’s (HRCP) 2012 Report on Balochistan An HRCP mission had visited the province from May 15 to 19 in order to assess the
An example of how Pakistan’s English press blindly follows foreign news agencies: LUBP has previously reported that, barring one or two exceptions, the quality of foreign correspondent in Pakistan is really disappointing. We explained that many foreign correspondents in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi etc remain surrounded and influenced by a tight club
An advice to Pakistan Parliament’s fact finding mission on Shia genocide: We welcome the much awaited news that finally both houses of Pakistan’s Parliament, National Assembly and Senate, have taken note of the ongoing massacres of Shia Muslims at the hands of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ, also operating as Ahle Sunnat
Baloch Jundullah-LeJ terrorists kill Shia judge, guard, driver in Quetta: Radicalized Deobandi-Wahhabi militants of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Balochistan (also operating as Jundullah and Sipah-e-Sahaba) shot dead a Shiite judge, his bodyguard and driver in a yet another anti-Shia attack in Quetta city of southwest Pakistan today (30 August 2012). Only four
Daddy’s jihadi Supreme Court to the rescue as judiciary thwarts corruption investigations – again!: In a move that should come as no surprise given its past antecedents, the Supreme Court snatched away the investigative authority from the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)  in the corruption cases against the son of the Chief Justice, Arsalan Iftikhar. “ISLAMABAD:
Amnesty International and HRW are constantly remiss in reporting Shia genocide in Pakistan – by Dr. Muhammad Taqi: Related posts: An open letter to Amnesty International from concerned citizens of Pakistan Pakistani Shias and other rights activists protest the misrepresentation of Shia massacres by Human Rights Cartel “If this isn’t Shia genocide, what is?” – by Zofeen
The babu-feudal-general nexus backed by industrialists cripples Pakistan – by Farooq Ahmed Khan: Free speech in a society ensures that rights of all the citizens, especially the minorities, are cared for and everyone enjoys complete peace of mind. A successful state requires holding assurances to the public that all fundamental rights will
A Pakistani Sunni recalls his Shiite friends, class fellows and colleagues – by Kashif Nawaz: Enemies of Pakistan and Islam want to divide our nation on Sunni-Shia sectarian basis. They are trying this for so long. For them human blood is worthless and cheaper then their rotten beliefs. Is it really that easy they
Do we really need a revolution – by Mustafa Kamal: Our living in a world full of tragedies is a universal fact. Social fabrics are shattered. The dissatisfaction of people with the functions of their respective governments has put them in a position to ask and preach for revolution.
For the love of Attan – by Imran Khan: So what is Attan? In one word it is a dance. But this is the dance of the Pashtuns; a people who according to some have formed the largest tribal society in the world. Since the dance in some cases
Why don’t Baloch comrades attack LeJ-Jundullah-Taliban instead of killing innocent settlers and labourers?: Related posts: In defence of Punjabis: Stop target killing of Punjabi settlers in Balochistan LUBP has previously published several posts highlighting and condemning attacks on innocent (non-combatant) civilians particularly those of Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki, Muhajir and Pashtun backgrounds in
Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba are the Khariji enemies of Pakistan and Islam: In a previous post, it was discussed that religious fanatics and terrorist of the Taliban, Sipah-e-Sahaba (ASWJ-LeJ) etc do not represent majority of peaceful Sunni Muslims. Sunni Muslims reject Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan In this post, we explain that Taliban, Sipah-e-Sahaba
Pre-poll rigging has begun by President Zardari – by Nabil Anwar: Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has claimed in a press conference covered in Daily Jang ( that Pre Poll rigging through anchors has begun and for that the Presidency is spending around Rs. 8 billion to buy influence and make
Silence of Pakistan army generals on Shia genocide – by Feisal Naqvi: Related posts: General Kayani and Takfiri Deobandis جنرل کیانی اور تکفیری دیوبندی Pakistan army outsources the Defence of Pakistan to killers of Shias, Ahmadis and Christians Note: The following post is slightly edited and adapted from Express Tribune, August
In praise of prolly: Gawadar, UAE and the Baloch – by Sheherzade Adil: Since LUBP has aimed towards traducing Baloch resistance groups for some unknown reasons, they have started publishing poorly argued pieces by regular and new contributors. First, they have published a piece based on hearsay against Baloch comrades asking them to
What restrained Imran Khan to take legal course on corruption of Nawaz Sharif? -by Ali Asad: Khawaja Mohammad Asif, the PML N stalwart accused Imran Khan of corruption in SKMT accounts. He accused Khan of misusing the trust funds in gambling and real estate which caused heavy loss. Imran replied with some clarifications and retorted
Marvi Memon’s insensitive discourse on ‘sectarian killings’: Marvi Memon condemns killings of ‘Sunnis’ in Gilgit. Accompanied by PML-N Gilgit-Baltistan Coordinator Siddiqul Farooq and Central Media Coordinator Asim Khan, she said that the Punjab chief minister had announced an education package for the children of victim families.
