Twitter alert: Shut up Clinton

Published: May 7, 2012
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Hillary Clinton had revealed her suspicions of al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri residing somewhere in Pakistan.

Hillary Clinton had revealed her suspicions of al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri residing somewhere in Pakistan.

As soon as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, during a visit to India, revealed her suspicions about al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri residing somewhere in Pakistan, local Twitter users kicked off the trend #ShutUpClinton.

While most of the tweets said nothing more than asking Clinton to “shut up”, there were others who defended Pakistan from the allegations. Still others countered Clinton’s arguments by poking holes in US foreign policy.

Top Tweets

Salman Javed

Provide proofs of #WMDs in #Iraq, 9-11 and May-2nd, have courage to speak truth and if you dont hve then #ShutupClinton

Malika Khan

:) Pakistanis forget #ShutUpClinton. OUR priorities lie in getting this corrupt government out! Then we can think of US

The Sufi Soul

#ShutupClinton | …your war-machine NATO is being suffocated by us, and watching you panic is rather fascinating…

Ambreen Ejaz

See how many Americans are rising and protesting against their own country’s war? They are realizing the truth #ShutupClinton

Saima

The ones involved in 9/11 were Arabs and not Pakistani! We still helped U in this War on Terror which was never ours! #ShutupClinton

Naveed Ahmad Khan

Hill Clinton’s statement in India is a stab in the back for Pakistan. da youth dismisses this slavery of the US #ShutupClinton 

Salman Javed

You dont give Visa to #Pakistanistudents who make film against your Drones #Shame #Shutupclinton

Zain

We are not a banana republic beholden to the crooked munificence of a mass killing super power. #ShutupClinton

Liberamus

united states promotes bullying, liberal extremism and the art of smearing to encourage capitalism #ShutUpClinton

TausƎef

Hillary Clinton wants India to further cut Iranian oil imports. Line of command ceases to end. #ShutUpClinton #LackeysEverywhere

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Reader Comments (46)

  • Umer
    May 7, 2012 - 8:33PM

    Provide proofs of #WMDs in #Iraq,

    Why? Is Osama Bin Laden not enough?

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  • Nadeem Baig
    May 7, 2012 - 8:36PM

    yes,because living in denial is such a comforting thing to do.Where was osama found from? Was it from afghanistan or a cave somewhere?
    Instead of lashing out at others,maybe we should get our heads out of the sand for once and face upto reality.Not only was the most sought after terrorist living in one of our cities but thousands of other terrorists have been found to be residing amongst us.Getting angry at foreigners won’t change reality,we should work on making our society a less inviting refuge for religious fanatics.

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  • Asif Khan
    May 7, 2012 - 8:38PM

    Abusing others when they point out the facts is only a poor reflection on one’s own self. After many years of telling the world that usama was not living in pakistan,that he was in afghanistan or in the middle east,usama was finally found living in one of our major cities and that too for over 5 years and we didn’t seem to know he was amongst us.
    Why insult others instead of facing upto the bitter truth?

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  • Shaikh Aslam
    May 7, 2012 - 8:39PM

    Just shows why the world considers pakistan a nation of day dreamers, who convince themselves that they dreams are reality. It becomes worse when they talk about their dreams with the outsiders and just end up making a fool of themselves.

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  • Danish Siddiqui
    May 7, 2012 - 8:45PM

    This hashtag clearly illustrates the problem in our country today. Instead of working to remove our faults we start hurling insults and abuses on others when they express their opinion. Those telling clinton to shut up should have had the courage to tell mumtaz qadri to shut up,should have had the courage to tell the mullahs preaching hate & violence in madrassas to shut up.
    It’s the easiest thing in the world to divert attention from one’s misdeeds instead of working to correct our ownselves.We have a problem in our country with regards to support and sympathy for religious fascists,it’s time we accepted reality and started moving towards the cure,instead of continuing to live in denial about the problem within our society.

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  • Truth Hurts
    May 7, 2012 - 9:03PM

    All you guys complaining about OBL must provide some evidence which makes you so sure about OBLs presence in PAK!!!! Recommend

  • zain
    May 7, 2012 - 9:03PM

    If Zahwiri is in Pakistan so is G W BUSH in america who murdered 100,000 Innocent muslims.

