Archive for July, 2011

July 31, 2011

We Support Free Speech for @Laibaah

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Archived from the Petition Online. http://www.petitiononline.com/Laibaah/petition.html
Written on 18 July 2011 by Shumaila Husseyn, M Hassan and Ailia Zahra.

To: Twitter Administration, Twitter Support, Human Rights Watch,

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July 31, 2011

Who is @Laibaah? – by Laiba Ahmad Marri

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Related post: Questioning Laibaah’s integrity – by Ailia Zehra

According to my Twitter profile, I am:

“a Pakistani American currently based in Arizona, USA. As a human rights activist, I question silence of Pakistan’s urban

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July 28, 2011

Qasida-e-Husain-Haqqani – by Malik Siraj Akbar

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Related post: From Qasida Khwani to Political Asylum: Malik Siraj Akbar’s convenient journalism

Taken from Twitter, 27 July 2011, without any editing or alteration.

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@husainhaqqani is a friend of #Baloch and #Balochistan. Criticizing him amounts to alienating such friends Who r unpopular

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July 21, 2011

Crocodile tears: On General Javed Zia’s statement on Balochistan

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بلوچستان میں لوگوں کے لاپتہ ہونے اور مسخ شدہ لاشیں ملنے کا سلسلہ جاری ہے


پاکستان کے صوبہ بلوچستان میں جنوبی کمانڈ کے سربراہ لیفٹیننٹ جنرل جاوید ضیاء نے کہا ہے کہ صوبے میں لوگوں کی گمشدگی اور مسخ شدہ لاشیں ملنے کا عمل اگر نہ روکا گیا تو اس سے مستقبل میں پاکستان کی سالمیت کو ناقابل تلافی نقصان پہنچنے کاخطرہ ہے۔

لیفٹیننٹ جنرل جاوید ضیا نے یہ بات جمعرات کو کوئٹہ میں جشن آزادی کے تقریبات کے حوالے سے صحافیوں کو دی جانے والی بریفنگ کے دوران کہی تھی۔

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July 21, 2011

Malik Siraj Akbar: a little bit of honesty please!

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Introduction
The aim of this post is to highlight how a seemingly decent journalist can fall into  dishonesty in order to serve personal friendships and possibly career. Given that @maliksirajakber has today publicly blamed me for being disrespectful to Urooj Zia and blocked my Twitter account, I have no choice but to publish his DMs to me regarding @Uroojzia to explain our respective positions.

On 19 July 2011, I was approached on Twitter by Malik Siraj Akbar, the

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July 21, 2011

Let’s blame the prosecution: On commerical liberals’ reaction to Malik Ishaq’s release

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Shahid Saeed, a PMA graduate, is currently under training by urban fake liberals of Pakistan

Note: For background reading, please read these articles:
Thank you, ISI-backed Supreme Court, for releasing Malik Ishaq

Malik Ishaq wielded clout in jail; helped Pak army

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July 14, 2011

Pakistani Tweeples slam pro-JI homophobe Samad Khurram

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Samad Khurram is anti-drones, anti-USA, anti-LGBT and anti-politicians

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani twittersphere has extended immense support to Pakistani senator and interior Minister Rehman Malik for his

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July 9, 2011

A candid conversation with an urban journalist & TV anchor, Faisal Qureshi

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According to Wikipedia probably written by himself: Faisal Qureshi (born 16 August 1964 in Karachi) is a Pakistani entrepreneur, electrical engineer, and a founder chair person of a non-profit organization Loose Ends Pakistan, anchor person of several TV

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July 4, 2011

Some tough questions for Ali Dayan Hasan, Pakistan Rep for Human Rights Watch

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Ali Dayan Hasan holds civilian government not ISI and army responsible for terrorism in Pakistan

Who knows better than Ali Dayan Hasan the distinction between the lucrative profession of human rights and the actual practice of human rights! A cursory look at his family background and career will tell us a lot about his selective take on human rights and free speech (wiping out mass murder of Hazara, blockade of Parachinar, mass murders in

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