Hundreds of Muttahida Qaumi Movement workers and supporters, including women, attended a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club on Thursday against British politician George Galloway, who had predicted the arrest of party chief Altaf Hussain in London ‘very soon’ by the Scotland Yard.
Addressing the participants, MQM leaders asked the British government to take . . . → Read More: MQM protests against anti-Altaf Hussian comments by British politician
The latest order from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) warning private television channels to not broadcast what it called hate speech has once again caught the electronic media off-guard. Media managers and practitioners once again find themselves at a crossroads between military, political parties and the government.
The warning . . . → Read More: Pemra’s directive on hate speech
Justice is justice only when it is applied to all
In the last few weeks, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has seen the state come down hard on it. With arrests of MQM’s workers, search operations of the MQM headquarters and extracted statements from criminals makes it clear that the . . . → Read More: Justice for all… political parties
By Arif Nizami
Law Enforcement Agencies mean business this time
In the backdrop of the Rangers ongoing operation in Karachi, the raid on Nine Zero – the MQM (Muttahida Qaumi Movement) headquarters – was not at all surprising. Undoubtedly the federal government was on board, and the Sindh government was also informed well . . . → Read More: What MQM needs to do
A senior lawyer from the minority Shia sect who was also a counsel for several activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was shot dead in Karachi’s Korangi No 1 1/2 area on Wednesday.
Two motorcycle-riding gunmen intercepted Advocate Ali Hasnain Bukhari’s vehicle in Korangi as he left his residence for work. The assailants shot . . . → Read More: Lawyer belonging to minority Shia sect shot dead in Karachi
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday walked out of the National Assembly session to record protest against non-issuance of new Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC).
“Our party leader is being meted out biasness by authorities. The rulers are afraid that their cheating businesses will be closed,” MNA Rashid Godil said . . . → Read More: Altaf blames Ministry of Interior for stubbornness, boycotts NA session
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chairman Altaf Hussain on Thursday said his life was in “serious danger” as fake cases were being allegedly framed against him at the international level.
In a statement released by the MQM, Hussain urged his party’s coordination committee, elected representatives and workers to remain vigilant as conspiracies were being hatched against . . . → Read More: Altaf Bhai uncovers serious death threats and conspiracies
Co-ordination Committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Thursday rejected the latest documentary film broadcast by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), insisting the report had distorted facts. Addressing a news conference at party headquarters Nine Zero, Convenor MQM Co-ordination Committee Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi said BBC had levelled allegations against MQM but did not broadcast . . . → Read More: BBC’s MQM documentary panics Altaf Bhai
Back in the mid 1980’s, the MQM surfaced as a movement to safeguard the interests of the Mohajir community making the first signs of ethnic splits in Pakistan’s politics apparent. The term ‘Mohajir’ is used to describe those who migrated to Pakistan in 1947 from different geographical regions, ethnic and linguistic communities of India. The . . . → Read More: The Mohajir identity