Fauzia Wahab Archive

Fauzia Wahab: A single mother who could – by Dr. Saif ur Rehman: 14th November marks birthday of a woman, who I consider no less than a mother, Fauzia Wahab, two times PPP parliamentarian and former Information Secretary of the party. The reason why I consider her a mother is because she
Fauzia Wahab: a role model – By Dr Saifur Rehman: On November 14, 1956, Pakistan gave birth to a gutsy woman who stood up for what she wanted. She played a major role in empowering Pakistani women. She spread smiles with her wit and spoke out in spite of
Response to Ali Wahab’s letter – by Ali Taj: Dear Ali Abbas Taj Editor LUBP I am extremely disgusted to find that on Twitter, in the recent Raza Rumi / Farhad Jarral vs LUBP tug of war, my late mother, Fauzia Wahab has been dragged into! Yes, being
War against amateur social media activists of Pakistan – by Pejamistri: It is so disgusting that the “Professional” Social Media activists tried to bring Fauzia Wahab’s name in their war against LUBP. It is a shame. Personally I think Raza Rumi and his gang is trying to threaten and scare amateur social
A letter to Ali Abbas Taj and request to Raza Rumi – by Ali Wahab: Dear Ali Abbas Taj Editor LUBP I am extremely disgusted to find that on Twitter, in the recent Raza Rumi / Farhad Jarral vs LUBP tug of war, my late mother, Fauzia Wahab has been dragged into! Yes, being
First death anniversary of Mohtarma Fauzia Wahab:   Exactly one year ago, on 17 June 2012, progressive female politician and PPP’s senior leader Fauzia Wahab passed away. Her legacy and struggle for human rights, women’s empowerment and egalitarianism is sorely missed in Pakistan today. In her death,
Why did PPP lose elections 2013? Interview with Ali Wahab: LUBP is currently conducting a series of interviews with Pakistan Peoples Party’s long-time supporters (Jiyalas) and independent political analysts to have their views on the party’s electoral debacle in 2013. The aim of this series is to provide constructive
Smile Never Dies – a book on Fauzia Wahab: Mr. Mujahid Barelvi, a senior journalist and a very good family friend of late Mrs. Fauzia Wahab, has compiled a book on Mrs Wahaba titled “Muskarahat Zinda Rehti Hay” or a “Smile Never dies”. The book is set to
Fauzia Wahab: Roshan Mashal -by Tariq Hussain Butt: Source: Zeeshan News
Fauzia Wahab’s untimely death is a loss for Pakistan -by Shehrbano Taseer: “She had tears in her eyes,” says Sherry Rehman of Fauzia Wahab’s first day in the National Assembly 10 years ago, when both Pakistan Peoples Party colleagues were freshman Parliamentarians. “I asked her why she was welling up, and
Remembering Ammi: Ali Wahab remembers his mother Mohtarma Fauzia Wahab: Related posts: LUBP Archive on Mohtarma Fauzia Wahab “Ali bhai, Ammi’s surgery should have finished by now, but there are some complications, I will let you know in an hours’ time what happened”. This phone call from my sister on May
Tribute to Fauzia Wahab – by Muqtida Mansoor: Source: Express, 21 June 2012
RIP Fauzia Wahab: LUBP editors are extremely saddened to learn about the untimely death of Pakistan Peoples Party’s senior leader Fauzia Wahab. Through this post, we wish to convey our sincerest condolences to her family and millions of fans and supporters within
Benazir Model Village – Sinawan – Splendid execution: The government of Pakistan Peoples Party, always living under the shadow of swords hanging over it, has fulfilled a promise it made in the aftermath of the devastating floods of 2010. It has with the necessary support and assistance
Why the PPP government is good for Pakistan – by Fauzia Wahab: Predictions were made, bets were placed and wild speculations made the rounds. It seemed that the fall of the prime minister was imminent and the PPP-led government was doomed. One could see gloating faces on TV channels, faces that had been
Setting right a historic wrong -by Fauzia Wahab: The Supreme Court of Pakistan under his Lordship Mr Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, has taken upon itself the mantle of purging the country of all its ills and all its impurities. It has and rightly so, in a plethora of
Why the memo issue is not dying down – by Fauzia Wahab: Cross posted from The News, November 28, 2011 We thought with the resignation of Husain Haqqani, the issue of the memo will die down. It has not! With each day the issue bounces back more forcefully than ever. Is
The outspoken Fauzia Wahab denounces religious extremism – by Alexandra Zavis, Los Angeles Times: Pakistani lawmaker briefly trades death threats at home for serenity in Southern California The outspoken Fauzia Wahab denounces religious extremism and reflects on her homeland’s future. It has been a harrowing few months for liberal Pakistani lawmaker Fauzia Wahab.
