Gojra Archive

Mainstream media and talk shows ignore minorities: A very good and encouraging news indeed that minister of minorities Kamran Michael has been reinstated as the Finance Minister in the Punjab Cabinet and, now, he will address the budget speech in the Punjab Assembly house on Friday,
Shaheed Shahbaz BHUTTO! – by Danial Lakhnavi: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Punjabi Taliban وزیر اعلی پنجاب کو “پنجابی طالبان” کی اصطلاح بہت ناگوار گزری ہے اور یہ ناراضگی بجا بھی ہے کہ ہماری سیکورٹی اسٹیبلشمنٹ کے میڈیایی تجاوزات اور پنشن یافتہ دفاعی تجزیہ کاروں کو
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
Where is the Gojra report? – by Laila Ebadi: Pakistan has a history of compiling reports on controversial issues and then deciding not to make them public. An example is the Hamood ur Rehman Commission report which took 26 years to see the light of day. Another such
The Taliban-e-Aala rules in Punjab – by PPP UK: ایوان صدر میں سیاسی بم اور پنجاب میں طالبان اعلی اصل میں آج ایک بھی ایسا شخص دنیا میں زندہ نہیں کہ جس نے حضرت امام حسن رضی اللہ عنہ اور امام حسین رضی اللہ عنہ کو دیکھا ھو
An example of how ‘desecration’ is staged and how it can be dealt with: How ‘desecration’ is stagedPakistan has been saved from another trauma in a village near Punjab’s city of Chichawatni, with a population of 4,000 divided between Muslims and Christians. What happened has familiar pattern: some pages of the Holy Quran
Gojra and education: Zubeida Mustafa TALKING to a Dawn panel several years ago, Asghar Ali Engineer, head of the Centre for Study of Society and Secularism, Mumbai, had commented that every communal riot in India that he had investigated was found to
A true story from Gojra: Nosheen Abbas Wide eyed, and alert, Javed and Irfaan, two brothers, step in to the house. They sit close to each other, almost in a huddle. Both look slightly anxious not knowing what to expect from our conversation, but
PML-N backed Sipah-e-Sahaba terrorists burn 8 Christians alive in Gojra. Shame on you CM Shahbaz Sharif!: 8 Christians burnt alive in Gojra riots * Rangers called in after mob torches Christian homes * Punjab law minister says preliminary investigation shows no desecration of holy Quran By Ali Usman LAHORE: The government deployed the
Christians’ homes burnt over ‘desecration’: A burnt house of a Christian family in Azafi Abadi at Chak 95-JB on Gojra-Faisalabad Road. –Photo by White Star By Tariq Saeed Saturday, 01 Aug, 2009 TOBA TEK SINGH: A mob burnt 75 houses of Christians over the
Christians burnt to death; Lawyers go unbridled. One day in Shahbaz Sharif’s rule in Punjab: Christian children, women burnt to death in Pakistan TCM News Desk July 31, 2009 | 00:47:23 SEVERAL Christian children and women were reportedly burnt to death