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Imran Khan’s PTI joins Jihadi-sectarian terrorists at Difa-e-Pakistan rally in Karachi

PTI , JUD andf SSP are united to defend Pakistan against India, USA and Iran.

Editor’s Note: It is deeply troubling to note that Imran Khan fans continue to mantain an Ostrich-like mentality regarding his sympathy for and ties with murderous extremist groups. Recently these groups have coalesced under the Difa-e-Pakistan banner that is being tightly controlled by the ISI. This coalition is a group of ISI-backed Jihadi militants who are the veritable arm of the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Pakistan and who have killed over 35,000 Pakistanis. For the educated elites, these brutal murdesr rarely arouse any sympathy – their outrage is reserved for the Uzbek/Arab/Chechan/Tajik/German Jihadi mercenaries who are killed in drone attacks in areas controlled by the Taliban/Al Qaeda. Their tears are reserved for the Baitullahs and Abu Yazeeds killed in drone attacks – on the mass attacks on Shias and Ahmadis, there is nothing more than a rare, token, vague and obfuscatory sentence.

For the un-informed reader, read Wajahat S. Khan’s account for Express Tribune on the threats he had to face after his interview of ex-ISI supremo, Hamid Gul, on the nature of the Difa-e-Pakistan Rally

LUBP has highlighted Imran Khan’s PTI direct support to the DPC in more than one occasion as well as his past statements in favour of the Taliban. How do his yuppie supporters who trumpet themselves as “secular” and “liberal” make sense of his PTI’s clear association with Sipah-e-Sahaba/Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Jamaat-ud-Dawa/Lashkar-e-Tayabba?

Also, while the media has confirmed PTI’s support for the Difa-e-Pakistan rally, why have they not published any videos, pictures or text of PTI’s Vice-President Ejaz Chauhdary’s speech in the Difa rally last weekend in Karachi? The perception that Pakistan’s media is remote controlled by ISPR gains further weight in their largely one-sided cheer leading of ISI’s current two fronts: Imran Khan and Iftikhar Chuahdry. (End note)

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Urgent: Please sign and widely distribute this petition: Ban the Difa-e-Pakistan Council

According to news report, PTI senior vice-president Ejaz Chaudhry spoke at the Difa-e-Pakistan rally in Karachi (12 February 2012) as a formal representative of Imran Khan and PTI, thus reconfirming the widely known fact that PTI is in close partnership with banned Jihadi-sectarian militant organizations. Ejaz Chaudhry congratulated the DPC Jalsa participants on their noble cause (defence of Pakistan against enemies such as India, USA and Iran) and also assured them that Imran Khan himself will participate in the next DPC rally. He claimed that the spirit of change had spread through the country and how Pakistan needs to be “cleansed of America”.

Two key components of the ISI-sponsored Difa-e-Pakistan are: Jamaat-ud-Dawa (aka Lashkar-e-Taiba) and Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (aka Lashkar-e-Jhangvi). The SSP is banned in Pakistan and internationally, while JuD is internationally banned and is also in the Government of Pakistan’s Watch List.

Difaepakistan @Difaepak
Is mulk k mujrim hukmarano ko, mujrim sadar or wazeer e azam ko bardasht na kia jaey @ImranKhanPTI ‘s message via Ijaz chaudry

Difaepakistan @Difaepak
I was talking to @ImranKhanPTI on my way, his message for you is, “Pakistan’s foundation is La’Ilaha’Ilallah” – Ijaz chahdry – PTI

Difaepakistan @Difaepak
@PTIofficial Ijaz chahdry speaking to thousands at DPC rally

Previously in December 2011, Imran Khan had sent a PTI envoy to the Difa-e-Pakistan rally in Lahore who read Khan’s special message in the rally. The Difa-e-Pakistan rally in Multan (January 2012) was organized by the Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan, in which Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief (killer of more than 70 Shias and Barelvis) Malik Ishaq was specially invited to the stage.

Malik Ishaq (LeJ chief) was a special guest at the DPC rally in Multan.

Imran Khan’s vice president Ejaz Chaudhry has previously participated in a number of Jihadi-sectarian corner meetings organized by Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (camouflagerd as Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat), Tahaffuz-e-Khatme-Nabuwat (TKN) and other organizations known for hate speech and violence against Shias, Barelvis and Ahmadis. Some details of his links with the Sipah-e-Sahaba can be found in this post: Imran Khan’s Vice President Ejaz Chaudhry’s links with sectarian terrorists!

