Terroristan - November 11, 2019

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Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby Nikhil T » 28 Nov 2019 04:30

Yes, we should see Bajwa getting the extension tomorrow. I'm very curious to know why the CJP felt enpowered to challenge the COAS extension. The coming days should bring out the real story behind this episode. I don't really believe that CJP was using this to school Imran after the PM's outburst against judges - there are many other less risky cases that the CJP could have chosen to rebuke Imran & PTI. Why would the CJP play with fire?

Anyway, the manner in which the PTI Govt is responding - e.g. law minister resigning overnight to appear as Bajwa's lawyer in SC - this leaves absolutely no doubt that Bajwa is the father of PTI Govt.

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Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby yensoy » 28 Nov 2019 05:41

Who would be aggrieved by Bajwa's extension? Of course the other Jernails-in-waiting, whose apple cart and 7 generations of welfare his extension has upset. Are they powerful? You bet! Would they be able to pull strings to get the CJP to intervene on their behalf? Possibly - there could be tribal/family/biradari affiliations, and there could be the allure of "if you make me the COAS, then...".

So I don't think this episode marks the end of the power of the army, just that there might be multiple points of power within the deep state vying for one another's positions.

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Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby SBajwa » 28 Nov 2019 06:55

Rony wrote:Google search shows Lahore as ‘capital of Khalistan’ :rotfl:

In recent past, an image of Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan would pop up whenever any user searched for the word ‘bhikhari’ (beggar).



Yes! and we want nothing less!!! Lhore to be the capital !!!!!!! of the new Pakistan for Sikhs aka Khalistan!! what an idiots!!!

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Postby Vikas » 28 Nov 2019 11:42

Assuming Bajwa misses the bus and Courts do not decide on Bajwa's case, Would he go into the sunset or would Lawyers create something out of thin air to keep him around as COAS till CJI clears his extension ?
I think Bajwa eventually will get extension for 3 years, Though not sure what happens to the CJI who acted like CJI.

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Postby Kashi » 28 Nov 2019 13:03

It's not about Bajwa it's about the ghairat of the institution that is the fauj and the audacity of civvies to overstep their bounds.

If TSPA taes it lying down they run the risk of civvies getting ideas in the future. Cannot be having that can we?

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Postby partha » 28 Nov 2019 13:17

I think court will "reject" the extension and Bajwa will go home. The petition was taken up just 2 days before Bajwa's retirement to not give time for Bajwa to react. Also given economy is going down the drain, no army chief will want to conduct a coup and own the mess. CJP is exploiting this situation.

Just my guess of course. Anything is possible in Pakistan.

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Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby Anujan » 28 Nov 2019 14:09

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2107947/1- ... s-hearing/

At the start of the day’s proceedings at 9:30 am, the court directed the AG to submit documents related to the retirement Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif and the extension of Gen (retd) Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani. A brief adjournment then took place to provide time to the attorney general for submission of said documents.

“The documents will be presented in the court shortly. The army chief was reappointed as per Article 243,” said AG Anwar.

Going through the documents after resuming the hearing, the chief justice said that the documents do not mention who granted an extension to General Kiyani and neither do the documents mention “under which law he was given the extension”.
:mrgreen: {Jernail Ashphuck gave himself an extension. If someone else gives an extension to Paki Jernails, it means they have more power and authority than the Jernail. How can this happen hain ji?}

“There should not be any confusion over such an important post.”

“We want to see what is written on those documents. We have been told that a general never retires. If a general never retire then there must be no pension and if there is no retirement for generals, then what is their mode of earnings,” questioned the chief justice. :rotfl:

“Extensions were happening in the past but no one took notice of it. No one is watching what is happening in cantonments. Under which law does is this practice continuing? Now a constitutional institution is reviewing this matter. The appointment procedure should be clearly written on the constitutional post,” said the CJP. :shock:
{Look at the size of the testimonials!! This needs a full scale Lal-Masjid type operation by TFTAs on the Supreme court!!}


An emergency meeting was called at the Prime Minister House to decide on the future course of action. The meeting was also attended by the army chief.
:mrgreen: {Army chief convened an emergency meeting on the grave and important issue of giving himself an extension}


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Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby habal » 28 Nov 2019 17:12

six months conditional extension granted. This looks like a new game.

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Postby Vips » 28 Nov 2019 17:34

I was expecting Imran Army through Imran to declare an emergency, this was being speculated on. The six months extension will be converted into full 3 years extension as the CJI retires next month and the ISI will have enough time to collect create nasty stuff on the judges who will comprise of the bench hearing the case. They judges will quickly fall in line and pakistan will be back to being an atami taaqat. The Yahood-o-hanud conspiracy is defeated and Porkistan is the winner :lol:

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Postby g.sarkar » 28 Nov 2019 18:23

https://www.dawn.com/news/1519336/speci ... from-dec-5
Special court to hear high treason case against Musharraf on daily basis from Dec 5
Haseeb Bhatti, November 28, 2019.
A special court in Islamabad, which was halted from announcing its judgement in the long-drawn high treason case against former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf, on Thursday expressed its displeasure at the non-submission of a written response by the former military ruler's government-appointed lawyer, Raza Bashir.
While reserving its verdict in the case earlier this month, the special court had ruled that Musharraf's counsel could submit written arguments by November 26. On Wednesday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) had stopped the special court from issuing the verdict in the high treason case on a petition filed by the interior ministry. During today's proceedings by a three-member bench headed by Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth, Advocate Bashir appeared in the court and informed the bench that they had submitted an application seeking Musharraf's acquittal.
A representative of the interior ministry was also in court. Justice Seth told the representative that the high court had granted the government time till December 5 to appoint a prosecution team. "After December 5, we will not give you further time," he said, adding that they would hear the case on a daily basis after that date. The judge said that Musharraf could record his statements anytime prior to the next hearing, adding that they would not accept any application after the hearing.
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Postby Vikas » 28 Nov 2019 19:06

