Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Messages From Pakistan...

Messages From Pakistan..

From the Pakistanforum egroup...Bushra Khan on Karachi as the coup news came through...


bushra khan bushrakhan@post.com
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:43:25 -0400 (EDT)

IN THE ALL PART OF KARACHI THE NEWS OF COUP LISTEN WITHOUT SURPRIZING.

THIS IS ASPECTED BUT NOT ATNI JALDI.

ALL THE TREFIC IS NORMAL.

THOUSONDS OF FAIMLIES ARE REACHING TO AZIAABAD 90 TO LISTEN SOMETHING
NEW
. BUT THERE IS SILENCE FROM OFFICIALS BUT SLOGANS
AGAINST THE GOVERMENT AND IN FEVER OF ALTAF HUSSAIN CAN LISTEN

JUST ANNOUNCING OF THE SPEECH OF OERWAIZ MUSHARRAF IN TV AROUND 12 O
CLOCK.

SOME SOUNDS OF FIRING OR PATAKHAS ARE LISTENING IN THE AREA OF FED B
AREA.

REPORT FROM LIAQUATABAD THAT MITHAI IS DISTRIBUTING AT DAKHANA AND DUS
NOMBER AREA.

SAME NEWS NOW FROM BRUNS ROAD AND NINE ZERO AZIZABAD.


ANY WAY I WILL BE UPDATE YOU AS THE NEWS COMING

………


bushra khan bushrakhan@post.com
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 19:28:11 -0400 (EDT)


THE PEOPLE OF KARACHI JUST HEARD THE SPEECH OF GEN. MUSHARRAF.
NOW THIS IS CLEAR THAT NAWAZS REGIME HAS ENDED.
PEOPLE ARE CELEBERATING THIS MOMENT WITH FIRE CRACKER AND SOMETIME GUN
SHOT
CAN ALSO BE HEARD.
A RALLY ON MOTORCYCLES HAS BEEN SEEN PROCEEDING TO THE CITY WITH FLAGS
OF
PAKISTAN AND MQMS.
POLICE AND RANGERS SEEN TO BE UNCONCERNED.
OVERALL THE PEOPLE ARE VERY HAPPY HERE AND HAVING HOPES FOR RELEASE OF
THEIR
LOVEONCE.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Reese Erlich: Foreign Correspondent: Trump Plays Both Sides Against The Middle

Is he a hawk? Is he a peacenik? The President keeps us guessing . By Reese Erlich President Donald Trump has convinced Republican isolationists and hawks that he supports their views. That’s a neat trick, since the two groups hold opposing positions. ... More>>

Binoy Kampmark: Waiting For The Old Bailey: Julian Assange And Britain’s Judicial Establishment

On September 7, Julian Assange will be facing another round of gruelling extradition proceedings, in the Old Bailey, part of a process that has become a form of gradual state-sanctioned torture. The US Department of Justice hungers for their man. The More>>



Gordon Campbell: On The Sorry Plight Of The International Education Sector

Tourism and international education have been two of the sectors hardest hit by the pandemic. They’re both key export industries. Yet the government response to them has been strikingly different. There has been nothing beyond a few words of ministerial condolence and a $51.6 million package (details below) to get the sector through the pandemic...
More>>

Binoy Kampmark: Google’s Open Letter: Fighting Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code

Tech giants tend to cast thin veils over threats regarding government regulations. They are also particularly concerned by those more public spirited ones, the sort supposedly made for the broader interest. Google has given us an example of this ... More>>


Gordon Campbell: On Trump’s Current Chances Of Re-Election

By now it seems clear that National have no fresh ideas to offer for how New Zealand could avoid the Covid-19 economic crisis. As in the past, National has set an arbitrary 30% ratio of government debt to GDP that it aims to achieve “in a decade or so,” ... More>>

The Conversation: Rogue Poll Or Not, All The Signs Point To A Tectonic Shift In New Zealand Politics

Richard Shaw AAP(various)/NZ Greens (CC-BY-SA)/The Conversation Strong team. More jobs. Better economy. So say the National Party’s campaign hoardings. Only thing is, last Sunday’s Newshub-Reid Research poll – which had support for the Labour ... More>>

The Coronavirus Republic: Three Million Infections And Rising

The United States is famed for doing things, not to scale, but off it. Size is the be-all and end-all, and the coronavirus is now doing its bit to assure that the country remains unrivalled in the charts of infection . In time, other unfortunates may well ... More>>

Binoy Kampmark: Altars Of Hypocrisy: George Floyd, Protest And Black Face

Be wary what you protest about. The modern moral constabulary are out, and they are assisted by their Silicon Valley friends in the Social Media club. Should you dare take a stand on anything, especially in a dramatic way, you will be found out ... More>>