Criticism of LUBP Archive

The Shia-Hazaras of Quetta are grateful to LUBP – by Anwar Changezi: I want to reassure the dear friends at LUBP that the Shia Hazaras of Quetta are grateful to you. I came to know about your work only recently, but as I checked your archives and matched them with the
On LUBP’s ridiculous criticism of Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy – by Bina Shah: When Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge won the Oscar in March for their short documentary Saving Face, about the victims of acid attacks in Pakistan, the entire nation erupted in joy. Obaid-Chinoy was hailed as a “daughter of the nation” (a phrase
Shia religio-political party MWM criticizes LUBP: Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen remains under constant criticism by a pro-government website for a long time. The armchair critics of the website mislead its readers and visitors through incorrect information. Recently a blog post “IRI- and ISI-influenced Shia clerics keep misguiding Pakistani
Farhad Jarral owes me an apology – by Ravez Junejo: June 13, 2012: I log on to my Facebook account and find a message in my inbox. It’s from a man whom I know from his Facebook profile (let’s call him Abdul Basit Chaudhry aka ABC). He asked me
LUBP must not discredit progressive and liberal Pakistanis: Editor’s note: The present post is latest in our series of posts which comprise Criticism of LUBP. As an independent blog, we welcome dissenting views and critical voices, and feel neither threatened nor intimidated by those who criticize or
The hate campaign by fake bloggers (LUBP): whose agenda they are promoting? – by Raza Rumi: Related post: LUBP being bullied by Pakistan’s “liberal” elite for its coverage of Shia genocide Editor’s note: Our friend Raza Rumi (editor of Pak Tea House blog and The Friday Times) has published a critical post on LUBP and
Dear LUBP, Please stop this undue criticism of Sherry Rehman! – by Ailia Zehra: A popular Pakistani blog, Let us Build Pakistan (LUBP) describes itself as “critical PPP”. Recently, this blog has posted some articles against Ms. Sherry Rehman who was a close aide of Former prime minister Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. In one
LUBP exposed: Mahdi Army Terrorists – by International Professor: Related post: Who is international professor? Editor’s note: Our long-time friend Earthman also known as International Professor has written yet another critical article on LUBP “exposing” our editors and authors’ secret connections with Mahdi Army terrorists. LUBP readers will recall that previously
Has LUBP followed PPP in disremembering Balochistan?: Dear editors of  Let Us Build Pakistan Though our memories of Pakistan Peoples Party are not pleasurable enough, but the way it has been plowed by a common adversary, the security establishment and discredited by right wing sycophants in politics,
An open letter to LUBP – by Salma Jafar:         Dear LUBP editors, Just a few thoughts for what they are worth. Although I am not a part of LUBP team and you have every right to define the parameters of your debate and LUBP
The real agenda of LUBP fascists: On PPP’s attack on Sherry Rehman’s house – by Ali K. Chishti: We are cross-posting this old article (originally published on Pak Tea House on November 8th, 2010) for archiving purposes. Written by Mr. Ali K. Chishti, the original title of the article “The real agenda of LUBP Fascists” was later
On LUBP’s apology to Najam Sethi club: Why can’t we respect free speech even if we disagree? – by Salma Jafar: The national media in Pakistan has become too sordid and boring despite the freedom it had to turn itself into credibility amongst its audience; apparently it has lost it. Because people like me no more watch the talk shows
LUBP must not consciously malign Najam Sethi – Comments by Shaheryar Ali and Mehmal Sarfraz: Editor’s note: LUBP has received some critical comments on Laibaah’s post titled “Najam Sethi’s role in the Baloch resistance movement of 1970s” and also via Twitter which suggest that the assertions in that post about Mr. Sethi’s role in
LUBP must stop defending Zardari League (ZPPP) – by Laibaah: As things stand now, your defense of the Zardari league that PPP has become is very disappointing. I have been following your blog for some time and and have even emailed and DMed my views to your editors and
