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Jamhooriyat Ka Husn (The ‘Beauty’ of Democracy)

The following poem written in the nazm form exposes the so-called system of Democracy in Pakistan. It touches upon political, religious and social themes in general. It is intended that the readers will question the reality of democracy in Pakistan and support Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri in his mission of bringing about true democracy in Pakistan and the Muslim Ummah as a whole. Continue reading

Feedback to @am_nawazish

Dear Ali Moeen, This feedback is in response to the attached article published in Daily Jang. Your writing style is most certainly captivating for the reader, the write-up had a good build up and smooth flow, however I couldn`t help but notice the lack of facts, reality and counter arguments to balance out the prose. … Continue reading

Illusion of a democracy

This article is a formal rebuttal to an article written by Mariam Sabih, the article can be read at http://meriamsabih.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/10-reasons-why-pakistans-twin-marches-are-heading-nowhere/comment-page-1/#comment-42 Point by point rebuttal: In the article the author claimed that. 1) Despite irregularities, 2013 general elections were better than ever before and several polls suggest PML-N sustains popularity. It is true that many polls suggest … Continue reading

Participatory Democracy

This is the structure of participatory democracy proposed by Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri. Currently Pakistan has a warped form of parliamentary democracy which goes something like this. National Assembly in Islamabad to deal with national issues. 4 Provincial Assemblies at each provincial capital. In practice, this is it, the devolution of power under the … Continue reading

The Character of Marchers vs character of the government.

In the whole world, Pakistan is number one in illiteracy Sri Lanka has less than 1.9% children who do not go to primary school. In India there are less than 6.4 % children who do not go to primary school, in Bangladesh less than 16.2% of children who do not go to primary school. In Pakistan there … Continue reading

Devolution of Judiciary – Dr.Qadris plan.

Pseudo Democracy in a country called Pakistan.

Published on ARY Blogs   We live in an age where the dominant form of government is “Democracy” or more specifically Parliamentary democracy. Democracy is not in itself a system, in its essence democracy is a set of norms and values which serve as the base of the system. From this base, a super-structure is … Continue reading

Land of criminals and rapists.

It is with great pain that I am composing this post. I was born in Pakistan and raised here, I love this country, but my loyalty to the state cannot trump my duty to say the truth and the truth is that this land has become unstable, it has become a place where criminals and … Continue reading

Expired Tear Gas Shells

On the night of 30th August 2014, peaceful and unarmed protesters were attacked by the police with tear gas, rubber bullets and then eventually live bullet rounds. 11 people lost their lives and almost 500 were injured in clashes that lasted almost 15 hours. The clashes are still continuing. It is the third day since … Continue reading

Choking over oppression, is this Pakistan?

I have lost count of days we have been protesting here. First we had to go through a 10 day siege in Lahore and now it has been over a week since we have occupied Islamabad. Problems and obstacles are at every single step. The government has now poisoned our water supply , our food … Continue reading

Post Revolutionary Pakistan [Part 3]

The past two lectures have focused on democracy and a democratic system.Through the past two lectures we have come to a conclusion that there is no democracy in the current system of Pakistan. In the past episodes we have established that the system of Pakistan does not fulfil and requirements to be entitled democratic. A … Continue reading