Were Jinnah alive today, would he be lynched by a fanatic mob? – by Ali Taj: Additional note for Pakistanis: If this Takfeer of Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, continues, you can kiss Pakistan Good bye. For those who stayed quiet on the destruction of the tomb of Data Sb will you protest on that day when theydestroy the tomb of
PPP scholars wing condemns Rimsha’s arrest: The PPP Scholars Wing strongly condemns and denounces the arrest and subsequent prosecution of Rimsha, the 11 years old minor Christian girl believed to have Down’s syndrome (a genetic disability limiting cognitive abilities) as a blasphemy suspect. This was
“If this isn’t Shia genocide, what is?” – by Zofeen Ebrahim: Source: “It must have been early morning when about two dozen masked men, in army uniforms, stopped their convoy of buses. All passengers were asked to get down. In an organised manner they separated the Shias from among
Semantics of Hazara genocide or Shia genocide: Why no unity in outrage?: Related posts: Shia Genocide Database: A detailed account of Shia killings in Pakistan from 1963 to 2012 Is Shia genocide an adequate term to describe the plight of Pakistan’s Shia Muslims? Semantics of Hazara genocide or Shia genocide: Why
Media blacks out Shia suffering in its Eid coverage: Ikhtiar Hussain One of the rituals Pakistani media does on every Eid is to give coverage to those who for some reason cannot celebrate the festival of Eid like other Pakistanis. This year too, the media showed a few
Has Arab-sponsored Salafism infiltrated Baloch struggle?: Ikhtiar Hussain If you look at it: the rise of the UAE, especially Dubai, is proportionate to the fall of Karachi. You may not believe it today, but the fact is that Karachi used to be as significant a
Former PM Gillani: Pir Mehar Ali Shah’s ‘holy mission’ to defeat Qadianis was completed by Bhutto: Pakistan’s recently ousted premier Yousuf Raza Gilani reportedly addresses an anti-Ahmadi rally organized by a splinter faction of Khatima-e Nubuwwat movement, the infamous extremist hate group operating in various parts of Pakistan. The conference, held in the town of
Fawad Chaudhry and other Army apologists in PPP: Nawab Akbar khan Bugti Shaheed’s brutal murder in an Army action is one of the most significant incident in the history of Balochistan, and is part of series of killings by the military establishment for their own designs putting
In defence of a secular Baloch – by Niaz Betab: Recently an article carrying the title, “Baloch comrades must not ignore anti-Shia terrorists making inroads in Balochistan”, published on the blog LUBP, famous for raising the problems the minorities and persecuted communities face in Pakistan, which was authored by
Ahlulbayt TV: Don’t let an Iftikhar Chaudhry loyalist obfuscate on religious extremism in Pakistan – by Kumail Rizvi: Samad Khurram’s analysis in Eyewitness Pakistan Special: Part One – The Role of Islam in Pakistan (Ahlulbayt TV) for the most part sounds like a refined version of a Jamaat-e-Islami apologist.  This much is obvious from roughly 3:00 minutes into the
ایک سنی دیوبندی گھرانے میں پیدا ہونے والا وسعت اللہ خان خود کو اچھا مسلمان ثابت کرنے کے لئے کہاں تک جائے: میں سچا مسلمان کیسے بنوں؟ وسعت اللہ خان بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، کراچی ایک سنی دیوبندی گھرانے میں پیدا ہونے والا وسعت اللہ خان خود کو ایک اچھا مسلمان ثابت کرنے کے لئے کہاں تک جائے، کیا
Baloch friends must not promote thugs who misrepresent Shia genocide as Hazara ethnic issue – by Mukhtar Askari: Cross-posted from World Shia Forum This is a humble request not only to our Baloch friends but also to all those who condemn Shia genocide at the hands of Pakistani State sponsored Shia genocide. It is common knowledge that
Shia genocide is a rude wake-up call for the saner elements in Pakistan – by Raza Rumi: The joke is that those who raise the slogan of Islam in the loudest voices have nothing to do with the philosophy of this religion… Apart from imperialism, no mention is ever made of Islam’s great humanism, nor is
Two saviours of Rimsha, the blasphemy accused Christian girl: Saviour 1: Hafiz Khalid Chishti, local Sunni cleric Hafiz Mohammed Khalid Chishti, the imam of the mosque who allegedly issued a decree on his mosque’s loudspeaker to burn Christians of Mehrabadi village alive in the aftermath of 11-year-old Rimsha
Judges should not rule nation, says chief justice of India: India’s Chief Justice SH Kapadia has asserted that judges should not govern the country or evolve policies as he wondered what would happen if the executive refuses to comply with judiciary’s directives, the Hindustan Times reported on Saturday. According
The unsung Sunni heroes of Babusar – by Abid Hussain (New Delhi): Eid-ul-Fitr is over and the festivities are slowly dying down. As usual it has been hectic and it is heartening to see the resilience of the Muslim Ummah which is capable of celebrating amidst of turmoil, bloodshed, killings and
Designed God: Indescision is not my forte, an ill-adventure is a mere perplexity. To cry a river over the mis-fortunes written in the rocks; A hopelessness of the decree hardened by a lack of will. I am, but one of the
The tale of Pakistan’s most successful entrepreneur and fatherly love – by Shahzad: If you thought Agha Waqar and his amazing water car was a big deal then this story about a young Pakistani entrepreneur will inspire you. A 32 year old Pakistani doctor from Faisalabad has managed to build a business