Here is the news report about PTI VP’s participation in the Karachi DPC rally on 12 Feb 2012:

Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC)’s Karachi rally, being organised with the support of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), began today (Sunday) at the Quaid’s mausoleum where several religious and political leaders are due to give their speeches, reported Express News. JI chief Munnawar Hassan, Maulana Samiul Haq, Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Hameed Gul, former federal minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Chief of Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat (ASWJ i.e., Sipah-e-Sahaba) Ahmed Ludhianvi, late General Ziaul Haq’s son Ejazul Haq, among many others, will address the rally. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) senior vice-president Ejaz Chaudhry was also seen at the rally. The security cordon around the stage was broken when ASWJ (i.e Sipah-e-Sahaba) workers stormed the ground when Karachi leader Orangzaib Farooqi took the mic to address the rally. The roads leading to the venue were packed with Jamaatud Dawa and ASWJ (Sipah-e-Sahaba / Lashkar-e-Jhangvi) supporters. The DPC has also been promoting the rally online through a newly launched website and the microblogging website Twitter (@Difaepak). (Source: Express Tribune, 12 Feb 2012)

PTI hand in hand with Sipah-e-Sahaba and Jamaat-ud-Dawa? Birds of a feather flock together!

Ejaz Chaudhry is Imran Khan’s contact person for liaison with banned terrorist organizations.

Majority of peaceful Pakistanis including Sunni Barelvis, Shias, Ahmadis, Christians, Hindus and others have rejected the ISI-sponsored Difa-e-Pakistan Council (comprising ISI-sponsored extremist Deobandi and Wahhabi militants), and have also rejected Imran Khan’s ongoing partnership with such groups.

Here is an example of what Pakistan’s Shia Muslims think about Imran Khan: https://lubpak.net/archives/68795


Some pictures from DPC Karachi 12 Feb 2012

Ahmed Ludhianvi’s speech Karachi 12 February 2012 Difa e Pakistan Conference
http://youtu.be/lSfvBg5N3VM

Source: Pakistan Blogzine

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  • “… under the Difa-e-Pakistan banner that is being tightly controlled by the ISI”. Is there any serious evidence of this – beyond hearsay and rumours? I sincerely would like to see this evidence.

  • My earlier question/request notwithstanding, PTI’s association with this group of violent bigots is shameful and Mr. Khan needs to be asked this question – preferably on one of his foreign trips in which he changes from a hawk (at home) to a dove (abroad).

  • تحریک جعفریہ بھی تو مشرف نے قلعدم کی تھی اور اب وہ تحریک اسلامی نام سے کام کررہی ہے، آخر ساجد نقوی کی اس جماعت کے خلاف بات کرتے ہوئے لبرل انتہاپسندوں کی زبان کیوں کچھ نہیں نکلتا

  • @SGN

    Surely, the drama of ‘Difa-e-Pakistan’ that we are being forced to witness is only possible with the consent of the army. Is the army in alliance? Is this the new face of the “strategic depth”? If this is so, have we not learnt from the consequences of such alliances before? Is the abandoned alternative again being allowed to resurface? Which national values and interests that we as a nation hold so dear that cannot be protected and guarded by our national army?

    Why do we need this bunch of hate crime committers and extremist ideology promoters? These self-proclaimed defenders of Pakistan can only raise funds and develop and grow into a substantial force only by riding on the back of the army. Else, a state that believes in reform, freedom and progression would take concrete measures to stop such a parallel force from evolving and mushrooming.

    Interpreting the threats to the security of the state is the prerogative of the civil and military elite. The constitution empowers them to formulate a defence policy based on adversary’s capabilities and intentions. Those people and organisations that are not part of the ruling civil and military elite can only have opinions that can in no way challenge the way forward the ruling elite determines. That way forward can be in the form of military alliances or partnership in the global war against terrorism.

    It is the job of the government of the day to use military as an instrument of policy to secure and safeguard our national interests. Surely, like any other nation, these interests include survival, security, power, prosperity, freedom, peace and an acceptable and functional ideology acceptable by a majority of people. Seen in this context the “Difa-e-Pakistan” can at best throw spanner in the works of national security building. Such outfits should be banned and debarred from holding any public gatherings. But this could only happen if we have a government that takes national security as a serious issue.