CJI has fired the first shot. How can COAS and ISI make sure that next CJI would not take a step up in this ladder of escalation. No one has been as humiliated as Bajwa.
How did SC grow this spine. Problem is that Paki Army cant do much against SC as it suddenly has become last resort of all
that is wrong with Pakistan. How do you conduct a coup against SC unless the next judge is also from terrorist Army like everything else in Bakistan.
They can't even declare Pak army to be holy cow outside the purview of SC because guess what, SC will strike down such a act.
They accidently gave all the power to SC and accidently threw away the keys.
Now Ek 2 kodi ka civilian CJI is granting extension like he was giving charity outside Data Darbar to a begger

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Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby Peregrine » 28 Nov 2019 19:44

SC verdict 'great disappointment' to those expecting instability due to 'clash of institutions': Selected PM

Minutes after the Supreme Court allowed Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa to stay in his office for another six months, Prime Minister Imran Khan reacted to the top court's judgement, calling it "a great disappointment to those who expected the country to be destabilised by a clash of institutions". Kamy Babe has six Months to De-Select I'm the Dim

Taking to Twitter, he said the fact that a clash of institutions was averted "must be of special disappointment to our external enemies and mafias within - Mafias who have stashed their loot abroad and seek to protect this loot by destabilising the country".

In another tweet, Prime Minister Imran said 23 years ago, the PTI was the first political party to advocate for an independent judiciary and the rule of law. In addition, he said the PTI was at the forefront of the Movement for Independence of the Judiciary in 2007 and he was "jailed for it".

"Also, for the record, I have the greatest respect for CJ [Chief Justice Asif Saeed] Khosa, one of the greatest Jurists produced by Pakistan," the prime minister wrote.

The Supreme Court earlier today in its short order announced that Gen Bajwa will remain the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) for another six months, during which the parliament will legislate on the extension/reappointment of an army chief.

A three-member bench — comprising Chief Justice Khosa, Justice Mian Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah — announced the much-anticipated verdict after being assured by the government that parliament will pass relevant legislation within six months.

'Matter resolved'

Commenting on the SC judgement, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi while talking to DawnNewsTV said the government had tried to assist the court and address its concerns. "I think this matter has been safely resolved and I do not see any ambiguity in it now," he added.

Answering a question, he said the government will not need to amend the Constitution in order to carry out legislation as per the Supreme Court's instructions.

Qureshi said there was "nothing lacking" in the government legal team's performance in the top court, and that the procedure explained by them was based on past precedents.

A cabinet meeting will examine the SC verdict and take appropriate measures because the country "cannot afford any sort of crisis at this stage", he added.

The minister noted that although the issue of the army chief's tenure is Pakistan's internal matter, "celebrations were being held in India" because it wanted to create instability in the country.

In response to a question regarding whether the government will use the legislation in this case to assert civilian supremacy, Qureshi said the government will maintain its "functional relationship" with the country's security institutions as it has since the start of its tenure.

"I want to state clearly, the authority to [grant] an extension rests with the executive," he said, adding that Prime Minister Imran had approved the extension under the Constitution.

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Postby Peregrine » 28 Nov 2019 22:36

Is govt mulling over imposing emergency?

ISLAMABAD: It is being mulled at the highest echelon in the government that emergency may be promulgated to overcome any untoward situation arising due to developments regarding the extension in service for Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Well-placed sources told The News/Jang late Tuesday evening that no conclusive decision has been made by the high-ups concerned since most of the senior officials are dissenting with the proposal.

However, the possibility of imposition of the emergency couldn’t be ruled out outright.

The pro-emergency segment of the leaders was of the view that positive outcome was attained in past through imposition of emergency-plus, and suggested experimenting the same for a short time now since it wouldn’t be harmful. It will also help the government create harmony in society and chaos could be averted that will be helpful in mitigating suffering of the people.

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Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby Peregrine » 29 Nov 2019 00:12

Rotten tomatoes - F.S. Aijazuddin

INEPTITUDE is not a word one expected to associate this early with Imran Khan or with his PTI government. Yet, no better word comes to mind when considering their loss of focus, their rudderless policies, and their inability to recall most of the electoral promises made by the PTI over a year ago.

After 15 months in power, the PTI has found itself being buried deeper and deeper into the foundations of its own intentions. While its supporters are still able to detach loyalty to their charismatic leader from the palpable failures of his ministers, its detractors are increasingly dismayed at his refusal to convert the acid of revenge into the nectar of conciliation.

It is said that a fish rots from its head. That is true of every political party in Pakistan, save the PTI. In its case, the decay lies nearer its tail. No one can point any finger at Imran Khan personally. After years of a lifestyle Prince Andrew (known to the irreverent press as ‘Randy Andy’) has enjoyed, Imran Khan has set an example of reformed, chaste domesticity and of personal incorruptibility. It is this new high moral purpose that makes him so intolerant of the rapacious greed of his predecessors. He is determined to punish them to the grave — even if he has to forfeit responsibility for governing the nation.

Today, Imran Khan is fighting more Waterloos than Eton has playing fields. He has yet to choose his battles with sagacity. Was it wise to criticise the judiciary for allowing ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif to leave the country, when it was in fact he who permitted it? He left himself defenceless against the chief justice’s predictable rebuke.

Might it have been more prudent not to have questioned the opinions of a plethora of qualified medical specialists who had examined Nawaz Sharif and given him a clean bill of ill health? After all, hundreds of less influential patients rely daily on the ‘flawed’ medical advice of these practitioners.

Should the PTI have expressed no confidence in the chief election commissioner, simply because the CEC has woken up (after five years of hibernation), and wants to hold daily hearings on the allegations of foreign funding of the PTI? If the PTI has nothing to hide, why the premature blush?

Did the prime minister need to learn from the chairman of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Foreign Relations that army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa “had to go to China to control the situation after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ministers levelled baseless allegations regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects?” Has foreign policy become too serious a business to be left to the Foreign Office?

And is Prime Minister Imran Khan aware of the impression left in the malleable minds of the public after the COAS and the DG ISI have all too public consultations with him ‘on security matters’? If these were routine, then why report them? If they were extraordinary and confidential, then why disclose them?

