Posts tagged ‘Extremist Deobandis’

February 1, 2012

Sunni Muslims reject Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan

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Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan does not represent majority of peaceful Sunnis.

Related posts: Sipah-e-Sahaba’s attacks on Sunni Barelvis

Sipah-e-Sahab Pakistan (SSP, currently camouflaged as Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat ASWJ) is a banned extremist organization. Comprising radicalised Jihadi-sectarian assets of Pakistan army, the SSP-SWJ represents a tiny minority of the Deobandi sub-sect of Sunni Islam, and per se does not represent the majority of Sunni Barelvi, Deobandi or Salafi Muslims.

Sunni Muslims in Pakistan are divided into three main sects or sub-sects: Barelvis (70%), Deobandi (25%) and Ahl-e-Hadith (5%).

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December 28, 2010

Attack on Shia students in Karachi: An ISI-Sipah-e-Sahaba production

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Photo Source: Samaa TV

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Dawn: A “cracker” of a job confusing the public with euphemisms – by Qudsia Siddiqui

A bomb blast reported at the University of Karachi today injuring at least 15 students. The blast took place outside the main cafeteria of the university when Shia students were offering the mid-day prayers.

According to SSP Naeem Sheikh it was a parcel bomb. Heavy contingents of police and rangers with rescue teams rushed to the scene and started to move the injured to the hospitals. The initial reports describe that the bomb was hidden in a small parcel and it blasted during the Zohar Prayer at a place between the mosque and cafeteria near Arts and Economics Lobby. (Source)

Six of the injured were shifted to Patel Hospital, 2 are reportedly in serious condition. (Source)

This is the first such incident at an educational institution in Karachi, though the campus often sees regular, violent clashes between rival student groups.

ے ۔کراچی کے علاقے گلشن اقبال میں واقع شہر کے اہم تدریسی سینٹر جامعہ کراچی میں دوپہر ایک بجے کیفے ٹیریا کے قریب نماز کیلئے قائم جگہ پر ایک درخت کے ساتھ دھماکا ہوا جس سے5 افراد زخمی ہوگئے،جنہیں ابتدائی طبی امداد کیلئے پٹیل اسپتال منتقل کر دیا گیا۔ دھماکے سے کراچی یونیوسٹی میں بھگدڑ مچ گئی اور طلبہ و طالبات میں خوف و ہراس پھیل گیا۔ سی سی پی او کراچی فیاض لغاری کے مطابق ہلکی نوعیت کا دھماکہ کریکر کا تھا جو ایک مذہبی طلبہ تنظیم کی نماز کی جگہ کے قریب درخت کے ساتھ ہوا۔ دھماکے سے قریبی بلاکس کے شیشے ٹوٹ گئے۔کراچی یونیورسٹی کے حفاظتی انتظامات پاکستان رینجرز اور جامعہ کی اپنی سکیورٹی کے حوالے ہیں۔ہلکے دھماکے کے بعد کسی اور دھماکے کے خدشے کے پیش نظر یونیورسٹی کو خالی کرا لیا گیا جبکہ والدین کی بری تعداد بھی طلبہ و طالبات کو لینے کیلئے یونیورسٹی پہنچ گئی۔ گلشن اقبال پولیس کے مطابق واقعہ کی تفتیش شروع کردی گئی ہے۔ دھماکے کے بعد طلبہ مشتعل ہوگئے اور انہوں نے حکومت اور انتظامیہ کے خلاف شدید نعرے بازی کی۔ آخری اطلاعات تک طلبہ یونیورسٹی روڈ کو بلاک کرکے احتجاج کررہے ہیں۔

Source: Jang

Last year, two suicide bomb blasts by extremist Deobandis (Taliban supported by the ISI) at the International Islamic University in Islamabad killed six people, including the bombers, and wounded at least 20.

It may be noted that the military establishment of Pakistan (ISI, MI, Sipah-e-Sahaba, Taliban) have recently started a wave of anti-Shia campaign in Karachi to harass the Muslim minority community.

Apparently, the main aim of Pakistan’s military establishment and its proxies in the media is to “make” public opinion on the North Waziristan operation.

Missing Shias abducted by the state

Recently, at least 10 Shias have been illegally abducted by the ISI and MI in Karachi in the last few days.

“The 10 missing Shias were abducted from different areas of the Karachi city within 10 days by the law enforcement agencies (LEAs),” Maulana Hassan Zafar Naqvi, leader of the MWM told reporters during a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, a Press TV correspondent reported on Tuesday.

Missing persons’ relatives for CJ’s help

By: Danish Rafique | Published: December 25, 2010

KARACHI – Families of 10 missing persons belonging to Shia Community have appealed to the Chief Justice to take action and help recover them from the custody of law enforcement agencies.

