Mukhtaran Mai Archive

Mukhtaran Mai case: Other side of the story–By Haider Javed Syed:
People v Mukhtaran Mai & Others: This case has highlighted social problem of how poorly we deal with rape victims as well as deficiencies in Legal System to convict rapists. “This has become a money-making concern. A lot of people say that if you want
Mukhtaran Mai verdict: Where the court went wrong – Abira Ashfaq: With thanks : Tribune Human rights activists are rightfully outraged that the Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the acquittals of five of the accused in Muktar Mai’s case, except Abdul Khaliq. (The State v. Abdul Khaliq, Criminal Appeals No.163
Mukhtaran’s case: Let’s be reasonable -by Waseem Altaf: I think it is in the fitness of things to consider the following points, before we, the educated lot, drift towards emotionality and approach the issue with pre-conceived ideas, as is becoming visible on the nature of posts appearing
Tavilay ki bala: from Ifitkhar Chaudhry to Jamshed Dasti: طویلے کی بلا بندر کے سر – از افتخار چودھری تا جمشید دستی یہ بہت پرانامحارہ ہے آپ نے بھی سن رکھا ہو گا۔ لہذا اس کی وجہ تسمیہ سمجھانے کے لیئے ہم آپ کو مزید بور نہیں کر
Did Jamshed Dasti free the rapists of Mukhtaran Mai? – by Maula Bux Thadani: The fundemental principle followed by Pakistan’s urban intelligensia (fake civil society – FCS) is to divert criticism away from the real culprits. Jamshed Dasti (a commoner, a PPP MNA from Muzaffargarh) did not free the rapists of Mukhtaran Mai,
Judiciary or a tool to harass government? – by Sikandar Mehdi: People must remember the cases where Asif Zardari and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto were convicted by the infamous LHC judge Malik Abdul Qayyum. When the cases reached the SC and the evidence of Malik Abdul Qayyum’s conversation with Nawaz Sharif’s
My honor is not bigger than my life! – by Shazia Nawaz: I did not expect Mukhtar’s rapist to go free. There were witnesses to the crime, were there not? But even here in USA, if victim does not get examined right after the rape, valuable information gets lost and rapist
Pakistan belongs to Captain Hammad and Mastois not Mukhtaran, Zarina and Shazia Khalid: کیپٹن حماد اور مستوئیوں کا پاکستان ایما ڈنکن نے ضیاء دور کے اپنے قیام کا سیاسی سفرنامہ لکھتے ہوئے اپنی ہر شعبہ زندگی کے لوگوں سے ملاقاتوں کے حوالے سے اس بات کا خصوصیت سے تذکرہ کیا تھا کہ
Sorry Mukhatran Mai – by Sikandar Mehdi: We as a real civil society are ashamed of what has happened to you and can’t really understand your agony that you have gone through or  have to go through in future. My salute to you and all other
Meet the apologists: Fake liberals and right-wing proxies come to the aid of pro-rape Islamofascist judiciary: Editor’s note: The following is a rush draft of a syndicated post comprising comments and contributions of various team member of the LUBP. Dilshad Chandio: Since Aitzaz Ahsan was the lawyer of Muktharan Mai and the ‘azad’ (now pro
A humble tribute to Mukhtaran Mai – by Naveed Ali: یہ تو عدل جہاں کی بے کسی ہے وفا کشوں نے کب بازی لٹائی کوئی امید ظلمت  میں نہیں تھی چراغ شب نے ہی ہمّت دکھائی فرامین جہاں داری ہیں بے بس دلوں میں زندہ رہتی ہے صداقت عصمت
ISI-backed judiciary’s verdict in favour of 14 rapists – by Ali Sher Mussali: Chief Justice Iftakhar Chaudhry’s party, Supreme League of Pakistan (SLOP) has proved all rapists in Mukhtara’s case as honorable citizens and innocents. After six years, SLOP reached a consensus that suo moto against Punjab’s SLOP was a non-political decision
Mukhtaran Mai and the pro-rape judicial brigade – by Dilshad Chandio: Now I will appeal to Allah, says Mukhtaran Mai Source: The News, April 21, 2011 MULTAN: Mukhtaran Mai, a victim of gang rape, expressing her distress over the Supreme Court verdict said now she would take recourse to Allah’s
Illegitimate daughters —by Gulmina Bilal Ahmad: Why is there not an uproar for the woes of the daughters of Pakistan who were stoned in Swat and, presently, in Orakzai Agency? Daughters like Mukhtaran Mai, of course, are not comparable with American daughters of Pakistani origin
Jamshed Dasti, the rapists’ protector: Is this Benazir Bhutto’s PPP? – by Abdul Nishapuri: I have previously expressed concern about the bad old ways of the Pakistan People’s Party, which were particularly evident in the manner in which party tickets for various seats of national and provincial assemblies were allocated to candidates who