MQM Archive

Pakistan’s elections mean that liberals are a minority of defeated infidels – by Mahpara Qalandar: Pakistan’s national elections of 11 May can be regarded as one of the bloodiest and most one-sided electoral exercise in the contemporary history of democracy. The day the election day was announced, the Taliban made a counter announcement: Those
The Political Parties of Pakistan – Saim Saeed: A Pakistani soldier loads ballot boxes into a van in Rawalpindi. Authorities hope the app, combined with a fully revised voter list and an unprecedented level of public scrutiny, will help ensure the election will be the cleanest ever.
Eections 2013: Pakistan’s hard right turn – Dr. Mohammad Taqi: It may be counterintuitive to say it now, but the chances are that once the desired rightwing polity has been eased in, the violent spree may actually subside  Electioneering in Punjab is in full swing while elsewhere in Pakistan
طالبان کو سیاسی حمایت اور حثیت فراہم کرنے والی تحریک انصاف اور مسلم لیگ نواز – از حق گو: پنجاب میں الیکشن مہم پورے عروج پر ہے جب کہ باقی ماندہ پاکستان میں تین روشن خیال اور ا عتدال پسند جماعتیں دیوبندی تکفیری دہشت گردوں کے عتاب کا نشانہ بنی ہوئیں ہیں – پیپلز پارٹی ہو متحدہ قومی
سپاہ صحابہ اور طالبان کا سلیکشن کمیشن – از حق گو: جوں جوں الیکشن کا دن قریب آرہا ہے پاکستان میں دہشت گردی کے بڑھتے ہوے واقعات نے ہر ایک پاکستانی کو تشویش میں مبتلا کر رکھا ہے ، طالبان کی پیپلز پارٹی ، اے این پی اور ایم کیو
Azizabad Blasts: When MQM Puts Your Life Before Theirs: Recently, I was out with my cousin shopping for ingredients to bake a cake. Soon after we reached home, there was a loud bang and suddenly everything became silent for a few minutes. I could hear a roar of bikes
Keep calm and vote anti-Taliban – Ale Natiq: Taliban target secular parties in Pakistan Mohammed Hanif explains how Taliban and affiliated Takfiris are try to affect the results of elections through systematic attacks on secular parties. In the same talk, he clearly mentions Sipah Sahaba ( (aka ASWJ/LEJ)  heinous
The smaller infinites of our thoughts – Qurat ul ain Haider Zaidi: Tweets and Facebook posts; thank god instagram is still away from all this shorbazi which seem quite interesting now a days.On one hand, the Young blood is doing a good job in front of computers/laptops and on the other
Pakistan, an unfortunate country? – Riaz Ali Toori: Terrorists are giving a very clear message to the people of Pakistan to either vote for those who want to see a stable country or vote for those who want us to perish How unfortunate is Pakistan that is
Too little, too late – by Zarrar Khuhro:                               The writer is senior staffer at The Express Tribune It’s great to see the PPP, the ANP and the MQM standing together on
Free fair and impartial elections 2013: It is clear as sunlight that for the banned extremist outfit Tehrik e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the next best thing to eliminate Democracy or what they call “kufr ka nizam” is to throw their full illegal militant weight behind
No surrender: PPP, MQM, ANP show unity against Taliban and affiliated Takfiri terrorists: Karachi (29 April 2013): The three centre-left political parties part of the previous federal coalition government, namely the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Awami National Party (ANP), vowed to fight terror and brave targeted attacks by
وطن یا کفن – سیکولر پارٹیوں کے لیڈر دہشت گردوں کی شناخت بتانے سے گریزاں کیوں؟: سیکولر پارٹیز تکفیری دیوبندی دہشت گردوں کا نام لینے سے گریز کرتی ہیں پاکستان میں گزشتہ چند ہفتوں میں سیکولر پارٹیز پر دہشت گردوں کے حملوں میں اضافہ ہوا ہے خاص طور پر عوامی نیشنل پارٹی، پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی
Secular parties under attack by Deobandi militants ahead of Pakistan polls – by Saroop Ijaz and Javed Aziz Khan: The Cost of the Show – by Saroop Ijaz The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) has issued a Fatwa that it is a religious obligation on everyone to vote. Should one be happy at the fact that the Ulema Council is
