Penjihad's Blog

"To comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable"

My Trip to Pakistan

Finally, after a gap of seven years, I made plans to go to Pakistan! I had long decided to not even think of going to Pakistan unless I could go for at least 4-6 weeks, but an opportunity presented itself that permitted that allowed me to go for only 16 days; it did not take long for me to decide that even though it was the peak of Summer and the time was extremely brief (for me), I would still go. With temperatures ranging from 40-44C (112-120F), I was assured by my family that I would die there; my response was that as long as I had one mango in each hand and one in my mouth, I would die happy. Continue reading

August 14, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When it’s okay to kill Muslims

On May 28, a number of Muslim extremists attacked two Mosques belonging to a Muslim minority sect generally known as “Qadianis” (hailing from Qadian) or Ahmedis (followers of Mirza Ahmed); they managed to kill at least 80 worshipers, using hand-grenades and automatic rifles before being killed themselves, blowing themselves up or, being captured.
 
Qadianis are probably the most persecuted group in Pakistan. They are discriminated against in jobs and killed with fair regularity and to most Pakistanis, the persecution of Qadianis is just another ho-hum event. Continue reading

May 31, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment