Ejaz Haider Archive

Becoming a part of a Saudi-led coalition will be stupidity at its most stupid – Ejaz Haider: Editor’s note : Very good column by Ejaz Haider on the Saudi invasion of Yemen. Also note that Ejaz Haider clearly mentions Deobandi and Salafi militants who are massacring Shias and Sunni Sufis in Pakistan and elsewhere. A March
The discourse of Shia genocide in Pakistan and the role of Abdul Nishapuri and social media: A brief historical account:   Shia Public Affairs Committee is a community organisation based in New York City.  ShiaPac would like to recognise the efforts of the Let Us Build Pakistan portal in highlighting the systematic and tragic targeting of vulnerable communities of
As expected, Jang Group backtracks while Najam Sethi, Nasim Zehra and Zaid Hamid attack Hamid Mir’s charges against ISI: Jang Group back tracks on its charges against ISI: ============ Sethi’s cocern, as is clear towards the end of this clip (see 1:45 onwards), is not the attack on Hamid Mir, by TTP-ASWJ or their alleged masters in Aabpara,
اعجاز حیدر -عباس ٹاؤن کے احمدیوں سے شیعہ کی فرضی بدسلوکی کی داستان کیوں سناتے ہیں؟: اعجاز حیدر جوکہ اسٹبلشمنٹ نواز تھنک ٹینک جناح انسٹی ٹیوٹ کے سابق ڈائریکٹر رہے ہیں اور اسٹبلشمنٹ نواز دارالعلوم نجمیہ سیٹھیہ کے فارغ التحصیل ہیں نے انگریزی روزنامے “ایکسپریس ٹرائبون “میں ایک کالم لکھا ہے جس میں انہوں نے
My name is Ejaz Helena and I am not a terrorist – by His Excellency Ejaz Haider: I, Ejaz Helena aka Craterwalah, am a much demonized person. Whenever I write about terrorism in my beloved Pakistan, the affected parties blame me for being a weird or psycho, or even an agencies’ man. But do I care?
HDP leader Abdul Khaliq Hazara attacks an Imambargah in Quetta – by Mehdi Hazara: Quetta – News Report: Abdul Khaliq Hazara, chairman of Hazara Democratic Party, attacked the Imam Bargah Haidery Quetta in a drunken state along with two guards, Altaf and Hussain, and other members of HDP on Thursday night, 5 December
Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji appreciates Ejaz Haider’s eloquence, takes LUBP to task for supporting Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa: On Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa : Damn you LUBP cowards for asking questions from Pious supporters of Oppressed underpaid Pakistan Army. LUBP cowards stand against the truth of Ghairat studs like Comrade Ejaz and Colonel Leiven. LUBP cowards stand with
You SoB, get out of your anonymity and be a man! – by Ejaz Haider: Context: Ejaz Haider, a blogger at Express Tribune and former director of Islamabad-based thinktank Jinnah Institute was criticizing Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa’s critical tweets about bloggers and media persons whose narrative is generally close to that of ISI. At that
LUBP condemns bullying of Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa by pro-establishment media persons and thinktanks: LUBP condemns systematic bullying of Pakistan’s prominent anti-establishment scholar Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa by pro-ISI journalists and thinktanks via social and mainstream media. On Twitter, facebook and other forums, various pro-establishment persons including Ejaz Haider, Mosharraf Zaidi, Adil Najam, Huma
Nawaz Sharif can’t co-opt religio-political leaders to get the TTP to stop its murderous spree – by Ejaz Haider: Editor’s note: We are cross-posting an interesting article by Ejaz Haider that shows the futility of any efforts by civilian government of Nawaz Sharif to have dialogue with the TTP (Deobandi militants) through clerics such as Samiul Haq Deobandi,
Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan must beware of negotiations with the Taliban – by Ejaz Haider: Editor’s note: A rare piece of Ejaz Haider that one may largely agree with. Although Ejaz Haider continues to describe Taliban as TTP (ISI’s preferred discourse to distinguish between good (Afghan) Taliban and bad (Pakistani TTP) Taliban, his arguments
ASWJ/LEJ (Sipah Sahaba) is the political face of Taliban – by Ejaz Haider: Editor’s note: LUBP commends Ejaz Haider for clearly stating that ASWJ (aka Sipah Sahaba or Lashkar-e-Jhangvi) is the political face of Pakistani Taliban (TTP). However, we also noted that as usual Ejaz Haider has declined to mention their true
The drive to promote Zaid Hamid – by Dr Ayesha Siddiqa: LUBP Editor’s note: Zaid Hamid took money directly from the ISI. Ejaz Haider took money via the Jinnah Institute. One of them is more clever. Tiff between Ejaz Haider and Zaid Hamid is a classical case of professional jealousy.
