Tag: khalid khawaja

  • Hamid Mir, the murderer!

    Hamid Mir, Jang Group/Geo TV’s star anchor and columnist, is not only known for sympathetic views for Deobandi and Salafi terrorists (Al Qaeda, Taliban, Sipah-e-Sahaba aka ASWJ), he also played a direct and indirect role in the murder of some individuals and communities, which is outlined below. Journalist Saleem Shahzad’s murder (May 2011) The ISI […]

  • Missing Daniel Pearl – Jang Group’s dirty role

    Missing Daniel Pearl – Jang Group’s dirty role

    While our entire nation reels under the influence of extremism, with no one’s life safe, our journalists have been at the receiving end of targeted killings and terrorism like all of us. With the mushrooming of electronic media in the last decade, where time and breaking news is everything, we see the number of newsmen increase […]

  • PML-N alliance with Musharraf League: Tariq Azeem to meet Nawaz in London

    It seems, the Pakistan Muslim league Nawaz and it’s Chief Mian Nawaz Sharif have not learnt a lessons from past experiences.This is a true perception that, the PML-N and it’s leadership always went for their vested interest rather going after Pakistan’s democratic, political, social and economic interests.  If we look recent activities of  Sharif brothers we […]

  • Hamid Mir Inquiry Follow Up

    What happened the announcement of Jang Group that they have constituted a committee to probe the Hamid Mir-gate? We deserve to know from the apex investigators of Pakistan that what have they found out in 25 days?  Usually, their Investigations are quick and dirty….25 days is too long! We also need to know the version […]

  • Hamid Mir and high moral ground – by Khalid Wasti

    حامد میر اور ہائی مارل گراؤنڈ حامد میر کے پنجابی طالبان سے رابطے ریکارڈ پر آ چکے ہیں – حامد میر پنجابی طالبان کے ایک رہنما کو بتاتا ہے کہ خالد خواجہ سی آئی اے کا ایجینٹ ہے اور امریکہ کے لیئے کام کر رہا ہے – پنجابی طالبان خالد خواجہ کو قتل کر دیتے […]

  • An open letter to Hamid Mir from a common citizen – by Marvi Sirmed

    Islamabad May 17, 2010 Dear Mr. Hamid Mir, Much has been said and written about your audio tape since last two days. I have also read your rebuttal, below email and another one that got “leaked” – as is claimed by one of the blogs, in which you’re (claimed to be) clarifying your position and […]

  • Hamid Mir’s tape: Embedded with the Taliban? – by Dr Mohammad Taqi

    Many in the Pakistani media used the 2007-2009 lawyers’ movement in Pakistan as an ablution ritual to distance themselves from their fundamentalist past and created a centrist illusion around themselves “Newspapermen commit murder every day and week and go unpunished. Not that they escape judgment when they murder the King’s English; for that crime they […]

  • Open Invite to Hamid Mir

    May 26, 2010 Mr. Hamid Mir Geo TV and Jang Group of Pakistan Dear Sir: I am writing to you today regarding the allegations that you are somehow involved with the Taliban and the assassination of Mr. Khalid Khawaja. As you know, the Daily Times published the first transcript and the Let Us Build Pakistan […]

  • Hamid Mir’s letter: The tape drama was organized by an intelligence agency after I wrote an article against a serving general of the Pakistan Army, General Nadeem Ejaz, who was involved in Benazir Bhutto’s assassination

    Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir, who has been linked by several Pakistani websites to the killing of a former intelligence official by the Taliban, refutes the accusations in this e-mail sent to The Washington Times in response to an article that appeared in Tuesday’s editions: Dear Sir, The Washington Times has published a story today “Terrorist […]

  • Ansar Abbasi has incited violence against Fauzia Wahab

    Yesterday Jang group published an article in which they claimed that more fake tapes would soon be coming out against senior Jang group journalists. It claimed that several journalists including Ansar Abbasi and Saaleh Zafar were on a “government hit list”. However what these Jang group journalists don’t seem to realize is that every day […]

  • Khalid Khwaja’s murder: Is Hamid Mir and Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman’s arrest likely?

