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Senator Abidi builds the nation’s case against Islamofascist Chief Justice


Fawad Chaudhary: His Criticism of the Judiciary stands vindicated

Dear readers,

In a continuing series of interviews, the most recent of which was last night’s (August 13th, 2012) interview with right-wing idealogue and Chief Justice supporer, Muhammad Malick, Senator Faisal Raza Abidi continued to build his case against the Islamofascist, Pro-Rape Chief Justice.   Muhammad Malick’s, in typical partisan mode, did his best to derail any criticism of the Chief Justice and the massive allegations of corruption, cronyism, favoritism and misuse of public funds against CJP, his son and the Supreme Court Registrar.

Senator Faisal would have none of it and in his typical blunt fashion, meticulously built upon the growing public frustation with a politisized and biased judiciary that is hell bent upon annexing the role and function of the Legislature (Parliament) and Executive (Prime Minister). While this Judiciary’s extra-Constitutional dictats have been critisized by respected jurists and legal experts in Pakistan and the rest of the Democratic world, his Jaanisaris (Loyalists) in the media and legal community continue to disgrace their respective professions in their unprincipled rabid support for this PCO Judiciary.  A PCO Judiciary which continues to resort to those controversial, selective and vague clauses of the Constitution that were inserted by military dictators like General Zia ul Haq and General Musharaf. When Pakistan’s partisan media and  urban elites trumpet their alliance with this Judiciary, they use grandiose excuses such as:

“We stand with this Judiciary because we stand with the Rule of Law”

LUBP requests Senator Abidi, Sharjeel Memon and Fawad Chaudhary and other PPP media reps to respond with the following:

“Yes, you stand with the Law of dictators like General Zia and General Musharaf. The Contempt Ordinance  of 2003 used to Un-Constitutionally disqualify Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani and threaten current Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was the handiwork of General Musharaf just as Article 63 is the work of General Zia and these are the favourite clauses of this Judiciary as it seeks to undermine Democracy in Pakistan to further its agenda of un-fettered power over all institutions”

When PPP representatives are accosted with malicious accusations that they are not following the Dictat of this Judiciary, they should immediately cite the example of how the Judiciary sent a popular elected leader, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto to the gallows. The nation still has not recovered from that.  This is a prime example to the Jamaati media anchors and their pseudo-liberal cheer leaders that the Dictat of the Judiciary needs to be questioned and the PPP must not succumb to the advice of CJP loyalists like Aitzaz Ahsan.

The most damning indictment of the Chief Justice was his misuse of Building loans towards meeting the lavish wedding expenses of his son, the controversial “Dr.” Arsalan Iftikhar.  In another one of his politisized comments, the Chief Justice had declared that he had secured Rs. 10,000,000 as a loan from the House Building Finance Corporation (HBFC) towards meeting the wedding expenses of his son.  The actual expenses of the lavish wedding are alleged to be upwards of Rs. 30,000,000!!

Yes, dear readers, this is the same Judiciary that abuses the elected leaders of the Pakistan People Party (PPP) on the basis of unproven corruption allegations. This is the same Judiciary that has hounded the family of former Prime Minister and PPP stalwart, Yousuf Raza Gillani by collaborating the the Saudis and the military establishment in making politically motivated cases against MNA Abdul Qadir Gillani and MNA Ali Musa Gillani.  Another elected PPP leader, Maulana Kazmi has been incarcerated without bail for nearly two years on related unproven charges.

This is why the public is appreciating the bold stance of Senator Abidi and other PPP leaders and representatives like Sharjeel Memon and Fawad Chaudhary.  By some estimates there are over 2,600,000 pending cases in the lower court which are in dire need of Judicial Reform.  This is the reason why there is a clear divide between Pakistan’s public which has voted in the PPP and Pakistan’s media, civil society/life style liberals, legal community elites and Jihadi-sectarian/Islamist Right Wingers (PML N, PTI).  The people of Pakistan want a solution to their day to day problems and hold their elected representatives accountable on real issues such as load shedding and inflation. They do not want a Judiciary that is bent on derailing the PPP-lead elected Government.

Sharjeel Memon: Another Bold voice highlighting Judiciary's Corruption

In this regard, Senator Abidi’s exposure of PCO Chief Justice on his double standards in freeing Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (an Al Qaeda affiliate terrorist organization) chief, Malik Ishaq, must be appreciated. It was disgusting to see ideologue/anchor Muhammad Malick attempting to first shift the blame on the Government and then feign ignorance on this issue. Disgusting but not surprising.