Imran Khan, like his fellow Pakistanis, has accepted the civil-military nexus as a given. Indian governments never have. Pandit Nehru had reservations about meeting Gen Ayub Khan; Mrs Indira Gandhi responded to Gen Ziaul Haq’s overtures under duress; Atal Behari Vajpayee needed layers of reassurance before negotiating with Gen Pervez Musharraf; Narendra Modi’s BJP government has declared that it wants to know who it is talking to before opening any substantive dialogue with Pakistan.

Both the BJP government and the PTI government have some years ahead of them. It behoves them to talk. At the moment, though, each is looking at disparate horizons through their own telescopes, instead of through a common pair of binoculars.

It had been hoped that Indian yatris, who used binoculars to view Kartarpur’s gurdwara across the river Ravi, would access it through the newly constructed Kartarpur ‘corridor of peace’. The facilities on the Pakistan side have been designed to process 5,000 per day. To date, the total number of Indian Sikh yatris using the corridor, since it opened three weeks ago, has not exceeded 8,000. Goodwill crawls at the pace of a carapaced bureaucracy.

It is to Imran Khan’s credit that he refuses to be deflected by such disappointments. He is not daunted by a continuous erosion of his prime ministerial authority. He appears content to have achieved the highest level of his own incompetence. :rotfl:

Certainly, his colleagues do him repeated disservice. One adviser admitted recently that when prices of products, like tomatoes, soared to Rs400 per kilo, “the government could not give a time frame about when inflation will be controlled”. That is scant comfort to the public. Now, it cannot afford to throw even rotten tomatoes at the government.

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Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby Rsatchi » 29 Nov 2019 00:35

https://twitter.com/i/status/1199598306999111680
As you can see from the video this the IQ of Dimran!!
The Military should come out of the 'Purdah'
Declare Emergency aka coup and rule directly
Enough of the charade with the charsi


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Postby Peregrine » 29 Nov 2019 15:36

PM Imran Khan insists on extension to Gen Bajwa’s tenure - Fakhar Durrani

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa does not want an extension, rather it is Prime Minister Imran Khan who insisted for his tenure extension, said renowned analyst Gen (retd) Amjad Shoaib. “I am sure top brass of Pakistan Army must have discussed this issue — conditional extension. Last time I talked to Army Chief General Bajwa, he informed me that he doesn’t want to get extension but Imran Khan’s government insisted for the tenure extension”, commented Gen (retd) Amjad Shoaib.

The six-month conditional extension in tenure of Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa will cause uncertainty for the army’s command, believes Gen (retd) Amjed Shoaib. However, two other retired generals including a former secretary defence totally disagreed with what Gen Amjad said.

Former defence secretary Lt Gen (retd) Asif Yasin Malik says Army is a disciplined institution and the six-month extension will have no impact on the command of Pakistan Army. Major Gen (retd) Ejaz Awan also believes that army has its mechanism and the conditional extension in the tenure of Gen Bajwa doesn’t affect the chain of command.

Talking to The News, Gen (R) Amjad Shoaib said the Supreme Court’s judgment regarding six-month extension in General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure is not ideal as it will cause uncertainty in the command of Pakistan Army.

“It is not clear whether the government has the required strength to get the legislation about army chief’s extension approved from parliament or not. This vagueness will prevail further if the government fails to get the required legislation approved from both the National Assembly and the Senate. This is a damaging situation because the lower command in the army will be looking into it if the Chief of Army Staff gets further extension or not,” commented Gen Amjad Shoaib.

“Currently the system is under chaos, it is up to General Bajwa now what he decides. Whether he thinks about the institution of Pakistan Army or he wants to bring reforms in the system first and then leaves,” said Gen (R) Amjed.

The Thursday’s judgement on Gen Bajwa’s extension in tenure has addressed the legal lacuna because there was no mention of ‘extension’ in the Constitution and Army Act. The Supreme Court of Pakistan has identified this lacuna and recommended Parliament to do necessary legislation and address this issue once and all. However, timing of the decisions is not ideal. Had this verdict been announced a couple of weeks ago, things would have been different, he said.

Former defence secretary Gen (R) Asif Yasin Malik while talking to The News said the court’s judgment will have no impact on the Army as an institution. However, the debate generated on media and social media due to incompetence of government and questions raised in the court has created some issues.

“No one is indispensable. Pakistan Army is a professional and thoroughly disciplined institution. The Army obeys the command of its chief even if he is made only for one day. This doesn’t matter whether Gen Bajwa has been given six-month extension or three years. “What matters for me is the debate which was generated because of the incompetence of the government”, commented Gen Asif Yasin Malik.

He said the Corps Commander Conference is the forum where all the matters related to Pakistan Army are discussed in detail. The debate generated on national and social media about extension might have been discussed on limited forum under the chair of Chief of Army Staff. He shrugged off any possibility of negativity within the ranks of Army due to extension and said the armed forces obey the orders of their command and there is no such concept.

Major Gen (R) Ejaz Awan while talking to The News said he totally disagrees with Gen Amjed Shoaib’s remarks. There is no concept of uncertainty in the command of Pakistan Army. The Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision has pointed out a gap in the Constitution and Army Act, which will be filled through legislation.

“As a soldier I have reservations over the way the case was heard in the Supreme Court. This is an absolute failure of the government and the office of Attorney General, which cannot convince the court to hold an in-camera hearing of this case. Owing to their failure and incompetence, questions were raised on the institution of Pakistan Army. The institution of armed forces was chastened because of the incompetence of the Attorney General. The government particularly Attorney General wasn’t even prepared how to present the case because of which the whole matter turned into laughing stock”, commented Gen Ejaz.

“It is now up to the politician how they build consensus to do legislation on such an important issue. However, everyone has to be vigilant because this is a very delicate matter (legislation of army chief’s extension). The prime minister and chief of army staff have a bigger role in terms of building consensus for the legislation”, said Gen Ejaz Awan.