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  • May 7, 2012 - 9:17PM

    Some valid ShutUpClinton tweets:
    Hillary Clinton: “We created Al-Qaeda” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dqn0bm4E9yw so why blame Pakistan now? ShutUpClinton
    ShutUpClinton “War of Terror” cost us Tribesmen our customs, peace, self-confidence and self-respect http://t.co/MMcr4R5u Damn
    ShutUpClinton Pakistan’s losses: 68 Billion Dollars; 35000 Civilians; 5000 Soldiers; 6 Million IDPs & u call us TERRORISM Supporters? Shame
    ShutUpClinton Terrorist: Anybody standing between Americans & natural resources of any country; Say NO to “Petro Wars” http://pic.twitter.com/0JtsTy2H
    ShutUpClinton Yes shut up and be ashamed of making a million Afghan kids orphan. No to Chaachi Clinton http://pic.twitter.com/cTrrQB6F
    ShutUpClinton American leaders are like mafia DONs. For American definition of “Freedom” & “Democracy” see pic http://pic.twitter.com/k43116Ot
    ShutUpClinton declared Robert Bales “mentally ill” when he massacres 16 Afghan civilians? Why only Muslims are terrorists in ur eyes?
    ShutUpClinton Why no bounty on Leon Pannetta for massacre of 5000 Pakistanis in drone attacks? Why only Muslims are terrorists in ur eyes?
    ShutUpClinton Why no bounty on Bush / Obama / Gates for massacre of 200,000 Afghans since 2001? Why only Muslims are terrorists in ur eyes?
    ShutUpClinton Why no bounty on George Bush for massacre of 0.5 million Muslims in Iraq? Why only Muslims are terrorists in ur eyes?
    ShutUpClinton Why no bounty on Narendra Modi for massacre of 5000 Muslims in Indian Gujrat? Why only Muslims are terrorists in ur eyes?
    ShutUpClinton No bounty on Ariel Sharon for massacre of 8000 Palestinians in Sabra / Shateela? Why only Muslims are terrorists in ur eyes?

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  • Tahir Khan
    May 7, 2012 - 9:19PM

    The USA has never treated Pakistan as equals,never will and thats the reason why society is anti-american.

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  • Me
    May 7, 2012 - 9:34PM

    Give peoples any evidence then complain…. Americans staged 911 then they staged Osma bin Laden raid and Mumbai is part of this game ALll of them are without any hard evidence…. They day Pakistan will open Supply line Hillary will automatically shut-up

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  • ahmed
    May 7, 2012 - 9:35PM

    @Umer:
    bin laden had nothing to do with iraq

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  • Pollack
    May 7, 2012 - 9:35PM

    @Tahir Khan: “The USA has never treated Pakistan as equals”

    Because Pakistan is not the equal of USA. Does Pakistan treat Afghanistan as equal?

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  • May 7, 2012 - 9:38PM

    @Malalay Meena Gul:
    thanks for the comment

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  • am
    May 7, 2012 - 9:39PM

    unlike some anti pak commentators,i do not believe in US lies that Osama was in pakistan.given the history of US lies about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq,only a fool will believe US statements.

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  • Pollack
    May 7, 2012 - 9:41PM

    @Pollack ‘Because Pakistan is not the equal of USA’
    Maybe you think that because of your imperialistic mindset , majority of Pakistanis still have ‘ghairat’ and we will not accept being treated likes slaves. Yes a few Pakistanis have an inferiority complex but not most.

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  • fari
    May 7, 2012 - 9:46PM

    If Zahwiri is in Pakistan so is G W BUSH in america who murdered 100,000 Innocent muslims.

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  • Shahmeer Khan
    May 7, 2012 - 9:47PM

    All Humans Are Equal..But Americans are MORE equal than others. Americans Are INDISPENSABLE and Everyone Else Expendable :)

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  • You Said It
    May 7, 2012 - 9:50PM

    @Tahir Khan:
    The USA has never treated Pakistan as equals,never will and thats the reason why society is anti-american.

    Do you treat the beggars on the street who come up to your car as your equal? Let’s face it — while all men are created equal, they don’t live or die equally. Our achievements count for our worth. Thus far, Pakistan hasn’t really achieved anything, so we are not equal to the US or India or China or even Iran.

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  • bangash
    May 7, 2012 - 9:54PM

    Furiously typing words on Twitter is easy.

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  • Pungi
    May 7, 2012 - 10:42PM

    These western fed trolls commenting in favour of Clinton must Shutup too…!

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  • logic wins
    May 7, 2012 - 10:58PM

    the irony is even to criticize American leaders, these people need an American social
    networking site.

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  • Sania
    May 7, 2012 - 11:02PM

    Those tweeting #ShutupClinton will be shutting up when Ayman al-Zawahiri is found & killed in a heavily protected vacation home in Pakistan.

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  • rangacharya Kulakarni
    May 7, 2012 - 11:10PM

    What will happen if Ayman al Zawahiri realy found ?

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  • excuse me?
    May 7, 2012 - 11:13PM

    All these liberals going on about OBL in Pakistan amazes me.
    proof?

