Corrupt generals Archive

A critical perspective on Geo News – by Usama Bhutto: Every one likes the concept of freedom of media. Yes media should be free but at the same time responsible. Jang group is one of the leading group of news papers in Pakistan. But some time they behave in
Iftikhar Chaudhry has eaten his bread – by Amjad Rashid: It is a fact that almost every human in this world, especially in Pakistan, thinks that: 1) He (or she) is the wisest person with heroic qualities; and 2) He (or she) is the most beautiful person. Although it
Balochistan’s unattended IDP crisis — by Malik Siraj Akbar: There are obvious reasons for the country’s security establishment to create obstacles for aid workers. The grave violations of human rights during the military operation in Balochistan are likely to be exposed to the international community once they are
Shape of things to come: corrupt generals and morally bankrupt judges in collaboration: SC can seek army’s help for implementation of verdicts: Pirzada Staff Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court can seek the army’s help in getting its verdicts implemented in letter and spirit, as the army is part of the executive and
Amb. Haqqani – Lobbying for “Transformation” – by Anas Muhammad: On January 15, 2009, Ambassador Husain Haqqani, was a special guest to a gathering at the Nixon Center, which discussed the US-Paksitan relations. This is one of the many forums Honorable Ambassador has addressed, since being appointed at his
Benazir Bhutto Case: Access Denied is Justice Denied – by Anas Muhammad: This year began with a blow to the UN investigation into Benazir Bhutto’s murder, as the commission was denied access to the top brass military and intelligence officials. The three member commission, which was investigating the facts and circumstances
Hamid Mir presents a test case to the Supreme Court. Will CJ take action against Major General Nadeem Ijaz?: vs In his op-ed in Daily Jang on 28 December 2009, Hamid Mir notes that Justice Ramday has identified General Kayani as one of the key culprits who forced Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry to resign from his post in
Bilal Qureshi’s Open Letter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan: “Your actions reflect a medieval mindset of revenge and tribalism, not the rule of law that so many of your supporters had expected when they campaigned for your restoration. Looking forward to the day you appoint an independent panel
Playing the Corruption Card – by Anas Muhammad: By Anas Muhammad On 12 October 1999, General Prevez Musharraf ouster the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a non violent military coup. The reason given by Musharraf was the rampant corruption under Nawaz Sharifs regime. Although the
AHRC Statement: Corruption cases against Generals, Air Marshals and Admirals are the test of an independent judiciary: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – AHRC-STM-241-2009 December 8, 2009 – A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission PAKISTAN: Corruption cases against Generals, Air Marshals and Admirals are the test of an independent judiciary Successive governments and courts are conspicuously
Lal Mosque: General Musharraf’s greatest achievement: By Omar Khattab Pakistan’s overwhelmingly right-wing media and politicians have been condemning General Musharraf for taking action against the Islamofascists of the Lal Mosque. Even Chaudhury Shujat and Mushahid Hussain who were more pro-Musharraf during
Geo Banned-II – Guest post by Aal e Hashmat: Geo Television had started its broadcasts on 14th August 2002 on the occasion of Pakistan’s Independence Day, continued to run smoothly but, along with other such Channels like ARY Oneworld and Aaj, had first time suffered with drastic shock
Our jihadi Generals. Who will put them behind bars? – by Rauf Klasra: Rauf Klasra criticizes our jihadi Generals (e.g. General Hamid Gul, General Aslam Beg etc) and holds them responsible for the current wave of terrorism and sectarianism in Pakistan. Quoting Muhammad Malick, Klasra suggests that the generals who should be
Guess who walked away with nation’s 100 bn rupees? by Rauf Klasra: Is democracy bad? Do our generals offer a system of governance more transparent and less corrupt? Rauf Klasra offers some facts, suggesting that it is not only certain pro-Army politicians but also generals who looted people’s money during General
Corrupt politicians, saviour military dictators – by Nazir Naji: Nazir Naji offers an analysis of the concerted campaign against democracy and political class in Pakistan in the guise of the charges of so-called corruption.