He said he has strong reservations over Sheikh Rashid’s statement about a PML-N deal with certain quarters. This kind of third class politics should not come into way of such an important legislation. The government will have to show maturity while dealing with the political parties to do legislation on this matter, he commented.

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Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Postby Lisa » 29 Nov 2019 19:33

Dekho how cruel,

https://www.project-syndicate.org/comme ... hs-2019-11

How World Bank Arbitrators Mugged Pakistan

Thanks to the World Bank’s flawed and corrupt investment arbitration process, the rich are making a fortune at the expense of poor countries. The latest shakedown is a $5.9 billion award against Pakistan’s government in favor of two global mining companies for an illegal project that was never approved or carried out.

NEW YORK – Wall Street hedge funds and lawyers have turned an arcane procedure of international treaties into a money machine, at the cost of the world’s poorest people. The latest shakedown is a $5.9 billion award against Pakistan’s government in favor of two global mining companies – Antofagasta PLC of Chile and Barrick Gold Corporation of Canada – for a project that was never approved by Pakistan and never carried out.

In 1993, a US-incorporated mining company, BHP, entered into a joint venture (JV) with the Balochistan Development Authority (BDA), a public corporation in Pakistan’s impoverished Balochistan province. The JV was set up to prospect for gold and copper, and in the event of favorable discoveries, to seek a mining license. BHP was not optimistic about the project’s profitability and dragged its feet on exploration. In the early 2000s, it assigned the prospecting rights to an Australian company, which created Tethyan Copper Company (TCC) for the project.

In 2006, Antofagasta acquired TCC for $167 million, and sold half to Barrick Gold. Soon after the purchase, however, the original JV agreement with BHP was challenged in Pakistan’s courts. In 2013, the Pakistan Supreme Court found that the JV’s terms violated Pakistan’s mining and contract laws in several ways and declared the agreement – and thus the rights claimed by TCC – to be null and void.

Specifically, the Court ruled that the BDA did not have authority to bind Balochistan to the terms of the JV agreement; that it awarded the contract without competition or transparency; and that it had greatly exceeded its authority and violated the law by promising extensive deviations from the rules normally applicable to mining projects. Moreover, the JV failed to obtain, and even to pursue, many mandatory approvals from the state and federal governments, and BHP failed to undertake prospecting in a timely manner required under the mining law.

The Supreme Court’s decision came after years of public-interest litigation challenging the deal for violations of domestic law and the rights of the public. In the meantime, the BDA’s chairman was found to have conflicts of interest and to be living beyond the means afforded by his official salary, which in the Court’s words was tantamount to corruption.

In a normal world, the Court’s judgment would be respected absent proven evidence of corruption or other wrongdoing against the justices. But in the world we actually inhabit, the so-called international rule of law enables rich companies to exploit poor countries with impunity and disregard their laws and courts.

When TCC lost its case in Pakistan’s Supreme Court, it simply turned to the World Bank’s International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), in complete disregard of Pakistan’s laws and institutions. A panel of three arbitrators with no expertise in or respect for Pakistan’s legal system ruled that TCC deserved compensation for all future profits that it allegedly would have earned if the non-existent project, based on a voided agreement, had gone forward!1

Because there was no actual project, and no agreement for one, the arbitrators had no basis to say what terms – royalties, corporate taxes, environmental standards, land area, and other basic provisions – the governments of Balochistan and Pakistan would have set. In fact, disagreement on many of those terms had stalled negotiations for years.

Nonetheless, the ICSID panel arbitrarily decided that TCC would have had the right to mine 1,000 square kilometers, though the mining law forbade licensing such a vast area. The arbitrators ruled that TCC would have received a tax holiday for 15 years, even though there is no evidence that such a tax holiday was in the offing – or even legal. The arbitrators decided that TCC would have benefited from a royalty rate several percentage points below the mandatory statutory rate, though there is no reason why Pakistan would have set such a low rate.

The arbitrators also ruled that TCC would have met all environmental standards, or that the government would have exempted TCC from relevant requirements, though the mining area is in a desert region subject to extreme water stress, and the mining project would have demanded vast amounts of water. And the arbitrators ruled that to obtain the land needed for TCC’s pipeline, the government would have taken it from its owners and inhabitants.

The arbitration ruling is utterly capricious. An illegal project, declared null and void by Pakistan’s Supreme Court and never pursued, was found by the World Bank’s arbitration panel to be worth more than $4 billion to TCC’s owners, who had paid $167 million for it in 2006. Moreover, the tribunal declared that Pakistan must compensate TCC in full, with back interest, and cover its legal fees, raising the bill to $5.9 billion, or roughly 2% of Pakistan’s GDP. It is more than twice Pakistan’s entire public spending on health care for 200 million people, in a country where 7% of children die before their fifth birthday. For many Pakistanis, the World Bank’s arbitration ruling is a death sentence.

The ICSID is not an honest broker. One of the tribunal members in the TCC case is using the same expert put forward by TCC for another case in which the arbitrator is acting as counsel! When challenged about this obvious conflict of interest, the arbitrator refused to step down and the ICSID proceeded as if all were normal.

Thanks to the World Bank’s arbitrators, the rich are making a fortune at the expense of poor countries. Multinational companies are feasting on unapproved, non-existent projects. Fixing the broken arbitration system should start with a reversal of the outrageous ruling against Pakistan and a thorough investigation of the flawed and corrupt process that made it possible.


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Postby Rony » 29 Nov 2019 20:21

4-year-old Jannat Raped & Then Dumped Into An 80-Feet Deep Well In Mansehra Pakistan

When little Jannat went missing from her home in durband, Mansehra– her parents looked desperately for her everywhere but to no avail. She had been missing for 4 days now and her parents had lost all hope for her safe return. Until news of her being found came to them-unfortunately not all news is good news.

Tiny Jannat had been found but she was barely alive. After being abducted -from outside her home- a group of pedophiles, raped and then dumped her inside a barren 80-feet deep well, a few miles away from the village.