    LT COL (retd) MUHAMMAD ALI EHSAN

    Karachi

    http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2012/02/what%E2%80%99s-this-fuss-about-%E2%80%9Cdifa-e-pakistan%E2%80%9D/

  • @SGN

    Rumours suggest that this crowd has been put up to this tamasha by a section of the establishment. I hope that is not true. I know many senior officers who have, on multiple occasions, spoken to me about the rising threat of extremism. The military has lost too many young officers and men. It would be a scandal most scandalous if this were true. But some of the characters in this fake DPC are known to be close to the establishment. What should one think of that.

    http://tribune.com.pk/story/336328/is-this-a-joke/

    کالعدم تنظیموں کا معاملہ…جرگہ…سلیم صافی

    دفاع پاکستان کونسل کے پیچھے کسی اسلامی ملک کا ہاتھ ہے‘ پاکستانی اسٹیبلشمنٹ کا یا پھر وہ اس میں شامل جماعتوں اور شخصیات کی اپنی ایجاد ہے؟اس حوالے سے کوئی حتمی رائے نہیں دی جا سکتی۔ کونسل اور اس میں شامل بعض شخصیات کے ماضی کو ذہن میں رکھا جائے تو یہ گمان ہوتا ہے کہ دال میں کچھ کالا ضرور ہے ۔ مولانا سمیع الحق صاحب نے کئی سال قبل بھی دفاع افغانستان کونسل قائم کی تھی جو حملے سے قبل امریکہ کو دھمکیاں دے رہی تھی لیکن پچھلے دس سال میں‘ جبکہ طالبان اور افغان قربانیاں دے کر افغانستان کا دفاع کررہے تھے تو یہ کونسل بھی غائب تھی اور اس کے قائد بھی متحدہ مجلس عمل کے دیگر رہنماؤں کی طرح داخلی سیاست میں مگن تھے۔ گویا جب افغانستان پر حملہ نہیں ہوا تھا تو دفاع افغانستان کونسل سرگرم عمل تھی لیکن جب اس پر حملہ ہوگیا تو وہ کونسل غائب ہوگئی اوراس کے بطن سے متحدہ مجلس عمل نکل آئی۔گزشتہ دس سالوں میں پاکستان میں ڈرون حملے بھی ہورہے تھے‘ یہاں کی حکومتوں نے مکمل طور پر امریکہ کے آگے گھٹنے بھی ٹیک دیئے تھے۔ ہندوستان کا رویہ بھی نہایت جارحانہ تھا ۔ وہ دو مرتبہ اپنی افواج پاکستانی سرحدوں پر بھی لے آیا اور شاید اس وقت اسی طرح کے کسی کونسل کی زیادہ ضرورت تھی تو اس وقت کسی کو پاکستان کے دفاع کے لئے کونسل کی تشکیل کا خیال نہ آیا لیکن اب جبکہ امریکہ افغانستان سے نکل رہا ہے،اس کے مقابلے میں پاکستانی اسٹیبلشمنٹ بھی حسب استطاعت مزاحمت کررہی ہے‘ نیٹو سپلائی بھی بند کردی گئی ہے اور ہندوستان کے ساتھ بھی کشیدگی کم ہورہی ہے تو ایک بار پھر دفاع پاکستان کونسل کی بلی کو تھیلے سے نکال لیا گیا‘ جس کی وجہ سے مجھ سمیت اکثر پاکستانیوں کو شک ہے کہ دال میں کچھ کالا ضرورہے

    http://jang.net/urdu/archive/details.asp?nid=596320

  • Ashfaq Parvez Kayani sahib our pak army janti hai k kaise pakistan ka defa karna hai humain Ahmed Ludhianvi our ishaq jaise terrorist our pak army k dushmun looghou k zaroorat nahi hai