As per details, Maulana Mirza Yousuf along with the family members of 10 Shia men who allegedly in the custody of Law enforcement agencies held a press Conference at Karachi press Club on Friday and claimed that after the Ashura of Muhram-ulHarram the law enforcement agencies conducted raids at different Shia localities including Jafar Tyaar, North Karachi, Federal B area Cant Station and Orangi Town and apprehended several people without any charge. During the press conference, the families also carrying pictures of the missing people and raised slogans against the authorities as well as law enforcement agencies.

Mirza Yusuf in his addressed informed that that on the other side, the doctors, engineers and other intellectual of the community are being target in ongoing sectarian killing and on the other side law enforcement agencies also arresting our people without any ground. He further said that the authorities were hesitant to take stern action against the culprits of Ashura and Chehlum blasts and those who were behind the killing of Shia people while they arrested the people without any reason from their home and search warrant. He claimed that law enforcement agencies also threatened to kill the arrested men in vivid encounter if they raise their voices again their arrest. He said “Our 10 people were arrested by different raid including Husnain Abbas, resident of Orangi town, two brothers Tanveer Abbas and Mazher Abbas, residents of Sector 10 North Karachi, Pervez Zaidi, resident of Orangi town no 10, Sikander and Jhangir, resident of New Karachi 11-D. They were arrested from Cantt station, Abrar and Ali Mehdi, resident of Jaffer Tayyer,they were arrested when they returning from imam Bargah, Rafat Abbas alias Mesum and Komail, both were the resident of FB Area.” Later, the family members also appealed to Chief Justice of Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari, PM Yusuf Raza Gilani and Interior minister of Sindh to recover the missing men.

Source: The Nation

In video: Blast at Karachi University


December 25, 2010

Extremist Deobandis (Taliban) massacre 45 Salarzai Pushtuns in Bajaur

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At least 45 people have been killed and nearly 100 injured after a suicide bomber attacked a large crowd of people in Pakistan’s north western Bajaur tribal region on Saturday.

The blast took place at a World Food Programme (WFP) distribution centre in the town of Khar, headquarters of Bajaur Agency, close to the Afghan border – a Taliban and al Qaeda stronghold.

Most of the victims are believed to be civilians who had fled the fighting between Taliban militants and the Pakistani army. Around 1,000 people displaced by military operations had been receiving food at a distribution centre when the attacker struck, said a local government official.

Officials and eyewitnesses feared that the death toll could rise. Most of the injured were shifted to Peshawar in helicopters.


The bomber, wearing a head-to-toe burqa, blew herself up in the midst of hundreds of people from the Salarzai tribe gathered to get food rations being distributed to people forced from their homes by the earlier fighting.


A witness named Wasi Ullah said a burqa-clad female aged 22 or 23 years first hurled hand grenades when stopped by security guards at the gate, where she detonated her explosives.

‘Her body parts including hands and feet were seen lying near the gate,’ he said.

It was only the third known suicide attack in Pakistan by a woman.

Thousands of families displaced by fighting between the military and Taliban fighters rely heavily on food provided by the government and the UN World Food Program.

Taliban took the responsibility for the attack in a message send to various news organizations. Their spokesperson (Azam Tariq, named after the slain extremist Deobandi terrorist of Sipah-e-Sahaba) contacted the media to take the responsibility.


پاکستان کے قبائلی علاقے باجوڑ ایجنسی میں حکام کے مطابق ایک خود کُش دھماکے میں کم از کم چالیس افراد ہلاک اور ساٹھ سے زیادہ زخمی ہوگئے ہیں۔ زخمیوں میں بچے بھی شامل ہیں۔

باجوڑ ایجنسی میں ایک سرکاری اہلکار نے بی بی سی کے نامہ نگار دلاور خان وزیر کو بتایا کہ یہ خود کش دھماکہ سنیچر کی صُبح ایجنسی کے صدر مقام خار میں متاثرین میں راشن کی تقسیم کے دوران ہوا ۔لاشوں او زخمیوں کو سول سپتال خار منتقل کیا جا رہا ہے۔

باجوڑ کے اردگرد کے علاقے جو افغان سرحد کے ساتھ واقع ہیں القاعدہ اور طالبان کا گڑھ سمجھے جاتے ہیں اور حالیہ زمانے میں یہاں کئی حملے ہوئے ہیں۔

تحریکِ طالبان پاکستان نے پاکستان کے قبائلی علاقے باجوڑ ایجنسی میں خود کش حملے کی ذمہ داری قبول کر لی ہے۔

تحریکِ طالبان پاکستان کے مرکزی ترجمان اعظم طارق نے بی بی سی سی کو ٹیلی فون پر بتایا یہ قبیلہ حکومت کا حامی تھا اور یہ طالبان کے خلاف لشکر بنایا کرتے تھے۔ انھوں نے کہا کہ آئندہ بھی اس طرح کے حکومت حمایتی لشکروں پر حملے کیے جائیں گے۔

