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#ShiaGenocide: Leading Pakistani intellectual, poet and academic Sibte Jafar killed by Deobandi militants


Entire Pakistani nation, in particular Shia Muslim community, suffers from another terrible loss at the hands of Deobandi militants of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ-LeJ, formerly known as Sipah-e-Sahaba). Famous poet, academician and intellectual Professor Sibte Jafar was killed in Karachi by Aurangzeb Farooqi Deobandi group of ASWJ-LeJ.

The deceased was former principal of Liaquatabad Degree College and was widely respected in Sunni and Shia circles.

The current incident is the latest in a never ending series of target killing of Shia Muslims at the hands of Takfiri Deobandi militants in Karachi, Quetta, Peshawr, Lahore and other parts of Pakistan.

On the same day (18 March 2013), yet another Shia professional, a lawyer, Zaheer Abbas Naqvi was killed in Peshawar by Deobandi militants.

According to informed sources, ASWJ-LeJ Deobandi militants have prepared a hit list of Shia professionals and activists. A few weeks ago, a niece of Akram Lahori Deobandi (founder of LeJ terrorist group), who works at an NGO in Islamabad, was seen distributing addresses of Shia activists to a Deobandi cleric. This Fake Liberal – Right Wing alliance is exacting a heavy toll on Pakistan’s Shia community which has lost more than 21,000 of its community members at the hands of Deobandi militants.

Tweet victory by ASWJ LEJ Sippah Sahaba Talibaan
Image: A Deobandi activist on Twitter celebrates Professor Sibte Jafar’s murder and also abuses Imam Mehdi, the 12th Imam in the holy family of Prophet Muhammad (Ahle Bait). According to a fatwa by Darul Uloom Deoband, Deobandi sect reveres Umayyad Caliph Yazid who slaughtered Prophet Muhammad’s grandson Imam Hussain.

While the Shia community is reeling, yet again, from the tragedy of its latest loss, the Pakistani media, it seems has another agenda than honest and transparent reporting.

This is a case of typical media apathy and obfuscation on the murder of Shia Muslims.

Both DAWN and Express Tribune, two leading English dailies present this important news item in their typically vague terms.

College principal gunned down in Karachi

“Professor gunned down in Karachi” is how the Express Tribune titles its reporting.

Both DAWN and Express Tribune barely mention that the victim was a Shia, and that his killers are known to everyone in Pakistan except perhaps the media, judiciary and army.

Both newspapers (and several other media outlets) use typically vague terms like “Unknown attackers” and “extremists” when everyone and their uncle knows that the killers belong to ASWJ-Taliban Deobandi network supported by Pakistan army and funded by the Saudis. Their leaders in hate terminology are Ahmed Ludhianvi Deobandi (recently rebranded as pro-peace cleric in a softball interview published in Najam Sethi and Raza Rumi’s The Friday Times), Aurangzeb Farooqi Deobandi (currently being feted by MQM) and Malik Ishaq Deobandi. Their chief ideologist is Taqi Usmani Deobandi, the Halal banking fame mullah. Chief architect of anti-Shia hate speech on internet is Aamir Saeed Deobandi of Peshawar.

When Aurangzeb Farooqi Deobandi of Karachi declared a few weeks ago that “Shias will not be allowed to breathe” and when Ludhainvi was allowed by Najam Sethi and Raza Rumi to present the death sentence hate mongering of “Kafir, Kafir, Shia Kafir” as just another “political slogan”, we can safely say that Pakistan’s Fake Liberal dominated English Media is as complicit in the ongoing Shia Genocide in Pakistan as is right-wing dominated Urdu media. Apparently boastful admissions of murder and incitement to Genocide still constitute as “Lack of Evidence” by Pakistan’s corrupt, Islamofascist judges and pro-establishment fake liberals.

With such disgusting and insensitive reporting, Pakistani media stands complicit in Shia genocide.

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  • This is a major loss for Pakistan nation and our Shia brothers and sisters.

    May Professor Sahib’s soul rest in peace.

  • کراچی میں نامعلوم مسلح افراد نے فائرنگ کر کے لیاقت آباد ڈگری کالج کے سابق پرنسپل اور شاعر پروفیسر سبطِ جعفر کو ہلاک کر دیا ہے۔
    پروفیسر سبطِ جعفر کا تعلق شیعہ مسلک سے تھا اور وہ شہر کے معروف سوز و مرثیہ خواں بھی تھے۔


    According to BBC Urdu, the killers are na maloom (unknown).


