Iranian theocracy Archive

Iran: overthrow the fundamentalist cabal – by Ali Abbas Inayatullah: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Iranian theocracy Who will free Pakistan’s Shias from the Iranian-agenda scholars? After watching the hundreds of thousands of protesters in Iran being dismissed as Westernized toffs from Northern Tehran by Islamist groups and self-declared
In support of Nasrin Sotoudeh: We condemn Iranian judiciary and mullahs for their decision to sentence prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh to 11 years on flimsy charges (on the pretext of national security). It may be noted that not unlike GHQ’s influence on
Don’t take human rights lessons from Iran and Saudi Arabia – by Qudsia Siddiqui: This is in reference to “Kill the sectarian killers: Will Pakistan follow the Iranian example?” published by a fellow editor, Sarah Khan, on December 20, 2010.  In her post, Sarah was giving the example of how Iran executed 11
Waiting for Ayatollah Godot – by Dr Abbas Zaidi: Even in the intensely divided and zero-tolerance society of Pakistan, we do have a consensus on something. If you ask a man in the street what the cure to Pakistan’s problems is, the invariable answer is: a messiah. We
Basic structure myth – By Yasser Latif Hamdani: Thank heavens the apex court in our country has shied away from answering the question of basic structure and binding, as it were, the dreams and aspirations of the future generations of this great state of ours to what
Some common fallacies often shared by Taliban apologists and (fake) liberals: Related posts: Intellectual dishonesty in misrepresenting Shia massacres in Pakistan Unloading the entire blame of sectarian terrorism on Saudi Arabia and Iran is unfair – by Adnan Farooq LUBP archive on Shia genocide in Pakistan Here is a list
Are UN Sanctions a gift to Iran’s regime?: (ria novosti) The UN Security Council’s approval of a fourth round of sanctions against Iran on June 9 has led to more not fewer questions about Tehran’ s nuclear program.
Dilemma of our Shiites brothers in Pakistan: Shiites comprise of about 17-25% of Pakistani population and have an immense role in shaping our religion, society, economy and politics for centuries. They have always been a vital source of inspiration of love, harmony , mutual respect and
Shia Taliban of ISO: “You mourn Gaza but lack moral courage to protest against Ahmadi massacre in Lahore.”: Police use water cannons to disperse protesters of the ISO as they try to reach the US consulate in Karachi during a demonstration against Israel. Source People in Karachi and Lahore yesterday witnessed noisy rallies by the Imamia Students
Secularism vs Islamism – by Iqbal Akhund: In a recent TV debate on this subject, the applause meter would have given the win to Islamism. The debaters, three on each side, faced a small mixed audience — quite a few girls, many wearing hijabs, also young
Iran demonstrations: Imperialist pathway to democracy?: Eyewitness Iran: What is the true character of the demonstrations By: Mazda Majidi Imperialists do not embrace true revolutionary movements The eyes of the world have focused on Iran since the June 12 presidential election. The turnout was
Iranian blogger Omidreza Mirsayafi dies in prison: Time to support Iranian bloggers: Our friend Hamid Tehrani has told us that Omid Reza Misayafi has died in prison in Iran. Omid was sentenced in December to three years in prison for “insulting” Iranian religious leaders. “(T)he reason for his death,” says Hamid,
A review of Khaled Ahmed’s “Sectarian War: Pakistan’s Sunni-Shia Violence and its links to the Middle East” – by Khalid Hasan: Sectarian conflict looms over Pakistan, says study By Khalid Hasan Source: Daily Times, May 14, 2007 WASHINGTON: Sectarian violence marked by the Shia-Sunni conflict threatens to engulf Pakistan as the current century gets underway, predicts a new study released