Jannat was a warrior who survived the soul-scarring incident at the hands of those barbaric men and somehow managed to regain consciousness inside the well. She kept crying and screaming for 4 days straight in the hope that someone would be able to save her from the hell that she had been thrown into.

Some locals heard her screaming for help and informed the authorities. Jannat was finally pulled out of the abandoned well but she was critical -hanging on for dear life. Shivering from the cold and starving from hunger she was taken to the nearest hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Her father, Mohammad Nazakat told the media that there were no proper facilities at King Abdullah Hospital (where his daughter was taken) which is why she could not get proper treatment. He also alleged that there were no doctors at the said local hospital when they took Jannat there and that the dispensers were unable to save her. The staff at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Oghi did not help him either in regards to his daughters post mortem nor did the District Headquarters Hospital.

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Postby g.sarkar » 30 Nov 2019 01:01

https://www.rediff.com/news/column/pak- ... 191129.htm
Pak army chief's extension: The Plot Thickens!
November 29, 2019 17:51 IST
'It is not difficult for a Pakistan army chief assisted by the deep state to manipulate a situation. Pulwama, Uri and Pathankot, all come to mind,' cautions Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd).
To casual observers it appears that General Qamar Bajwa, Pakistan's army chief has got away by the skin of his teeth, with a reprieve from the Pakistan supreme court which has granted him a six month extension as against three years which an impugned earlier government notification had granted.
However, news coming out from Pakistan sources seem to indicate that this is a sham and three years more in the appointment are almost guaranteed to the general.
First, a few facts to get the context right.
There is nothing left to hide about the fact that without General Bajwa's active support and virtual intervention Prime Minister Imran Khan may have never occupied the high office he sits in today. The title 'appointed PM' rather than 'elected PM' hasn't really been coined in India; it has come out of Pakistan itself.
The Pakistan army having run out of options after its fallout with the Pakistan People's Party and former PM Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League had backed the third option; Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf. Circumstances so developed or were made to develop over the last many months that Pakistan's national security became an increasingly important issue giving the already highly politicised Pakistan army the desired boost in public image.
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Now, to go beyond the visible.
It is reported that General Bajwa's extension was being seriously contested by a group of corps commanders who in a recent conference voiced their objection. A three year extension in the military translates into at least three eligible batches losing out on consideration for the top slot.
Of course, it has happened before with General Pervez Musharraf whose occupation of the slot led to the 1966-1969 batches being robbed of this privilege until the elevation of General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani (1970) and again the 1973-75 batches until General Raheel Sharif's (1976) promotion.
However, with increasing politicisation, ambitions have also kept pace.It is suspected that the petition to the supreme court was triggered by a group of corps commanders, the same ones who professed total loyalty to General Bajwa since all were anyway his choice.
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14 years old #Christian girl, Huma Masih was abducted and forcibly converted. She is studying at saint Saiman Gulshan high school Karachi. The abductor is a taxi driver (Kareem).
Police lodged FIR.
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I guess the Masih's should thank their lucky stars that she got to stay with them for 5 extra years otherwise the religion of peace teaches the faithfuls that its ok to make a girl your wife at the age of 9.

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Postby Peregrine » 30 Nov 2019 12:37

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London attacker named, was previously convicted of terrorism offences – Reuters

LONDON: British police named the man who stabbed two people to death in London on Friday in what the authorities called a terrorist attack as 28-year-old Usman Khan, who had been convicted of terrorism offences and was released from prison last year.

“This individual was known to authorities, having been convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences,” Britain’s top counter-terrorism police officer, Neil Basu, said in a statement.

“He was released from prison in December 2018 on licence and clearly, a key line of enquiry now is to establish how he came to carry out this attack,” Basu said.

A person who is released on licence is subject to conditions for the duration of their sentence after leaving prison. The Times newspaper reported that Khan had agreed to wear an electronic tag.

The attacker went on the rampage just before 2pm, targeting people at Fishmongers’ Hall near London Bridge in the heart of the city’s financial district.

In addition to the man and the woman who were killed, a man and two women were injured and remain in hospital, Basu said.

Just before news broke of the suspect’s previous conviction, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is seeking re-election on Dec. 12, said criminals must be made to serve their sentences.

“It is a mistake to allow serious and violent criminals to come out of prison early, and it is very important that we get out of that habit and that we enforce the appropriate sentences for dangerous criminals, especially for terrorists,” he said.

Johnson leads opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, according to opinion polls.

During the 2017 election campaign, London Bridge was the scene of an attack when three militants drove a van into pedestrians and then attacked people in the surrounding area, killing eight and injuring at least 48. The attack focused attention on cuts to policing since the governing Conservatives took power in 2010.

“We owe a deep debt of gratitude to our police and emergency services, and the brave members of the public who put themselves in harm’s way to protect others,” Corbyn said late on Friday.

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Usman Khan profile: terrorist who wanted to bomb London Stock Exchange
London Bridge attacker was out of jail on licence after serving time over al-Qaida inspired plot with eight others
Usman Khan, the suspect shot dead in the 30 November 2019 terror attack near London Bridge, had been released from jail after being convicted of terror offences, including plotting to attack the London Stock Exchange in 2010.
Khan was part of a gang of nine extremists from Stoke-on-Trent, Cardiff and London who were sentenced in February 2012 at Woolwich crown court. He had planned to establish a “terrorist military training facility” on land owned by his family in Kashmir, according to sentencing remarks.
Khan, at 19, was the youngest of the group. In his sentencing remarks Mr Justice Wilkie said Khan and two others were “more serious jihadis” than the others.
Khan was originally classed as never to be released unless deemed no longer a threat but this condition was later lifted.
He was freed in licence in December 2018. Wilkie said Khan and his co-accused Nazam Hussain and Mohammed Shahjahan were planning to fund and establish the terrorist training school, with Khan and Hussain planning to leave the UK in January 2011 to train.
In a July 2013 report the independent reviewer of terrorism wrote that Khan was one of one of three men from Stoke who had travelled to Pakistan’s federally administered tribal areas (Fata) and planned to fund, construct and take part in a terrorist training camp in Kashmir, with a view to carrying out terrorist acts in the future. They were part of a group that had copies of the Al-Qaida English-language extremist magazine, Inspire, and had considered putting letter bombs in the post.
The extremists talked about setting off a pipe bomb in the toilets of the London Stock Exchange, as well as in pubs in Stoke, the Woolwich court heard. A handwritten target list belonging to the group listed the names and addresses of the then London mayor, Boris Johnson, the Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, two rabbis, the US embassy in London and the stock exchange. Group members were bugged and heard claiming that fewer than 100,000 Jews died in the Holocaust and talking about how Hitler had been on the same side as the Muslims.
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As much as I respect and admire Chief Justice Khosa, there is a very high likelihood that the only reason the question is being raised at all is because there is dissension in the Corps Commanders conference and General Bajwa has lost their confidence.