سرکاری اہلکار نے بتایا کہ دہشت گردی سے متاثر ہونے والے لوگوں کے لیے راشن کے مختلف دن مقرر کیے گئے ہیں اور سنیچر کا دن سلارزئی قبیلے کے لیے ہے۔

اہلکار کے مطابق جس جگہ دھماکہ ہوا وہ پولیٹکل ایجنٹ کے دفتر سے تین سے چار سو گز کے فاصلے پر واقع ہے۔ یہاں سول کالونی کے گیٹ کے پاس تلاشی کے لیے ایک چیک پوائنٹ بنایا گیا تھا جہاں خودکش حملہ آور نے خود کو دھماکے سے اڑا لیا۔

اہلکار کا کہنا تھا کہ خودکش حملہ اور کی لاش ٹکڑے ٹکڑے ہوگئی ہے جس کے ٹکڑے مقامی انتظامیہ کے اہل کاروں نے اکھٹے کیے ہیں۔

یادرہے کہ جس قبیلے پر خودکش حملہ ہوا ہے یہ قبیلہ سلارزئی ہے جس نے کئی بار شدت پسند کے خلاف لشکر بنا کر مقابلہ کیا ہے۔

Source: BBC Urdu

December 24, 2010

Pushtun, Shia, Ahmadi and Barelvi: main victims of terrorism in Pakistan in 2010 – by Amir Mir

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Source: The News, December 24, 2010

The year 2010 has proven to be the bloodiest for the people of Pakistan since 2001 as the unending spate of lethal suicide bombings in almost every nook and corner of the country has killed 1,224 innocent Pakistanis and injured 2,157 others in 52 gory attacks between January 1 and December 23, 2010.

Even though the incidents of suicide attacks have gone down to 35 percent this year as against the last year, 2010 still remained the bloodiest one in terms of the number of the people killed by human bombs across Pakistan in a single year since the 9/11 terror attacks in the US and the subsequent decision by the Musharraf regime to join hands with Washington in the war against terror.

The people of Pakistan had to bear a record number of 80 suicide attacks in 2009, killing 1,217 persons and injuring 2,305 others, compared with 52 such assaults in 2010 so far – 28 less – compared with those of the last year, thereby showing a 35 percent decrease in suicide hits this year.

On average, the fanatic human bombs killed 102 persons per month in 2010, compared with the last year’s average of 101 killings a month, hence showing a one percent increase in casualties. Similarly, the bombers, on average, killed more than 23 Pakistanis every week and over three persons every day in 2010. On average, more than four suicide attacks were carried out every month in 2010, compared with six assaults every month by human bombs in 2009. Of the 1,224 Pakistanis who lost their lives in suicide hits in 2010, the number of civilian casualties stood at 605, as against 863 civilians killed during last year, thereby showing 258 less casualties in 2010.

However, the civilian casualties in 2010 still remained 49 percent of the total deaths caused by the suicide bombings this year.

Of the remaining 619 martyrs who lost their lives in suicide attacks this year, 169 belonged to the security forces and the law enforcement agencies. Of them, 62 were policemen, 48 belonged to the armed forces of Pakistan, 26 were the Frontier Constabulary personnel, 12 belonged to the Rangers, nine were the staffers of the Inter Services Intelligence and 12 others belonged to the Khasadar Force.

Hence, the casualties suffered by the law enforcement agencies in the 2010 suicide attacks remain 14 percent of the total deaths – 1,224. Of the remaining 436 Pakistanis killed by the human bombs this year, 151 (or 12 percent of the total killed) were Shia Muslims, 103 (or eight percent of the total casualties) were Ahmedis or Qadianis while 81 (six percent of the total killed) were Barelvi Muslims.

Those killed this year in suicide bombings also included 62 activists of the Awami National Party, 22 activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan, 12 activists each of the Lashkar-e-Islami and Ansarul-Islam, three American soldiers and two Pakistani journalists.

Of the 1,224 persons who lost their lives in suicide hits this year across Pakistan, the largest number – 416 – were killed in the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa in 25 attacks – (34 percent of the total dead).

The Fata suffered 12 suicide attacks, killing 381 persons (31 percent of the total killed). In Punjab, the number of those killed was 312 (25 percent of the total dead).

Similarly, four incidents of suicide bombings killed 81 persons in Balochistan (seven percent of the total casualties). Two suicide attacks killed 28 persons in the Sindh (two percent of the total dead) while in Azad Kashmir, six persons were killed in two incidents of suicide bombings.

According to the month-wise break-up of the suicide bombings and the subsequent casualties in 2010, a total of 115 persons were killed in seven attacks in January, 102 persons lost their lives in six incidents in February, 157 more were killed in seven attacks in March, another 155 persons lost their lives in six bombings in April, 118 persons were killed in three suicide hits in May while no such incident took place in June 2010.

