Well Done Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqi

bismillahPakistan is the only country that came in to being in the name of Almighty Allah. There is no place for the form of secularism that criticizes the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him) behind the shield of free speech. It is relieving to see that the justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) showed his displeasure on lack of motivation on the part of government to stop the wide spreading blasphemous contents on social media. The practice is clearly against the constitution of Pakistan and Pakistan Panel Code (PPC) mentions punishments for this crime under 295 A, B, C, . . . However the criminal practice continues as blasphemers get protection from west and their stooges, the morally corrupt politicians of Pakistan. Asia Masih Maloona is not delivered the punishment awarded by the courts of Pakistan after due judicial process. Her case has cost two lives, the precious life of Ghazi Mumtaz Hussain Qadri and the blasphemer politician Salman Taseer. The general unrest in public and issues of law and order associated with such case is a continuous problem for which government is unwilling to take action.

The honorable justice Shaukat Aziz rightly threatened to shut down the social media if the criticism of Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him) continues, justly declaring these blasphemers as terrorists. In fact these people are worse than terrorists and need immediate and severe punishment. According to news reports, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqi had tears in his eyes while issuing the warning for those who are misusing social media to criticize the most respectable of mankind Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him).

The honorable justice Siddiqi made it clear that Pakistan would not allow for such displays of hate speech. “Why is the blasphemous content present on the social media? What steps had the government taken up in this regard so far?” the honorable justice asked. “I submit and sacrifice myself and all what I have including my parents, my life and job to the respect of Allah’s messenger … If the desecrating pages cannot be blocked, then, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) should cease to exist,” he added. The honorable justice Siddiqi further added that social media could also be blocked for the respect of our beloved Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him). “Each and everything can be sacrificed for the honor of Allah’s Messenger (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him). I will close entire social media, if I have to,” he said. Finally the honorable justice declared these people as terrorists because we have witnessed general unrest in society.

When Salman Taseer was killed like a stray dog after he called 295C black law, Allah forgive me, no one came out to support him. On the contrary the police constable Ghazi Mumtaz Hussain Qadri became instant hero after showering his bullets on Taseer. Even his kid son, his father and his brothers have become celebrity status in every part of Pakistan. No politician at present time has such a widespread following as does Ghazi Mumtaz Hussain Qadri Shaheed. Now all these people are not stupid. They know who is the terrorist and who spares his life for the respect of the Holy Prophet (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him). The words of honorable justice were, “I hereby declare as terrorists who commit blasphemy to the holy Prophet (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him).”

It is grievous to see that our nuclear powered state can do nothing about these contents. A few days back American Marines were sharing obscene photos of their female colleagues in a closed group on facebook and google+. The group was immediately closed by facebook and google on request.When US state is so concerned about the respect of their soldiers, why the state of Pakistan has no concern when people commit blasphemy. After all Pakistan was obtained in the name of Almighty Allah. It is strongly stressed on authorities that they take the cautionary words of honorable justice seriously and instruct law enforcement agencies to take action.

Justic Shaukat Aziz Siddiqi Remarks
Screenshots of Honorable Justice Shaukat Siddiqi’s remarks about blasphemy content on social media

 

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Short Introduction to Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi

Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi is an Islamic scholar of Sunni Brelvi school of thought. He used to deliver Friday sermons at Pir Makki Masjid, near Daata Darbar Lahore. When Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri killed Slaman Taseer, who termed 295C as black law, with 27 bullets, Allama Sahib showed open support for Mumtaz Qadri. It annoyed the government of Mian Nawaz Sharif and resulted in his job  being terminated, confiscating all benefits of a long service in the Aukaf department. Allama Sahib happily accepted this and never requested any benefits. Rather his resolve to side with Mumtaz Qadri grew stronger. Allama Sahib is a disabled person on wheelchair due to an accident some years back. Yet he is one of the most traveling evangelist,  delivering sermons in width and breadth of Pakistan.

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In January 2016 Allama Sahib organized a rally in Lahore in favor of 295C. The rally was checked by police and the attendees had to face the water cannon and baton charge. Another time Allama Sahib was captured and put to prison. Though he is in wheel chair but he was dragged and forced to stand on legs. When he entered the prison, an inspector approached him and ordered to stand for search. Allama  Sahib was unable to do it on which that cruel man pulled Allama Sahib out in demean manner. (Later Allama Sahib described that the man approached him for forgiveness of his cruel behavior. Reportedly the inspector had stroke of paralysis and is himself disabled now. Allama Sahib replied that I have done nothing to you. I even do not know you. You were performing your duty and I was performing mine.)