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Postby Peregrine » 30 Nov 2019 14:35

The extension fiasco: Who won, who lost? - Imad Zafar

On Thursday, the nerve-wracking court proceedings regarding the extension of the tenure of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa finally concluded. The comedy of errors unleashed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) legal team meant that the government almost shot itself in the foot, insisting on committing blunder after blunder. From the simple clerical mistakes in the drafts presented in court to not being able to convince the court as to why Bajwa’s extension was essential, the antics which ensued have surely left PTI red-faced. The court has provided Bajwa with a temporary lease by giving him a six month extension and told parliament to “clarify the scope of Article 243 of the Constitution”.

Hence, the ball is now in parliament’s court and it will have to either devise a proper procedure through which an army chief can be given an extension or instead choose to put a stop to this ‘defacto’ practice of repeatedly extending the tenures of Pakistan’s chief of army staffs. In light of the proceedings which took place, it has become evident that there is no specific article in the law that actually sheds light upon the proper procedure for the extension of the COAS’s tenure. In any case, the fact that the Supreme Court chose to address this matter and pointed out the flaws in the re-appointment process can be heralded as a much needed step towards the sanctity of the rule of law. However, the decision has opened the door to a whole host of questions.

Firstly, given the judgment, one wonders what is more important – the rule of law or the rule of justice? Secondly, since there was no provision in the sub-article of the constitution pertaining to the extension, why did the court still decide to let General Bajwa hold onto his post for another six months and pass the buck onto the parliament? Thirdly, while the Supreme Court stated that it was “exercising judicial restraint,” the question remains as to why this ‘restraint’ was not shown when elected prime ministers were disqualified and sent behind the bars or hanged? Fourthly, does the military feel they have no competent general who can replace General Bajwa? Lastly, what will the repercussions of this court decision be for Pakistan in the long run?

In any case, this has nonetheless provided grounds for a debate in parliament about the merits and demerits of the extension; which is important since it is imperative that the nation’s institutions and those in power are held accountable for their actions. Although one could look at this as a promising sign, ultimately, it is unlikely that any party, whether in the opposition or not, will dare to invoke the ire of the military. Hence, it is highly unlikely that any political party will vote against the extension. This could in turn potentially have serious repercussions down the road if such extensions become part of the law and are institutionalised, which would be a red flag for Pakistan’s democratic aspirations.

Furthermore, once this issue hits the parliament floor it could reveal the true colours of the opposition parties who, despite claiming that their struggle is for civilian supremacy, have thus far remained silent on this critical issue. The opposition has the opportunity to prove that it can do more than trade barbs about the inadequacies of the PTI government. In truth though, both Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have been exposed during the past few days as their silence on the entire matter has already revealed that both PML-N and the PPP will only choose to speak out when it is beneficial for them and does not come at a cost.

For now, it is evident that the PTI government has faltered yet again and it is their legal team this time whose incompetence has been exposed, resulting in a national fiasco and embarrassment for the party. Furthermore, in an attempt to cover his party’s faults, Imran Khan chose to wag his finger at the “mafias within” and also claimed that the Indian government was hoping for a clash between the institutions in Pakistan. But dragging the Indian government into this is a futile exercise, and Imran must realise that such occasional discussions about the nation’s powerful institutions ultimately strengthen democracy. We cannot root out the flaws in a system if we fail to identify them in the first place and continue to believe that certain topics are off limits. Thus, contrary to Imran and PTI’s stance, this case will hopefully contribute towards the betterment of the democratic process while it has also dented the self-created status of the powers that be.

Now it is up to the parliament to demonstrate whether or not it has the courage to openly discuss the merits and demerits of the extension. Parliament can either give validation to this practice thought a law or help put a stop to it. If PML-N and PPP refrain from discussing this issue in the parliament then they will lose whatever credibility they have left after their silence thus far about this case. As far as General Bajwa is concerned, he should realise that no one is indispensable and that him remaining at the helm of affairs after this entire controversy will only damage the institution he represents. Hence, for PTI, as always, the future remains uncertain.

Poll : Should General Bajwa get a three year extension?

Presently : No – 79%

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Pakistani Officials Outside London Court Try To Thwart Dawood Aide Jabir Motiwala’s Extradition To US





Pakistani Officials Outside London Court Try To Thwart Dawood Aide Jabir Motiwala’s Extradition To US

Nov 29 2019,

Pakistani Officials Outside London Court Try To Thwart Dawood Aide Jabir Motiwala’s Extradition To US

In the high-profile extradition case of Jabir Motiwala, a top D-company aide, the Westminster Magistrates' Court here has sought details of terror linkages of Dawood Ibrahim with his aide.

The court has asked US authorities to furnish details of Jabir's association with Dawood Ibrahim, who according to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is accused of running global drug racket and executing killings, including serial bombings in India.

As the hearing comes to an end, the Pakistan High Commission officials were seen outside the court. The Pakistani diplomats have been trying their best to thwart or defer extradition of Jabir Motiwala whose detention in US can spill the beans on Dawood-ISI nexus, particularly relating to subversive activities in South Asia.