  • let’s at least consider the evidence. The feudalism favouritism has been written about extensively already. Shah Mehmood Qureshi, being so celebrated by the PTI means, those who serve under him as his subjects can hope for no relief in their toil. The problem that is still being ignored is the growing extremism. In the last few days, we have seen PTI leadership actively involved in entirely questionable activities that not only pay lip service to extremism but actively encourage it. The presence of PTI Vice-President Ijaz Chaudhry at the recent Difa-e-Pakistan rally in Lahore is not just a case of Imran Khan’s party “… presenting our view at DPC rallies” as the Tiger claims. If that was needed they could have simply made a press statement before or after the rally, miles away from it. If you spoke at the rally, then you endorse what was being said there. Sometimes things are just that simple. The PTI is not some idealistic MBA joining a tobacco firm to ‘change the system from the inside’. To make such claims is to treat the public like idiotic simpletons and that is just insulting. By participating in a rally in which a JuD leader calls a woman a “whore”, is a frightening endorsement of misogyny. To participate in a rally where a large portion of the audience belongs to a banned sectarian outfit notorious for killing and persecuting Shias is horrific appreciation of their agenda. To allow a leader like Ijaz Chaudhry to that rally, a man who has previously also attended major gatherings by the SSP, means that the PTI is basically in agreement with the SSP’s beliefs and message. The PTI defenders will claim that this is all an attempt to engage extremists to bring the same kind of change to their thinking that Imran Khan promises to bring to governance. Given that there has been no effort made in this regard at all, does not bode well for the promises of decreased corruption that are being made.
    So when Imran Khan talks about a revolution, let’s remember, it is not the revolution you think. Which is why he doesn’t want you to think at all.

    http://tribune.com.pk/story/336998/viva-la-what/

  • Thanks @Tahir Jadoon. Forgive me, but I’m still looking for evidence that this whole DFC thing “is being tightly controlled by the ISI”. As per your statement that this whole charade “is only possible with the consent of the army”, I disagree. There are a lot of things that happen in Pakistan that are not with the consent of the army.

    Let’s not fall into the trap of the following logic: “I hate A. I hate B. Therefore A and B must be in cahoots.”

    I support this forum and feel this forum has the intellectual firepower to come up with some real solutions. But to do that our analysis of problems must be fact-based.

  • @SGN, It would be great if we lived in a world where such “facts” were easily available. Let us look at the DFC “leaders”:

    Ijaz ul Haq: A career Pakistan army supporter,son of Zia ul Haq and always angling to be on the right side of the military establishment.

    Hamid Gul: Ex-ISI chief

    Malik Ishaq: flies around in army helicopters to negotiate with terrorists.

    Hafiz Saeed: One of the most important assets of the military establishment

    We could be the Ostrich and not state the obvious. However, in order for banned groups to operate with such impunity against the public and against the government cannot be possible without strong ISI support. Refer to Abbas Nasir or Khalid Ahmed (TFT) work and sectarian killers have often been freed after being captured by the government on the orders of the military which still views them as assets to be used in India and Afghanistan.

    Yes, there are no ISI expense reciepts to verify who bore the catering costs for these rallies but hopefully, you get my drift.

  • the use of improvised explosive devised should be brought to an end. because these devices are claiming many innocent lives.

  • Thanks @Shazia Baloch.

    All the people you have mentioned are despicable in my opinion for various words and deeds even prior to this DFC drama – with Malik Ishaq taking the cake for the sheer numbers he has murdered.

    I object to your implication that Malik Ishaq is being accorded the luxury of using military helicopters as transportation. Whatever credible reports I’ve seen on that topic state nothing more than that he was made to negotiate with the GHQ attackers in 2009. He was taken from jail and brought back to jail. Any such hostage situation the world over would compel authorities to use people like Ishaq to help negotiate with those who are ideologically close to him.

    On the question of why these DFC rallies are being allowed to happen, Rehman Malik has asked for the tightening of laws to prevent banned groups from re-emerging. I don’t see any reason to not take his statement at face value: http://tribune.com.pk/story/331724/powerless-to-stop-rallies-by-banned-groups-malik/

    Look I’m not trying to say the military in Pakistan has its hands clean. I think the use of proxies in India and Afghanistan was a policy, and in my opinion that policy no longer has any future, and any two-bit War College graduate can see that. The lack of foresight for the blowback caused by these policies is a major blunder.

    However what I refuse to do is to accuse the ISI and military establishment without sufficient evidence of direct or indirect complicity in terrorist activities that have killed tens of thousands of citizens. I’m not looking for “expense receipts.” But I am also looking for stronger evidence than has been suggested so far.

    The question is too significant to be left to “belief” or “opinion” because those inevitably (and naturally) come with political bias.

    The explicit and implicit accusations against the ISI and the military that has been made on this site repeatedly is too serious to not be acted on. If the accusations are true, the Pakistan armed forces should be disbanded immediately, because they are a threat to the people of the country. Nothing less would be morally sufficient. The accusations if true make reform of the armed forces impossible. Are we willing to stand up for that given what we know at this stage?