When Allama Sahib entered the jail he was handcuffed to his chair. A policeman would go one time at one cell and then the other and receive the reply that their is no space available. Finally they put Allama Shaib in a dirty cell the condition of which in Allama Sahib’s words is ” inhabitable even for animals”. There were cockroaches in the cell. Allama Sahib informed the cockroaches, “Do not come near me as you know I am brought here for no crime other than the love of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him)”.  Then the cockroaches did not bother him. Being a disabled person Allama Sahib had taken a servant with him to prison who was separated from him. Allama Sahib did not take more than a few water sips for fear that he would not be able to attend the washroom on his own.

In March of the same year Ghazi Mumtaz Hussain Qadri embraced shahadat when the government misinformed his relatives that Ghazi Sahib is suffering from illness and all family should come to meet him. On the other hand Ghazi Sahib was sleeping and at midnight he was awakened and informed that his death sentence would be executed that very night to which he replied “I am ready”. The action of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri  and his great sacrifice are topics of Allama Sahib’s speeches.

 

On 9-November-2016 Allama Sahib organized a Fatihah prayer at the Dr. Iqbal Mausoleum Lahore. He and his followers were being restricted by the rangers deployed at his grave of Dr. Iqbal. Allama Sahib made a small speech in the shape of a dialogue with Iqbal and asked him the question why he stood up with the Ghazi Ilam ud Din Shaheed and he  is a hero but Molvi Khadim Hussain stood with Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri and he is a terrorist. Allama Sahib is included in fourth schedule, a clause to restrict the movement of highly dangerous criminals who need official permission before their movement. Allama Sahib often say, “Look I am a disabled person on wheel chair and I am on fourth schedule for my crime of standing for the respect of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him)”. The antiterrorism laws have started to become tools for silencing opposition.

The Brelvi thought of Islam was the only group winning public support for army’s operation against militancy in Northern Pakistan. Sadly, because Pakistan government and Pakistan Army are highly influenced by Saudi Arabian funded Wahabi thoughts, they started war against Sunnies of Pakistan. They arrested Imams and Moazzins for saying Call of Prayer “too loudly” and  for reciting Darood Sharif before the Azzan. Heavy fines were imposed on Imams of Brelvi school. By doing so Army practically tried to axe its own feet as these were the people who were giving them public support when Deobandi and Wahabi gave fatwa that army personnel dying in war-on-terror are not shaheed.

 

