All posts filed under: South Asia

Coup in Myanmar and Great Power Rivalry

On 1st February 2021, the world was caught by surprise, as Burma’s military leadership detained State Counselor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint, and other prominent personalities of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party. Additionally, the military junta announced a state of emergency that would last for […]

Views on the News 13/02/2021

Headlines: • COVID-19: Vaccine Nationalism, High Prices and Supply Chain Issues Slowing Worldwide Coronavirus Inoculation • No Change in US Policy on Kashmir, says US State Department • US-China Competition: A Bipolar Technology Order • After Two Hour China Phone Call, Biden says China will ‘Eat our Lunch’ • US Military in the Middle East, […]

Al Jazeera Exposed Nothing New about Hasina’s ‘Gangster Regime’

What the Media should expose is the Capitalist Democracy – the Hotbed of such Gangsters Al Jazeera network’s Investigative Unit has claimed to expose Hasina regime’s grand political corruption through a series of covert recordings (“All the Prime Minister’s Men”, aljazeera.com, 1 February 2021). The documentary revealed how a network of gangs close to PM […]

A Rule of the Thugs, by the Thugs and for the Thugs”- Democracy defined in its true sense in Bangladesh

A criminal gang is colluding with Bangladesh’s security forces to extract bribes for state contracts and job positions, all the while maintaining powerful links with the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, an Al Jazeera investigation has found. “All the Prime Minister’s Men” reveals how Haris and Anis Ahmed, both convicted of murder, are being protected […]

Lawmaker Papul is a Glaring Example that Corruption is Sacred in Secular Politics

Corruption and scams have always been part and parcel of secular democracy in Bangladesh and all over the world. The involvement of the politicians into corruption has never been a matter of surprise for the people in Bangladesh. But it came as a shock for the Hasina government to see the four-year sentence of Kazi […]

The Policy of Restraint and Assurance of No War Over Occupied Kashmir has Only Encouraged the Hindu State

The Policy of Restraint and Assurance of No War Over Occupied Kashmir has Only Encouraged the Hindu State to Divert Forces to the Border with China The mantra of peace with India of Pakistan’s rulers is now fully exposed as treacherous submission to the US, at the cost of vital national interests. The Hindu State […]

The United States Did Not Occupy Afghanistan Only to Withdraw on Simply Asking it to do so!

In an interview with Al-Jazeera published on 21 January 2021, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, said that his country hopes for greater engagement with the new US government, whilst Joe Biden’s administration called for a review of the ongoing Afghan peace process, as well as the looming withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan. Qureshi […]

Pakistan and Turkey Together Constitute a Superpower Under the Khilafah on the Method of Prophethood!

In an exclusive interview to Anadolu Agency published on 14 January 2021, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, stated that, “Our relationship is unique and enviable, not only here in Pakistan and Turkey, but all across the world they look at us like that.” Noting that he sees Turkey as a second home, Khan added, […]

The Republic of Afghanistan has Turned into a Slaughterhouse; Is There Any Way Out?

In recent months, the score of assassinations, bombardments, explosions, rocket strikes, and reckless assaults in the cities and villages of Afghanistan have escalated massively, massacring imam of Masjids, influential leaders, government officials, journalists, analysts, popular figures and innocent civilians by various means. In fact, people have got accustomed to starting the mornings with the sound […]

The Treacherous Hasina Government Decides to Import Electricity from Belligerent India when there is already Surplus Capacity!

Bangladesh is currently importing 1,160 MW of electricity from five Indian sources. However, due to lack of demand, the import capacity is not being fully utilized. Even after that, another 1,600 MW of electricity will be imported from Adani Group of India. Bangladesh will have to pay extraordinary rate as a capacity charge, which is […]

Pakistan Can Easily Liberate Occupied Kashmir

There is no Need to Appeal to the Deaf and Dumb UN and OIC, when under the Khilafah Rashidah, Pakistan’s Armed Forces and Intelligence Can Easily Liberate Occupied Kashmir from the Hindu State On 5 January 2021, Imran Khan tweeted, “On 5th January 1949, the United Nations guaranteed the right to self-determination for the people […]

Both the Regime and the Opposition Betrayed Kashmir.