The archaeology of how Saudi Arabia subcontracted Punjab to Najam Sethi – by Mahpara Qalandar: Since his youth, Najam Sethi has meant everything to everybody. He began his political career as a ‘rebel’ supporting the Baloch freedom-fighter against the Pakistan army. Through his own bragging and a cabal of courtiers like Ejaz Haider and
Blaming the victim: Ejaz Haider blames Shias of Abbas Town for mistreatment of Ahmadis – by Sabah Hasan: Contrary to reported facts and credible sources, Ejaz Haider comes up with insensitive gossip to make the Shia victims of the Abbas Town Karachi tragedy look bad – by alleging them of discrimination against Ahmadiyya Muslims. As per newspaper
Good Liberals and Good Taliban Stand United with Pakistan Army – by Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji: Related post: Where Hamid Mir and Ejaz Haider converge: Politicians, not army, responsible for #ShiaGenocide It makes my Hujjaji Syed blood boil whenever I see liberal fascist LUBP criticize Good “European” Liberals like Ejaz Haider for his advocacy of
Where Hamid Mir and Ejaz Haider converge: Politicians, not army, responsible for #ShiaGenocide: Related post: Good Liberals and Good Taliban of Pakistan stand united with Pak Fauj – by Syed Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji In his long apologia for Pakistan army’s inaction against Takfiri Deobandi terrorists of ASWJ-LeJ (formerly known as Sipah-e-Sahaba), Ejaz
Nadeem Paracha defends Ejaz Haider?: In keeping with an established pattern of voicing a racist, bigoted and pro-military establishment discourse, Ejaz Haider’s latest article in Express Tribune (Karachi: Welcome to Hell) is no different.  It is replete with racist stereotypes, half truths and omissions.
Maulana “The Moderate” Tahir Ashrafi’s intellectual stand against Zionist website LUBP – by Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji: Dear Ghairatmands, I applaud the move by my moderate Maulana and intellectual stud, Tahir Ashrafi, for criticizing liberal fascist Zionist Indian website LUBP (www.lubpak.com). Upset by a “fake video” posted on LUBP, attributed to holy Jihadist warriors of Sipah
Expropriating Malala Yousufzai: Discourses in Pakistani social media: A dominant majority of those in Pakistan’s mainstream and social medias condemning attack on Malala Yousafzai are committed helpers of Pakistani establishment. Their populist, opportunist and partial discourse is revealing. On Twitter and facebook, quite a few of those
Wall of silence on anti-Shia violence in Pakistan – by Abbas Nasir: Source: Adapted and edited from Dawn WE have made this Islamic Republic such a heaven on earth that we struggle to find words, often fight over these, to describe what its proud sons are capable of. Just two days
Ejaz Haider attacks LUBP, without naming them‏ – by Ahmed Umar Khan: Dear LUBP, Your articles are interesting even when I disagree with your work. After reading yesterday’s Tribune, I think Ejaz Haider has been rattled by your consistent exposure of his work. The chatter on social media yesteday and today
Jinnah Institute: Is LUBP’s criticism valid? – by Ismail Effendi: LUBP is one of the boldest anti-establishment voices in Pakistan. Along with Pakistan Media Watch and Terrorland, this is one of my favourite websites on Pakistani politics and media. I frequently share articles from LUBP with my expatriate friends and work
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
‘Twitter detritus’ responds to Ejaz Haider and congratulates Triple H – by Riaz Malik Hajjaji: Dear readers and especially ghariatmand Pious Patriotic Punjabi Puttars (PPPP), Our Lord, Triple H (His Holiness Highness, Hazrat) Chief Justice Chaudhary Iftikhar is being harassed by Rafzi (Shia) and Banya (Hindu) agents: Pakistan’s Chief Justice humiliated by Shia protesters in
Raza Rumi and Marvi Sirmed join notorious Jinnah Institute?: We are concerned to learn that two noted “liberals” namely Raza Rumi and Marvi Sirmed have joined notorious Jinnah Institute, which is currently headed by ISI-mouthpiece Ejaz Haider. While Raza Rumi has joined the Jinnah Institute as a Director
33-year sentence to Pashtun hero Dr. Shakil Afridi: Congratulations to Ejaz Haider and Jinnah Institute: Today is another black day for Pakistan. An honournable Pashtun doctor Shakil Afridi who assisted in locating international terrorist and mass murderer Osama bin Laden has been sentenced for 33 years – he was deliberately thrown to the mercy of kangaroo