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  • Khawar Randhawa
    May 7, 2012 - 11:50PM

    @Nadeem Baig: Has any one showed you the pictures of Osama found in Pakistan? Has anyone seen his body anywhere? Has any one seen him in Abbotabad? The answer is big NO. “hai jurm-e-zaeefi ki saza marg-e-mafajaat”:(

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  • Mumbai Kid
    May 7, 2012 - 11:56PM

    @Tahir Khan: Are you serious …..why would anyone treat you as equals just because you demand it. You have to earn it.

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  • Proof of Death
    May 8, 2012 - 12:06AM

    @Truth Hurts: So ur saying the americans came here for no reason destroyed a 20 million $ helicopter(mayb even more) even though it is in an debt crises and is thinking to reduce defence spending or is this crises fake too. Amuse me with ur reply

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  • Mubz
    May 8, 2012 - 12:20AM

    To the US Leadership > Why dont u mind ur own biznis? rather set ur own house in order! Dont POLICE the world!

    To the Muslims > The Messenger of Allah says, “When Allah descends torment upon a nation, it reaches all the individuals of the nation. But those people will be raised alive on the Day of resurrection on the basis of their deeds.” (Al-Bukhari)

    Satan & his followers wd stop attacking us ONLY if we truly follow Islam.

    The message of Islam: Justice, Peace and Forgiveness!

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  • addy
    May 8, 2012 - 12:22AM

    if zawari is in pakistan then modi is in india he kill more than 20,000 muslim

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  • yasir ali
    May 8, 2012 - 12:39AM

    it seems all the liberals here have met osama bin laden personally ………. and he used to notify them them before doing any terrorist activities !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Internet Addict
    May 8, 2012 - 12:51AM

    @Mumbai Kid:
    STOP EXPLOITING LIKE AN OLD BAG and read the facts first. Your country’s cruel leadership has caused the rise of these militants. And like every one else I think that Clinton must shutup and talk facts.

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  • ahmed
    May 8, 2012 - 1:07AM

    @Sania:
    then so what ??? everyone who fights against USA is a terrorist… get a life.. if OBL and zawahri killed innocent people so does USA
    millions in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    millions in vietnam, afghanistan, iraq and Pak
    whats the difference ??? relax and shut up

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  • ahmed
    May 8, 2012 - 4:36AM

    A women who did not know Monica was in her bed, knows Zawahiri is in Pakistan :)

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  • Blender
    May 8, 2012 - 6:28AM

    @Proof of Death: “So ur saying the americans came here for no reason destroyed a 20 million $ helicopter(mayb even more) even though it is in an debt crises and is thinking to reduce defence spending or is this crises fake too. Amuse me with ur reply”

    Exactly! The American operation took place to fool the world into believing OBL was caught. Americans were in Abbottabad and lost a helicopter you think that qualifies as evidence? Why has the US constantly and non-stop changed its story on every single part of the whole operation? Why has it been able to produce only a single photoshopped picture of bin Laden? Why do the US’ many versions of that event conflict completely with eyewitness accounts? Why were some of those SEALS participating in the operation later killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan as part of a cover-up? Why is there only ONE picture of America leaders watching the event? There is absolutely ZERO evidence Osama was in Pakistan yet here you are trying to prove it by the presence of American troops and a downed helicopter. Who’s the amusing one here now?
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  • Ahmer Ali
    May 8, 2012 - 10:33AM

    Much the best,excellent and very impressive statement given by Hilary Clinton only to please and rejoice the Indian leaders only but based on falsehood,fabrication,embellishment and hypocrisy so that Hilary Clinton could convince and coerce the Indian leaders not to import oil form Iran and like Pakistan India has to depend/rely on USA but Mrs. Hilary Clinton here on your this stance you are making the biggest committed mistake and keep it in your mind firmly and strongly that Indian leaders shall never do so because Indian economy is much more stronger and stable than Pakistan and Indian foreign exchange reserves are much higher than Pakistan.

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  • khalsa
    May 8, 2012 - 1:14PM

    yes clinton should shut up because americans are known to be backstabbers and opportunist be it with pakistan or with India. but the anger shown by pakistanis is somewhat frustration of their own on their failing country. pakistan failed in every quarter its just like a dying person on drip(aid).

