Warning: Taliban threaten action against MQM

TTP called on leaders of nationalist parties, including BLA, SLA, to struggle for their rights in “an Islamic...

Our Correspondents November 02, 2012
Warning: Taliban threaten action against MQM

PESHAWAR/ KARACHI: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has announced its decision “to liberate Karachi” from the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), adding that “every step would be taken against them.”

In a statement issued on Friday, TTP spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan said that the decision has been taken to set the people of Karachi free from the clutches of “these persecutors”.

Furthermore, Ehsan called on the leaders of all nationalist parties, including the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) and Sindh Liberation Army, to struggle for their rights in “an Islamic way”.

“Islam protects everyone’s right and you (nationalist parties) are passing through dark ages of oppression and this shackle of suppression has to be broken down,” the statement read.

Earlier, MQM had announced that it would hold a referendum throughout Pakistan, urging people to vote on whether they want to live in a Pakistan run by the Taliban, or the one envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam.

“We want a Pakistan that does not discriminate based on religion but one envisioned by the Quaid-e-Azam. The referendum will go ahead next week,” said MQM leader Faisal Subzwari. However, he declined to comment specifically on the TTP threat aimed at the party.


Jahangir Khan | 11 years ago | Reply

Only MQM is fighting for the rights of poor people of Pakistan. Altaf bhai pointed out this issue @talibanization in Karachi about 4 years ago but at that time no body listened even people made fun of this, now everyone is realizing & admitting & seeing practically that Altaf Bhai was right. Further MQM IS THE BEIGHT FUTURE OF PAKISTAN. MQM has the reward that it's senetors, ministers & other superiors are not relatives of its leadership whereas all other parties in Pakistan always give the ministries & tickets to the relatives of the leadership/Chiefs.

yasi | 11 years ago | Reply

What a dilemma, one terrorist organization (TTP) against another terrorist organization (MQM). May God protect the innocent people...

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