The Afghan-Pakistan Solution – By Pervez Musharraf: The Afghan-Pakistan Solution: An exit strategy must be predicated on achieving military and political goals, not dictated by time limits. By PERVEZ MUSHARRAF My recent trip to the United States has been an enriching experience, during which I had a
PML-N’s fact sheet on corrupion of our saviours in Pakistan Army: Here is an account of the first three years of corruption by General Musharraf and his cronies in Pakistan Army (1999-2002) documented by PML-N. It may be noted that the
Where are all the KLB bashers?: Ibrahim Sajid Malick Do you wonder why have the Pakistani pundits stopped complaining about imperialist tyranny and exposing the onerous conditions of Kerry-Lugar Bill? Why all of a sudden KLB is a non-issue? I was curious and I spend
General Musharraf: Proclaimed liar: Proclaimed liar Mir Jamilur Rahman Mr Pervez Musharraf, in a recent outburst, called President Zardari “a criminal, a fraud and a third-rater”. Short of calling Zardari a bloody civilian, Musharraf called a number of colourful names that he thought
French submarine deal and President Zardari: By Abdul Nishapuri Thanks to the right-wing media’s persistence in character assassination of Bhuttos and now President Zardari, it’s a scandal and a label that refuses to go away. Allegations of kickbacks on government deals have been ‘rediscovered’ and
Pakistani heroes of the Berlin Wall – Rauf Klasra: “I met General Gul, who is now retired, in his house in a military district of Rawalpindi, near Islamabad, where he lives in spacious comfort. I was shown into a reception room, and I sat on a sofa waiting
Birds of a feather: Birds of a feather flock together. Need some empirical evidence? Here is a video of the union of the military and civil establishment responsible for the current plight of Pakistan. The event is the wedding ceremony of ex-DG Rangers
Zardari’s corruption and our saviours in Pakistan Army: PAC wants culprits behind NLC losses identified By Irfan Bukhari ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee on Thursday directed the Planning and Development Division to identify those responsible for losses of Rs 1.7 billion to the
Defending the NRO – An extensive analysis by Abbas Ather: While many constitutional and legal experts as well as politicians of the PPP government have either shied away from or miserably failed in defending the rationale and necessity of the National Reconciliation Ordinance between Benazir Bhutto shaheed and General
Aid Package From U.S. Jolts Army in Pakistan: By JANE PERLEZ and ISMAIL KHAN Published: October 7, 2009 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In an unusual move, the Pakistani Army expressed public anger Wednesday at
Where did the funds go?: As the Obama Administration focuses more on the social sectors of the Pakistani economy and separates its aid to Pakistan under the Kerry-Lugar Bill from assistance to the Pakistan Army, new information about how the old US funds were
‘Nawaz bound not to contest polls until December 2010’:‘Musharraf will not be tried’: * Saudi king urged Nawaz to abide by deal * By-elections delay sought to accommodate Nawaz, not due to security concerns JEDDAH: The government has decided not to take any action against former president Pervez Musharraf and has forwarded
Upset 2008: A book worthreading: A book written by Mehmood Sham. Mehmood Sham, a senior journalist who is very well known for very well balanced journalism, has written a book Upset 2008 in which he has covered some positive and negative aspects of Musharraf’s
Pervez Musharraf’s "aakhri mukka": By Dr Safdar Mehmood
The reality of PPP’s NRO with Musharraf: An analysis of the anti-NRO campaign by Nazir Dhoki, who exposes the propaganda by the anti-democracy disinformation cell in Pakistan
Services of General Zia-ul-Haq for Pakistan: A critical analysis by Wusatullah Khan خدماتِ ضیا الحق ! وسعت اللہ خان بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، اسلام آباد ضیا دور میں منطق کے شعبے میں بھی عظیم الشان کام ہوئے بہت لوگ کہتے ہیں کہ ضیا
Documentary evidence: King Abdullah and Nawaz Sharif’s NRO: By: Ahmer Asif During Sharif (Butt) Brothers public meetings one slogan is often very popular i.e. DAIKHO DAIKHO KAUN AAYA SHAER AAYA SHAER AAYA !!! (Watch out who’s come Lion’s come Lion’s come !!) I wonder what was wrong
King Abdullah says that any step against Musharraf could affect Pak-Saudi ties: It is interesting to see that Musharraf’s meetings with Saudi king have been distorted and misrepresented by a member of the usual pro-Nawaz, pro-Taliban propaganda cell, i.e. Saleh Zaafir (of The News). It may be noted that Saleh Zaafir,
Qadam barhao Nawaz Sharif: Not only against Musharraf but also against Hamid Gul and Zia: An interesting analysis by Latif Chaudhry. Also watch a video clip of Nawaz Sharif praising General Zia-ul-Haq and contrast that vidoe with his today’s
One Saudi phone call will silence Musharraf trial seekers: Saudis come to Musharraf’s rescue * King Abdullah calls on Pakistani leadership to abide by agreement* Any step against former president could affect Pak-Saudi ties, political stability in Pakistan Daily Times Monitor LAHORE: The Saudi authorities have formally sent
A new Musharraf-Nawaz deal sponsored by Saudi Arabia: Musharraf reaches Riyadh as royal guest Daily Times Monitor LAHORE: Former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf arrived in Riyadh on Monday, where he will meet Saudi King Abdullah, a private TV channel reported. Musharraf’s legal adviser Chaudhry Fawad said
PML-N wants Musharraf, Kayani tried under Article 6: PML-N wants Musharraf, Kayani tried under Article 6 LAHORE: The PML-N wants the trial of former president Pervez Musharraf and all his abettors, including then ISI DG and present COAS Gen Ashfaq Kayani, under Article 6 of the constitution,
There is far more to be lost than gained by any action against Gen Musharraf, says Ayesha Siddiqa.: Capital games By Ayesha Siddiqa Friday, 28 Aug, 2009 The present PPP leadership understands the cost of exposing Musharraf who will certainly be protected by his own institution, a facility that others in this polity do not have. –File
PML-N shamelessly eludes direct rejection of taking money from the ISI and avoids seeking apology from the nation.: PML-N not to step back from its ‘principled stand’ despite propaganda: Ahsan Updated at: 2100 PST, Friday, August 28, 2009 LAHORE: Central Information Secretary of Pakistan Muslim Leagu-N Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said that his party will not step
List of politicians and journalists bribed by Pakistan Army (ISI): Here is an affidavit submitted by the ex-chief of Pakistan’s ISI General Asad Durrani to the Supreme Court in 1994. The list exposes many sacred names who were part of the Mullah Military Alliance (Army’s support for the right