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We need to harshly restrict migration from Muslim countries! Unless we want to invite people in from cultures in which child rape is the norm and a woman is a thing you keep at home! pic.twitter.com/t3OQ3MWYHU
— Stan (@StanM3) January 15, 2018
The short video above is an excerpt taken from this documentary:
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Hawaii’s ballistic missile attack on Saturday turned out to be nothing more than fat-fingered “fake news” by State officials. However, a far more significant threat of nuclear war is growing on the border between India and Pakistan, called the Line of Control (LoC), which continues to be generally ignored by Western media outlets.
Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said Friday his military was ready to call Pakistan’s “nuclear bluff” and carry out aggressive military operations across the border.
“We will call the (nuclear) bluff of Pakistan. If we will have to really confront the Pakistanis, and a task is given to us, we are not going to say we cannot cross the border because they have nuclear weapons. We will have to call their nuclear bluff,” Gen. Rawat warned, responding to a question during a press conference on the “possibility of Pakistan using its nuclear weapons in case the situation along the border deteriorates,” said the Hindustan Times.
On Saturday, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif unleashed a Tweetstorm denouncing Rawat’s comments as “very irresponsible. Amounts to invitation for nuclear encounter. If that is what they desire, they are welcome to test our resolve. The general’s doubt would swiftly be removed, inshallah.”
“Very irresponsible statement by Indian Army Chief,not befitting his office. Amounts to invitation for nuclear encounter.If that is what they desire,they are welcome to test our resolve.The general’s doubt would swiftly be removed, inshallah.”
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) January 13, 2018
“The threatening and irresponsible statement by the Indian Army Chief today is representative of a sinister mindset that has taken hold of India. Pakistan has demonstrated deterrence capability,” he tweeted.
“We do not have any alliance [with the US]…This is not how allies behave.”
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China is constructing its second overseas military base in Pakistan as part of a push for greater power projection capabilities along strategic sea routes.
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Less than a day after President Trump slammed Pakistan on Twitter for failure to combat terrorism, stating, “It’s not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others,” and after it was revealed that the US will withhold $255 million in aid, Pakistan’s central bank announced it will be replacing the dollar with the yuan for bilateral trade and investment with China.
“SBP has already put in place the required regulatory framework which facilitates use of CNY in trade and investment transactions,” the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in a press release late Tuesday, ensuring that imports, exports and financing transactions can be denominated in the Chinese currency.
“The SBP, in the capacity of the policy maker of financial and currency markets, has taken comprehensive policy related measures to ensure that imports, exports and financing transactions can be denominated in yuan,” Dawn news, Pakistan’s most widely read English-language daily, announced while quoting the SBP press release.
One day after Trump, in his first tweet of 2017, slammed Pakistan claiming the US “has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools” the furious Pakistani government summoned the U.S. ambassador to protest against Trump’s angry tweet which Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed as a political stunt, while also calling an emergency cabinet meeting to establish the “difference between facts and fiction.”
In the tweet, in addition to accusing Pakistan of providing “lies and deceit” also accused the government in Islamabad of providing “safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help.”
The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools. They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 1, 2018
In response, the Pakistan foreign office summoned US ambassador David Hale to explain Trump’s tweet, Reuters reported. The ministry could not be reached for comment but the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad confirmed on Tuesday that a meeting had taken place.
The two sides reportedly exchanged heavy fire in the Keri sector of the Rajouri district, about 222 km southwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
The skirmish started when Pakistani troops used automatic weapons, small arms, and mortars to attack Indian positions in Shahpur area of J&K’s Poonch district. The Indian army said Pakistani soldiers violated the 2003 cease-fire, calling the attack an “unprovoked cease-fire violation.”