Jabir Motiwala, a Pakistan national is perceived as Dawood Ibrahim's key financial aide who manages D-company funds flowing out of its global crime syndicate operation. At present Motiwala, detained in London, is fighting his extradition to the US on serious drug trafficking charges and money laundering amounting to US $ 1.4 million.

The US have also charged Motiwala with having direct links with global terrorist Dawood Ibrahim, who according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is based in Karachi, Pakistan.

The court was curious to know Motiwala's links with the terror network headed by Dawood Ibrahim.

"There is an added element to this case in that there is a clear reference to this man's (Moti) position, who is said to be a lieutenant of the man (Ibrahim) who is involved in the most horrendous crimes, including bombings in India," said Judge John Zani at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Wednesday (27 November).

Sources said Pakistan has been providing best legal aide to Jabir to fight his case. Jabir's lawyers have earlier expressed apprehension that US authorities might slap enhanced terror charges on Jabir once he is extradited. The terror charges would put Jabir at risk of being sentenced for life imprisonment.

Sources close to Indian agencies informed IANS that the Pakistan High Commission in London had earlier also tried to thwart the extradition move by submitting a letter on behalf of the accused's lawyer in the court, saying Motiwala was a "well-known and respected businessman in Pakistan".

In fact, Pakistan fears that once Motiwala is extradited to the US, the close aide of D-Company can reveal the entire nexus between Dawood Ibrahim's underworld network (being operated from Karachi) and the don's connection with Pakistan's spy agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).

The US has already declared Dawood Ibrahim a global terrorist running an international drug syndicate and sharing the gang's routes with Pakistan-based terror outfits. Sources said Dawood's key finance aide Motiwala appeared in the magistrate's courts in London after his arrest by Scotland Yard's Extradition Unit on charges of money laundering and sharing the proceeds of narcotics money earned on behalf of the D-Company.

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India and Japan ask Pakistan to take concrete action against terror infrastructure

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- The two countries called upon Islamabad to "fully comply" with its international commitments to deal with terrorism

- "The ministers underlined the need for all countries to ensure that all territory under their control is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries in any manner," an Indo-Japan joint statement said


NEW DELHI: In their inaugural foreign and defence ministerial dialogue, India and Japan on Saturday deliberated on the threat posed to regional peace by terror networks operating from Pakistan and asked it to take "resolute and irreversible" action against them.

The two countries specifically called upon Islamabad to "fully comply" with its international commitments to deal with terrorism including the steps prescribed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global anti-terror watchdog.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh and external affairs minister S Jaishankar led the Indian delegation while the Japanese side was headed by foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi and minister of defence Taro Kono, officials said.

The talks under the new two-plus-two framework took place following a decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during the 13th India-Japan annual summit last year.

"The ministers underlined the need for all countries to ensure that all territory under their control is not used to launch terrorist attacks on other countries in any manner," an Indo-Japan joint statement said.

"They noted in this context the threat posed to regional security by terrorist networks operating out of Pakistan and called upon it to take resolute and irreversible action against them and fully comply with international commitments including to FATF," it said.

India and Japan also called upon all countries to take resolute action in rooting out terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, disrupt terrorist networks, eliminate financing channels and halt cross-border movement of terrorists.

"The ministers condemned in the strongest terms the growing threat of terrorism and acknowledged that it constituted a major threat to peace and security in the region," the joint statement said.
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Adiala has 3 times more prisoners than its capacity - Our Correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Adiala Jail authorities on Friday told the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that the famous Rawalpindi jail contains over 4,800 prisoners while its original capacity is sufficient for 1,500 inmates.
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Came across this new video that PIA has put out. Points to note:
1> Inbred morons (even their PR department) don't know the difference between 'addition' and 'edition'. I guess this is the same lot that came up with the twitter trend 'ISPRourProud' LOL.
2> Virtually none of the Pakis screaming Admiral Ackbar on the comments section even see a mistake there.
3> This is a 9 year old plane that is not even second hand but literally third hand (see https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... s/EJDrUrXg). The fact that they are buying this crap says a lot about their state of affairs, and the fact that they are doing this PR celebration for it shows their mindset.

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London attacker hadPakistan links, plotted Kashmir hits

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- The 28-year-old Briton who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge on Friday has been identified as Usman Khan

- He was jailed in 2012 over a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange and plans to build a terror camp in PoK to attack Kashmir

- Khan is believed to have spent part of his late teens in Pakistan


LONDON: The 28-year-old Briton who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge on Friday has been identified as Usman Khan, a UK-born terrorist who was jailed in 2012 over a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange and plans to build a terror camp on land owned by his family in PoK to attack Kashmir. Khan, however, had been freed from prison in 2018 subject to his movements being restricted and monitored.

"This individual was known to authorities, having been convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences, " Neil Basu, Britain's top counter-terror police officer who is of Indian origin, said in a statement.

Khan left school in the UK with no credentials and is believed to have spent part of his late teens in Pakistan, where he lived with his mother when she took ill. On his return to Britain, he started preaching radical Islam on the internet and attracted a significant following.

At 19, he was the youngest of a group of four men from Stoke-on-Trent who took an active part in the local branch of al-Mujahiroun – a militant Salafi outfit that counted radical preacher Anjem Choudary among its ranks.

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The group's plans included the camp in PoK, where under the guise of a madrassa they would offer arms training for attacks in Kashmir, and also a 26/11 style attack on the UK parliament.

Usman Khan's 2012 arrest came after he was overheard by British security services discussing how to use an al-Qaida manual he had memorised to build a pipe bomb. It was a snippet of conversation, along with other intelligence about a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange, that prompted British police to arrest Khan - then 19 - and a group of older men on December 20, 2010. "There's victory, there's shahadat (martyrdom), or there's prison," Khan was recorded saying by the police.