After Salman Taseer now Jang Group is targeting Fauzia Wahab: Yeah, it’s a well known fact that the Spanish-American war in 1898 was a result of “yellow journalism”, and it is also established truth that ‘Jang Group’ played a leading role in Salman Taseer’s assassination. The Asia Bibi saga
In appreciation of Fauzia Wahab: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Fauzia Wahab On 14 February 2011, a courageous woman while responding to questioners at the Karachi Press Club said what many men won’t have ever said. She treaded on to a territory which was
PPP is on the same left-liberal footing even today. FCS, Please take note: It has increasingly been noticed that whenever there is a setback, a certain class of people purporting to be liberals whom we cover as Fake Civil Society or FCS as lovingly call, begin blaming the victim. When Mohtarma Benazir
Kinnaird’s FM 97.6 inaugurated, a very positive development: Democracy and free media are co-related; democracy is impossible without a free and responsible media while the concept of a free media is impossible without democracy. Democracy and free media reinforce each other. Huge credit goes to Pakistan Peoples
Fake Civil Society must stop blaming the PPP: A rebuttal to Naveen Naqvi and Sana Saleem: Related posts: The blaming the victim brigade and Shahbaz Bhatti’s murder Three musketeers and the “PPP abandoned Salmaan Taseer” narrative An open letter to President Zardari — by Shahid Saeed We, at LUBP, have been exposing the shenanigans of
Scared of mullahs? Civil Society needs to ally with the PPP for survival – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Related articles: Taseer’s murder and the call for a ‘broad-based alliance’ between PPP and the ‘civil society’ – by Ahmad Nadeem Gehla Some myths and realities about the self-labelled civil society – by Shahid Khan To say that we
Hamid Mir vs Fauzia Wahab on media’s accountability: We have received this email from PPP’s Information Secretary, Fauzia Wahab which talks about an experience in a program on Samaa TV called “Faisla Aap Ka”. The host of the show was Asma Shirazi while the program was telecast
Cranky nobility: On PPP’s boycott of Geo TV – by Nadeem F Paracha: Source: Dawn, October 24, 2010 I don’t know what the situation would be once this column goes into print, but a TV channel’s all out, constant outburst against Zardari certainly seems something that has very little to do with
Pakistan’s media piling on president – Washington Post: It seems that the Western Media is coming to see through what Pakistani media is doing. Having repeatedly picked up stories on an as is basis, Washington Post has questioned the recent frenzy created by the media. They have
PPP announces complete boycott of Geo TV – Finally!:   The PPP has till now been trying its level best to be defensive against all the media tirade against its leadership and government. Usually the tirade starts from Geo TV, goes on to Jang and The News and
Once more —Zafar Hilaly: Source: Daily Times The reason why civilian governments and the army find themselves at odds on occasion is less their different perspectives on global or, for that matter, domestic developments and more because both are victims of their own
The evolution of Dawn News – from English Medium to Urdu Minded – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Being stationed abroad, I do not receive many Pakistani channels. Until February 2010, I was a little spoilt for choice by receiving Geo!, Dawn News, ARY, AAJ News, PTV and Indus TV on my receiver. Having moved residences, the
Charter of Democracy (CoD) Implementation Chart: The Charter of Democracy (COD, signed by Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif) is indeed a Magna Carta of politics of reconciliation and democracy in Pakistan. Despite a lot of criticism by the right wing media
Politics of Raiwind and the Mian brothers – by Fauzia Wahab: Shaheen Sehbai in his article on 28th June has instigated on Mian brothers to bid adieu to the Charter of Democracy and unfurl a new series of disrespect to the people’s mandate. Earlier, some other rightist columnists have also
Ansar Abbasi to the Rescue of Khwaja Sharif:   Do we need to say more? Read the article’s contemptuous tone towards the PPP, Asif Zardari and support for Khwaja Sharif. “Mayn Sadqay Jaawaan aisee masoomiat par” that is being opinionated by Pakistan’s apex investigative journalist.  Justice Sharif
“Nawaz Again in Wrong Company” – PPP ups the ante: The PPP has upped the ante for Nawaz Sharif by questioning him about his motives. MNS goes into a cocoon for some time, only to wake up from his hibernation and make statements which are not statesman like. It
Contempt of Court Notice issued to Jang, The News, Ansar Abbasi and their lawyer: In the ongoing Defamation case filed by PPP Information Secretary, Fauzia Wahab against Ansar Abbasi, an interesting development took place on 22nd June, 2010 when the stay on Ansar Abbasi to write any uncorroborated story against Fauzia Wahab was
Duplicity of Jang Group – Jang says one thing and The News completely opposite in support of Ansar Abbasi: Let us look at the following chronology of events: 10th May – Fauzia Wahab appears on a program of Dunya News called “Dunya Today” with Moeid Pirzada with Roedad Khan and Ansar Abbasi as guests. In that program, Ansar
Budget Discussions – 2010-11: The budget debates varies from one pole to another with not many parliamentarians talking about ways and means they can effectively come up with plans to manage the fiscal problems. The opposition focuses on “Hukmaran apni ayyashi band Karen”
Hamid Mir in support of Asma Jahangir: Hamid Mir in his column titled “Jamhooriat aur Tuhmat Ka Culture” has supported Asma Jahangir in the recent linking of her candidature for the position of SCBA president with “Zardari Camp” as created by Ansar Abbasi and gang. The
Munsifi granted: Sindh High Court issues stay order against Ansar Abbasi: At long last, Ansar Abbasi found the munsifi he was seeking for the last many years! PPP’s Central Information Secretary and Member National Assembly, Fauzia Wahab had sent a notice to Ansar Abbasi on May 15, 2010 seeking an
Independent Media and Role of Bloggers: On 25th May 2010 Muhammad Malik in his program targetted LUBP because we had published the audio tape of Hamid Mir while talking to Punjabi Taliban. Muhammad Maalik urged PM Gillani to take action against the blog which has