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Pakistan: 9 April 2008 tragedy of burning alive: lawyers demand action

Lawyers demand arrest of Tahir Plaza incident culprits

Courtesy: Daily Times

KARACHI: The lawyers of the city boycotted subordinate courts on Friday on the call of the Karachi Bar Association (KBA) in memory of their colleagues, who were killed in the Tahir Plaza fire incident on April 9, 2008.

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Muslim League, Military and Media: making of the Pakistani Sangh Parivar

By Dr. Mohammad Taqi

Courtesy: Taqi.blogspot.com

“… the (class) struggle (in France) created circumstances and relationships that made it possible for a grotesque mediocrity to play a hero’s part.” (The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon)

As the strategic dialogue – a euphemism for diplomatic hardball – starts between the USA and the Pakistani delegation, including Generals Kiyani and Pasha, there is more at stake then just the very ruthless endgame in Afghanistan.

It is a matter of time before the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) replaces the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to form federal government in Pakistan.

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Pakistan: Unstoppable history

Dr. Manzur Ejaz
Dr. Manzur Ejaz

WASHINGTON DIARY: Unstoppable history

by: Dr Manzur Ejaz, USA

Courtesy: Wichaar.com, September 8th, 2009

The village’s isolation has ended and society has started interacting and amalgamating itself although in an uneven and extremely anarchic manner. Along the way it has generated some weird trends and ideologies but that is how history unfolds.

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Murky alliance of Jamaat-i-Islami and PML-N took control of the Lawyer’s Movement- Kaiser Bengali says

Lawyers’ struggle: another view
By Kaiser Bengali
THE successful movement for the reinstatement of Iftikhar Chaudhry is being billed as a historic watershed event that has redefined the politics of the country and, in particular, the relationship between citizen and state.

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Let judges be the judges

Aitzaz Ahsan
Aitzaz Ahsan

Aitzaz, pl. pull back; your role is over; let judges be the judges now
I hope, if these lines reach the CJ, he would stop the flag hoisting ceremony to be a political function.
by Aziz Narejo, TX, USA
The glorious lawyers’ movement and their second “Long March” joined by political parties and civil society activists has finally achieved its objective as illegally and unconstitutionally deposed judges have been reinstated to their pre-November 3, 2007 position. Many people had earlier dismissed the lawyers’ movement and had termed it a lost cause. Some others had suggested a “middle road”. The people marching from Lahore last Sunday proved them wrong and forced the government to reverse the military dictator’s draconian action against the judiciary. One must congratulate the lawyers, civil society activists and political parties that steadfastly supported the epic movement for the restoration of judiciary to pre-November 3, 2007 position.

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Opinion: Why don’t we support the great struggle of lawyers?

by: Sabir Hussain

Today most of “intellectuals”, “columnist” “professors”, “and all who have love & sympathy for Sindh & Sindhi nation, demanding from those who struggled for independence of judiciary, to raise issues of Sindh before Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Choudhery in order to prove their struggle justified, but none of them have dare to raise voice on crucial issues of Sindh (like issue of water, NFC, resource, Jobs, Education, peace & justice in every subject, karo kari & wadera shahi, problems of jobs & admission for sindhies in colleges & universities of Karachi, and many more) in front of elected “SINDHI PRESIDENT” whose party is elected by votes of Sindhi people & whom for Sindh & sindhi people have given sacrifices in every age…

These leaders of Sindh who always got power because of the votes & sacrifices of Sindhi people have made life miserable of Sindh, peoples of Sindh are forced to sell their beloved child because there is no water even for KAFN DAFN, number of Sindhi women killed in the name of KARO KARI, there are no roads, no shelter, no food, no jobs for sindhi people, few agents & mafia is destroying education of Sindh since last 30 years in the Universities of Sindh, day by day sindhi people have been murdered socially, politically, economically but these MNAs, MPA, WADERAS and President have never wanted to arrest those people, the heart of Sindh Karachi is no go area for Sindhi people, there is no jobs and admission for Sindhi students in Karachi but these sold agents parliamentarian have done nothing against this illegal & horrors acts.

And even these columnists, journalists, have never even

written on these issues, they have not protest against these issues in front of the government of PPP.

In above said status Quo if Chief Justice wants to build independent judiciary  to provide justice & peace to the people of Sindh & Pakistan than what is wrong with it? If he refused to follow illegal actions & orders of a Dictator than what sin has he committed? And when he has taken sueo moto actions against following criminal acts than what illegal & unethical act has Choudhery done?

Remember that:

1)He took against action Federal Minister of PPP Hazar Khan Bijarani as he had done illegal act of SANG CHATTI and sold five younger innocent girls of a poor people.

2)He took actions against the administration of a hospital when a poor non Muslim farmer women dead on the road during her pregnancy because the administration of Hospital refused to admit her.

3)He took action against Qasimabad police as they arrested two younger innocent children.

4)He took action against illegal & unconstitutional sell of Steel Mill, as it was national assets of Sindh,

5)He took action against missing persons,

6)He took action against a police officer on murdered of poor labourer Rasool Bux Birohi

7)He took against Zamindar Abdul Rehman Mari as he murdered the whole family of a farmer Mano Bheel.

These and other positive and legal actions taken by CJ

Iftikhar, without any greedness, he did not differentiate that he is sindhi so he should not provide justice, or any other thing.

I think there is game played by the agencies to keep away

Sindhi people from great struggle of Judiciary, this struggled was done by every Pakistani without any fear & force only to see law & order in the country, every one wants independent judiciary and independent courts in Pakistan.

Now as for as issues of Sindh & Sindhi people concerned

so we don’t forget that every sindhi must play their role and ask elected MNAs, MPA and president to do justice with Sindhi on every issue, we should demand from this PPP Govt to make clear, legal & fair policies on main issues of Sindh, I am regret to say that still PPP Govt has not any clear policy against issues like Education, Water, NFC, Kala Bagh Dam, natural resource, if they have than

must announce to whole Sindhi nation that how they are going to resolve these burning issue.

In last I will say that please don’t misguide whole nation, and don’t irritate them by telling kiddy stories. Focus on struggle to resolve crucial and burning issues of Sindh and demand from your elected members & Govt to be fair with Sindh and do justice with sindhi nation & prove yourself as real son of great soil.

21 March, 2009

Lawyers’ movement & Sindhiat: Patriotism last refuge of a scoundrel?

by Aziz Narejo, TX, USA

Opposition to the glorious lawyers’ movement for justice in the name of Sindhiat or due to any other nationalistic considerations is a serious crime in my eyes and it borders on naked racism. I think minority nations/nationaliti es in Pakistan need justice and democracy more than anyone else.

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