    Given that serious implication, any accusation should be supported by way more evidence than has been given so far.
    However, that level of evidence – far beyond hearsay, rumours, and anecdotes – has not been provided.

  • @SGN

    There is plenty of circumstantial evidence. Of course, we can’t expect a video admission by Pakistan army chief or SSP-JuD leaders of the convenient relationship between the two groups.

    For example read this recent column by Abbas Nasir:

    In the following rarely bold article in Pakistan’s mainstream media, Abbas Nasir highlights the questionable links between Pakistan army’s spy agencies and certain militant organizations (Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan etc). The author rightly notes the military leadership’s continued belief in ‘good’ and ‘bad’ militants is fraught with perils, particularly because the security establishment remains self-righteous about the best course for the country (e.g., in terms of its approach to relations with India, Balochistan, war on terror and the Difa-i-Pakistan). (End note)

    “Now for some home truths
    Abbas Nasir

    WE in the media have spared no effort to vilify the civilian elected politician but our vigour seems to taper off dramatically in the case of other significant players in the country.

    Take for example a news item in this newspaper on Wednesday which said four armed Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) members were arrested by the police at a road check-post near Rawalpindi-Islamabad airport but were taken away by men identifying themselves as intelligence officials.

    We’ll of course not comment on this link between the unnamed intelligence agency and armed men belonging to a militant group blamed for carrying out terror attacks in the commercial capital of a neighbouring country.

    They are all patriotic and clean with only the country’s best interest at heart. Also, because there isn’t any ‘evidence’ that JuD or its predecessor Lashkar-i-Taiba or others like them have ever been involved in terrorism or any anti-Pakistan activity on ‘our soil’. This has been the case for years.

    A senior Islamabad journalist once told me of an unreported incident in Multan where a couple of armed men had just executed a sectarian murder when their motorcycle broke down and they were picked up pretty nigh red-handed by a policemen who chanced to be passing through the area. The two seemingly confident hit-men were taken to the police station and detained for a few hours when suddenly members of the country’s premier intelligence agency showed up, identified themselves and demanded the militants be given in their ‘custody’. Once the police had verified the credentials of the agency operatives, they had no option but to hand over the men, along with their seized weapons, to them. This was the last the police heard of them. Incredible as this story may sound, it was later corroborated by a different source.”

    http://criticalppp.com/archives/71854

    These are only two of dozens of stories which do not get published in Pakistani media.

    Even pro-establishment writers such as Ejaz Haider too have referred to a similar story:

    “Law enforcement agencies are more squeamish about the LeJ terrorists. How did Usman Saifullah Kurd, the LeJ terrorist, manage to escape from a high-security ATF prison situated in Quetta cantonment? What about Daud Badini? One source alleges that the night Kurd escaped, some Hazara guards were relieved from duty and the roster changed. It is difficult to corroborate this story especially if the duty roster was indeed changed unless one could compare it with the original roster. It would be naive to think that would still exist. But the question remains: how did Kurd escape?
    Hazara clerics seem convinced the LeJ is supported by some elements in the establishment.”

    http://tribune.com.pk/story/223437/the-marabar-caves-complex/

    It is a fact that Jihadi-sectarian organizations are (not were) being used as cheap mercenaries to promote Pakistan army’s agendas in Afghanistan, India etc. It’s also a fact that members of the Jihadi-sectarian organizations have extremely sectarian, violent views about Shias, Barelvis, Ahmadis etc. Clearly, ISI/army is interested in protecting its assets, the massacre of Shias, Barelvis is a collateral damage, a logical outcome of the Jihad Enterprise.

    Myra MacDonald writes:

    Nor should the equation between the DPC and the Pakistan Army be overstated. The military would have many reasons to give the DPC tacit approval. It serves as a convenient stalking horse for an army which wants to maintain a relationship with the United States while also being able to insist in negotiations with Washington that the people of Pakistan will not tolerate too many concessions. It is a reminder to the civilian government not to be over-enthusiastic in improving ties with India (talks on Pakistan giving MFN status to India have stalled.) And the very public rallies of the DPC also allow the army to reassert its authority after being fought to a stalemate with the civilian government in a row over an unsigned memo which purported to seek American help in reining in the power of the military.