Quotes by Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi

  • If someone opts to not serve the cause of Islam, Islam does not kneels before him requesting for help. Instead it empowers the weeks to stand before aggressors and awards them victory.
  • It is only Islam that honors a police constable that 6 million people attend his funeral.
  • The Islamic clerics, scholars and leaders who saved their mosques, madrasas and  turbans instead of coming out to protect the respect of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him), their services are no more required by Islam.
  • I can not understand clerics and Sufi visiting UK and western nations. What kind of preaching and service to Islam they do when these nations practice publishing of blasphemous cartoons and films.
  • Islam preaches peace as well as self-respect. People teach Islam is peace and mean it to give out the message:
    • O daughters of Kashmir; you can jump in river Jehlum as there is no Shah Mehmood Ghaznavi coming to save your respect from Hindus, do not expect help from us as Islam teaches peace now.
    • O daughters of Syria, no Salahud Din Ayyubi will come to save you as Islam preaches peace now a days.
    • O daughters and sons of Burma, don’t expect help from us as Islam teaches peace.
  • Ghazi Tanveer Qadri killed the qadiani (Asad Shah the false prophet) but we do not deplore his actions as our hero is one who killed 35000 qadiyanies in the Battle of Yamama. (Referring to first caliph of Islam Sayyudna Hazrat Siddiq E Akbar when his army killed followers of false prophet Musailma Kazzab)
  • The judges of supreme of court refused to accept eleven verdicts of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him) representing the view blood of blasphemy committer goes wasted and no qisas or blood money punishment for his killer. (Referring to judicial murder committed by the supreme court of Pakistan in case of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed)
  • The judges of supreme court laughed and said, “Is it possible for someone to hurt Allah?”, when the following verse was presented to them, ان الذين يؤذون اللہ ورسولہ لعنہم اللہ في الدنيا والآخرۃ واعد لہم عذابا مہينا (الاحزاب-57). It is the worst thing that can happen in Islamic Pakistan. It is the result of counterfieted version of Islam preached by us clerics and guides.
  • O Rulers, It is understandable that daughters of Kashmir, Burma and Syria have no rights on you but what happened in case of Dr. Afia Siddiqi. She is Pakistani and sentenced to 80 years of prison for a crime she did not commit. Why can’t you help her either. You could not do so much as to write a letter for pardon request ot Obama. (Referring to a video clip by Afia’s lawyer stating that Obama administration had shown signs that they might pardon Afia at end of Obama’s presidency if Pakistan Government request so. But according to her Sharif brothers even failed to do so. It is even more shameful that Afia’s sister Dr. Fozia Siddiqi states that Nawaz party had promised her mother to help for release of Dr. Afia Siddiqi. )
  • O people do not be afraid of villians. Islam does not take lives of your sons. If it ever does, it pays in full values. Islam took the life of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri but raised him to such high honor. Six million people attended the funeral of a mere police constable despite road blockage, petrol pumps shut down and media boycott and various other mean tricks used by the government.
  • There is just one punishment for whoever tries to disrespects our most respectful Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him). That is decapitation!
  • There is no problem of harmony between the Christians and the Muslims. Either take me to Yohanna abad or take a Christian in front of me. We have no animosity. When it is time of my arrival, the Christian sweeper lady comes to my car as she knows I would give some money to her. There is absolutely no case of persecution of Christians. However if someone talks bad words about our beloved Prophet (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him), he can not remain alive.
  • On the day of conquest of Mecca, the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him) found a bitch with cubs in the path of his ten thousand followers. He instructed a man to stand by her and divert the followers so as no one mistakenly harms her or her cubs. On the other hand a blasphemer poet by name of Abdullah ibne Khattal was killed in the Holy Kabba when he tried to get protection in its curtains. (Blasphemy is such a big crime that not even Kabba protects such a person. Had he came to the the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and countless blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him) asking for forgiveness he would surely have met a different fate as it happened to Ka’b bin Zuhayr.)

Labaik Ya Rasool Allah Rally in Lahore: Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi arrested

LAHORE 05-Jan-2017: Allama  Khadim  Hussain Rizvi got released on Thursday. A large number of followers gathered in Masjid-E-Rehmatul-Lil-Alameen, Multan Road Lahore where he arrived after Maghrib prayer. Rose petals were showered on him along with passionate slogans of Labaik, Labaik, Ya Rasool Allah (صلی اللہ علیک وسلم) Labaik. After Isha prayer a ceremony started with recitation of Darood Sharif on seeds to welcome the Allama Sahib and other Muslims who were arrested the day before.  After that leaders of the Tahrik-R-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (صلی اللہ علیک وسلم) and arrestees made speeches.

One speaker informed that Police indiscriminately arrested all people wearing a beard. Some Deobandi and Wahabi people were also locked up along with the rally people. Those people kept on requesting that they were arrested by mistake as they were not part of the rally. A very interesting situation arose when inspector came in the morning and asked those people to stand up who were not part of the rally. Then some people stood up. Upon this inspector said that he just wanted to see the perfect Muslims but had no plan to free them sooner anyway.

Sweets were distributed among the participants while the process of welcoming arrestees kept on. Allama Khadim Hussain Sahib informed that he were offered to be released on Wednesday night but he refused to go unless all arrestees are freed first. After assurance from the authorities that every one will be freed, he accepted his release. All arresstees were welcomed with slogans and Allama Khadim Sahib hugged every one in admiration.

15844893_1193011320795108_8390501078265319002_oLAHORE 04-Jan-2017: Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi has been arrested in Lahore. He was returning to Lahore from Karachi to lead the Labaik Ya Rasool Allah rally. The rally was organized in response to the annual vigil held by Civil Society Network Pakistan in liberty roundabout. The rally was planned to start from Kalmah chowk and end at Liberty roundabout. The police had earlier closed the area with containers. The peaceful workers of Tahreek e Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (صلی اللہ علیک وسلم) were arrested in large numbers after shelling and baton charge. Protests started against brutal use of force in Lahore and Karachi. In Lahore the protest place was near Babu Sabu motorway interchange under leadership of Allama Farooq ul Hassan. Meanwhile protesters recorded sitdown before Karachi Press Club.

The way rally has been handled is shameful for our democratic government. There are countless statements by our politician that peaceful protest is right of every citizen. Why this right is not granted to Tahreek Labaik Yarasool Allah (صلی اللہ علیک وسلم) participants?