In July, 165 Pakistanis were killed in five attacks across Pakistan, 43 persons lost their lives in two such incidents in August, 141 more were killed in five such attacks in September, 25 persons were perished in two suicide hits in October, 96 more lost their lives in five more attacks in November, while 101 more have so far been killed in four such incidents in the first 23 days of December 2010.

It was in the aftermath of the Operation Silence conducted against Lal Masjid clerics that a series of deadly suicide attacks rocked the four provinces of Pakistan as well as Islamabad.

The dangerous trend touched alarming heights in 2007, averaging more than one attack a week as the establishment gradually lost control of the jehadi networks and their leaders which had allegedly been nurtured to advance its geo-strategic agenda.

Terrorism experts say Pakistan has been turned into the suicide bombing capital of the world; especially, in the aftermath of the bloody Operation Silence conducted in the heart of Islamabad, with the security forces, especially the army and the police, frequently being targeted by human bombs, killing 2,801 Pakistanis in 242 such incidents since July 2007.

Look at the casualty figures for the Pakistani security forces since then: over 1,200 members of the security forces and law enforcement agencies had been killed in suicide bombings across Pakistan between July 3, 2007 (the day the Lal Masjid operation was launched) and December 23, 2009.

As per the Interior Ministry records, the number of suicide hits rose from 56 in 2007 to 66 in 2008, killing 965 people during that year compared with the 837 people killed in 2007. The people of Pakistan suffered 252 more deaths in suicide attacks next year — 1217 persons in 2009. However, unfortunately enough, the year 2010 has broken all the previous records of terrorism since 9/11 in terms of the death toll.

December 17, 2010

What can Pakistan and the entire world learn from Pakistani Shias?

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I clearly remember how in the aftermath of the 7/7 bombings in London by Islamofascists (brainwashed by an extremist Deobandi/Wahhabi version of Islam), Londoners refused to give up their lifestyle, the majority of London schools remained open, public services remained available and the message from most London boroughs was business as usual.

One may differ with the then Prime Minister Tony Blair on many accounts but I have high appreciation for his clearly articulated message to the people of Britain on 7/7:

First, he did not generalize the attackers:

“We know that these people act in the name of Islam but we also know that the vast and overwhelming majority of Muslims here and abroad are decent and law-abiding people who abhor those who do this every bit as much as we do.”

Second, he urged Londoners to carry on with their everyday life:

“…I think we all know what they are trying to do. They are trying to use the slaughter of innocent people to cow us, to frighten us out of doing the things that we want to do, trying to stop us from going about our business as normal, as we are entitled to do and they should not and they must not succeed. When they try to intimidate us, we will not be intimidated. When they seek to change our country or our way of life by these methods, we will not be changed.”

This brings me to the core point of this post.

For the last thirty years, since the inauspicious days of military dictator General Zia-ul-Haq who sowed the seeds of religious sectarianism in Pakistan by patronizing a narrow Wahhabi-Deobandi version of Islam while persecuting the minority sects, Pakistani Shias have remained subject to continuous persecution, harassment, hate speech and violence by various jihadi and sectarian proxies of the State, i.e., the Sipah-e-Sahaba, Taliban, Jaish-e-Muhammad, Hizbullah, Lashkar-e-Taiba etc.

Thousands of Shias have been killed in the last thirty years in all parts of Pakistan most notably in Parachinar, Quetta, Jhang, Dera Ismail Khan, Multan, Karachi, Lahore, Kohat, Hangu, Gilgit-Baltistan etc.

Their only crime? They practice a faith (belief in Imams instead of Caliphs) which is different from the majority Sunni belief.

Yet, while the majority of moderate Sunnis and Shias are tolerant of each other’s ideological differences, the extremist Deobandi and Wahhabi mercenaries of the GHQ consider it their strategic as well as ideological duty to harass, attack and kill Shia Muslims. They consider Shias as heretics, infidel (kafir) and Jewish agents (Sabaai).

Over the last many decades, Shia Muslims in Pakistan have been massacred in their mosques, imambarghas, funerals, marriages, political meetings and jirgahs. They have not been spared in their offices, schools and colleges, transports, not even inside their houses.

Yet, one must salute Pakistani Shias for their resolve, their firm commitment to their lifestyle and traditions, their refusal to give in to all forms of violence and harassment by the extremist Deobandis and Wahhabis who are in turn mentored, supported and protected by a ruthless State.

In Muharram each year, every Shia knows that the majlis they are going to attend, or the juloos they are participating on Ashura, may be subject to a violent attack by a suicide bomber.

Every year, extremist Deobandi and Wahhabi mullahs issue fatwas (religious decrees) against the Shia rituals of Ashura.

Every year, terrorists of the Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba issue ultimatum that Shia gatherings during Ashura will be attacked.

Yet the Shias of Pakistan have consistently refused to give in. They have refused to cave in to the demands and tactics of extremist Deobandis and Wahhabis.

