Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Imran Khan ‘Thanks’ MQM

Sunday 27 May 2007

In a news conference, while replying to the statement by MQM that legal action will be taken against Imran Khan for accusing the party for various crimes, Imran thanked MQM for taking legal action and not threatening him with a body bag.

Musharraf Suggests OIC Force in Iraq

Thursday 17 May 2007

On the 15th of May, General Pervez Musharraf suggested an OIC peace force to be sent to Iraq to help with the situation.

UK Media Questions Goverment Over Altaf

Tuesday 15 May 2007

 

The Daily Telegraph on Monday raised the question about allowing Altaf Hussain run affairs of Karachi from London. In an article ‘Running Karachi From London’ the paper said

“As his fiefdom descended into brutal violence, with the deaths of at least 40 people reported amid the worst political bloodshed Pakistan has witnessed in years, Altaf Hussain directed his followers by telephone from a safe place, more than 5,000 miles away.

“His headquarters, or ‘international secretariat’, is not in the Pakistani port city but housed in a red-brick office block opposite a supermarket on Edgeware High Street,”

The paper also reported that when a British diplomat was questioned as to why Mr. Hussain was not deported before citizenship was granted, the diplomat replied that

“He has not committed a crime on British soil.”

Imran Compares MQM to Nazis

Tuesday 15 May 2007

Imran Khan, Leader to Tehrik-e-Insaf, compared Muttehida Qumi Movement and its leader Altaf Hussain, to the Nazi Party of Pre World War 2 Germany and its leader Adolf Hitler

    

Yesterday in Lahore, speaking to a press conference, Imran Khan blamed the government for ignoring the need for aduqate security measures, when such concerns had been raised a day prior to the event.

Imran Khan also said that Tehreek-e-Insaf was currently consulting lawyers to lodge an FIR against President Pervaiz Musharraf and Altaf Hussain. He also expressed his wish in suing British Prime Minister Tony Blair for harbouring a criminal rather than bringing him to justice.