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Protest before Karachi press club to proteset the use of force on peacfull rally
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Peaceful rally blocked with containers
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Civil Society Network Pakistan holding vigil for Bhagat Singh who murdered John Saunders, a British police officer and threw bombs on Central Legislative Assembly of undivided India.

Asia Bibi: Supreme Court of Pakistan to decide in accordance with the law of the land as it exists and not according to western wishes

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Aasiya, better known as Aasiya Maloona (the cursed one) in Pakistan, is a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. When her coworkers refused to drink water offered by her, she used harsh words about the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings of almighty Allah be upon him) and the Holy Quran.  The Christian organizations and online forums have portrayed her case as example of general prosecution of religious miniorities in Pakistan. After citing her poor family and children condition, state shared by millions of poor Pakistani Muslims as well, the criticism is diverted towards the blasphemy laws, portraying how “cruel” the laws are to convict such a poor woman. A new idea is to hit foundations of Pakistan and the two nation theory by crying how miltant and fundamentalist Pakistan has turned as opposed to “secular” values held by the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

What they forget to mention is that Jinnah fought with both the British and the secular Indian National Congress to obtain a land for Muslims which could be a “laboratory of Islamic principles”. Prior to independence in 1947, Muhammad Ali Jinnah defended a youth Ghazi Ilam Ud Din Shaheed in court who had murdered a publisher responsible for publishing a blasphemy book. The thinker of Pakistan Allama Muhammad Iqbal, too, praised Ghazi Ilam Ud Din and also Ghazi Qayuum Shaheed, another youth who killed a blaphemer in a court in Karachi. Equal citizenship does in no way mean free ticket to hurl hatred or disrespectful words towards our beloved The Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).

Respect and love of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) is at the core of belief of a Muslim. Smallest criticism of the Prophet (Peace be upon him) raises intense unrest among Muslims. The Muslim people in general are very silent and patient and often shun courts even to claim their legitimate rights. However the respect of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Almighty Allah be upon him) is a different matter. Thery are ready to sacrifice everything for this cause. On the contrary western people are very much concerned about their personal rights but have no respect for their religious matters. That is why we can never understand each other on these issues.

Often it is claimed that Mr. Zia Ul Haque, a military dictator of Pakistan through 1980s, is responsible for stricter version of blasphemy laws. Though it is partially true but he implemented the said amendments to pacify the public demands. The blasphemy laws were later challenged in supreme court and were vetted to be inline with constitution. The court even cancelled the life imprisonment under 295C PPC,  keeping death sentence the only punishment.

The provincial minister for miorities of Punjab Government Mr. Tahir Sindhu has represented her case in Punjab High Court and would also be representing her in the supreme court of Pakistan. He hopes for her acquittal as the date for her case hiring in supreme court is approaching fast, the 13th October 2016. The pope Benidict XVI demanded for her pardon during a sermon and stated that he had mystical links with Aasiya Noreen. While there is a collected effort of western nations to mount pressure on Pakistan to acquit the maloona, more of the pressure is directed towards criticising the blasphemy laws of Pakistan. Two top Pakistani politicians lost their lives for campaigning against the blaphemy laws. Despite their efforts the public opinion is still highly in favour of these laws as these provide a safegaurd. Otherwise people would start killing the accused in extrajudicial way.

Aasiya Maloona hails from a village Ittanwali near Nankana Sahib, Pakistan. She used to pick falsa from the gardens owned by one Mr Muhammad Idrees. On 14 June 2009 she had an argument with her Muslim coworker girls. According to her statement as described in the session court she narrates that, “Mafia Bibi and Asima Bibi quarreled with me over fetching water which was offered by me to bring for them but they refused saying that since I am christian, so, they never took water from the hand of Christian. Over this quarrel was insued and some hot words were exchanged between myself and the ladies.” We find the nature of those hot words by going through the session court and the high court verdicts where the eyewitnesses accounts are presented.