    For purely pragmatic reasons, the army – which has lost many of its own men and officers fighting militants in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan – has also traditionally preferred to allow some militant leaders to operate openly above ground in order to keep a better watch on them. That does not mean it controls them. As Stephen Tankel writes in “Storming the World Stage”, “managing jihadis is more of an art than a science and ambiguous policies by nature create situations in which real control is impossible.”

    http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2012/02/16/difa-e-pakistan-what-we-know-and-do-not-want-to-hear/

  • Thanks @Wajid Kazmi. Fascinating debate. I will address a few points:

    1) If the incidents that Mr. Abbas Nasir reports are true (one “reported” and one “unreported”) they are disturbing and should be investigated by journalists like him. And the reason is we don’t know whether the arrested suspects were freed by (those who claimed to be) “intelligence agents”. Everything else in Mr. Abbas Nasir’s article is his opinion about the military’s over-bearing shadow over the Pakistani internal security apparatus and political system which I agree is undeniable.

    2) Right after the part you quoted from Ejaz Haider’s article, he says the following – stating for what it’s worth that allegations fly in all directions.

    “Hazara clerics seem convinced the LeJ is supported by some elements in the establishment. This is the terrain of allegations which is utilised by all sides in Balochistan. The Deobandi side alleges that former General-President Pervez Musharraf had a policy of placing Shia officers in key positions, another allegation.

    The problem with these allegations is that they are based on the group’s own narrative and draw on some elective fact(s) to weave a tapestry that is then mouthed and written about regularly until it is accepted as the gospel truth within that group.”

    (By the way I’m not sure what the label ‘pro-establishment’ means. Heck no one’s ever defined ‘establishment’ sufficiently, but that’s a discussion for another time).

    3) I repeat my statement about the seriousness of the accusations, accusations that are too serious to just write about, and accusations that I am not convinced about. If as you suggest, there is a policy established by the army high command to pursue the “Jihad Enterprise” and there is awareness that “the massacre of Shias, Barelvis is a collateral damage, a logical outcome of the Jihad Enterprise.”, then every Pakistani has a moral obligation to rise up and demand that the entire institution be castrated or abolished.
    (By the way, as a side note, it has been more that a little amusing that though the label peace-loving and “sufi” has been attached to Barelvis as a whole, a lot of them do hero-worship the killer Mumtaz Qadri, and there is quite a big representation of them in the DFC).

    4) Myra MacDonald has written quite an insightful article, but she seems to be going right down the middle as far as this debate is concerned i.e. what control does the military actually have over these elements.

  • @SGN

    Do you really need evidence that ISI trains and supports Jihadi-sectarian groups, and that members of Jihadi-sectarian groups kill people based on faith differences?

  • @SGN: Mumtaz Qadri is an anomaly, that too an indirect product of Jihadi-sectarian culture created by the Deep State. ISI-Taliban-SSP apologists often refer to Qadri to dishonestly justify and equate organized Deobandi terror with very few acts of violence by Barelvis.

    In at least 90% of cases of violence in Pakistan, Deobandi terrorist are involved. Deobandi madrassas are ISI-factories of Jihad. If this is not a known fact, God knows what is!

    “The network of sectarian violence in Pakistan has its roots in the Deobandi sect. Syed Ejaz Hussain, who is a deputy inspector general of police, for his doctoral thesis in criminology at the University of Pennsylvania analysed the demographic and religious characteristics of the 2,344 terrorists arrested between 1990 and 2009 in Pakistan*. These terrorists were the ones whose cases were forwarded to the courts after the police were satisfied of their guilt based on their preliminary investigation. The sectarian breakdown of the arrested terrorists revealed that more than 90 per cent were of the Deobandi sect.”

    http://criticalppp.com/archives/58889

  • According to LUBP the terrorist is defined as follows:
    a) Not a supporter of PPP
    b) non Shia , non Ahmedi , non Christian , non hindu
    c) strong belief in islam
    d) have a nationalistic approach towards pakistan
    e) willing to be shaheed to protect the homeland ( Pakistan )
    f) strong opponent of drone attacks in pakistani territory
    g) having any soft corner for pakistani army or forces

  • Many people who initially chose the path of violence as the means for their objective, now realize their mistakes and are turning back towards peace.

  • we need a proper check and balance strategy to control the terrorism and made of improvised explosive devices.