LUBP, the hate blog! – by Chuqandar Khan: Related articles: Let Us Build Pakistan (LUBP) exposed – by Earthman, International Professor An open letter to LUBP – by Samad Khurram Critical article on ‘Let us build Pakistan’ – by Syed Adeeb LUBP agenda, visitor stats and the
Are we building abusive Pakistan? – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
In criticism of LUBP – by Raza Habib Raja: Previously published as Setting the Record Straight: What it Really Means to be A Critical Supporter, this post is being cross-posted from Pak Tea House, an excellent pro-PPP and pro-secularism blog. We thank the author for his candid criticism
The (misplaced) wrath of the LUBP hardliners – by Yasser Latif Hamdani: Related articles: Much more than a petition: A critical view on the PTH-LUBP differences – by Qudsia Siddiqui Do we need parental guidance on blogging? An open letter to Pak Tea House and Pakistani blogging community – by Ali
Pak Tea House’s criticism of LUBP: Related articles: Do we need parental guidance on blogging? An open letter to Pak Tea House and Pakistani blogging community – by Ali Raja Much more than a petition: A critical view on the PTH-LUBP differences – by Qudsia
Critical articles are welcome: Recently there have been a number of critical views expressed regarding LUBP’s editorial policy and alleged intolerance of criticism of the PPP. Nothing could be further from the truth. This blog is dedicated to the principle of freedom of
LUBP and Freedom of Expression – by Ahmad Nadeem Gehla: Freedom of expression is a right to express what an individual feels. There is a divine right to speak out. What are requirements for such freedom? 1. A liberal and tolerant society. 2. A state which does not oppress
In response to Sarah Khan’s “In rejection of pseudo-liberals of Pakistan”- by Asma Qadir: Following is the piece written by Asma Qadir in response to Sarah Khan’s In rejection of Pseudo-liberals which was posted on LUBP a few days ago. I have been going through quite a few articles on LUBP (Let Us
Shaheen Sehbai’s defamation charges against Azeem Daultana, PTH and LUBP – by Pakistan Media Watch: Source: Pakistan Media Watch One would think that after a 42-year career in the field of journalism, Shaheen Sehbai would have grown a slightly thicker skin. Instead, it appears that he’s grown quite a bit of cheek! Apparently the
Post-mortem of LUBP and Hamid Mir – by Kashif Naseer: The LUBP readers are well aware of the fact that the LUBP neither censors nor manipulates difference of opinion. We have always welcomed articles and comments critical of the LUBP. Kashif Naseer has posted today an article critical of
Critical article on ‘Let us build Pakistan’ – by Syed Adeeb: Syed Adeeb’s (based in Virginia, USA) picture from facebook Source: Journalist Hamid Mir Says PPP Envoy Husain Haqqani Planted Fake Audio- Clip To Defame Him “PPP megalomaniacal propagandist Fauzia Wahab once pointed out that PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali
LUBP’s links with ISI and conspiracy against Hamid Mir – by Earthman, International Professor: Readers of the LUBP have previously read a couple of articles that we posted in ‘appreciation’ of Earthman, International Professor (a pro-Taliban conspiracy theorist shrouded in mystery) in the last two years, which can be accessed at the following
An open letter to LUBP – by Samad Khurram: Mr Samad Khurram has sent a critical note lamenting what he describes as the dropping standards of the LUBP blog, and also suggesting that the LUBP be renamed as “the desperate jiyala portal as the agenda clearly is that
An email from Mr Zahir Ebrahim: 1 December 2009 To: Let us build Pakistan “We welcome your contributions to this blog whether in the shape of a letter, article or column. Please send your piece to: Please note that we will accept and publish a well-written
Irfan Siddiqi writes in defence of Dr Shahid Masood and against LUBP: Why is a key member of the Pakistani Taliban Union of Journalists (PTUJ) unhappy with LUBP (Let us build Pakistan). Did we steal his cow? Or perhaps he is unhappy since we have written against
Hamid Mir criticizes LUBP in Geo TV’s Capital Talk: In his popular talk show ‘Capital Talk’ (Geo TV) on 5 November 2009, Hamid Mir dedicated almost entire program to criticize the ‘Let us build Pakistan’ (LUBP) blog as well as the group ‘Critical Supporters of Pakistan Peoples Party’.