This point was neatly highlighted by Batool Zehra:

…no one is really in doubt about how vulnerable the Ashura procession is this year. In their majalis, Shia clerics have been philosophic about the possibility of suicide bombing, acknowledging that while safeguards have been taken, the threat by its very nature cannot be eliminated by better security.

Come Ashura and each mourner or ‘azadar’ on the long stretch of M A Jinnah Road (in Karachi) is more than a mourner — he is a protester and also a fighter. When the azadar walk out of their homes and join the procession, it is with the understanding that, had they been present at the battle of Karbala, they would have formed part of Imam Hussain’s (RA) army. To a follower, there are no anachronisms.

The Ashura procession is a concrete recreation to the idea that evil, even if it were to hide behind piety, behind religious facades, must be identified and exposed. And if the procession today is Imam Hussain’s (RA) lashkar, then in many ways, the Taliban today in their excesses, rigidity and barbaric cruelty still broadly embody the characteristics — intolerance, cruelty and a penchant for barbarism — of the Imam’s enemies.

Those who suggest that the processions should not take place, are missing the essential point. The Taliban attack not just lives, but a way of life, and it is the latter which must be protected, and which needs to survive. As hundreds of empty schools in Fata and Balochistan testify, it is all too easy to relinquish a way of life in an ultimately empty bid to protect lives. While the fear of bombing is palpable, there aren’t many today who are debating whether or not to go to the procession this year.

Let me once again recall Blair’s words to highlight what Pakistani Shias have been experiencing and courageously demonstrating in the last many years:

“I think we all know what they are trying to do. They are trying to use the slaughter of innocent people to cow us, to frighten us out of doing the things that we want to do, trying to stop us from going about our business as normal, as we are entitled to do and they should not and they must not succeed. When they try to intimidate us, we will not be intimidated. When they seek to change our country or our way of life by these methods, we will not be changed.”

Through this post on the eve of Ahsura 1432 AH, I wish to pay my tribute to Pakistani Shias, those who sacrificed their lives in the Pakistani nation’s war against extremist Deobandi / Wahhabi ideology and those who still continue to challenge Yazid and its progeny in Pakistan.

Shia mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters, all of them know they or their dear and near ones might be killed by extremist Deobandis, yet they have demonstrated to the Pakistani nation and the entire world the true way to deal with terrorism, i.e., through perseverance, sacrifice and a firm resolve to carry on with the business as usual.

My salute to Pakistani Shias. My salute to all those individuals, groups and communities in Pakistan including Sunnis and Shias, Christians and Ahmadis, Hindus and Sikhs, who are facing the brunt of extremist Deobandi (and to a lesser extent Wahhabi) violence but they have refused to surrender to the terrorists’ aims and demands.

To Pakistani Shias and all those who stand by individuals’ and communities’ right to practice a faith of their own choice, let me dedicate the following Noha by legendary Sachay Bhai of Karachi:

Ooncha rahay apna alam…

December 14, 2010

Extremist Deobandis' attack on Ghazi Baba shrine in Peshawar

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Gunmen attacked the shrine of Ghazi Baba and shot dead two of its caretakers. Source: Express Tribune

Attack on shrine in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa kills three

PESHAWAR: Gunmen attacked the Ghazi Baba shrine overnight in Budhber, on the outskirts of Peshawar, and killed three caretakers.
“At least five militants attacked the shrine and opened indiscriminate fire, killing three caretakers,” local police official Waris Khan said.
The incident came hours after a roadside bomb struck a school bus, killing one person and wounding two children in Peshawar.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Shrines across Pakistan have seen attacks during the last five years, with major shrines like Abdullah Shah Ghazi in Karachi and Data Darbar in Lahore being targeted in suicide bombings.

December 12, 2010

Online factories of suicide bombers: An ISI production

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This is what Pakistani children are learning in Deobandi and Wahhabi madrassahs.

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It is a known fact that as long as we have sectarian madrassahs, websites and literature of extremist Deobandis and Ahl-e-Hadith (Wahhabis) in Pakistan, it will not be possible to eradicate the menace of jihadi and sectarian terrorism in this country and the entire region.

While Pakistani nation is facing suicide attacks by the brainwashed Deobandi (and some Wahhabi) teenagers on a regular basis, while innocent Pakistanis are dying in mosques, imambargahs, churches, markets and offices, while some units of Pakistan Army are fighting the bad (i.e., out of control) Taliban in Swat, FATA and other parts of the country, it may be futile to fight such wars unless the factories producing suicide bombers are not highlighted and dismantled.

Equally important, one must also consider Pakistan Army’s (ISI’s) continued strategy of using non-state actors (jihadi and sectarian extremists) as cost-effective recruits for its ‘strategic’ operations in Afghanistan and India.

Muslaman Bachay: Case study of an online jihadi magazine for Muslim kids

Here is a glimpse of what kind of literature is being taught to very young children in extremist Deobandi and Wahhabi madrassahs and also through their magazines and newspapers (some of them are also available on line).