  • حادثہ اور مرض الموت میں مرنا کیسا
    موت برحق ہے تو پھر موت سے ڈرنا کیسا
    ہے شہادت کی خبر اپنے لئے خوش خبری

    ہے شہیدوں کا لہو خاص عطائے باری
    زندگی دیتا ہےیہ قوم کو افراد کو بھی
    اس شہادت کی تمنا تو رسولوں نے بھی کی!

    کلام : شہید استاد سید سبط جعفر

  • غسل میت نہ کہنا میرے غسل کو ،اُجلے ملبوس کو مت کفن نام دو
    میں چلا ہوں علی سے ملاقات کو، جس کی تھی آرزو وہ گھڑی آگئی

    اُستاد سبطِ جعفر شہید

    أنا لله وأنا اليه راجعون

    Hussain Muhabby Baltistani

    معروف ماہر تعلیم، ادیب، شاعر اور پروفیسر سید سبط جعفر زیدی کی شہادت نے ایک طرف دین، علم، ادب اور انسانیت کے دشمن دہشتگرد گروہ کو ایک بار پھر بے نقاب کردیا تو دوسری طرف یہ شہادت ریاست، قانون، سلامتی، عدالت اور انسانی حقوق کے قومی اور بین الاقوامی اداروں پر ایک بار پھر ایک اہم سوال چھوڑ گئی

    Prince Ali Salman

    اس پاکستان کو ہم نے ہزاروں ڈاکٹر دیے، اردو ادب سے تعلق رکھنے والے ہزاروں ادیب دیے، بزنس انڈسٹری کے ہزاروں سرمایہ کار دیے، ۔

    مگر اس پاکستان کی حکومت نے خاموشی، پاکستان آرمی نے منافقت، اور پاکستانی خفیہ ایجنسی نے سپاہ صحابہ کو تخلیق کرکے ہمیں تحفہ بھیجا!

    جس ملک کے محافظ خود آپ کے قاتل بن جائے وہاں باہر کے دشمن کی ضرورت نہیں

  • پشاور شیعہ کلنگ الرٹ:
    کالعدم ملک دُشمن سپاہ صحابہ طالبان کے دہشتگردوں کی فائرنگ سے ایڈوکیٹ ظہیر عباس نقوی ولد سید صداقت نقوی کو کورٹ جاتے ہوئے شہید

    No Pakistani media covered the news of murder of Shia lawyer in Peshwar today. His murder was incited by Aamir Saeed Deobandi of Peshwar who moderates Ulma-e-Deoband and Zaid Hamid Exposition web portals.

  • موت تیرے محبوں کو آتی نہیں
    آ بھی جاۓ تو پھر بچ کے جاتی نہیں
    موت کا خطر موت سے کیا ہے ڈر
    اس سے بچنا بھی کیا آگئ آگئ

    غسل میت نہ کہنا میرے غسل کو
    اجل ملبوس کو مت کفن نام دو
    میں چلا ہوں علی سے ملاقات کو
    جس کی تھی آرزو وہ گھڑی آگئ

    استاد سبط جعفر کا مشہور کلام جب خدا کو پکارا سے اقتباس

    mazdaki: #SibteJafar’s rendition of Mir Anees http://youtu.be/HwsrEPmvWZg | Prof., murdered for being a Shia. #ShiaGenocide #Pakistan

    Hussain Jab Kay Chalay – Mir Anis Marsia by Sibt e Jafar


    Mohammad Taqi ‏@mazdaki
    #SibteJafar was a cultural icon. Most nations would mourn such loss collectively but perhaps not #Pakistan | #MarsiyaKhwani #ShiaGenocide

  • Comments on ET news item:

    4 hours ago
    Why did you say “Professor gunned down”? why didnt you say “Shia professor gunned down” or “A reknowned Soz khwan gunned down”? He wasnt killed because he was a professor. He was killed because he was a Shia. Why does ET trying to hide the fact that there is a Shia Genocide going on in this country? This is higly irresponsible and unethical of ET.

    4 hours ago
    Another shia gunned down! Pakistan is becoming a graveyard for shiaas n other non-muslims and wrong-muslims. No light at the end of the tunnel. Huh!

