Archive for 'Pakistan'
Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Pakistani Taliban because she did not remain silent about the ongoing crimes and brutalities against women; because, despite her young age, she had the consciousness to stand for her rights and say ‘no’ to the terrorism and misogyny of the creatures of the Stone Age. The world should know that the West, and in particular the U.S. government, have nurtured, supported and armed these dirty inhuman bands for the past three decades.
Bombing raids have been used from Guernica and Dresden to Afghanistan as a way to intimidate populations, crush cities and break the resistance of ordinary people. Drones are the latest barbarism in this long, terrible tradition.
Lest we forget the lessons of September 11 in Chile, the US and Australia.
The floods in Pakistan, their human causes and Empire’s inhuman response might well be the harbingers of a new barbarism.
Apparently it is OK to kill kids if you are the American ruling class. Only turning this upside down world right way up – working class revolution – can stop the murder of the innocents.
The “war on terror” has devastated Iraq and Afghanistan, and is destabilising a number of other countries. The war has spiralled to create dreadful conflicts in Yemen and Somalia, and intensified tensions across the world. But the country now most threatened by the war is Pakistan. The US has stepped up its interventions in Pakistan, [...]
Barack Obama is a war criminal. His drones last week killed 147 people in Western Afghanistan, most of them women and children. According to Pakistan’s Daily Times: Farah province Deputy Governor Yunus Rasooli told Reuters that residents of the village of Geraani had provided 90 names and residents of neighbouring Ganj Abad village another 57. Obama’s drones in [...]
The world is mad. Sending more troops to Afghanistan is our exit strategy!
To understand Pakistan’s present we need to understand two things – it was born of imperialism and is today the child of imperialism. Pakistan is a poor country. It has a population of about 170 million people, 60 percent of whom earn less than US$2 a day – the UN poverty line. 97 percent of its population is [...]