Revolution Archive

Fidel Castro Died: One of the greatest benefits of the revolution is that even our prostitutes are college graduates.:   “Here is a conclusion I’ve come to after many years: among all the errors we may have committed, the greatest of them all was that we believed that someone … actually knew how to build socialism… Whenever they
Bahrain strips Shiite cleric of citizenship:     Bahrain stripped the citizenship of its top Shiite Muslim cleric Monday over allegations of inciting sectarianism, drawing rebukes from Shiite-majority Iran and the U.S. Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior said revoking Isa Qassim’s citizenship aimed to confront extremism
Women’s Day: Our expectations of the Muslim woman – A lecture by Dr Ali Shariati: Prior to beginning my lecture, I would like to propose some practical suggestions. Just speaking about women’s rights, women’s personality and Islam’s view of women is very different from realising the actual value which Islam gives to human beings,
ڈاکٹرعلی شریعتی کی یاد میں – عامر حسینی:   کل چار مارچ کو ڈاکٹر علی شریعتی کی برسی تھی ہونا تو یہ چاہئیے تھا کہ میں کل ہی اپنے اس مرشد بارے کجھ لکھتا لیکن یہ جو دنیا داری کے بکھیڑے ہیں نا یہ نا تو عشق
لــــك يا بحرين السنة والشيعـــة-بحرین تمہارے سنیوں اور شیعہ سب کے نام – عامر حسینی: آیات حسن القرمزی بحرین کی شاعرہ مزاحمت کی ایک نظم جو بحرین ، یمن سمیت سارے عرب میں آزادی و خودمختاری کی تحریکوں کو شیعہ -سنی اور فرقہ ورانہ عینک سے دیکھنے سے باز نہ آنے والوں کے منہ
ISIS: Ankara’s spoiled child? – by Mahir Zeynalov:   It was Dec. 25, 2013. A week after a major raid against suspects implicated in a corruption investigation in Turkey, including the sons of three ministers and pro-government businessmen, prosecutors ordered another wave of raids. Police chiefs appointed
US prepares for talks with Iran to stop Iraq militants, says official:   Volunteers to fight Wahabi militants gather in the streets in Al-Fdhiliya district, eastern Baghdad on Sunday. Photograph: Thaier Al-sudani/Reuters The United States is preparing to open a direct dialogue with Iran about how to deal with the Sunni
Anti-al-Qaeda Sunni Group Backs Iraq’s Shiite Government – by Zaid Sabah and Caroline Alexander:   A key Sunni Muslim tribal leader said his forces are helping Iraq’s Shiite-led government battle Islamist militants and called for urgent U.S. military intervention to help stop their advance. “We’ve been fighting al-Qaeda in Anbar for the past
Different Salafi movements and the growth of ISIL in Iraq:     Turkish intellectuals are largely ignorant about the new threat that is bordering Turkey. The so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is still an unknown entity for Turks. We have been hearing comments declaring that
Revolution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? – by Bruce Riedel:     The overthrow of the Saudi royals is finally a possibility. In an excerpt from a new Brookings Institution briefing book for Obama’s second term, Bruce Riedel on what a catastrophe it would be for Obama. Saudi Arabia
Bahrain recruiting former Pak Army to quell protests – by Ikram Junaidi: ISLAMABAD: Recruitment of retired military personnel by the armed forces’ welfare bodies for serving in Arab hotspots such as Bahrain is not official government policy, explains Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Tasneem Aslam. “Those who have been going to Bahrain
Pakistani Mercenaries in Bahrain: The cruel crackdown of the uprising: CONTENT 1. Introduction 2. Bahrain: a general overview 2.1. Bahrain unleashes his three-headed beast 3. Mercenaries in Bahrain 3.1. Recruitment 3.2. Evidences, Reasons and Effects. 4. Mercenaries under the International Law Conclusion 1. Introduction Until very recently, in order
Saudi princess calls for uprising in Saudi Arabia:   A Saudi Arabian princess has called on people across the kingdom to rise against the ruling regime. Sahar Al Saud, 42, the eldest daughter of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, made the call in video message from a
In Appreciation of Laal:     I. A. Rehman (Chairperson Human Rights Commission Pakistan): Bravo! With you in this. Fahmida Riaz Lahore, Pakistan: Piary Bhai. I am with you, tell me to do anything and I will be ready to do it. What
People’s revolution – by Red Dawn‏: If we look at the torrent of events in Pakistan, specially in the last couple of years. Death and misery seems to be the only constant. Be it of target killings, factory fires, floods, accidents, military operations, death is
Do we really need a revolution – by Mustafa Kamal: Our living in a world full of tragedies is a universal fact. Social fabrics are shattered. The dissatisfaction of people with the functions of their respective governments has put them in a position to ask and preach for revolution.
