Tag: Mir Murtaza Bhutto

  • Who killed Murtaza Bhutto? – Khaled Ahmed

    Who killed Murtaza Bhutto? – Khaled Ahmed

    September 20 was the anniversary of the assassination of Mir Murtaza Bhutto, the elder son of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. The former president of Pakistan and the Pakistan People’s Party’s “co-chairman”, Asif Ali Zardari, currently located in the UAE, spoke on his brother-in-law’s death and said: “Murtaza Bhutto had dedicated his life to struggle against dictatorship; […]

  • Woh takhta dar per paida hoa tha -by Saeed Ahmed

    وہ تختہ دار پر پیدا ہوا تھا؟ اور 4 اپریل کی درمیانی شب دو بجے 3 ذوالفقار علی بھٹو تختہ دار پر پیدا ہوا تھا۔ اس کو ہمیشہ کی زندگی عطا کرنے کی آخری تیاریاں مکمل ہوچکی تھیں۔ عدالت اعظمیٰ کے عزت مآب چیف جسٹس انوار الحق نے ایک فیصلہ صرف دس سیکنڈ میں سناتے […]

  • Amar Sindhu’s article on Begum Nusrat bhutto

    Appeared in Pakistan Post, NewYork امر سندھوجامشورو نصرت ،ریاست ،جمہوریت اور قافلہ شہیدوں کا وہ مٹھی بھر خاک جسکا خمیر سرزمین اصفہاں نصف جہاں میں جڑا تھا، حبس و گھٹن کے اس صحرائی دیش میں باد نسیم بنکر چلی اور گڑھی خدا بخش کے گنج شہیداں میں ابدی نیند سو گئی ا۔ ۔ ،کون جانے […]

  • Another Bhutto gone -by Maleeha Manzoor

    Once again black clouds of sorrow have covered us… Ah! Another doleful moment for Pakistan and political history!! Another chapter of history has been closed… Yeah! The former first lady of Pakistan “Begum Nusrat Bhutto” has been departed…A true lady to the end, the widow of a martyr and the mother of martyrs. The series […]

  • Tribute to Begum Nusrat Bhutto (1929-2011) -by Shoaib Mir

    Tribute to Begum Nusrat Bhutto (1929-2011) خاک اصفہان جب مل گئ مہر ا ن میں نصف جہا ں کی خو شبو پھیل گئ چا ر سو نشا ن ا متیا ز ہے ما د ر جمہو ر یت جس کے د م سے د و ڑ تا تھا شہید و ں کا لہو ذ و […]

  • ZAB’s nephew challenges Fatima Bhutto’s version

    Source: DAWN By: Tariq Islam I refer to Fatima Bhuttos’s book Songs of Blood and Sword. I feel it is incumbent upon me to set the record straight on at least one story. Fatima tells us how Z.A. Bhutto wrote to his son Murtaza to go to Afghanistan to set up a militant base for […]

  • Bhuttos’ Rendezvous With Death

    Shahnawaz, Benazir, Murtaza, Sanam, Nusrat and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in northern Pakistan I Have A Rendezvous With Death — by Alan Seeger I have a rendezvous with Death At some disputed barricade, When Spring comes back with rustling shade And apple-blossoms fill the air— I have a rendezvous with Death When Spring brings back blue […]

  • Fatima Bhutto: Dad who would be king – by Nadeem Paracha

    “Fatima’s attempt at setting the record straight regarding her father is understandable, but her deriding the woman who led her party into power not through the bullet but by the ballot is not.” The much-awaited book by Murtaza Bhutto’s daughter, Fatima Bhutto, Songs of blood and sword, is selling well, especially among the writer’s main […]

  • Al-Zulfikar: The unsaid history – by Nadeem Paracha

    Pakistan is infamous for having a history cramped with assorted Islamist and sectarian organisations that have been unleashing havoc on its people and the state for over a decade. But long before violent terror groups like Sipah-e-Shaba, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, and the Tehrik-e-Taliban-Pakistan started using unprecedented violence and coercion to turn their idea of a mythical Sunni […]

  • Deconstructing Fatima Bhutto – by Abdul Nishapuri

    Contrary to the right wing propaganda that the PPP is a party of Bhutto worshippers, the party and its workers have on several occasions proven that they do not blindly follow any specific clan. Instead, they value individual characteristics of courage, political leadership, commitment and loyalty to the people’s cause. After the judicial murder of […]