Archive for August, 2011

August 31, 2011

Goodbye Professor Saba Dashti­ari – by Jahanzaib Haque

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Pakistan ka haal: In loving memory of Professor Saba Dashtiyari and other

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August 31, 2011

Celebrating Eid – with Shias – by Jahanzaib Haque

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Pakistan ka haal: Celebrating Eid – with Shias

Please read:Appeal to HRW, Amnesty, HRCP : Don’t ignore or misrepresent silent Shia genocide in Pakistan

Source: J Toons on Facebook

August 31, 2011

Appeal to HRW, Amnesty, HRCP : Don’t ignore or misrepresent silent Shia genocide in Pakistan

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This is our appeal to international directors of all human rights organizations including but not limited to

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August 31, 2011

For Shia Hazaras, it’s Funeral After Funeral – by Zofeen Ebrahim

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KARACHI, Aug 26, 2011 (IPS) – Rukhsana Ahmed finds comfort visiting her husband Ahmed Ali Najfi’s grave. “I feel at peace there,” says the 60-year-old widow, mother of four and member of the Shia Hazara

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August 29, 2011

Cafe Pyala or Cafe Altaf?

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Related posts: In support of Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza: Stop one-sided operation in Lyari

President Zardari, no further reconciliation with MQM! – by Dilshad Chandio

Cafe Pyala or Cafe Jhangvi? On Pakistani urban liberals’ sectarian rants

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Context: Cafe Pyala @cpyala is commonly known as among MQM propagandists along with @FiveRupees @Mirza9 @akchishti @theselongwars @tazeen @uroojzia etc

@cpyala is a “media critic” blog which has never

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August 28, 2011

Deep State punishes Ayaz Amir

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Ayaz Amir is one of very few Pakistani journalists and politicians who are a bold and honest critic of Pakistan’s military establishment and

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August 27, 2011

On Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa’s little wars against the new Auditor General of Pakistan

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This is in response to Dr. Siddiq’s post (PM Gilani, don’t appoint a man of doubtful integrity as head of the supreme audit

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August 27, 2011

Zaid Hamid’s charge-sheet against Nawaz Sharif and Imtiaz Alam

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Commander of the Faithful Hazrat Zaid Zaman Hamid with the Chief Justice, Her Ladyship, Syedah Meher Bukhari, the custodian of our ideology and the shadow of God on Earth

The holy battle of Ind

by Hakim Hazik (View Point)

We demand that Nawaz Sharif, along with Imtiaz Alam are tried for high treason, by the newly independent judiciary headed by the

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August 27, 2011

Into our town the hangman came: A brief history of anti-Ahmadi legislation and persecution in Pakistan – by Dr. Mohammad Taqi

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Into Our Town The Hangman Came
‘And we wondered, whenever we had the time / Who the criminal, what the crime / … And sun by sun, and night by

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August 27, 2011

Let’s wipe out the PPP: On Daily Times’ editorial on Shahbaz Taseer’s kidnapping

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There are a number of key problems in Daily Times’ Editorial on Shahbaz Taseer’s kidnapping:

1. It completely wipes out the PPP as a persistent victim of the

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August 26, 2011

Zaid Hamid bashing bandwagon: Will urban liberal chatterers follow the Marvi model?

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Through this brief post, I wish to express my gratitude to and appreciation for fellow blogger and journalist, Marvi Sirmed, on her

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August 16, 2011

What needs to be done in Balochistan

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Generally, It is a trend spread all over the country that solution to our every problem is army action. If we consider this formula workable in FATA against militants, it doesn’t necessarily mean It can help in Balochistan as well. Considering FATA and Balochistan’s situation similar is stupidity. In Balochistan, the situation is entirely different. The ones who have taken law in their hands are simply against injustice. They have one-point demand i.e freedom. After analyzing the situation deeply, we’ll find that we are responsible for

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August 15, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Where I do live, by Farooq Ahmed Khan!

by Mureed Bizenjo

I live in a place which gives a complete picture of stone ages despite the fact the world has developed so fast that every new innovation gets ‘older’, with each passing day. But the picture of my area is weird.The Gilgit-Baltistan region is hidden behind the mighty mountainous terrains and has many untold and unfolded, pathetic, stories. That is why the

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August 13, 2011

The right to self-determination by Fahad Desmukh

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Editor’s Note: A courageous offering by Fahad Desmukh on an issue that has otherwise remained a taboo in the corporate media.

Cross-posted from Express Tribune

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August 9, 2011

Ahmadiyya Muslims’ services for Pakistan – by Maood Ahmad

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Sir Muhammad Zafrullah Khan with Qaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Cross-posted from The Truth Unveiled

Whatever is done at the behest of sectarian mullahs will prove to be in violation of religious freedom and human ethics as dogmatized in Holy Quran. It

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August 9, 2011

Silence of the Liberal Lambs: A rebuttal to Ejaz Haider – by Dr. Mohammad Taqi

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PB Note: In this bold and incisive piece, Dr. Muhammad Taqi deconstructs Ejaz Haider’s lies about the sectarian genocide of Hazaras in Quetta and exposes Pakistan Army’s treacherous and callous

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August 8, 2011

ولولا دفع اللہ الناس بعضہم ببعض – by Farrukhzad Ali

by farrukhzaad


میرے پاس کھونے کو کچھ نہیں ہے
میں مطمئن ہوں
میں ہوں فقط روح
میں غم کی تمام منزلیں اتر کر

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August 7, 2011

Shouting in the dark: Al Jazeera’s documentary on Bahrain

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Identity cards of a Pakistani mercenary in Bahrain

I am cross-posting this video to show my contempt for Pakistan’s military establishment which provided mercenaries via Fauji Foundation to kill and persecute pro-democracy protesters in Bahrain. I also want

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August 7, 2011

Questioning Laibaah’s integrity – by Ailia Zehra

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A fellow tweeple, Abdul Bugti, who describes himself as “A Baloch” questioned @Laibaah’s integrity on the Pakistan Blogzine advocacy google group for

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August 7, 2011

All for Ummah – by Zubair Khan

by Mureed Bizenjo

Islamic Republic of Pakistan or in Urdu as we say “Islami Jamhooria Pakistan” is a country mostly known for being the melting pot of different ethnic groups and of course our very own prized asset, The Jihadis. The thing is, our so called Islami Jamhooria Pakistan is not

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