“We are examining the use of yuan instead of the US dollar for trade between the two countries,” the minister told the media after the official launch of the Long Term Plan (LTP) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
— RT (@RT_com) December 18, 2017
Bilateral trade between Pakistan and China was worth $13.8 billion in 2015 to 2016, a decade after the countries signed a free trade agreement. Pakistan will continue to use the rupee domestically, according to Iqbal.
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman also recalled a historic breach of trust incident over a batch of US-made F-16’s which Pakistan paid for, but never received. The jabs against America, a key ally, came Thursday in a speech Aman delivered at a ceremony of aviation students gathered in Islamabad. The top military official praised Pakistan’s air prowess, saying their forces are prepared to defend sovereignty of the country.
On 27 May this year, Pakistani Supreme Court Judge Sardar Tariq Masood and his family were travelling on the motorway from Lahore to Islamabad, when Muslim cleric Muhammad Hassaan Haseeb Ur Rehman’s vehicle intercepted the judge’s car, by hitting it while overtaking it. Subsequently, Hassaan Haseeb Ur Rehman (Muhammad Naqeeb Ur Rehman’s son) and six of his goons threatened the top court judge.
Seven men, including spiritual leader Rehman Jr., were arrested on terrorism charges among other things, after the judge lodged a complaint via the motorway police’s helpline.
When news of the arrest spread among followers of Rehman Sr. and Jr., a large number of their followers assembled at the police station. Influential political personalities, Ministers and other high ranked government officials then approached both parties for reconciliation. On 3 June Rehman Jr. was released on bail, after his father Muhammad Naqeeb Ur Rehman agreed to write an apology letter that was to be published in all print media and paid ₹1.000.000 (± €13.000) to be donated to welfare organizations.
The perpetrator blames “sexual frustration”. The chicken did not survive.
A 14 year old boy in Pakistan’s Punjab area has been arrested for raping one of his neighbour’s chickens. The boy has admitted the rape and explains, that he did it out of sexual frustration.
“The hen died while being sexually assaulted by Hussain. Two persons, Nasrullah and Tufail, witnessed this act,” according to the complainant.
H/t reader kevin a.
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“A jirga [village council] had ordered the rape of a 16-year-old girl as punishment, as her brother had raped a 12-year-old,” Allah Baksh, a local police official, told AFP. The incident occurred more than a week ago in the Muzaffarabad region of the Punjab province, according to Pakistani media.
According to the police, a man approached the local elders’ council earlier in July and said that his sister, 12, was raped by his cousin. The council then ordered the complainant to rape the alleged perpetrator’s sister, who is 16 years old, as revenge.
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The religion of peace strikes again …
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan’s interior minister on Friday to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.
The meeting comes after a Pakistani counter-terrorism court sentenced a 30-year-old man to death for making blasphemous comments on Facebook, part of a wider crack-down.
Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s vice president of public policy, met Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan, who offered to approve a Facebook office in Pakistan, which has 33 million users of the network.
Khan said Pakistan believes in freedom of expression, but that does not include insulting Islam or stoking religious tensions.
“We cannot allow anyone to misuse social media for hurting religious sentiments,” Khan said.
Facebook called the meeting “constructive”.
H/t reader kevin a.
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A young Christian father in Lahore, Pakistan, was reportedly arrested on June 16 after a Muslim who refused to pay for a bicycle tire repair bill accused him of blasphemy.
On June 15, Mohammad Irfan refused to pay Ishfaq Masih the amount due for the repair of his bicycle tire in Lahore’s Green Town, according to the latter’s brother Mahmood. An argument ensued after the Muslim customer said the Christian worker should not demand money from someone like him, Morning Star News detailed.
“During the argument, Irfan said that he obeys only one master, Prophet Muhammad, to which Ishfaq said that he was a Christian and his faith ends at Christ,” Mahmood shared. “Upon hearing this, Irfan raised a clamor that Ishfaq had blasphemed against Muhammad. Soon a mob gathered at the spot, and someone called the police, who took Ishfaq into custody.”
A 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to death after being raped by her cousin at gunpoint.