Parachinar and Kurram Agency Archive

Zardari: Is he on the side of truth or Islamofascism?: Related articles: How to kill the Shia snake: Letter from brother Abdullah – by Hakim Hazik Recruitment of Bahrain National Guards in Lahore to kill Shia protesters in Bahrain Zardari’s was elected by popular vote, not by anti-democratic forces
Thank you, General Kayani. Your good Taliban kill 18 Shia, abduct 45 in Hangu: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Shia genocide At least eighteen persons were killed and several others wounded in armed persons’ firing on passenger vehicles besides 45 persons were also abducted along with the vehicle. Unknown armed persons opened fires
Taliban violate the Kurram peace agreement: 13 Shia passengers massacred in Hangu: Related articles: A cautious celebration of the Shia-Sunni agreement in Kurram Agency LUBP Archive on Kurram Agency LUBP Archive on Parachinar Once again Taliban (extremist Deobandi-Wahhabi) militants (also known as Sipah-e-Sahaba) have violated the Kurram Peace Agreement on Sunday
Aabpara phobia: An unedited conversation with Riaz Toori: Related post: Abdul Khaliq Hazara and other ISI’s touts within Shia Muslims Editor’s note: The purpose of this post is to highlight our independence as a blog. While we do not conceal our support for the Pakistan Peoples Party,
A cautious celebration of the Shia-Sunni agreement in Kurram Agency: Celebration I know many Pakistanis particularly those belonging to Kurram Agency are celebrating the recent peace agreement between the Shia and Sunni factions of Kurram Agency which guarantees safe passage of Shias on the Thall-Parachinar Road lifting almost 4
The Kurram conundrum — by Farhat Taj: Kurram Agency has been in turmoil since the violent sectarian clashes of 2007. Since then thousands of Sunni and Shia families have been displaced, hundreds killed and the Parachinar-Tal road is unsafe for Shia travel. Shia travellers on the
Let’s starve the Kurram agency Shias; convoy of fuel, food torched by the Taliban: Related articles: Taliban attack convoy in Kurram agency, killing 18 Shia population of Kurram agency: Between the military and militants — by Farhat Taj Mr Zardari, Is Kurram Agency a part of Pakistan? Finally, ISI openly blockades Shias in
A report from Kurram — by Farhat Taj: Both Shia and Sunni IDPs have many complaints against the parliamentarians elected from Kurram. They say that elected representatives from Swat did a great deal to alleviate the sufferings of the Swati IDPs whereas the Kurram parliamentarians have done
Time to rescue the people of Parachinar – by Farahnaz Ispahani: Parachinar used to be called ‘a paradise on Earth’. Despite its natural beauty and strategic importance, Parachinar is presently in a dire state due to sectarian violence initially instigated by the negative policies of former president Ziaul Haq. The
Pakistani Shia Muslims call for end to 4-year siege of Parachinar: Tens of thousands of Shia Muslims in a Pakistani tribal region called for end to a 4-year siege of northwestern city allegedly by Taliban militants, as the blockade has increased difficulties of the people. (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) –
Our dereliction in Kurram: Kurram has had to run the gauntlet of the first TTP chief, Baitullah Mehsud, who sent his Waziristan lashkar there under the blood-thirsty Qari Hussain in 2007. According to a report published in a newspaper on November 30, the
Kurram Shias forced to give ‘good Taliban’ new Afghan access – by Kathy Gannon: Related articles: Mr Zardari, Is Kurram Agency a part of Pakistan? Finally, ISI openly blockades Shias in Kurram to enforce their subservience to Taliban Shia population of Kurram agency: Between the military and militants — by Farhat Taj Shiite
The ISI moves Siraj Haqqani to ‘secure safe house’ outside FATA – by Ali K Chishti: Daily Times can confirm that Siraj Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani Network, who had earlier been moved from Miranshah, North Waziristan to Kurram Agency, has been moved to a secure “safe house” outside FATA. The decision was
Shia population of Kurram agency: Between the military and militants — by Farhat Taj: Related article: Finally, ISI openly blockades Shias in Kurram to enforce their subservience to Taliban With the Haqqanis moved to the safety of Kurram, a military operation will begin in North Waziristan that will kill innocent civilians and also
Manufacturing Consent: The greatest factor in promoting and sustaining state-fascism is not any act of violence but simply this – the systematic and studied ignorance maintained by the mainstream intelligentsia on the state’s gravest atrocities. In today’s world, it doesn’t take
On Arundhati Roy: The Burden of Proof – by Nimer Ahmad: Arundhati Roy, a name that needs no introduction even in Pakistani government’s “or” religious intellectual circles and she is often quoted in mainstream media because she is not just a fierce critic of US foreign policy but she had
Kurram: the forsaken FATA – by Dr Mohammad Taqi: General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited a tribal agency last week but he did not tender an apology to some local families, whose dear ones — including children — were killed by the Pakistan Army gunship helicopters this past September.
Army blockading Shias in Kurram to enforce their subservience to Taliban?: Related articles on LUBP: Mr Zardari, Is Kurram Agency a part of Pakistan? Genocide of indigenous people of Parachinar, Kurram Agency in Pakistan by Taliban Innocent Shias and Sunnis of Kurram agency thrown to the Taliban wolves – by
President Zardari, Is Kurram Agency a part of Pakistan?: کرم ایجنسی تنازعہ اور حکومتی ساکھ رفعت اللہ اورکزئی بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، پشاور کرم ایجنسی میں حکومت کی رٹ نہ ہونے کے برابر ہے پاکستان کے قبائلی علاقے کرم ایجنسی میں تقریباً تین ہفتوں سے جاری
Altaf Hussain: Pakistan’s prize bluffer —by Dr Mohammad Taqi: “Mussolini is the biggest bluffer in Europe. If Mussolini had me taken out and shot tomorrow morning, I would still regard him as a bluff. Get a hold of a good photo of Signor Mussolini sometime and study it.