The facts as summarised in the court verdict for the complaint lodged by Qari Muhammad Saalam, “On 14.6.2009, Asia Bibi, a Christian Preacher along with several other ladies including Mafia Bibi, Asma Bibi and Yasmin of the village was plucking Falsa (Grewia/purple berry), in the field belonging to one Muhammad ldrees where Asia Parveen uttered derogatory remarks against the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) by stating that (Maaz Allah) the Prophet of the Muslims fell ill one month prior to his death and the insects nourished in His mouth and ear. She further stated that your Prophet (PBUH) married Hazrat Khadija (R.A) just for her wealth and after looting the same, she was deserted by Him. She further stated that Holy Quran is not the book of God but a man-made book. The ladies narrated the matter to the Qari Muhammad Saalam and others. On 19.6.2009, the complainant along with Muhammad Afzal, Mukhtar Ahmad, sent for Asma Bibi etc and Aasia Bibi and inquired from her who confessed her guilt in a public meeting.”

 

Timeline of Aasia Maloona Case:

  • 14-06-2009 Sunday: Aasia commits blasphemy in Ittanwali in a garden belonging to Muhammad Idrees in front of several fellow workers in jurisdiction of Polise Station Sadar Nankana Sahib.

  • 19-06-2009: A public gathering was held in the village in presence of Qari Muhammad Saalam and Muhammad Afzal where Asia Bibi was present. She accepted that she used blasphemy words and she is sorry for that. The FIR is registered and Asia was arrested by policewomen.

  • 29-06-2009: Supredent Police (SP) Investigation Shaikhupura Mr. Muhammad Amin Bukhari suumoned both parties of which 27 persons were from the prosecutor side and five from the christian side.

  • 06-07-2009: SP Investigation meets Asia in prison to investigate her side of story

  • 13-10-2009: Asia is charged with 295-C PPC by additional session judge.

  • 01-06-2010: Witnesses recorded by Muhammad Saalam (PW-1), Mafia Bibi(PW-2), Asma Bibi(PW-3), Muhammad Afzal (PW4).

  • 06-07-2010: Investigation report by SP Investigation Shaikhupura submitted stating Aasia is not innocent.

  • 15-10-2010: Muhammad Idrees the garden owner. He witness Asia confirm her account immediately after the event and again in the public gathering in the village.

  • 20-10-2010: Asia gives her statement where she describes her account of events in question 7.

  • 08-11-2010: Session court convicts asia with 295-C and death sentence.

  • 20-11-2010: Mr. Salman Taseer, Governor of Punjab, goes to Sheikhupura jail to meet Asia Bibi. There he terms blasphemy law as a “black law” and receives application of pardon from Aasia Bibi in jail and promises publicly to officially forward it to President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari saying that the president was legally and constitutionally empowered to pardon Asia Bibi who is poor, innocent and illiterate.

  •  04-01-2011, Kohsar Market in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, Punjab’s governor, Salmaan Taseer, walks out of a restaurant and steps in his car, a 26 years bearded, and forehead calloused with prayers body guard Mumtaz Qadri part of elite police force, sprays nine bullets of his official gun on governor of Punjab.

  • 16-10-2014: High cour maintains the punishment delivered by lower court.

  • 13-09-2016: Supreme court to hear the appeal of Aasia.

The case is a test for the supreme court of Pakistan whether it maintains justice inline with the laws of the country and the Islamic values or submits to the western pressure. As blasphemy law is currently in enforcement, the respected judges “…are obligated to decide this case in accordance with the law of the land as it exists and not in accordance with what the law should be.” as per their statement in case of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed.
There are millions of Christians in Pakistan but they are never persecuted in any way. Committing blasphemy is a different matter altogether. Do not abuse Islam and disrespect the Prophet of Islam Muhammad (Peace and Blessings of Almighty Allah be Upon Him) and you are safe and respected otherwise we can not tolerate whatever your religion, creed or skin color is. In general it may well be said that condition of Christians is much better as a minority in Pakistan than that of Muslims in western nations. I may quote the incident of Marwa El-Sherbini who was murdered in a German court by a sick mind and police shoot her husband instead while he was trying to help her. We heard the news of western people getting frustrated at sight of burkini and hijab. Dr. Aafia Siddique was given a severe punishment after very unjust judicial proceedings. These incidents put many of the western objections unjust.

 

References:

Life of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed (1)

mumtaz.pngGhazi Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed is the elite police commando who finished Slaman Taseer, the governor of Punjab obsessed with the blasphemy law 295C which maintains death plenty to culprits who try to disrespects the Holy Prophet Muhammad صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم.  Mumtaz Qadri was born in 1985 to Qutab Shahi Awan family that is the descendants of the Rashidun Caliph Hazrat Ali Ibne Abi Talab through his son Muhammad Bin Hanifah. Mumtaz Qadri is the youngest son among 11 children of Malik Muhammad Basheer Awan.