The Last Bastions of Secularism in Pakistan under attack – by A Z: It is a shame that while the only two secular parties of any significance –ANP and MQM- are being slaughtered by the fanatics, parties like PMLN and PTI smugly continue to hold large election rallies without a murmur. Many
For Zardari, five years of lost opportunities – by Ayesha Siddiqa: Future tense Asif Ali Zardari is a past master at brokering deals but will find it tough to save the PPP from electoral oblivion BUT DON’T you think we are getting over-excited about the PPP (Pakistan People’s Party) government
Four of 70 Shias in the ASWJ hit-list provided to MQM have been target killed so far!: (SHIITENEWS) Four of those 70 Shia Muslims named in the list of outlawed Sipah-e-Sahaba given to the MQM, have been martyred so far. On March 2, a day before Abbas Town Tragedy, a delegation of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement
ANP and MQM feeding the sectarian crocodiles:     By:Ali Arqam Saturday, 9 Mar 2013 12:54 am The path of appeasing sectarian groups is a dangerous one For the last two weeks, I have been trying to come out of a disconcerted state of mind, as
Agencies have tasked Mufti Naeem Deobandi to infiltrate MQM to create support for the banned terrorist outfit SSP-ASWJ: According to informed sources from Karachi, the notorious pro-Taliban Deobandi cleric Mufti Naeem of Jamia Binoria has been tasked by agencies to infilitrate the MQM, a secular and moderate political party. Mufti Naeem Deobandi is known for his views
A day after the massacre of 85 Shias in Quetta, PPP-MQM govt allows Malik Ishaq Deobandi to address hate rally in Karachi: Loose translation of Malik Ishaq Deobandi’s speech to Sipah Sahaba (ASWJ)’s public rally in Karachi on 11 January 2013 (a day after more than 85 Shia Muslims were slaughtered by Sipah Sahaba militants in Quetta): “I am not a
Nadeem Paracha defends Ejaz Haider?: In keeping with an established pattern of voicing a racist, bigoted and pro-military establishment discourse, Ejaz Haider’s latest article in Express Tribune (Karachi: Welcome to Hell) is no different.  It is replete with racist stereotypes, half truths and omissions.
We condemn Sipah Sahaba Taliban’s attack on MQM workers and Dr. Tahir ul Qadri’s supporters in Karachi: We condemn attack on supporters of Altaf Hussain (MQM) and Dr. Tahir ul Qadri (Minhajul Quran) in Karachi by Deobandi militants of Sipah Sahaba Taliban (SST). This post explains why Takfiri Deobandi militants of Sipah Sahaba attacked MQM workers
Karachi says yes to Malala, no to Taliban: Altaf Hussain criticizes Pakistan army and Islamic clerics for not doing enough to counter Taliban: Tens of thousands rallied in Pakistan’s largest city (Karachi) Sunday 14 October 2012 in the biggest show of support yet for a 14-year-old girl (Malala) who was shot and seriously wounded by the Taliban for promoting girls’ education and
Liberal love galore for Altaf Hussain!: On October 14, Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder and leader Altaf Hussain delivered a speech in support of the adolescent Pashtun female education advocate Malala Yousufzai who was grievously injured in an assassination attempt and is still under intensive care
Pakistani nation and state should support Altaf Hussain in his war against pro-Taliban-LeJ mullahs: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has declared open war against Taliban, religious extremists and sectarian killers (Takfiri terrorists); he deserves unconditional support by all peace loving Pakistanis on one point agenda, i.e., freeing Pakistan from the clutches
پاکستان کے شیعہ مسلمانوں کو سیکولر پارٹیوں سے لڑوانا پاکستان کے دشمنوں کی نئی چال ہے: پاکستان میں شیعہ مسلمان ایک حقیقت کا نام ہے۔ شیعہ مسلمان ایک ایسی قوم کا نام ہے جو اس ملک کا 20 فیصد حصہ ہے۔ اس ملک کا ہر پانچواں شخص شیعہ ہے۔ الحمداللہ اس ملک کے تمام بڑے
