DIscord in Pakistan

You might have seen on the news today that President Musharraf of Pakistan has declared martial law and suspended the Constitution of 1973. Our sister blogs in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad are providing coverage of these world-changing events. They will have news and reports during the crisis that likely will be unique and different than your average CNN report, and worth checking out.

2 Comments so far

  1. Mark Kraft (unregistered) on November 3rd, 2007 @ 3:16 pm

    Greetings.

    In response to Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of martial law and illegal dismissal of a Pakistani Supreme Court Justice, I am encouraging all bloggers out there who want true democratic rule for Pakistan’s 165 million people to unite in opposition.

    From now on, I am asking bloggers to consistantly refer to Musharraf as "Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf" consistantly linking back to a post I made explaining this idea in greater detail.

    The post allows threaded comments, so that those opposed to Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf can start discussing ways that we can organize and unite in opposition to his dictatorial actions.

    My hope is that a consistant message of opposition to martial law and support for democracy in Pakistan can help to influence the media away from legitimizing the Musharraf regime by referring to him as a President. By definition, he cannot be a President if he refuses the right for his government’s Supreme Court to decide whether his running for office is legal or not.

    Please drop by the post, leave a comment as to what ideas you have on how we can best unite in opposition to martial law, and please do consider using the phrase "Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf", linking back to the post.

    Thank you,
    Mark Kraft


  2. poo poo (unregistered) on November 3rd, 2007 @ 9:15 pm

    here, here! PDPM (Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf) needs to go. so does this other dictator wanna-be, "president" bush. let’s get these arseholes out of "office".

    SMALL DISCLAIMER: dear homeland security lackey, i am just voicing my opinion as an american citizen. please don’t detain me on my thanksgiving flight to see my parents. my mother is an immigrant that doesn’t yet have an american passport. my father has a passport, but he’s from france. we mean no harm. i’m simply voicing my opinion, that is (was) guranteed by the u.s. constitution.

    having said that, up yours, lackey!



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