Tag: Faisalabad

  • ISIS claims responsibility for killing three cops

    ISIS claims responsibility for killing three cops

      FAISALABAD: The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for killing three Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) men late on Friday near Meeranwala Bungalow Chowk. An investigation officer (IO) told The Express Tribune on Saturday that police had found some IS pamphlets from the spot. He said the material was inscribed with a statement which read that a […]

  • پانچ کتابوں کا مصنف موچی – از رضوان صفدر

    پانچ کتابوں کا مصنف موچی – از رضوان صفدر

    فیصل آباد کی تحصیل جڑانوالہ کے نواحی قصبے روڈالا کے مین بازار میں سڑک کنارے بیٹھا منور شکیل پچھلی 3 دہائیوں سے دیہاتیوں کے پھٹے پُرانے جوتے مرمت کرنے میں مصروف ہے۔ لیکن حالیہ برسوں میں منور کی عارضی دکان پر جوتے مرمت کروانے والے گاہکوں سے زیادہ اُن کی تلخ اور شریں حقیقتوں پر […]

  • پاکستان میں بھگت سنگھ اور گنگارام کے گاؤں آج بھی نازاں – از شیزار حسن

    پاکستان میں بھگت سنگھ اور گنگارام کے گاؤں آج بھی نازاں – از شیزار حسن

    پاکستان اور بھارت کے موجودہ تعلقات کے پیش نظر آج یہ تصور کرنا قدرے مشکل لگتا ہے کہ کبھی یہ دونوں ملک ایک ہی تھے۔ مگر پاکستان میں بھگت سنگھ اور سر گنگارام کے گاؤں میں پہنچ کر یہ احساس بخوبی ہو جاتا ہے کہ آزادی کی جنگ پاکستان اور بھارت دونوں کی مشترکہ وراثت […]

  • Power riots erupt in Punjab towns: Police storm houses to arrest protesters

    Power riots erupt in Punjab towns: Police storm houses to arrest protesters

    From the Newspaper FAISALABAD: A large number of people from villages around Khurrianwala town vented their anger against power outages on Tuesday and attacked a grid station and offices of the Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco). They blocked traffic on the Sheikhupura-Faisalabad road for about 10 hours and pelted police and vehicles with stones, causing […]

  • Yet another report to never see the light of day

    At this blog we have previously discussed the case of the Gojra report which, while commissioned and produced by the one-man tribunal of Justice Iqbal Hameed ur Rehman and submitted to the Punjab government in October 2009, has yet to be made public. It may be remembered that the Gojra report recommended an immediate review […]

  • In defence of Shahbaz Bhatti

    Aalmi Majil-e-Tahfuz-e-Khatm-e-Nabuwat (AMTKN) is demanding sacking of federal minority minister Shahbaz Bhatti after his critical comments against the blasphemy law. He made this comment after killing of two Christian brothers in Faisalabad . Previously, Shahbaz bhatti received threat for pursuing justice for Gojra victims. He should be appreciated for his stance against misuse of blasphemy laws […]

  • Sipah-e-Sahaba terrorists kill two blasphemy accused Christians in Faisalabad

    Adapted from Pakistan Christian Post Children of General Zia-ul-Haq, i.e., terrorists of the Sipah-e-Sahaba, under the patronage of Pakistan’s ISI and Shahbaz Sharif’s government in the Punjab province, are back in action once again. Today (19 July 2010), Muslim extremists belonging to the Sipah-e-Sahaba (an affiliate terrorist organisation of the Taliban and Jamaat-e-Islami) shot dead […]

  • Maulana Muhammad Ishaq – an eminent Ahle Hadith scholar

    Related article: Religious tolerance in Islam: an excellent lecture by Maulana Muhammad Ishaq Link to Maulana’s book on unity: Wahdat-e-Ummat – Maulana Ishaq- part 1 Wahdat-e-Ummat – Maulana Ishaq part 2 In these times when sectarian and faith based hate speech is commonplace in mosques and other places of worship in Pakistan, it is refreshing […]

  • Ahmadis enjoy equal rights as Pakistani citizens; here is an irrefutable evidence

    “You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place or worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion or caste or creed that has nothing to do with the business of the State”. Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali […]

  • Kill at least 10 Ahmadis a year: General Zia-ul-Haq’s legacy

    While right wing jihadis and Taliban apologists in Pakistani media and politics are known for makings noises about real or perceived grievances of Muslims all over the world, they never seem to complain on Muslim on Muslim or Muslim on non-Muslim persecution and violence such as those against Ahmadis, Shias, Christians and Sikhs in Pakistan. […]

  • Justice Iftikhar protects scoundrels and ignores honest judges

    Civil judges in Punjab rally against lawyer Dawn Report Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 LAHORE, March 26: Judicial officers took to the streets on Friday in protest against slapping of a civil judge by a lawyer in Faisalabad earlier this week, highlighting tensions between the bench and the bar. The civil judges wearing black armbands marched […]

  • PML-N’s Sipah-e-Sahaba group and its cost to Punjab

    The pattern of by-elections in Jhang and PML-N’s alliance with Sipah-e-Sahaba is a worrisome development. However, this is not the first time that PML-N has established alliances with terrorist organisations. Only a few days ago (in February 2010), PML-N forged an alliance with a terrorist Mullah Abdul Aziz of Lal Masjid (the spiritual father of […]

  • An introduction to Rana Sanaullah

    Here are some video clips providing a crisp introduction to what Nawaz Sharif and his PML-N stand for, particularly in view of their much trumpeted rhetoric for the rule of law and fight against corruption. Our focus in these videos is on the current Law Minister of Punjab, Rana Sanaullah, a central leader of Nawaz […]

  • Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba’s attack on Eid Milad-un-Nabi rallies: This is not sectarianism, this is terrorism

    Rescuers stand near a child injured by a firing, at a local hospital in Dera Ismail, Pakistan on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. According to police official unidentified gunmen opened fire on a procession celebrate anniversary of the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.(AP photo/Ishtiaq Mehsud) Related post: Who are these people attacking Eid Milad-un-Nabi processions in […]