Unite from Parachinar to Karachi – by Riaz Toori: Source: The Express Tribune Scenic Parachinar belies an undeclared human rights free zone where they have no legal protection. Years ago, when in my hometown Parachinar and in other tribal areas, malicious actions were initiated by inhuman terrorists against
Killing of Shias: FIR should be registered against Saudi embassy and the ISI: By Omar Khattab On 17 July a convoy of Shias was attacked by the Taliban who used rockets and automatic weapons and cut down killing 18 including women and children. The most significant part of the attack is not
Pakistan’s media blacks out the killing of 18 Shia Muslims in Kurram Agency: By Omar Khattab On 17 July a convoy of Shias left Peshawar for their hometown Parachinar. On the way near Charkhel, they were attacked by the Taliban. The Taliban used rockets and automatic weapons killing 18 including women and
Taliban attack convoy in Kurram agency, killing 18: In an ambush attack on a private convoy of vehicles in Kurram agency, 18 people have been killed. The convoy was under military escort, headed to Peshawar from Parachinar on the route that had previously been declared cleared of
Parachinar: the valley of massacre – by Riaz Toori: Originally published in Express Tribune Blogs Parachinar was once paradise on earth but it has been burning in the fires of terrorism for years. The prices of commodities have sky-rocketed, poverty has made life hellish, and hospitals lack medicines
Stranded Shias of Parachinar killed in Afghanistan on ‘safe route’ to Pakistan: Before you read this post, you may wish to read: Parachinar: Pakistan’s Gaza Strip remains under siege by Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba and LUBP Archive on Parachinar In the eastern Afghanistan province of Paktia, Taliban terrorists opened fire on a
An open letter to Talat Hussain: Will you lead a Freedom Flotilla to stranded Shias in Pakistan’s Gaza, Parachinar?: While most of Pakistani bloggers and national and international journalists have turned a blind eye to the blockade, sectarian genocide and persecution facing Shia Muslims of Parachinar, we at the LUBP have been consistently highlighting this issue. However, despite
Life in Kurram and Orakzai Agencies – Report by Centre for Research and Strategic Studies: Source CRSS Life in Kurram and Orakzai Agencies
Taliban / Sipah-e-Sahaba terrorists kidnap 60 women, men and children in Kurram: Taliban/Sipah-e-Sahaba militants Saturday (15 May 2010) kidnapped about 60 people in northwest Pakistan, a region beset by militant and sectarian violence, a senior government official said. The hostages were traveling from Peshawar city to Parachinar, the main town in
Kidnapping for ransom: a family’s ordeal — by Farhat Taj: The Pakistan Army is conducting an operation in Bara, Khyber Agency. Thousands of people of Bara have become IDPs due to the operation. Despite the operation, the Mangal Bagh group is active and kidnapping people for ransom as usual
Innocent Shias and Sunnis of Kurram agency thrown to the Taliban wolves – by Tayyab Ali Shah: Thrown to the wolves The Taliban accepted the Turi surrender with the condition that tribal elders would be loyal to the Taliban, would dismantle the current lashkar, would never raise another anti-Taliban lashkar in the area again and would
Parachinar: Pakistan’s Gaza Strip remains under siege by Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba: The following news item in Dawn today (27 March 2010) forced me to post this rather lengthy compilation of events. First the news item: Six kidnapped truckers found dead in Thal Dawn, 27 Mar, 2010 PESHAWAR: Police on Saturday
An innocent victim of the Taliban’s suicide attack: An innocent victim of the Taliban’s suicide attack on a Shia convoy in Hangu on its way to Parachinar. A man lifts a girl injured in the suicide attack from an ambulance to be treated at a hospital in
Taliban suicide attack kills at least 14 Shias travelling to Parachinar in NW Pakistan: A suicide bomber on foot, Friday 5 March 2010, killed at least 10 people in Pakistan’s northwest and injured another 15, a senior regional official said. (Update: Death toll now reaches 14) The bomber exploded his bomb near a
Sectarian terrorism in Pakistan during 2009 – by B. Raman: The year 2009 ended with two attacks by suicide bombers on processions to mark the culmination of the period of Muhurrum observed by the Shias of Pakistan. Fifteen persons were killed in the first incident at Muzzafarabad, the capital
Is Parachinar a part of Pakistan?: Militants kill 7 Shias in Parachinar Taliban-linked militants have killed at least seven Shia tribesmen near the Afghan border as they were heading to the Kurram agency in the northwestern Pakistan 18 Eylül 2009 Cuma 13:45 The victims were returning
Pakistan’s Jundullah and the plaint from Iran: The plaint from Iran… The Iranian ambassador to Pakistan, Mr Mashallah Shakeri, has complained about the activities inside Iran of a terrorist organisation called Jundullah that is reportedly located inside Pakistan’s Balochistan province. The organisation has appeared a number
Appeal: Step forward for your Muslim brothers! – by Sana Saleem: By Sana Saleem Source 1 Source 2 This a call for all those who condemn violence in the name of Islam.The atrocities by Taleban in Parachinar urges us to take strict action. We shouldn’t stand silent
SOS from Parachinar: Taliban adbuct 14 Shia in Hangua after attacking a Parachinar-bound passenger coach…: PARACHINAR: Unidentified armed men [belonging to Taliban/Al Qaeda/Sipah-e-Sahaba] first fired at the tyres of a Parachinar-bound passenger coach in the Tut Kas area on Monday and later kidnapped 14 travellers. Sources said the kidnappers left behind three women travelling
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