Washington, DC: (7th, April 2012)- The executive committee of Sindhi American Political Action Committee (SAPAC) is shocked and extremely sad at the news of the sudden death of Chairman Bashir Qureshi, leader of Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz.
The timing and sudden nature of this tragic event, shortly after a very successful rally in the heart of Karachi, raises serious questions about the circumstances surrounding his death.
Therefore we demand a public inquiry into his death, by a completely neutral judicial committee, as soon as possible.
We call on the whole Sindhi nation to unite together to carry on his mission.
– The natural consequences – Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur
The unbridled expenditure on militaries and weapons by countries to create ‘national security states’ not only promotes war-mongering and indiscriminate use of force but also leaves people perpetually tottering on the brink of an abyss. This folly is akin to credit card use: carefree fun initially and desperation at payback time. Unfortunately, it is the innocents who pay the price with interest while big guns find refuge in Sharm el-Sheikh.
The madness of diverting resources primarily towards military strength cannot be achieved without disregard for people’s rights. Such countries are essentially internally repressive and jingoistic in external relations. Naturally, the countries that neglect the human suffering dimensions of their waste of resources not only lag behind but start regressing, slowly becoming derelict and decrepit. …