Imran Khan, tabdeeli ki hawa? – by Kashif Naseer: Source: Kashif Naseer ka blog کوئی شک نہیں کہ میدان کپتان کے لئے خالی ہے، فضاء ہموار اور نوجوان تیار ہیں، بلکہ اس سے کہیں زیادہ پورا شہری پنجاب، سرحد اور یہاں تک یہ شہر کراچی عمران خان کی
Yemeni uprising and Saudi mediation – by D. Asghar: Is it me or has someone else read this thing with amazement, where GCC headed by Saudi Arabia, wants to broker a deal to get the Yemeni President Saleh ousted? Come to think of it, it looks quite hypocritical
r3v0LuT!0n: the Pakistan style! – by Ali Suleman: r3v0LuT!0n says :  Hey!   Revolusion says: Hello! r3v0LuT!0n says: Wana chat? Revolusion says: Yeah, sure. ASL? r3v0LuT!0n says: 19, Male, Pakistan. You? Revolusion says: 23, Male, Libya. r3v0LuT!0n says: Oh, you’re actually from Libya? That’s so cool man! I
The destiny of this pageant lies in the Kingdom of Oil, Holy Places and Corruption – by Robert Fisk: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Saudi Arabia LUBP Archive on Bahrain The Middle East earthquake of the past five weeks has been the most tumultuous, shattering, mind-numbing experience in the history of the region since the fall of the
Dancing with fire: On the 1968 revolution in Pakistan led by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto – by Nadeem F. Paracha: A Tunisian man who put himself on fire has set ablaze the spirit of revolution various Arab countries in Africa and the Middle-East. It is a remarkable turn of events triggered by a disgruntled Tunisian vendor who became an
Where is Pakistan’s revolution?: The world is changing, as we see people in many of Middle eastern countries assemble to demand their rights from the repressive regimes that have held its grips on their nations for past many decades. People in those countries
How revolution took place in Pakistan – by Ahsan Abbas Shah:
Prospects of Democracy in Pakistan – by Naveed Ali: It is strange how the word ‘revolution’ is used by everyone interested in politics or involved in politics, no matter what their ideological inclination is. Everyone simply wants a revolution; perhaps what they mean by revolution is their own
Pakistan’s fatal revolution viral – by Hafsa Khawaja: Cross-posted from: HK’s Blog Having been dragged by the horses ridden by politicians and military despots through the mud for 63 years, the notion of a revolution has not failed to enter the mind of Pakistanis as a saw to cut and
Revolution in Pakistan? It’s the economy, stupid! – by Imran Qadir Butt: Related articles: Let’s agitate for regime change in Pakistan: Tunisia and Egypt style Let’s have a revolution in Pakistan: Yeh, Yeh, Yeh! – by Razzak Memon I once heard someone quoting someone from the past to explain revolution as
USA: Conspiracy Theorists favorite Pinata – by D. Asghar: At another of my hang out, I wrote about this developing though fairly critical situation in Egypt, a couple of days ago. Within a matter of a couple of days, the toll on human life has increased. Almost 100
Let’s agitate for regime change in Pakistan: Tunisia and Egypt style – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Related article: Lets have a revolution: Yeh, Yeh, Yeh! – by Razzak Memon Context: An FCS Meeting In a recent kitty party lunch held at Karachi’s famous Korean Restaurant near the KPT Underpass in Clifton, it was resolved by
Waiting for Ayatollah Godot – by Dr Abbas Zaidi: Even in the intensely divided and zero-tolerance society of Pakistan, we do have a consensus on something. If you ask a man in the street what the cure to Pakistan’s problems is, the invariable answer is: a messiah. We
سیلابی ریلا یا سیاسی رولا – by Syed Ahsan Abbas Rizvi: سیلابی ریلا تباہی مچاتا گُذر گیا ۔۔ جن علاقوں میں پانی کھڑا تھا اب سوکھنا شروع ہو گیا لیکن اِس سے قبل کے غریبوں کے ریسکیو اور ریلیف کے بعد مرحلہء آبادکاری پر توجہ دی جاتی، اندرونِ مُلک اُٹھنے
Congratulations to those who are desperate for a Revolution- by Ali Raja: If we roam around the English Language, very easily shall we be able to highlight and mark out the “Darling Terms” of English Language. Darling term to me is a term which pleasantly flavours the taste buds of certain
“French like Revolution” Are you sure, Sir? – by Suleman Akhtar: Revolution in thoughts or revelation from stars, I’m not sure what prompted QET Altaf Hussain to articulate a French like revolution idea, intertwining it with Military coup in the same breath. I switched television channel as  if his name
George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ – Book Review by Ali Salman: Animal Farm is undoubtedly one of the most famous books around. It has also been read by an incredible number of people, since it’s publication in 1945, as evidenced by the fact that even those who have read very
Right click for revolution: the laptop revolutionaries of Pakistan – by Nadeem F. Paracha: Right click for revolution Anyone questioning the padded extremism and soft authoritarianism peddled by enlightened moderation is a liberal extremist who is undermining religion and promoting corrupt politicians and violent ethnic thugs. Just what exactly was Pervez Musharraf’s ‘enlightened