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People are condemning 'Malala attack' because it is pro-US stance, says Fazl

Published Oct 12, 2012 04:46pm


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JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. – File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Maulana Fazlur Rehman said on Friday that attack on Malala Yousufzai was the result of wrong policies of the government, DawnNews reported.

He said that people were protesting against the attack on Malala just because it was a pro-American stance.

Fazl said that politicians who were urging the condemnation on the attack on a 14-year old girl have disturbed the peace of Karachi.

He repeated the popular slogan “How long will people be slave of the United States?”

Fazlur Rehman said that Ulemas have condemned the attack on Malala but who will condemn the attack on the mosques. He said that the attack was a brutal act but not everyone is condemning it out of sympathy with the girl.

He urged the government to correct its policies and stop suporting the’ US stance’.


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anwar saeed Oct 13, 2012 12:07am
This time I agree with Maulana Fazlur Rehman statement.
jahzebel Oct 12, 2012 11:57pm
Jacky Oct 13, 2012 01:38am
please clarify if you are supporting the attackers or you are condemning the attack on a child????
Shakil Oct 12, 2012 08:55pm
Maulana sahib, only Allah (SWT) knows what's in someone's heart. Let Him be the Judge, please!
Friend Oct 13, 2012 11:55pm
America wants Pakistani children to be free of polio, that's why we do vaccinations. American wants Pakistani children to be educated, that's why we support schools. America isn't interested in making slaves of Pakistanis (or of anyone else, really), America is not the enemy of Pakistan and never has been. The Taliban is lying, they recognize that education is their enemy, but they try to convince everyone that the enemy is America - but the REAL enemy, both yours and ours, is the Taliban.
Hamza Tauqir Oct 12, 2012 09:12pm
Please leave Pakistan and don't give pain to our feelings, u have no right to be called as a pakistani, they killed and innocent girl and now giving threatening calls to the whole nation, what u mean by saying that..........................hypocrite.
Agha Ata (USA) Oct 12, 2012 06:41pm
So, it is a pro American stance. Right? So Moulana what is your stance? It must be the same as Taiban's stance. Correct?
shahzad khan Oct 12, 2012 06:48pm
religous parties should be banned once and for all, banning them from taking part in politics. they are the most hypocrite group out of all the politicians in our country. they are the hiding supporters of USA.
Qamer Oct 12, 2012 06:51pm
I do not understand where he stands?
Raza Oct 12, 2012 08:09pm
Is this guy ok
mhd Oct 12, 2012 09:27pm
Come on WAKE-UP a person is attacked just because she like to get educated. How many lives we will loose before we realize that Taliban are not TRUE MUSLIMS.
peace Oct 12, 2012 09:26pm
Has the Maulana condemned the attack?
Mathew Oct 13, 2012 12:28am
what rubbish , we cant even call a spade , a spade
Arun Oct 12, 2012 07:57pm
colourful turban
Umair Ahmad Oct 12, 2012 07:58pm
Do you have any shame Maulana? I didn't hear you condemning. You sound more like a Taliban's spokesperson. You know what they say if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.
Dr mustafa Shaikh Oct 13, 2012 03:06am
The real enemies of Islam are these hypocrites not America.
zeenat shehzadi Oct 12, 2012 05:21pm
Malala Yousaf Zai , 14 years old social activist was writing for BBC against swat cruel people , and promoting girl's education , thats why Americans as well as other countries shows sympathy on this incident ..... Maulana Fazl's statement might be correct to some extent !
Ahmed Oct 13, 2012 04:10am
So what are you saying Maulana? Are you justifying or condemning the attack? Do you stand for women's right to education or not? Is it possible to get a clear answer or you are afraid too ?? The 14 year old was not afraid of anyone, thanks to her millions of children in Pakistan are Malala today...... .
pasha Oct 13, 2012 04:16am
Let's make fazi past of Pakistan and malala the future of pakistan.
Ash Mirza (USA) Oct 13, 2012 05:03am
Maulana Fazlur Rehman Please don't turn the page, you should pray for Malala yousefzai for quick recovery and may allah give his family a peace of mind, as we all know she is in critical condition. US has nothing to do, she was a daughter of PAKISTAN, she has a leader quality, and she did incourage other student to study, and be some body. Whole world is crying and praying for her and USA , europe , middle east , all are ready to help. Even President obama offer all kind of help... She is more famous than you and she is only 14yrs old. Your duty (FARAZ) is to pray for her she is like your grand daughter.....Dont talk negative about USA, you should help the government and get rid of TERRORIST. I hope you understand what I am talking about. "Please keep politics OUT" Sincerely, Ash Mirza (USA)
