Celebrating of the 14th August

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I decided not to celebrate the 14th August this year, to record my personal grief, shame and solidarity with the innocent citizens of Gojra, who were killed , wounded and burnt, for belonging to the same God, but a different religion.     In my room I will fly the Pakistan flag at half mast, I will put my TV off,  have none of those “milli naghmey”  and sing no national anthem.  I am sad, ashamed and distressed.  I will call up all my Christian friends to say I am deeply sorry and I apologise.  

I do not wish to celebrate the birthdays of a land where the Mullahs spread hate from the minarets of their mosques.  Where 20,000 Muslims unite to kill a few hundred   Christian men, women and children.  Where the administration provides bullet proof vehicles and multi layer protection to its leaders but will do nothing to protect the  life and property of its  ordinary citizens.  I am ashamed that not one person, the CM, the PM, the Governor or the President resigned from his  job as an admission of failure to perform their primary duty.  

There are plenty of  flags, parades, speeches and ceremonies, but  no real sense of guilt, remorse,  or reform.  The Dawn newspaper alone has 24 ‘ad’ nauseam ads, sponsored by the government departments, with the tax payers’ money, most carrying the pictures of four members of the same family.  All under the garb of a “Happy Birthday to you, dear Pakistan”.   The theft and plunder of peoples’  money  does not pause for rest, even on the 14th day of August.  Should  not a state, at a minimum,  protect the life and property of all its citizens,  to deserve ‘a happy birthday’.

Naeem Sadiq

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Farzana Hassan  

 TO Anis Zuberi post # 046

Aug 29, 2009

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Anis Zuberi

 TO Farzana Hassan post # 27

Aug 29, 2009

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Baqi Warsi

To Naeem Sadiq

Aug 22, 2009

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Javed Yousuf  

Azaddi Mubbarrak

Aug 19, 2009

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Tabby Shah  

 TO AHSAN

Aug 19, 2009

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Ahsan

TO TABBY SHAH

Aug 19, 2009

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Akbar Hussain

No Naeem Sadiq

Aug 18, 2009

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Rashid Mughal

 TO Mona Najib post # 034

Aug 17, 2009

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Jawaid Manzoor  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 17, 2009

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Abrar Q

 TO FOTH

Aug 17, 2009

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Dr. Khalid Sohail

 TO Tabby Shah

Aug 17, 2009

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Zafar Rahmani  

 TO Mona Najib post # 034

Aug 17, 2009

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Tabby Shah  

 TO FOTH

Aug 17, 2009

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Mona Najib

 TO FOTH

Aug 17, 2009

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Amjum Altaf

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 17, 2009

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Abrar Q

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Aug 17, 2009

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Munir Ahmed  

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Naeem Sadiq  

 TO Tabby Shah

Aug 17, 2009

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Tabby Shah  

 TO Pervaiz Salahuddin

Aug 17, 2009

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Farzana Hassan  

 TO Rashid Mughal

Aug 17, 2009

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Farzana Hassan  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 17, 2009

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Saleem Khan  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 17, 2009

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Abdul J. Zafar  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 17, 2009

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Zafar Rahmani  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 17, 2009

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M. Rafiq  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 17, 2009

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Jawaid Manzoor  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 16, 2009

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Belraj Cheema

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 16, 2009

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Navtej Bharati

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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SIKANDER HAYATi

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Basir Rohela

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Ghulam Yousuf

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Ishtiaq Farooq

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Faryal Malik

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Naeem Sadiq

 TO Faryal Malik

Aug 15, 2009

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Amjum Altaf

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Mubarak Ahmad

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Abdul Jamil

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Anis Zuberi

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Shaheen Sultan

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Chaudhry Reheem

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Munawar Merchant

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Ziki Khan

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Tabby Shah

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Naeem Sadiq

 TO Pervaiz Salahuddin

Aug 15, 2009

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Jawaid A . Chaudhry

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Stephen Gill

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Mahmood Piracha

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Rashid Mughal

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 15, 2009

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Zora Zoberi  

 TO Naeem Sadiq

Aug 14, 2009

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