How can anyone stand with Ejaz Haider and Najam Sethi and proclaim themselves to be liberal? – by Mustafa Junejo: Related posts:  Raza Rumi and Marvi Sirmed join notorious Jinnah Institute Hamid Mir – the new champion of Pakistan’s “liberals”? – by Anwar Changezi An open letter to Hamid Mir from a common citizen – by Marvi Sirmed Hamid
Pakistan’s fake liberals and their campaign against Professor Hoodbhoy – by Rusty Walker: When commentary by supposedly progressive liberals representing Pakistan continue to mislead the public, as they present themselves as liberal voices of truth, they deserve to be challenged. While I don’t usually focus analysis specifically around Pakistani establishment press, the recent
Ejaz Haider’s brilliant legalistic defense for DPC leader, Hafiz Saeed – by Riaz Malik Hajjaji: Whenever oppressed and under-funded Paak Fauj and its supporters like Hazrat Hafiz Saeed are under pressure, comrade Ejaz always comes to their rescue. In May last year, when ISI was really under pressure because they had failed to protect
Kabul attack: Did ISI exact revenge on Afghanistan in the aftermath of Mohmand?: A number of well coordinated attacks clearly targeting Shia Muslims in Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif and Kandahar have killed at least 58 Shias in Afghanistan. A Pakistani anti-Shia group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi has accepted the responsibility of the attacks. (Source) A spokesman for
List of non-Hazara Shia Muslims killed by ASWJ-LeJ terrorists in Balochistan – by Marya Mushtaq: Related posts: Government data: From 2008 to 2012, 420 non-Hazara Shias, 338 Hazara Shias killed in Balochistan Can we combat terrorism without identifying the terrorists? Fortunately, the Sunni Hazara brothers are safe in Quetta – by Mehdi Changezi Munawar
A Pakistani perspective: A series of unfortunate events – by Dr. Muhammad Taqi: Related posts: Husain Haqqani’s replacement with Sherry Rehman was jointly engineered by Uncle Sam and Pakistan Army – by Laibaah HRW and elite media must not misrepresent Sherry Rehman We are reassured to see that at least some writers
Lifestyle Liberals and Political Liberals: Is LUBP a hurdle in the way of unity of liberals?: Related posts: Deconstructing Pakistani liberals: A response to Shashi Tharoor and Raza Rumi Censorship tactics and the ‘unity of liberals’ – by Alamdar Mengal The liberal fiasco in Pakistan – by Suleman Akhtar ****** I was motivated to write
On BBC’s Secret Pakistan and Ejaz Haider: Their denials and propagandists – by Abbas Daiyar: Related post: Secret Pakistan: BBC documentary on how Pakistan’s ISI trains and arms Taliban Human Rights of Pakistan Army – by Riaz Malik Urgent Petition: Stop Pakistan Army’s Crimes against Humanity The world may help Pakistan through United Nations
Shias enabling Shia killings in Pakistan: Pakistani Shias demonstrate against ISI’s role in Shia massacres Related posts: Blood of Shia Muslims flows freely in Pakistan – by Amir Mir A significant number of prominent Shias in Pakistan seem to be repeating or reinforcing the military
Censorship tactics and the ‘unity of liberals’ – by Alamdar Mengal:  LUBP editors, writers and supporters are often harassed and falsely accused for engaging in personal attacks, abuse, ISI-tagging and using pen names. Such accusations are also hurled at other bloggers and writers who take a bold, anti-establishment stance (e.g.
A timely documentary after yet another Shia Hazara massacre in Quetta: Related posts: Activists slam rights organization statement as ’very weak,’ lacking integrity – by Ahmadiyya Times Intellectual dishonesty in misrepresenting Shia massacres in Pakistan Bold statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission on Shia massacres in Pakistan under the
Of False Prophets and their recipe for Disaster (Part I) – by Rusty Walker:    Even a basic understanding of the Jinnah Institute (JI) report and the related testimony to Congress by Moeed Yusuf of the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) should make certain things very obvious to Pakistanis, Americans and the global
Intellectual dishonesty in misrepresenting Shia massacres in Pakistan: Local Pakistani residents gather around the bodies of Shiite Muslims after an attack by gunmen in Mastung. Related posts: Petition: Silence of Human Rights Organizations on Shia Genocide in Pakistan You know you are a Pakistani Shia when… 50