Monthly Archives: April 2015

Islamic State: Latest video focuses on choices for Christians, jizya (tax) reverting and executions

Image from latest IS media statement Islamic State (IS) has released its latest video via Al Furqan, a 29 minute feature focusing on choices for Christians under their rule and the consequences for those alleged to have transgressed. The video entitled … Continue reading

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Pakistan: A plague of “heart attack” deaths in custody or was Tariq Mehboob another case of alleged torture?

  Tariq Mehboob… what was the cause of his death in state custody? Something is seriously wrong with the way Pakistan treats its detainees in custody. Its a frightening fact that so many apparently healthy men can enter the care … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Jalalabad attacks… 35 dead and 125 wounded, unclear who is responsible

Devastation in Jalalabad (tweeted by Harbib Rahmanzai, Medical Doctor | Working for United Afghanistan, UN, Kabul) The situation in Afghanistan appears more unstable by the day as the city of Jalalabad suffered a series of attacks from suicide bombers leaving 35 people … Continue reading

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Introducing “Eudronics”: Drones as a weapon of religious and sectarian target killing

  Ibrahim al-Rubaish (YouTube) Today once again we learn of the latest US drone strike casualty, this time, the US targeted killing of Ibrahim al-Rubaish the spiritual leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular (AQAP) in Yemen. Al-Rubaish had a $5m … Continue reading

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Family of ‘emaciated’ Guantanamo prisoner plead in court for help (Reprieve Statement)

The family of a hunger-striking Pakistani man detained in Guantanamo Bay has today filed an emergency application with the Islamabad High Court, demanding that the Pakistani government intervene immediately in his case. Ahmad Rabbani has been on hunger strike for … Continue reading

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Pakistan: TTP Senior Commander Adnan Rasheed rises from the dead in time for Spring Offensive

Adnan Rasheed set his sights on the military Former Pakistan Air Force technician, Adnan Rasheed (35) now a Senior Taliban Commander has allegedly risen from the dead (if you believe the many accounts of his death) just in time for … Continue reading

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Pakistan politics where jobs are a “one horse race”

Pak politics a winner Prioritized in life Ambassador role on offer For a politician’s wife. A photo op is waiting In every major city Patronize the poor Smother them with pity No daily walks for water Your children taught in … Continue reading

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As another strike allegedly kills 4, chimp proves superior to Pakistan military in downing a drone

Chimp downs a drone, puts Pakistan military to shame For years the Pakistan government has spurted rhetoric on drones violating Pakistan airspace and killing civilians whilst doing nothing practical to change this situation. It was stated at a UN conference … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Islamic Emirate release statement on Balkh attack

At least 80, high, low -level court staff killed in Balkh operation 10 April 2015 02:08 Written by Zabihullah Mujahid “BALKH, Apr. 09- As many as 80 the prosecutors, court staff, police and security forces have been killed in Thursday’s … Continue reading

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Pakistan: 5 FATA journalists detained since launch of Zarbe-e-Asb military operation

  FATA journalists concerned at number of detentions without explanation The brave journalists of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) have worked hard against the odds to continue to bring important stories from an area of conflict and instability despite many … Continue reading

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