Khurram Zaki’s Murder Archive

The murder of Khurram Zaki:     A few weeks ago, it was the death anniversary of Sabeen Mahmud. This week it was the death anniversary of Rashid Rehman. And yesterday, Pakistan lost another one of its courageous citizens. A rational voice in this
The killing of Khurram Zaki:   Pakistan has been drifting in the direction of intolerance and extremism for decades, a move jump-started by the Zia regime and rolled back by no regime since. There is now a normative acceptance of intolerance that is so
Khurram Zaki, prominent Pakistani anti-militant activist, shot dead in Karachi: Gunmen shot and killed a prominent Pakistani rights activist, known for his outspoken stance against the Taliban and other radical Islamist groups, in the southern port city of Karachi late on Saturday night, police said. The police said Khurram
Khurram Zaki’s tragic martyrdom has shaken all of us to the core:   Khurram Zaki’s tragic martyrdom has shaken all of us to the core.. This is the official statement on his death. For years, Khurram Zaki had stood as a tireless crusader for the rights of Sunnis, Shias, Christians, Hindus
خرم زکی : مذهبی ہم آهنگی کا داعی اور تکفیریت کے خلاف شمشیر برہنہ: خرم زکی مدیر بلاگ تعمیر پاکستان کی شہادت کے بعد جس قسم کا ردعمل پوری دنیا سے سامنے آیا ہے اس نے تکفیری دیوبندی -سلفی دہشت گردی کے کهلے حامیوں ، نظریہ سازوں کو تو بوکهلا ہی دیا ہے
Spare us the crocodile tears. Please stop. Khurram Zaki is dead. Do something.: Khurram Zaki is dead. The ‘unbearable lightness’ of intimidation and murder in Pakistan has manifested once again. The eulogies are pouring in; speculations are rife about who is behind the assassination of yet another liberal social activist and on
Khurram Zaki: The voice that spoke for the dead:   Countless tributes from all over the world have poured in to show their solidarity for the martyred LUBP editor, Khurram Zaki.  From CNN to the Hindustan Times and The Nation, many of these tributes and articles of support
HRW’s statement on Khurram Zaki’s murder in Pakistan:   (New York, May 10, 2016) – Pakistani authorities should conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into the killing of human rights activist Khurram Zaki and appropriately prosecute those responsible, Human Rights Watch said today. Zaki, 40, had been publicly
Khurram Zaki: In memory of a fallen comrade: Another day, another life lost. Khurram Zaki, 40, who was murdered in a cowardly act in North Karachi late Saturday night was a man who lived by his principles and led a fearless life, waging a struggle for a
LUBP urges the Sindh and federal governments to urgently provide security to Jibran Nasir and arrest Abdul Aziz, Aurangzeb Farooqi:   Notwithstanding a few minor differences with Jibran Nasir, we value his stance and voice against Takfiri terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba aka ASWJ and Lal Masjid, led by Aurangzeb Farooqi and Mujrim Abdul Aziz. After murdering Khurram Zaki, the same
سماجی کارکنان اور صحافیوں کو بطورِ خاص تاکید – سیم خان: سید خرم ذکی کی شہادت کے بعد یہ بات واضح ہوگئی ہے کہ یہ حکومت یا اس کی ایجینسیز صحافیوں کو کوئی تحفظ فراہم نہیں کرسکتیں کیونکہ فوج تو خود خیبر پختونخواہ میں چینی انجینئرز کے لیے سیکیورٹی مانگ
خرم ذکی – ایک اور چراغ گل ہؤا – سید مجاہد علی: ایک اور لاش گری۔ ایک اور چراغ گل ہؤا۔ اس بار اس وحشت نے خرم ذکی کو نگل لیا۔ انسانی حقوق کے لئے کام کرنے والا پاکستان کا یہ نامور اور بہادر صحافی صرف چالیس برس کا تھا۔ اس
خرم زکی کا قتل اور جعلی اہل لبرل والجماعت کاالمیہ – عبد القادر: سلمان تاثیر، شہباز بھٹی، چودھری اسلم، راشد رحمان، شجاع خانزادہ، سبین محمود، خرم ذکی — یہ تھے وہ نایاب ہیرے جنھیں ہم سے چھین لیا گیا۔ وجہ یہ تھی کہ یہ سب تکفیری دیوبندی دہشتگردوں کے خلاف صف آڑا
A tribute to Khurram Zaki – by Abbis Haider:   I lost my life but held my ground. My death has given this nation an open wound. Nothing but bravery ran through my blood. I hope that my people will not lose my sound. . I want nothing
یورپی یونین کی جانب سے خرم زکی کے قتل کی مذمت: یورپی یونین نے حکومت پاکستان پر زور دیا ہے کہ خرم ذکی کے قاتلوں کو انصاف کے کٹہرے میں لایا جائے ۔ یورپی یونین نے سفارتی مشن کی طرف سے اتوار کو جاری کیے گئے ذرائع ابلاغ کو اپنے
Searching for meaning in Martyrdom:   In certain rare and singularly exceptional moments, world history is punctuated by moments that stop in time and encapsulate a whole chain of meanings and consequences. That happened with the execution of Shaikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, when the
Khurram Zaki Memorial Fund (KZMF):   On 7 May 2016, Pakistan’s leading civil society activist and LUBP website’s editor Khurram Zaki was martyred by Takfiri Deobandi militants in Karachi. Khurram Zaki was martyred because of his bold and principled stance for the rights of
FIR lodged as Khurram Zaki laid to rest:   KARACHI: Police registered an FIR on Sunday against unidentified assailants who gunned down rights activist and blogger Khurram Zaki on Saturday. Investigations have also been launched into the attack. Zaki, 40, a prominent rights activist known for his outspoken
Pakistani rights activist, Khurram Zaki, Is fatally shot in Karachi:   KARACHI, Pakistan — Unidentified gunmen have killed a Pakistani rights activist known for campaigning against both religious extremism and the head cleric of a radical Sunni mosque, police officials said. The drive-by shooting took place late Saturday in
The outspoken Pakistani journalist Khurram Zaki has been gunned down in Karachi: His colleagues say the murder is a “grim reminder” of the danger activists face Pakistani journalist and activist Khurram Zaki was gunned down on the streets of Karachi on Saturday night, in the latest sign that campaigners face severe
ایک خرم زکی کی شہادت نے اور کتنے خرم زکی بیدار کر دیے: آپ کے جانے سے آپ کا مشن ختم نہیں ہو گا ہم عہد کرتے ہیں کہ ہم پاکستان کی تعمیر اور استحکام، سنی شیعہ اتحاد اور تمام مذاھب، مسالک اور رنگ و نسل کے افراد کے حقوق کے تحفظ
اداریہ تعمیر پاکستان : آہ خرم زکی ! آپ کا مشن جاری رہے گا: ہمارے بلاگ کی ادارتی ٹیم کے لیے خرم زکی کی شہادت بہت بڑا نقصان ہے جس کی تلافی ممکن نہیں ہے لیکن خرم زکی کی شہادت نے ہمارے حوصلے مزید بلند کیے ہیں اور انسانیت پسندی کی اقدار پہ
کافر ہوں، سر پھرا ہوں، مجھے مار دیجیے:   Source:
The Nation’s editorial and tribute to ‘Let Us Build Pakistan’ and Khurram Zaki Shaheed:   Khurram Zaki, a civil society activist known for speaking up against attacks on minority sects, was gunned down on Saturday night in Karachi. Journalist Khalid Rao and a pedestrian, Aslam were also injured in the attack. Khurram Zaki’s