There are many interesting incidents from the life of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri described in a short booklet named “Ashiq-E-Rasool” by Ashraaf Bin Islam. It is described that Mumtaz Sb used to walk blindfolded on top of a 9 inches wide and five feet high wall on their roof. People would get scared to see this lest he fall but the dreaded never did happen. Ghazi Mumtaz completed his high school education from Aisha Lasani Public English Medium School, Muslim Town, Rawalpindi. Afterwards he enrolled in Swedish Technical College, Commercial Market for diploma in Electronics. During his studies he took induction test for Punjab Constabulary and eventually got selected in 2002. He was awarded 6990 as his service belt number. He was top performer in his batch and showed excellent marksmanship in tests including shooting while running and blind folded. Due to these qualities he was taken in elite force in 2008. He got married to his maternal uncle’s daughter on 27 December 2008 in a simple ceremony.

Mumtaz Qadri was really well behaved students throughout his life and kept away from fights. After matriculation exams he joined Dawat-E-Islami and started preaching Islam to others. He was very fond of reciting the naats (Poems to praise the Holy Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him) and often participated in the naat concerts. Mumtaz Qadri was down to earth and helping person. He used to do shopping on behalf of elderly woman. If he found some old person carrying heavy baggage, he would help in carrying it for them. There is a plot near his home where the garbage is thrown, to be later picked up by metropolitan collection trucks. Ghazi Mumtaz had asked the older woman to place their garbage outside their homes and he would pick and throw it out for them on his way to the office.

Ghazi Sb was famous as a very simple man of whom others would take advantage. He was very trusting and would accept excuses from others. He often recited Darood Sharif and Slam on the beloved Holy Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him. On 29 Feb 2016 he was judicialy murdered through an unfair trial, executed counter to the spirit of Islam and the constitutional foundations of Pakistan. Mumtaz Qadri’s lawyers were not given fair hearing. His judges were bribed. The sentence was handed over without the presence of legal counsel of Mumtaz Qadri in session court. The key witnesses were not presented and made part of the case. The hanging was done in a cowardice way. Death warrants were not handed over according to the legal practice. The family of Ghazi Mumtaz was kept in dark till the last moment and was summoned on false report the Mumtaz Qadri was not feeling well. May Almighty Allah raise the ranks of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed in Jannat.

Ghazi Tanveer Ahmed Qadri

Tanveer Ahmed the man who has confessed to the killing of Glasgow shopkeeper Asad Shah

Ghazi Tanveer Ahmed Qadri is a Sufi Muslim from peace loving Brelvi school of thought. He killed the false prophet Asad Shah in Glasgow, Scotland on 26 March 2016. Mr. Asad Shah had been posting his “prophetic” revelations on his  Facebook and Youtube accounts. Asad belonged to Qadiani community. Qadianiat is a heretic sect that was formed by Mirza Ghulam Ahmed Qadiani [1835-1908] who was born in Qadian, Amritsar in present day India. Ghulam Ahmed Qadiani falsely claimed to be a prophet of Islam after the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). He claimed that whoever does not accept him a prophet he would by a a non-Muslim and a non-believer. The first foreign minister of Pakistan Sir Zafarullah Khan belonged to this sect and refused to offer the funeral prayer of the founder of Pakistan Qaid-E-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on grounds that he was not a Qadiani. This sect struggled to make Qadianiat the official religion of Pakistan right from the beginning. Many Muslims and Islamic scholars received death penalties and embraced martyredom during Tahreek-E-Khatme Nabuwat (Movement for the finality of the Prophet-hood) in 1953 that was initiated against political pressure of Qadianies. Later on after the restoration of democracy in Pakistan this sect was officially declared heretic and non-Muslim minority after a long debate with their scholars during the making of constitution of Pakistan in 1974.  Qadianies failed to prove themselves a Muslim sect. The debate was kept confidential on request of Qadiani scholars from fear of public unrest due to heretic believes.