We provide a brief overview of one online Urdu mgazine titled Musalman Bachay (Muslim Kids) and its associated websites. These websites are being run by an ISI-sponsored Maulana Masood Azhar who is an extremist Deobandi terrorist, and is himself a student of the Father of the Taliban Mufti Taqi Usmani of Karachi.


Let us start with the editorial page of “Musalman Bachay” available at the following link:

The editorial offers an example of a sahabi (companion) of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) illustrating how the sahabi was only a child when he took up a sword to wage jihad against someone who was blasphemous to the Prophet. The editorial then encourages Muslim children that they must kill any kafir (infidel) who commits blasphemy to the honour of the Prophet. This editorial must be read in conjunction with the recent demand by the Taliban to execute a Christian mother of five, Aasia Bibi, who has been charged with blasphemy to the Prophet of Islam.

Jihadi Links

On its front page, the magazine provides links to the following jihadi websites:


Al Qalam

Rang o Noor

Banat e Ayesha


Juma Lectures at the Usman o Ali Mosque

Kids’ Artwork: A specimen of brainwashing

A young child models Ghazi Abdul Rashid (terrorist Mullah of Lal Masjid) as his hero

Website for Muslim women

Extremist Deobandi terrorists have also set up a website titled Daughters of Ayesha (Banat-e-Ayesha) to brainwash Muslim women. There are many jihadi articles on that website. One article is titled “Punishment for not participating in Jihad”. It is written by someone named Muhammad Usman, the martyr of Halmand, Afghanistan.

Website Organizers

Apparently the online magazine is based in Bahawlpur. For example, a notorious Deobandi mosque in Bahawalpur (Markaz Usman o Ali) has been promoted through this magazine and the lectures of Maulana Masood Azhar, his brother Mufti Abdur Rauf Asghar, Mufti Nizamuddin Shamezai, and Mufti Yusuf Ludhianvi are provided online.

Here is a candid admission by Mullah Masood Azhar that in view of his jihadi commitments in the Jaish-e-Muhammad and Sipah-e-Sahaba (of the ISI), he is setting up these websites including the Ihya-e-Sunnat; his deputy Mullah Salees Ahmad of Bahawalpur is responsible for religious propaganda on his behalf.

Address for registration for jihad against Shias, Christians, Ahmadis, Barelvis, Hindus and Americans

On one of the linked websites (Ahya-e-Sunnat), an address is provided in case someone needs to contact them to register for jihad:

مزید معلومات اور رجسٹریشن کے لئے اوپر دیئے گئے پتہ یا فون نمبر پر رابطہ کریں
ای میل پر رجسٹریشن نہیں کی جاتی

Please contact to the above address or phone number for more information and registration.
You can not register through email.

The ISI Connection

The connection between the ISI and Mullah Masood Azhar (and other extremist Deobandi and Wahhabi organisations) is widely known in Pakistan. Mullah Masood Azhar was a close friend of Mullah Azam Tariq, slain leader of the Deobandi terrorist group Sipah-e-Sahaba.

Historically, the ISI has been using religious hatred based jihadi and sectarian curriculum in religious madrassahs in order to recruit non-uniformed jihadi soldiers for its operations in Afghanistan and Kashmir.

There is ample evidence that the ISI continues to have collaboration with religious madrassahs, in particular, with the extremist Deobandi madrassahs headed by Mufti Taqi Usmani, Muhammad Hanif Jallandhari, Mulla Sami-ul-Haq and similar other madrassahs operated by the Jamaat-e-Islami and Sipah-e-Sahaba.

The ISI has similar collaborative arrangements with the Ahl-e-Hadith (Wahhabi) madrassahs operated by Hafiz Muhammad Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa / Lashkar-e-Taiba.

While extremist Wahhabis are used by the ISI for its operations in Kashmir, extremist Deobandis are used for operations in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas and also in Afghanistan.

It is however a fact that almost all suicide attacks and other acts of jihadi and sectarian violence in Pakistan are performed by extremist Deobandis (of the Taliban and Sipah-e-Sahaba).

It is high time that the government of Pakistan must nationalize all religious madrassahs (not only of Deobandi and Ahl-e-Hadith sects but also belonging to other sects including Barelvis and Shias).

Such madrassahs must be converted into government schools and their curricula completely replaced by the existing government schools curricula.

Pakistan cyber crime and anti-terrorism agencies must bring down such websites and arrest their editors and owners for spreading hate speech, violence and inciting to terrorism.

International agencies (e.g. UNO, European Union, IMF) must offer (a tightly monitored) generous support to Pakistan in order to control this menace, as the aim is to control the ever expanding wave of religious hatred-motivated jihadi and sectarian terrorism.

However, this will not be possible until there is an extreme internal and external pressure on Pakistan military and the ISI to refrain from further exploitation of religion to recruit non-state actors (jihadi soldiers).