He and two other co-conspirators had conducted a surveillance trip around central London as they talked about launching a 26/11-style attack on the British parliament. The then 20-year-old pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct for the preparation of terrorism, which included travelling to and attending operational meetings, fundraising for terror training, preparing to travel abroad and assisting others in travelling abroad.

Khan was radicalised by internet propaganda spread by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, and in particular by militant Anwar al-Awlaki. Awlaki, identified by US intelligence as "chief of external operations" for Qaida's Yemeni branch and a Web-savvy publicist for the Islamist cause, was killed in a CIA drone strike in 2011.

Khan was part of a group of militants from the English city of Stoke which forged close links with militants from London and the Welsh capital Cardiff. The London and Welsh parts of the conspiracy had ambitions to place a bomb inside a toilet at the London Stock Exchange.

While Khan knew and supported the bomb plans, and had discussed bombing local pubs, he and his Stoke group had hatched a potentially more sinister plan: a camp beside a mosque in PoK to train jihadist militants. "The Stoke group was, and was considered to be, pre-eminent, " British judge Alan Wilkie said when he sentenced Khan in 2012. "They regarded themselves as more serious jihadis than the others."

Khan had been intending to travel to the camp to perfect his skills, including firearms training, and to carry out attacks in Kashmir. "It was envisaged by them all that ultimately they, and the other recruits, may return to the UK as trained and experienced terrorists available to perform terrorist attacks in this country, "Wilkie said. But he was arrested before he could travel to PoK.

When sentencing him in 2012, Wilkie said that Khan was so dangerous that he was imposing a so-called imprisonment for public protection (IPP) indeterminate sentence of eight years.

"The long, monitored, discussions of Usman Khan about the madrassa (training camp) and his attitudes towards it and terrorism are highly eloquent of the seriousness of their purpose, " the judge said. In effect, it meant he would remain incarcerated as long as he was considered to be a danger to the public and that the parole board should assess whether he should be released.

But in 2011, then-Conservative prime minister David Cameron announced a review of the IPP sentencing. The IPP was abolished in 2012.

After Khan appealed his sentence, appeal court judges in 2013 quashed the indeterminate period of incarceration and he was given a determinate sentence of 16 years - meaning he could be released after serving just half of his term.

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While Khan knew and supported the bomb plans, and had discussed bombing local pubs, he and his Stoke group had hatched a potentially more sinister plan: a camp beside a mosque in PoK to train jihadist militants.
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In effect, it meant he would remain incarcerated as long as he was considered to be a danger

Wonder what that says about entire paki country .. as per the judgement. The bolded part just to show that terrorism camps are clearly worse.

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Postby Peregrine » 01 Dec 2019 15:44

Pak minister's disclosure on Kartarpur corridor has exposed their nefarious designs : Amarinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said that Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid's disclosure that Kartarpur Corridor was the brainchild of their Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa had exposed Islamabad's nefarious intent behind the initiative.

Even as he expressed serious concern over this admission by the Pak minister, the chief minister said that Rashid had completely bared open the wicked design of Pakistan behind the Corridor, which India had hoped would emerge as a bridge of peace between the two countries.

The CM also took strong exception to Rashid's remarks that "the Corridor would hurt India, which would forever remember the wound inflicted on it by Gen Bajwa with the Kartarpur Corridor."

Terming it an open and blatant threat against India's security and integrity, Captain Amarinder warned Pakistan not to attempt to indulge in any misadventure against its neighbour.

"Don't make the mistake of reading weakness in our gratitude for the opening of the Corridor," warned the Chief Minister, asserting that India would give a befitting response to any bid by Pakistan to attack its borders or its people. Declaring that India would never let Pakistan fulfil its despicable ambitions against the former, he said any such attempt by Islamabad would be met with retaliation of the kind that they would never be able to survive.

Captain Amarinder recalled that he had all along maintained that while he was extremely happy, as a Sikh, at the opening of the Corridor to enable access to Indian devotees to the historic Kartarpur Gurdwara, the threat it posed to our country could not be ignored. The Chief Minister had, in fact, been repeatedly urging caution over the matter, warning that Pakistan was trying to win the sympathies of the Sikhs by opening the corridor to further the ISI-backed Referendum 2020 agenda.

This had been quite evident from various facts, most notably that Bajwa had disclosed the Pakistani decision to build the Corridor to then Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu at the time of Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony, said the Chief Minister. "Imran had not even taken over then, yet their Army Chief had spoken about this to Sidhu. How was it possible unless Bajwa was the one behind the Corridor decision," asked Captain Amarinder, recalling that he had pointed this out long back.

Given the revelation of the Pakistan minister, Captain Amarinder also urged Sidhu to be more cautious in his dealings with the Imran Khan government and not allow his personal friendship with the Pakistan Prime Minister cloud his judgement in any way, as that could be harmful to India's interests
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Postby g.sarkar » 01 Dec 2019 15:58

The next they will claim that Usman was a Hindu.
https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/57667 ... n-pakistan
EXPOSED: Indian media lied about terrorist Usman Khan to malign Pakistan
LONDON: Indian media has published a fake news to link the London Bridge attacker Usman Khan with Pakistan but the fact is Usman Khan had no connection with Pakistan as far as his extremist radicalization, terror conviction and his abhorrent acts are concerned.
Indian media outlets have said that Usman Khan, the terror suspect shot dead in the November 30, 2019 terror attack near London Bridge, was born in Pakistan but that’s a lie and an attempt to malign Pakistan.
This correspondent has attended some parts of Usman Khan’s terror trial at the Woolwich Crown Court in 2012 when he was convicted of terrorism charges with eight others for planning to bomb London Stock Exchange.
Unlike false reports published in Indian media, it became evident during the trial at Woolwich Crown Court that Usman Khan had no relation of any kind with Pakistan or Azad Kashmir, birthplace of his parents. The trial had heard from the counter-terrorism police experts that while Usman Khan discussed setting up a training camp for training in Azad Kashmir, that plan never materialized. The evidence submitted before the court had established that there was no involvement of anyone from Pakistan in the nefarious plans that Usman Khan and his terrorism associates were making.
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