International observers who are witnessing this must realize that the much trumped binery between the right-wing Urdu medium press and the (pseudo) liberal English press is an artificial construct. In reality no such binery exists. Until very recently, pro-establishment hack Najam Sethi was one of this Judiciary’s chief supporters and smugly reminded his readers and audience that “civil society” was with this corrupt, Islamofascist Judiciary.  In the last week or so, after Senator Abidi/Sharjeel Memon/Fawad Chaudhary’s unrelenting public service efforts to highlight this judiciary’s corruption and double standards, Najam has typically changed his tact and is more circumspect on this issue.  This should be a signal to his urban flatterers that their beloved Judiciary might finally be held to account for their crimes of corruption, nepotism and ommission.

Senator Faisal Raza Abidi: His bold, passionate and well researched exposure of Chief Justice's Corruption, Double Standards has been well received by the public

Certainly, Pakistan’s Ahmadi, Shia, Hindu, Christains, Baloch and Pashtun would be less willing to participate in the urban upper-middle class hero worship of the glorified bureaucrats that compromise Pakistan’s Judiciary.  The rest of the nation also wants relief from this judicial activism in favour of Pro Taliban parties like PML N and PTI. Pakistan needs to hold its Un-Elected Institutes (Judiciary and Army) accoutable by the elected representatives of the people, the Parliament and Executive.

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  • Faisal Raza Abdi, Fawad Chaudhry, Sharjeel Memon have provided the PPP with much needed media team which knows how to play on front foot.

  • Chief justice iftekhar Choudhry is biased against PPP and favors N. League. He biased against Raja Riaz and favor his own criminal son Arsalam Iftikhar. He controversial Chief Justice and should resign from bench.

  • Not only that Iftikhar Choudhry is a biased Chief justice,He promotes extremism and free terrorist.He released two terrorists In Texila hospital bombing case.He released more than nine hundreds terrorist which were arrested by ISI,but CJ released them by saying not enough evidence.There are 100 examples of him being unfit and biased CJ;He does every possible to score against PPP.

  • Someone should forward this post to Ayesha Tammy Haq; a former PTI aspirant and big time supporter of this corrupt Jamaati CJP


  • This self-serving, misspelled (is there a fallooda called binery?) litany of confused assertions and opinions is not worth a second look. But the stupidity of concatenating the word Islam with the Mussolini-an form of government is a travesty beyond redemption.

  • Excellent article. Faisal, Fawad and Sharjeel are real jiyalas and must be appreciated for the ills caused by Anti Christ. Some of us may not like Najam Sethi’s The Friday Times, but please sometimes go through the such gup section. In this current week, there’s another incident that highlights how the one eyed monster operates:

    “It is rumoured that a few days after Gill on the Hill was sent packing, his vacant office was asked for the loan of the Premier’s bullet proof Merc. Since there was no PM in the seat at the time, the request went to the man who’s considered to be the most powerful in the office. This gent, the PM’s khaki secretary, we hear immediately gave permission for the Merc to be loaned. And to whom? None other than the Chief Adjudicator for a trip to Peshawar to attend a wedding in the family of a fellow adjudicator. Is there a nexus between the two?”

  • Abid N: “This self-serving, misspelled (is there a fallooda called binery?) litany of confused assertions and opinions is not worth a second look. ”

    And yet, here you are :-). A comment straight out of the Ejaz Haider school of ISPR/obtuse journalism. Aside from its mocking and jeering tone, it simply evades the serious accusations against the PCO judges held so dearly by urban flatterers.

    The article may have a few spelling/grammar mistakes but the content is a damning indictment of a corrupt bureaucrat with a God complex! I love it when Faisal Raza Abidi and Sharjeel continue to expose this corrupt judges and his cronies and his corrupt degenenerate gambling son. Civil society should apply some Burnoll. Not much else you can do aside from this and useless comments.

  • Utter drivel

    WHY LOOK AT THE SPECK IN YOUR BROTHER’S EYE WHEN YOU HAVE A PLANK IN YOUR OWN. PPP should think about the country for a change.

    I would also suggest that in place of the NRO, the PPP should pass a new law permitting a person to keep the proceeds of corruption where he publicly admits to making money through corruption.

    The tax returns would then also need to be modified to include a line for “Haram ki Kamayee”. At least our tax revenues will increase tremendously. 🙂

  • cheaf justice itna bhi respectable nahin hai keh . head of the state se bhi zyada respectable hai. justice jab janabdaar ho respectable nahin reh jaata. iski janab daari to saaf nazaar aa rahi hai.

  • U dum asses, with ur heads up ur asses, our country destroyed. And ur defending these dogs, ur all gonna get. Pissed on soon

  • More like let us destroy Pakistan, we’re at war and your attacking cj, just to keep ur dad zardari bemaris looted money…. Scum

  • Faisal Abidi is a mentaly ill person and munafiq