Badar mukhtar Oct 13, 2012 05:15am
Truth should be there. media should not swim with the tide.who will tell us truth.
Ammar Oct 13, 2012 05:41am
As long as these unscrupulous mullahs remain in our country and have a following, we will not be able to root out religious extremism and "tyranny in the name of religion" from our country. Fazlur Rehman is a person not worthy of being spoken about. He and mullahs like him use, misue and abuse religion as they please.These people are shameless and have no fear of God. They will continue winning elections if we don't expose their corrupt ways to the masses and especially to the people in areas where they draw support from. I appeal to all media companies to help this cause since they are poised to do this job in the most effective manner.
Moiz Oct 12, 2012 09:44pm
It is not clear whether Maulana Fazal Ur Rehman oppose or support the taliban attack on 14 years old girl. Can he be more specific please. The people of Pakistan wants to know whether he stands with people of Pakistan or with Taliban. He should not confuse the issue by mincing words.
Bash Oct 13, 2012 07:43am
what happened to comments I made yesterday?
raja Oct 12, 2012 05:59pm
Moulana shame on you and your hypocrisy,
Asif Oct 12, 2012 08:21pm
Say what??
F Iqbal Oct 13, 2012 08:10am
Would Mr. Fazl ur Rehman like to elaborate how he regards the protest against the shooting of a young girl as a pro US stance. Are the people of Pakistan now not not even be allowed to protest when their own children are the target of brutality. As regards to the Ulema condemning it one only needs to have a look at the orchestrated protests on the streets when it suits the religious lobby and the verbal condemnation we saw in response to the shooting of this young girl. The pronouncement of the alleged Ulema like many before cannot be regarded as 'Islam' for neither are they the sole voice claiming to be of Islam nor the sole interpreters of Islam. They like other politicians are affected by power and one can only but speculate whether the alleged Ulema would have made any pronouncements had the public sentiment not been so powerful. History might enlighten us more as regards to the motives and actions of this lobby.
farrukh Oct 12, 2012 11:40pm
what is the twisted mind of fazal trying to say.please decipher
anwar saeed Oct 13, 2012 12:21pm
War has been going on for some time between religous people and non religous. Or you can say true follower of Islam and those who do not follow Islam, but consider them Muslim. I called them pro-western.
anwar saeed Oct 14, 2012 01:41pm
Some one should tell me the reason of this attack. Why Taliban wanted to kill her.? I never heard about Malala prior to this. Why she was the target.?
Zupta Oct 13, 2012 12:13am
What is your stance on this issue, please do not confuse us with your strange philosophy. An innocent girl has been attacked by religious fanatics, and that act is being condemned , where from anti US sentiments come in , you are realy strange Mr. Fazalurehman, you are strange.
Bismillah Khan Oct 12, 2012 08:45pm
umar Oct 12, 2012 05:04pm
Speech less.
Musharraf Oct 12, 2012 04:56pm
you 'maulana's are one of the reasons the countries progress has come to halt..
uthmanmalik Oct 12, 2012 05:40pm
Why is he allowed to even speak?
Musharraf Oct 12, 2012 04:55pm
Forget US or Pak. think about the little girl who is suffering .. When will all these innocent killings end?
G.A. Oct 12, 2012 05:42pm
He is just not making any sense. He knows his sympathizing with the Taliban is coming round to haunt him. Maulana, your days as a politician are numbered too. At least show some sympathy for the little girl on your way out.
fiaz Oct 12, 2012 05:42pm
Not once Fazlur Rehman or Ulemas have condemned the attack on Malala because Malala is not their own daughter, that's why he feel no pain and now they are making excuses and best excuses is America, shame on you all.
yasmeen mozaffar Oct 14, 2012 07:49am
this is the real truth.
Khawar Butt Oct 12, 2012 05:00pm
Where were the politicians of Karachi as well as Dera when hundreds of girls like Malala were butchered in Lal Masjid.
Aamir Oct 12, 2012 05:23pm
Shame on you, Maulana. You never get tired of playing politics.
Shahid Masud Oct 12, 2012 04:59pm
Maulana Diesel, as you haven't condemned the attack on three minor girls you don't have any right to comment on the issue." If pakistan has leaders like you the country doesn't need an enemy " .