Historically the people claiming to be the prophets after the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings of Almighty Allah Upon Him) were crushed with force in Islamic states. Soon after the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) departed to the other world, Musaylimah Kazzab (Musaylimah, The liar) and several other people claimed false prophethood. These people, along with their followers, were killed in the battles by Muslim armies. The prophethood claim is a serious crime according to Islamic jurisdiction as no prophet can come after the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) according to ayat 40 of Surah Alahzab. Tanveer Qadri entered the shop of Asad Shah and killed him with a knife. It is reported that Asad fled for his life in a nearby gym run by his brother. Tanveer Qadri was held and beaten by up to eight people exercising there. However he forced himself out of their grip and kept stabbing Asad Shah, reportedly upto 27 times, untill his death was inevitable. He himself got injuries on arms but did not let the knife slip out of his hands, neither did he harm anyone else. After that he stood and asked the people to arrest him as he had no animosity towards anyone else. He voluntarily offered arrest and announced that his actions were to save the respect and protect the last prophethood of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). He was married and has a baby son.

BBC reported Ghazi Tanveer Qadri to be influenced by Ghazi Mumtaz Hussain Qadri Shaheed who killed the Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer because of his extrajudicial support for a judicially proven blasphemer woman Asia Masih. It seems to be true because Mumtaz Qadri fired 27 bullets on Governor and Tanveer Qadri stabbed Asad so many times. Qadiani sect, because of its hatred towards Muslims and the Prophet of Islam Hazrat Muhammad (Peace and Blessings of Almighty Allah Be Upon Him) played key role in hanging of the Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri. Many rumors and false information was issued to media regarding Mumtaz Qadri such as he threatened to commit suicide or wrote an application for mercy to the president. The video recordings of Mumtaz Qadri himself showed the extent of white lies purported in the media, not biased reporting but outright lies. On his last day in this world his family was summoned to the jail for the meeting saying that he was not well. Only after reaching the jail they found out that it was their last meeting. The guards were changed on this last meeting, reportedly with Qadiani staff who mistreated the family of the Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri. Hanging of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri has increased the hatred of common Pakistani Muslims for Qadiani sect. I had been criticizing the death sentence of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri with my friends for fear that it will invite more bloodshed. UK is the last place one would expect to take the revenge. Nevertheless it happened and Tanveer Qadri is the first follower of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri. The old saying holds true; if a law does not stop some one from using disrespectful words towards the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), the Muslims will themselves equal the revenge no matter what the consequences. Had Mumtaz Qadri not been hanged we might have not had the Ghazi Tanveer Qadri. May Almighty Allah safeguard Ghazi Tanveer Qadri.

Later Update On: 9-August-2016

Today it came out the Ghazi Tanveer Qadri has been sentenced with 27 years in prison. Ghazi had announced that he was not afraid even if to be sentenced with 100 years of imprisonment. We have praised the British system of justice in general though it has often sided against Muslims when Islam comes into account. It happened again. I hope that Ghazi Tanveer Qadri is given respectful treatment in all situations. At least he should not be murdered like Ghazi Amir Cheema in German custody.

 

 

 

 

Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri’s Chehlum

Three cabinet ministers, Minister of finance Mr. Ishaq Dar, Minister of railway Khawaja Saad Rafique, Minister of religious affairs PirAmen ul Hasnat participated in talks from government side. The Dchowk Dharna ended on 30th March 2016 with consensus on following points.

  1. There is no change underway in PP-295-C at present and neither would it be changed in future.
  2. The peaceful protesters who are under arrest would be freed.
  3. There is no question of pardoning the people indicted by courts under blasphemy law PP-295-C
  4. The list of fourth scheduled is being reviewed and innocent people would be written off of it.
  5. The cases against Islamic scholars would be reviewed to be called off.
  6. To stop obscene programs from media, the scholars would submit proofs to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), the institute responsible for taking action.
  7. For implementation of Nizame Mustafa (peace be upon him), recommendations are to be submitted to ministry of religious affairs.

Earlier there was complete media black out of Islamabad Dharna in the beginning though the participation was close to a million. Later media started negative only coverage by showing destruction blamed to be done by the protesters. The religious leaders had continuously instructed the participants to remain calm and hand over any miscreant to police. Some images circulated on media showing the destruction without any miscreant. Mr. Awais Noorani blamed the destruction on third party

 

 

 

 

29 Mar, 2016:  Mufti Muneeb Ur Rehman, Chairman moon sighting committee Pakistan, has warned the government against use of power to remove the sit-in.

Leaders of the sit-in at D-Cowk

Following is the list of prominent leaders of the sit-in that is demanding no change should be made to the 295-C Pakistan Panel Code, a law to punish the people who try to insult the Holy Prophet peace be upon him.