    Is Hamid Mir about to be arrested for his alleged role in Khalid Khwaja’s murder through his friends in Punjabi Taliban? Is Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman too about to be arrested in his capacity as Hamid Mir’s employer. Jang Group / Geo TV is notorious for its links with the Taliban, and has in its lust for […]

  • Pakistani media and the Hamid Mir saga: A house not in order – by Hajrah Mumtaz

    GIVEN Khalid Khwaja’s fate, whoever’s voice it is on that leaked tape can at the very least be potentially found guilty of incitement to violence, and at the worst be accused of being an accessory to murder. The ideologies of Khwaja’s captors are well-known after all: the militants are against the West and religious minorities, […]

  • Hamid Mir stop hoodwinking the public – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi

    Hamid Mir has been doing his best to divert attention of the public and journalists against his audio tapes that have been circulating on the Internet. In his column in 24th May’s Jang, titled “Dushman ka khel”, he has given the analogy of a “crank” call to President Zardari in the aftermath of the Mumbai […]

  • Mariana Babar’s article on Hamid Mir and the LUBP

    Anchor Cast Adrift What’s behind the tapes of TV host Hamid Mir’s chat with a Taliban man? MARIANA BAABAR Source: Outlook India ‘Khawaja Is A CIA Agent, An American CIA Agent’ Excerpt from the transcript of the tapped telecon between Hamid Mir and an unidentified man (UM). India, Kashmir, A.B. Vajpayee figure in this chat. […]

  • Hamid Mir Saga: Follow the sequence – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi

    In the last four days, Pakistan has mainly been in the news over the internet censorship of facebook, youtube and other websites where sacrilegious content is being broadcast against the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him).  However, LUBP has not forgotten a matter that has brought great shame to Pakistan’s educated class and the mainstream […]

  • Khalid Khawaja fallout and the Nawaz Sharif-Osama Bin Laden Connection — by Naeem Tahir

    There is the mystery that many of the internet sites about Khalid Khawaja are now ‘restricted’! What does that mean? It is in the national interest of Pakistanis that they know who is a friend and who is a foe Khalid Khawaja is no more, but he has left a lot behind. Was he an […]

  • Anchors, spooks and Jihadis – Irfan Hussain

    Source Dawn WHEN you make a name and a (very good) living from the spoken word, it’s hard to make the case that a recording of your voice is a forgery. This is the dilemma Hamid Mir, the popular anchor of the TV chat show Capital Talk, is facing today. Having heard the leaked conversation […]

  • Times of India report on Hamid Mir

    Pakistan journalist linked to ex-ISI officer’s killing denies report IANS, May 18, 2010, 10.52pm IST ISLAMABAD: One of Pakistan’s best known journalists, Hamid Mir, has denied telling the Taliban that a former intelligence officer who was abducted was a CIA agent. The officer was later murdered. A media celebrity who rubs shoulders with Pakistan’s elite, […]

  • Sirhanay Hamid Mir kay ahista bolo – by Ahsan Abbas Shah

    On behalf of the LUBP, Ahsan Abbas Shah’s rebuttal to Hamid Mir and his spokesman Earthman, International Professor (both of them work for the Pakistani Taliban Union of Journalists):

  • Daily Times Editorial:The Hamid Mir affair – by Rashed Rahman

    Hamid Mir, a prominent TV anchor, has seen fit to respond to a story carried by Daily Times (May 16, 2010, “Hamid Mir’s terrifying indiscretions”, plus a transcript of a purported telephone conversation between Mir and an unknown militant of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan) with a vicious campaign against the publisher of the paper, Punjab Governor […]

  • Guardian’s report on Hamid Mir’s audio tape – by Declan Walsh

    Pakistani news presenter accused of link to Taliban hostage’s murder Leaked audio tape purportedly reveals phone conversation between Hamid Mir and a Taliban spokesman about hostage Declan Walsh in Lahore guardian.co.uk, Monday 17 May 2010 19.50 BST Pakistan’s pugnacious media world was plunged into controversy today when a leaked audio tape apparently linked its most […]

  • Did Hamid Mir have a conversation with the TTP? – by Ayesha Siddiqa

    Source: Diary of a Politically Incorrect Vagabond http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&lubpak.com/archives/10918 The man in the tape is Hamid Mir beyond doubt. The voice and style of conversation is his. I have had conversations with him on several occasions and he breaks stories in this very style. The conversation should not surprise people as Hamid Mir has old links […]

  • Hamid Mir’s audiotape and sayyad ka daam – by Aniqa Naz

    صیاد کا دام خود اپنے دام میں صیاد آرہا ہے۔ بس یہ تھا فوری خیال جو میرے ذہن میں آیا۔ جب میں نے یہ ٹیپ کہ ہوئ فون کال سنی جو حامد میر اور طالبان کے کسی اعلی عہدیدار کے درمیان ہوئ۔ اس فون کال کا وقت خالد خواجہ کے قتل سے کچھ دن پہلے […]