Only the Khilafah will Prosecute them for Treachery A prominent leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N), Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, has stated that when the PML-N returns to power, it will file a case of treason over Kashmir, against Imran Khan, whilst the Vice President of PML-N, Maryam Nawaz, also accused Imran Khan of selling […]

Fencing Off Gwadar is to Secure Chinese Colonialism

The Purpose of Fencing Off Public Development Projects with Barbed Wire in Gwadar is to Secure Chinese Colonialism. Only the Islamic Khilafah will Ensure Balochistan’s Well-Being Permanently The partitioning away of a sizeable region of Gwadar by barbed wire fencing has sparked countrywide discussion again. The stated purpose of the fencing off is to secure […]

International Laws and Institutions are Tools to Force Pakistan to Comply with Washington’s Demands

The US Secre­t­a­ry of State Michael Pompeo announced on Mon­day, 7th December 2020, that the United States had designated Pakis­tan, China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turk­m­enistan, Nigeria, Nor­th Korea, Myanmar and Eritrea as “countries of part­ic­ular Concern” (CPC), under its International Religious Freedom Act. The commission’s 2020 report noted that religious freedom conditions across Pakistan […]

Democracy is the Root Cause of Regulatory Capture

which Secures Benefit of a Corrupt Capitalist Elite, at the Expense of the Public On 14th December 2020, a Pakistani investigation commission, comprising of fifteen members, issued a 163-page report about the oil crisis, which occurred in June 2020. It focused blame primarily on OGRA (Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority) during its regulation of the […]

Forced Deportation of the Rohingya Muslims to Bhashan Char Unveiled the Ugly Face of Nationalism

Amid heavy security presence, the ruthless Hasina government has started forced deportation of thousands of Rohingya refugees into an abandoned and flood-prone island, Bhashan Char, in the Bay of Bengal. Three hundred of Rohingya Muslims who have been banished to that unsafe land in last May are already in deplorable conditions. Men, women and even […]

It’s Time to Draw Close to Allah, Reverting to the Khilafah, the Ruling System of Islam

After Witnessing the Failures of Democracy, Martial Law and the Hybrid Model Pakistan is once again standing at a crossroads, after passing through the fire of yet another round of democracy, dictatorship and the hybrid model. The call for national dialogue and a truth reconciliation commission is for a power sharing agreement amongst the various […]

Civilian Casualties caused by the US and NATO Airstrikes and the Afghan Government are Clear Examples of ‘State Terrorism’

A study by Brown University shows that during Donald Trump’s presidency, the number of Afghan civilian casualties caused by US and NATO airstrikes has tripled, escalating to 330%. The study also illustrates that civilian casualties from airstrikes by Afghan security forces have increased several times since the start of the Intra-Afghan negotiations.

Forced Cremation of Muslim Covid-19 Victims in Sri Lanka

Under an anti-Muslim Regime Which is Exploiting the Pandemic to Intensify its Agenda Against Islam On Tuesday 1st December, Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court rejected civil society petitions and judicial cases brought by Muslim and Christian families in the country, challenging the government’s policy mandating cremation for all Covid-19 related deaths or any dead body suspected […]

Pakistan’s Rulers Assist the US in Establishing a Secular Democratic Government in Afghanistan, with an Islamic Garb

On 2 December 2020, it was announced that the Afghan government and Taliban have agreed upon rules of negotiation. Washington’s special envoy for Afghanistan welcomed this announcement as a “significant milestone.” The Foreign Office of Pakistan enthusiastically declared that, “it is an important development contributing towards a successful outcome of intra-Afghan negotiations. Pakistan will continue […]