This in turn means that Pakistan military and its agencies must be brought under a complete control of Pakistan’s civilian government. However, how will this happen remains a huge question mark for all concerned Pakistanis particularly in view of the historical and ongoing marriage of necessity between the CIA and the ISI.

December 10, 2010

General Tariq Majid's son-in-law kidnapped by extremist Deobandis

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Note: Thanks to pejamistri for highlighting this news item. According to him:

“The following news could have made headlines if it were not the internal rift between the military mafia. It is important to note that Chemical Tariq was one who was the incharge of Lal Masjid disaster.

This is also pertinent to note that the news is published in “The Jang” and in reality there is no urgency alarm from both Chemical Tariq and media on this. I am sure that the “negotiations” between “Al-Qaeda” and “ISI” will be successful.”

Bad Taliban (i.e., the group of extremist Deobandis who are not tightly following the ISI’s instructions) have kidnapped General Tariq Majid’s son-in-law (Amir Malik) from Lahore’s Model Town.

According to a news report, the kidnappers (belonging to the Sipah-e-Sahaba alias Lashkar-e-Jhangvi) have demanded a ransom of ten carore rupees and the release of 30 arrested terrorists most of them involved in heinous terrorists attacks against Shias, Barelvis, Ahmadis, Christians and other religious groups in Pakistan.

Profile of General Tariq Majid
General Tariq Majid is a (retired in October 2010) Pakistan Army’s four star general who recently served as the Supreme Commandant of the Pakistan Defense Forces as the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) from 2007 to 2010. In addition to this, he also served as Rawalpindi based X Corps Core Commandant, Chief of General Staff (CGS) and DG Military Intelligence (DG MI), all premier posts of the Pakistan Army. He was replaced as CJCSC by another four star rank general officer General Khalid Shameem Wynne.

Tariq Majid’s one year stint as the corps commander was eventful as it featured the suspension of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and the following mass protests, and the Siege of Lal Masjid. In the latter occasion, he was himself in charge of the armed forces who were to take down the armed militias stationed inside the mosque.

On 30 October 2007, a suicide bomber struck a police checkpoint in the high security zone of Rawalpindi, less than a kilometer from President General Pervez Musharraf’s camp office, killing seven people, three of them policemen, and injuring 31 others. The blast splattered check post of General Tariq Majid’s official residence. (Source)

December 8, 2010

Extremist Deobandi terrorist massacres 20 Shia and Sunni Muslims in Kohat

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Extremist Deobandis consider Shia Muslims as heretics and non-Muslims.

As usual, the ISI and JI dominated Pakistani media is distorting the fact. The Kohat attack today was clearly sectarian, aimed at a bus carrying passengers, most of them Shia but also some moderate Sunnis, who were travelling to the nearby tribal district of Orakzai, where Pakistan has encouraged displaced civilians to return after an anti-Taliban offensive.

According to daily Dawn:

A teenage suicide bomber killed 19 people at a busy Pakistani bus terminal on Wednesday, the third attack in three days as the country stepped up security for the holy month of Muharram.

The bomber blew himself up in Kohat, home to at least half a million people and one of the main garrisons for the Pakistan military, in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

“It was a suicide blast. The death toll has risen to 17,” Kohat police chief Dilawar Bangash told AFP, adding that 25 others were wounded, seven of them seriously. (Death toll has risen to 19: DawnNews)

Police said the bomber blew himself up at the door of a bus carrying passengers to the nearby tribal district of Orakzai, where Pakistan has encouraged displaced civilians to return after an anti-Taliban offensive.

“We have found the head and legs of the suicide bomber,” said Bangash. The bus terminal is in Tirah bazaar, the main market in the town.

The attack coincided with the start of Muharram, which traditionally sees tensions rise between Pakistan’s majority Sunni Muslim and minority Shia Muslim community.

“It is true there were more Shias killed in the attack but there were a number of Sunnis also who died in the blast. So we cannot say who was the target,” said Bangash, adding the suicide bomber was aged 15 to 16.

Almost all Shia Muslims and moderate Sunni Muslims dislike extremist Deobandis of Taliban because of the latter’s intolerant (un)Islamic ideology and violent tactics. Therefore, extremist Deobandis consider it legitimate to kill Shia and moderate Sunni Muslims.

The attack occurred on the first day of the Islamic month of muharram, which often sees attacks by extremist Deobandi groups on minority Shia Muslims.

Last December, a suicide bomber blew up a Shia Muslim procession in Karachi killing 25 people. Such attacks have prompted the security agencies to take extra measures during the Muharram rituals December 8-17.

The Taliban and affiliated organisations like Sipah-e-Sahaba, Laskhar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) and Jundullah pose severe threats to Shias and moderate Sunnis during Muharam.