  • Secret audio tape of Hamid Mir’s conversation with a Punjabi Talib associate of Hakimullah Mehsud

    Note: It is pertinent to mention that the audio conversation presented in this post appears to be an intentional leak by the Punjabi Taliban or the ISI (first posted on the ISI fan page on facebook). While the exact intentions of this leak are not known, readers / listeners are ‘advised to exercise caution’ in […]

  • Of friends and fire: Taliban’s violence against the JI and Khalid Khwaja – by Nadeem Paracha

    On April 19, a Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) rally in Peshawar was attacked by a suicide bomber. The gruesome attack was allegedly engineered and undertaken by members of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The irony is that the JI are one of the few mainstream political parties in the country that actually sympathise with the TTP, claiming that […]

  • Khawaja’s murder: a dark indicator – by Kamila Hyat

    The sordid murder of Khalid Khawaja, the former ISI official, squadron leader and a man thought at various times to have negotiated between the US, the Pak Army and militants, exposes the many inter-linkages relating to terrorism. There is, we all know, a long history behind these. The slimy trail it has left winding through […]

  • Khalid Khwaja: Life and death of an intelligence operative – by Nimer Ahmed

    Former daily Aajkal columnist and briliant young journalist Nimer Ahmed has written this piece exclusively for the LUBP. We hope Nimer will keep contributing and sharing his valuable thoughts with us. (Ali Arqam Durrani) خالد خواجہ؟ نمراحمد حال ہی میں خالد خواجہ ایک بار پھر اچانک شہ سرخیوں کا حصہ بن گئے مگر اس بار […]

  • Perfect Karma – by Omar Khattab

    LUBP Exclusive The Rottweiler of Islamofascism is cannibalized by his own ilk By Omar Khattab in Islamabad Khalid Khawaj’s bullet-ridden body thrown onto a rubbish mound in Waziristan reminds one of William Shakespeare’s central theme in his tragedies: Evil is self-destructive. Khalid Khawaja was an extremely evil man who was one of the ISi experts […]

  • Sipah-e-Sahaba responsible for Khalid Khwaja’s murder – by Amir Mir

    Killers of Khwaja wanted custody of Afghan Taliban, not release Sunday, May 02, 2010 By Amir Mir LAHORE: The Asian Tigers’ demand for the release of some key commanders of the Afghan Taliban, including Mulla Omar’s second-in-command, in exchange for the freedom of two abducted former ISI officials, was apparently motivated by the hate factor […]

  • Khalid Khwaja’s death – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi

    I am saddened by the killing of former ISI officer, Mr. Khalid Khawaja, by the so called “Asian Tigers” (Punjabi Taliban) after having abducted him more than a month ago. Even though I have strong differences to the point of view of Mr. Khawaja during the last 3 years, when he appeared as a vocal […]

  • The kidnapped: Why did Punjabi Taliban capture Colonel Imam and Khalid Khwaja? – by Rahimullah Yusufzai

    The kidnapped Rahimullah Yusufzai There is no doubt that North Waziristan is dangerous territory. It is a major sanctuary of local and foreign militants espousing diverse causes. No other place in the world has been subjected to so many missile strikes by drones in such a short period of time. Its reputation as a lawless […]

  • The Zia-ul-Haq group stages kidnap drama or wants to dispose of used cartridges? Two ex-ISI officials and a dubious journo “abducted” by the Taliban

    Have they been ditched and bitten by one of their own? Or the General Zia-ul-Haq group of Pakistan’s ISI has staged an interesting drama by claiming that two of its visible assets Squadron Leader (retired) Khalid Khwaja and Colonel (retired) Imam as well as an invisible asset, Asad Qureshi, a dubious journalist, have been kidnapped […]

  • My Name Is Iftikhar Chaudhry and I’m Not A PCO!! – By Usama Bhutto

    Khalid Khawaja, a former official of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) claims to have arranged at most Five Meetings between Usama Bin Laden and the Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif. Talking to Samaa News, Khalid Khawaja reveals Nawaz Sharif asked Usama Bin Laden for heavy sums to invest in developmental projects […]

  • Former ISI official challenges presidential immunity

    ISLAMABAD: A former official of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional presidential immunity against legal proceedings as un-Islamic and unconstitutional. Khalid Khawaja, also a former air force official, filed the petition after a Supreme Court verdict that nullified an earlier legal amnesty given to politicians against pending […]