Dr. Ashraf Asif Jalali

Dr Jalali is the top leader. He is an Islamic scholar and holds a Ph.D from University of The Punjab, obtained in 2002. He is prolific writer and prior to present sit-in he does not have agitation/politics experience. He strongly backed Pakistan Army in operation against terrorism.

Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi

He is an Islamic Scholar. He came to prominence for backing Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed and gave fatwa that it was right for Mumtaz to kill Salman Taseer, the Punjab Governor.

Sarvat Ijaz Qadri

He is the leader of Pakistan Sunni Tahreek.


What is 295-C Pakistan Panel Code?

The statement is reproduced, available online here.

Use of derogatory remarks, etc., in respect of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him):
Whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by visible representation or by any imputation, innuendo, or insinuation, directly or indirectly, defiles the sacred name of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine.

 

Amazing enthusiasm on evening of 28-Mar-2016. Some reports that participants are being denied water supply, food supply and toilets.

 

The million march in support of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed.


 

10-Points of Dr. Ashraf Asif Jalali

(Note: This is unofficial translation from Urdu)

1. Islamic laws should be enforced in the country. Pakistan is an Islamic state. Any attempt to make it secular will be retaliated with a call for Jihad.

2. It should be guaranteed that the blasphemy law 295C will not be changed nor will it be made ineffective.

3. 295C should be enforced and all blasphemous who have been convicted by courts, including Asia Bibi, should be hanged as soon as possible.

4. The persons who kill blasphemers out of court should be acquitted from death penalty or paying of blood money as per rulings of the Holy Prophet peace be upon him.

5. Ghazi Mumtaz Hussain Qadri Shaheed should be officially declared martyre in the way of protection of the respect of the Holy Prophet peace be upon him and media should be instructed to use the word Shaheed before his name.

6. The cell in Adiala Jail where Ghazi Mumtaz Hussain Qadri Shaheed spent his last days should be declared a national heritage and a library be established in that cell in his honour.

7. Attacks on mosques, sunni scholars, preachers and course books by secular and Qadiyani movements should be stopped. The sunni scolars who have been registered in fourth schedule and have terrorism case registered against them, should be acquitted immediately and all people arrested under these cases should be released.

8. The secular and Qadiyani people hold top posts in government and the institutions. They should step down and good Muslims and Pakistanies should be promoted to these positions.

9. Media should be cleared of immoral and anti-Islamic programs. All sanctions against Islamic programs must be abolished with immediate effect.

10. All anti-Islam NGOs should be banned in the country.


 

Interview of Dr. Ashraf Asif Jalali with (reportedly) 92 News.

Q. Sir what do you think should be the ones to negotiate with you so that the protest can end.

A. We have said speaker national assembly Ayaz Sadiq and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar can come to us. The negotiations should be done in the presence of army and the media. That is our proposal to them and we are waiting for their response.


 

Interview of Dr. Ashraf Asif Jalali with (reportedly) BBC reporter.

Just saw a video claimed to be the interview of leader of protesters at D-Chowk Islamabad, Dr. Ashraf Asif Jalali, with BBC reporter. Here is the translation of the conversation that was in Urdu.

Q: Do prople want to come in this gathering.

A: Yes people want to come here. Many tried to come but were arrested in the way. Strong passion in the people. Inshallah people will reach here.

Q. How about the property losses? Were you involved in it?

A. No we took oath that no one will harm the properties and we have kept our workers calm and peaceful. Despite shelling and firing people remained peaceful. These were there own agents who performed such activities.

Q. What do you think, would army play its role?

A. We hope army will play its role. Anyway our demands lie with the government. We require army just as a guarantee.

Q. If your demands are not met then you would leave?

A. No we are here to stay, continuously.

Q. If army gaurantees but your demands are not met then would you go.

A. Yes if army gaurantees then we will leave but if demands are not met then we would arrive again.


 

Pictorial coverage of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri Chehlum attendees.

Chehlum (the prayer of the 40th day) of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri at Liaqat Bagh Rawalpindi turned into a protest against secularization of Pakistan and diversion from the foundations of Pakistan when the country was separated from united Hindu majority India on the basis that new country will follow the laws based on the teachings of the Holy Quran and sayings of the Holy Prophet peace be upon him.

Moving to D-Chowk Islamabad from Liaqat Bagh Rawalpindi.

 

The funeral prayer of Ghazi Mumtaz Qadri turned into a sit-in on D-Chowk Islamabad.

 

Leaders are sitting on float on early morning of 28th March 2016 after a night out.