Sunnis and Shias: United against extremist Deobandi terrorists

“On Sunday, an agreement between the Shia and Sunni sects in Orakzai Agency facilitated the opening of roads that remained closed for the past five years,” Abdul Sami Paracha, a journalist in Kohat, told Central Asia Online. In other areas, similar agreements bind both sects to remain peaceful during Muharram, he said. Under the agreements, the representatives of the sects would ensure peace during Muharram by taking measures through mutual consultations. Committees have been formed in different districts that would ensure that the people stay away from businesses during Muharram’s processions,” Maulana Zahoorullah, a member of a Peshawar-based committee tasked to maintain peace in Muharram, said. The committees were formed to ensure that people close their businesses to respect Muharram. (Source)

Extremist Deobandis (of Taliban / Sipah-e-Sahaba) are indeed interested in sabotaging any sign of unity between moderate Sunnis and Shias.

December 3, 2010

Extremist Deobandi mullah offers a reward for anyone who kills Aasia Bibi: Nawaiwaqt joins the jihad

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Maulana Yousef Qureshi (R) addresses a rally in Peshawar, the hardline, pro-Taliban cleric offered a reward for anyone who kills Aasia Bibi. PHOTO: REUTERS

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Here is a most illegal, most violent and most un-Islamic statement by an extremist Deobandi mullah (‘Maulana’ Yousuf Qureshi) of a major mosque in Peshawar. This mullah is notorious for his pro-Taliban and pro-Imran Khan views, is a senior member of the Jamaat-e-(Ghair)Islami, and is also known to have direct links with a local commander of Pakistan Army. This hateful creature is one of the most ‘learned’ students of Mufti Taqi Usmani of Karachi, the spiritual leader of Afghani and Pakistani Taliban.

According to Surah Al-Maidah, this man is inciting to violence and spreading mischief in the land (fasaad fil arz), hence according to Islamic sharia, he deserves the harshest punishment.

In Surah Al-Maidah, Allah says:

32. Because of that We ordained for the Children of Israel that if anyone killed a person not in retaliation of murder, or (and) to spread mischief in the land – it would be as if he killed all mankind, and if anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind. And indeed, there came to them Our Messengers with clear proofs, evidences, and signs, even then after that many of them continued to exceed the limits (e.g. by doing oppression unjustly and exceeding beyond the limits set by Allâh by committing the major sins) in the land!.

33. The recompense of those who wage war against Allâh and His Messenger and do mischief in the land is only that they shall be killed or crucified or their hands and their feet be cut off on the opposite sides, or be exiled from the land. That is their disgrace in this world, and a great torment is theirs in the Hereafter.

Translation of the Quran

We support an ET reader’s offer who announced to place a reward of equal amount for any pakistan police officer, lawyers or judge who could put this terrorist mullah Yousuf Qureshi in Jail till Aisa bibi is released.

We demand that Chief Justice of Pakistan (who is notorious for his penchant for suo moto actions on every issue on this planet) must pay some attention to this matter too.

We also demand that the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa must order immediate arrest of this violent mullah (of course after seeking due permission from his masters in GHQ).

This fanatic cleric must be put in jail indefinitely for inciting to violence and creating harassment for religious minorities in Pakistan.

Blasphemy case: Masjid imam offers reward to kill Aasia

Source: Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: Maulana Yousuf Qureshi, an imam of a major mosque in Peshawar on Friday offered a reward for anyone who kills Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death by a court on charges of blasphemy.

Qureshi offered a Rs500,000 reward and warned the government against any move to abolish or change the blasphemy law.
The sentence against Asia Bibi has renewed debate about the law which critics say is used to persecute religious minorities, fan religious extremism and settle personal scores.

“We will strongly resist any attempt to repeal laws which provide protection to the sanctity of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH),” Qureshi told a rally.

“Anyone who kills Aasia will be given Rs500,000 in reward from Masjid Mohabat Khan,” he said referring to his mosque.

While Qureshi is not believed to have a wide following, comments by clerics can provoke a violent response and complicate government efforts to combat religious extremism and militancy.

Qureshi, cleric who has been leading congregation at the 17th century Mohabat Khan mosque for decades, later told Reuters he was determined to see her killed.

“We expect her to be hanged and if she is not hanged then we will ask mujahideen and Taliban to kill her.”

In 2006, Qureshi and his followers announced rewards amounting to over $1 million for anyone who killed Danish cartoonists who drew caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that had enraged Muslims worldwide.

After her conviction, Aasia appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari to pardon her, saying she had been wrongly accused by neighbours due to a personal dispute.

Last week, a minister said an initial inquiry into the case showed she had not committed blasphemy. The Lahore High Court last month prevented Zardari from granting a pardon and ruled that the High Court should be allowed to decide her appeal.

“No president, no parliament and no government has any right to interfere in the commandants of Islam. Islamic punishment will be implemented at all costs,” said Qureshi.

Update:The violence inciting op-ed at Nawaiwaqt:
(via Laila Ebadi)