Takfiri Deobandi militants of ASWJ criticize Altaf Hussain and MQM: In a recent edition of its official magazine “Saada-e-Azeemat”, Sipah-e-Sahaba (aka Lashkar-e-Jhangvi or Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat) has criticized two mainstream political leaders: Altaf Hussain of MQM and Qazi Hussain Ahmed of Jamaat-e-Islami. Both Altaf Hussain (a moderate Sunni
“Pakistan Army, ISI must shut up shop if they can’t protect people”: Altaf Hussain’s bold stance on Shia genocide: Minorities under attack: Altaf lines up police, agencies, clerics, judges, army and… fires By Saba Imtiaz Karachi: In an impassioned speech that included critiques of clerics and the judiciary, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain asked the Pakistan
Will the silent club in ANP and PPP take courage from MQM’s bold stance on Shia genocide?: We appreciate and laud the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain and other leaders and party workers on their clear, bold stance against the Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (aka Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat ASWJ) terrorists who are responsible for massacres
Sunni Shia unity and the role of MQM – by Ali Taj: World Shia Forum commends Altaf Bhai and the MQM for making a bold statement about Shia Genocide. This statement while heartening is not enough. It is time for all political forces to make a united front and embark on
Don’t kill Quaid-e-Azam: MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s commendable statement on Shia genocide: Editor’s note: LUBP appreciates Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain’s unambiguous condemnation of Shia genocide in Pakistan at the hands of Taliban and ASWJ-SSP. We also appreciate the fact that in departure from false propaganda by the Ziaist
On Altafism, Sufi folklore and Nadeem Paracha’s adoration of the MQM: Nadeem Farooq Paracha, noted left-liberal Pakistani columnist and satirist, is viewed by some in Pakistan’s limited English speaking circles as a prominent authority on the history of Pakistani culture and society. For the younger generation, Mr Paracha came into
An open letter to the leadership of PPP and MQM on continuous Shia genocide in Pakistan – by Ahsan Abbas: Dear Pakistan Peoples Party and Muttahida Quami Movement: As a Pakistani citizen and a voter, I am sending this letter to both parties and their officials in federal and Sindh governments. Pakistan’s Shia Muslim community has given a lot
Afza Bridge: Conversation overheard in a bus between two strangers S1 and S2. S1. Is this a new bridge? Wasn’t there the last time I came here. S2. Oh yes. Was made only a few months back. S1. What is it
Karachi turf wars: Indigenous Baloch are the victims – Faqeer Baloch: Courtesy: Daily Tawar
She gave her life for Sindh‏: کراچی ریلی میں ہلاک ہونے والی غزالہ بتول کون تھیں؟ ریاض سہیل بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، کراچی ’اگر سندھ کی وحدت پر وار کیا گیا تو سب سے پہلے اس دھرتی کی بیٹیاں میدان میں اتریں گی۔‘
Sindh’s indigenous population being massacred by ethno-fascist terrorists of MQM: We condemn brutal massacre of innocent Sindhis and Balochs in Karachi by armed ethno-fascist terrorists of Altaf Hussain’s MQM. According to BBC, at least 11 people, mostly Sindhis, died after ethno-fascist gunmen (belonging to MQM) opened fire on a
PPP has lost my vote -by Daniyal Shabbir: We (our family) have always supported the PPP. In Karachi, you have only two choices, either the MQM or PPP. So we always go for PPP. But this time unfortunately, the PPP has lost my vote. I have decided
Karachi conflict and misleading facts: There has been big talk over the issue of local bodies in Sindh and in Karachi in particular over the past few months. As the security situation in the business hub of the country worsens each day, Television and
Why Karachi bleeds – by Dr Farrukh Saleem: Editor’s note: We are cross-posting a thought provoking piece by Dr. Farrukh Saleem on the current wave of violence and target killings in Karachi. Notwithstanding our political, ethnic or religious affiliations, it is evident that Pakistan government (federal and