    Hina Jafri
    4 hours ago
    He was a poet, a writer, a speaker, a teacher. His same verse in one of his writing says:
    “Mein chala hoon Ali (a.s) se mulakaqat ko,
    jis ki thi arzoo wo ghari agai”
    The vacuum his absence will create is huge for us. He will be missed in every gathering, around the world. Nonetheless, he, definitely, is at a better place now.
    May Allah forgive him. Ameen

    2 hours ago
    There is a reason why Shia genocide is taking place in Pakistan. The reason can also be found on this forum where so called educated people post. Sibte Jafar was a great SHIA sozkhan and a poet. Yes there are Sunnis dying in Pakistan too. Parveen Rehman didn’t die because she was a Sunni, Sibte Jafar died for only one reason, because he was a Shia. You are either killing us or trying to divert the importance of this Shia genocide.
    Sibte Jafar bhai you will be greatly missed. You are in a better place now.

  • Syed Zeeshan Zaidi

    World renowned Principal of institution, Philanthropist, Scholar of Urdu literature, Messenger of harmony and peace, supporter of orphans, social worker, civil servant and initiator of many education institutions regardless of sect and faith affiliations…, riding a cd70 motorcycle while being a 21 grade officer in Pakistan punished for being a Shia, killed by a cheap bullet by…. (ISI-sponsored Deobandi militants)

    سبط جعفر نہیں اردو ادب کا قتل ہوگیا،گولی استاد نے نہیں مرثیہ ادب نے اپنے سینے پر کھائی

    محترم میر انیس ہم آپ کے روحانی وارث “استاد سبط جعفر” کی حفاظت نہیں کرسکے۔ میرے ملک میں ادب کی کوئی قیمت نہیں یہاں صرف “طاقت” کی قیمت ہے۔

  • Thanks to Marvi Sirmed who has been tasked to make and distribute lists of Shia professionals and activists.

    Killed today in Pakistan SP Riaz Hasan #DIKhan,Lawyer Zaheer Abbas #Peshawar, ASI Zakir & Prof Sibte #Karachi

    Dear Marvi Sirmed: Say hello to your uncle Akram Lahori Deobandi.

  • Ustad Sibte jafar is in a better place now. Shahadat is only for those who choose the path of imam Hussain A.S. He was one of the lucky one who is finally been counted himself to be remembered as series of shaheeds of Karbala after 1400 years. It wouldn’t be long, when wahabis (ASW, Sipah-e-Sahaba, Chief Justice of Pakistan and the Army will have to answer to the nation for their pre-planned atrocities of Shias and Sunnis by the hands of their B team. Their B team is Noon League, SSP, ASW and Lashakr-e-Jhangvi. My condolence to the entire families of shuhadas of Pakistan who were killed by deobandis. However, to the families of shuhadas, I congratulate you to be counted as the followers of Holly Prophet and his pure families by sacrificing their love ones to save the Islam. Please consier, who is killing (followers of Yazeed) and who is getting shahadat (followers of Imam Hussain A.S). Insha’allah, Holly prophet will give you his shifaat being the relative of shaheed-e-Islam.

    Hasan Akthar (California)

  • شہید استاد سبط جعفر نے ایک شیعہ فلاحی ادارے شہید فاؤنڈیشن جو شہیدوں کے خانودہ کی مدد کرتا ہے کو انٹرویو دیتے ہوئے کہا تھا کہ “بہت جلد میرے خانودہ کو بھی ان کی ضرورت ہوگی”،شہید کی خواہش پوری ہوگئی


  • Jitney Dukh Uthaye Hain Hum Ne Kalma Goyon Sey …..

    Shayar-e-Ahlul Bait, Prof Sibt-e-Jafer was blessed with a unique pen which touched us all us with his heart rending as well as insigtful verses in the classical tradition of Urdu poetry in the form of Soz, Salam, Marsia and Manqabat.

    I recall one of his own verses expressing the pain of the trials and tribulations Ahlul Bait which is is a fitting epithet to Marhum- now himself a victim of the barbaric agents of Shia Genocide ‘kalma go’ salafis.

    Zakhm Hain Abhi Taza Makka Aur Madina Key
    Shaam-o-Kufa Karb-o-Bala Hum Bhula Nahin Saktey
    Az Saqifa Tayeen Dan Ghair Se Nahin Pohnchey
    Jitney Dukh Uthaye Hain Hum Ne Kalma Goyon Sey
    Aik Aik Chukayenge – Jab Imam Ayenge

  • In Uhad, Hinda (Umme Muavia) had celebrated murder of Hazrat Ameer Hamza (AS) with a similar fervor. Dance of Satan (Raqs-e-Iblees) continues against Ale Hashim.

  • غسل میت نہ کہنا میرے غسل کو
    اجل ملبوس کو مت کفن نام دو
    میں چلا ہوں علی سے ملاقات کو
    جس کی تھی آرزو وہ گھڑی آگئ