Shi'ite leader challenges Pakistan army chief over attacks

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ERICMORGAN wrote:

Ashfaq Pervez Kyani meet Lashkar e Jhangvi and Sipa e Sahaba leaders every week. Kyani needs terrorists for Kashmir and Afghanistan. SSP,LeJ profiting their links with ALQAIDA & TALIBAN. Army supporting LeJ&SSP while these culprits supporting Army dialogues.
Pakistani Shia’s burried today PPPP politics. Over 4.5 million Shia’s today cry,weep against PPPP useless 3 decades politics.
Lot of things going to change. SHIA must take strict stance. Shame on LeJ&SSP, Shame on Sunni Extremist politicians,and Mullah’s for their inhumanity crimes. Long Live Shia Sunni unity.

Jan 13, 2013 4:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
M.Ali wrote:

Human Rights Watch sharply criticized the Pakistani government for not doing enough to crack down on the killings and protect the country’s vulnerable Shiite community. It said more than 400 Shiites were killed in targeted attacks in Pakistan in 2012, including over 120 in Baluchistan. “2012 was the bloodiest year for Pakistan’s Shia community in living memory and if this latest attack is any indication, 2013 has started on an even more dismal note,” said Ali Dayan Hasan, Pakistan director at Human Rights Watch. “As Shia community members continue to be slaughtered in cold blood, the callousness and indifference of authorities offers a damning indictment of the state, its military and security agencies,” Hasan said. “Pakistan’s tolerance for religious extremists is not just destroying lives and alienating entire communities, it is destroying Pakistani society across the board.” Pakistan’s intelligence agencies helped nurture Sunni militant groups like Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in the 1980s, to counter a perceived threat from neighboring Iran, which is mostly Shiite. Pakistan banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in 2001, but the group continues to operate fairly freely

Jan 13, 2013 6:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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