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  • Rana
    May 8, 2012 - 2:55PM

    Just 292 Tweets??? come on twitters fill the twitter with tweets ” SHUT UP CLINTON”

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  • Iftikhar Ahmed
    May 8, 2012 - 4:06PM

    Interesting to see #Apologists speaking for #HellClinton. Why should we accept OBL fiasco and #ZawahiriPresence (#rememberWMDaswell) as the underlying proof for every blame and not a mere bluff to arm-twist for more concessions.. #ShutupAmericanApologistsRecommend

  • Anwar Hyatt
    May 8, 2012 - 5:15PM

    Do some people actually believe that bin Laden was “found” and “killed” in Pakistan??? What evidence do they have that a normal sane person doesn’t? It’s such a shame to see Pakistanis who have been completely brainwashed by American propaganda. If this were the court of law, how in the world would you people defend your stand? “Oh it’s true because CNN said it that’s why”.

    Wow…last time I checked when you wanted to accuse somebody of something, you had to provide evidence (you know pictures and/or video). If you’re going to just accuse people of something, good luck trying to get support.

    The Americans lost whatever little trust they had when the whole WMD fiasco came to light.

    Shame on those “Pakistanis” who vomit American propaganda (ET you’re no better either, there were much better Tweets posted and you chose the most ridiculous and childish ones of them all).

    Keep up your craptacular work, most people are fed up with ET as they are with most paid journalists in Pakistan to be Washington’s mouthpiece.

    Pakistanis are not stupid…the sooner your realize this the better.

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  • Anwar Hyatt
    May 8, 2012 - 5:22PM

    @Proof of Death: You’re a fool – the current leading establishment of the United States could careless about the debt the country has gone into – they care about there own personal wealth and Rumsfeld and Bush have made a fortune off these wars. It’s called the MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX you incompetent CNN watching fool. Learn something instead of spending your miserable life defending a tyrannical country.

    The US has been in debt since they day they formed the Federal Reserve Bank. For every $1 made, interest is put on it. Ergo, America is a slave to the Federal Reserve Bank.

    Who owns the FRB? Bankers. Who influences the FRB? Big multinational companies. What do they gain from attacking countries like Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq? Oh I don’t know lets see…private military contractors alone are a MULTIBILLION DOLLAR business, just ask Donald Rumsfeld. Afterall his “former” company Halliburton is making a fortune off the blood of innocent Afghans and Iraqis.

    That being said, this is a country that cocked up plans to crash commercial planes with AMERICANS on board into the Gulf of Mexico to blame Cuba in an attempt to attack it. Since you’re too much of an clown to read history, I’ll give you a hint (Operation Northwoods).

    This is also the very same country that knew that “bin Laden” (aka Tim Osman – that’s his CIA name) was planning to attack the US on 9/11 yet did nothing.

    So do you really think they care about a random helicopter? If America attacks Pakistan they’ll make millions if not billions but they’re not stupid.

    It’s amazing how blind some people are…

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  • Mariam
    May 8, 2012 - 11:01PM

    If u think muslims are just saying this stuff just to protect themselves then how wrong are u? Ask urselfves this question why are so many others, non-muslims, americans now realising the truth and taking a stand. Theyre not muslim. They have nothing to gain in any of this. Theyre not defending their OWN people. So many european non muslim demolition experts and analysts have said how they think 9-11 was staged. There was a recent poll in US and if I recall over 60% said they didnt want US to go for war on terror. Why are so many americans not believeing their own goverment? Its because they are not muslim but are humanists who dont like being lied to and do not want to associate themselves with these lies and this so called war on terror.
    So many people are standing against their own goverment now despite the fact that they know theyre being so heavily monitored but are still ready to stand up against injustice!

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  • hamza
    May 8, 2012 - 11:45PM

    @Umer:
    what is the proof that osama was in PAKISTAN.why didnt US peleased any video or footage of that. where are the proof of that operation.from where these terrorist getting fundings and training.

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  • Adnan
    May 9, 2012 - 12:19AM

    @bangash:

    So in here by liberals who can just battle by words.

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  • NKS
    May 9, 2012 - 8:44AM

    @am:
    so where did Pakistan get Osama’s widows and kids to deport to Saudi?Recommend

  • Iftikhar Ahmed
    May 9, 2012 - 10:04AM

    @AnwarHyatt

    Brother do you think the army is stupid enough to acquiesce to what americans say and not confirm it. Their silence does not necessarily mean they have not made their homework. US deliberately has left void in the confirmation, to wrong at a later stage those who question it and give credence to the existence of conspiracy theorists. And still to believe it another good reason is the impartial judicial commission which too hasn’t questioned it vividly.

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  • May 15, 2012 - 6:03PM

    the proof of OBL’s death was not given as a viedo and pictures as US and entire world knows that those videos would be used as most important wepon for brain washing of pakistanis by showing them pictures/ videos again and again and a mazzar would be created where every terrorist from pak would go and aim kill entire world and make OBL as icon for all muslims(?) of the world to rage war on entire world.
    Pakistanis knows this very much?donn’t they?Recommend

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