Calling Dawn Leaks issue a conspiracy against the armed forces, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has claimed that the controversy was aimed at weakening Pakistan and its army and to draw the attention away from the humanitarian crisis in disputed valley of Kashmir. “Enemies want to weaken the country through [Dawn] Leaks. They want to weaken the army. This is an Indian conspiracy and its friends are also involved,” Imran said, while addressing a big public gathering in Punjab’s Sargodha district. “The Pakistan Army is being maligned in a bid to divert attention from Kashmir’s freedom movement. They try to give an impression that ‘we [the government] want [to have friendly ties with in India] but the army does not and have started a campaign [in this regard],” he added. He said that now ‘they’ were saying that the army had retreated in the tiff over taking action against those responsible for planting the controversial story against national interest. “What could the army do? Would it impose the martial law?” Imran asked as he demanded that the report of the inquiry committee into Dawn Leaks controversy be made public. “It is not a decision of the army. It [Dawn Leaks] is a nation’s issue,” he added. Reference: Imran says Dawn Leaks an attempt to weaken army Published: May 12, 2017 https://tribune.com.pk/story/1408352/rulers-taking-institutions-supreme-court-last-hope-masses-imran-khan/
Imran Khan and General Pervez Musharraf's War On Terror
Khan argued that such operations were radicalizing Pakistani youth, not just among the poor but also among the educated, middle classes. Dialogue, policing, and intelligence gathering should be the cornerstone of anti-militancy efforts in the tribal areas instead of the use of military force, Khan contended. Noting that he was recently in Swat, he went on to accuse the Pakistan Army of extrajudicial killings, summary executions, and "sexual humiliation" of residents in some villages. Khan urged the USG to seek "alternative points of views" about what is happening in the tribal areas of Pakistan, and he recommended speaking with General Orakzai, former NWFP Govenor, for starters. Khan charged that the GOP is "blinded by dollars," and consequently lacks an accurate view of what is happening on the ground. He further claimed that the GOP "whips up the threat of the Taliban" in order to get more money from the U.S. He claimed last year's Swat operation, which he termed a "debacle," was one such exaggeration that was "stage managed" in order to gain U.S. funds; there was no imminent threat of militants marching on Islamabad, he said. Khan also claimed that the Lal Masjid operation was similarly stage managed by Musharraf. He called for an end to Pakistan's "insane military action" in the tribal areas, adding that the Army has failed to secure any significant areas of South Waziristan despite GOP statements to the contrary. Reference : CODEL LYNCH'S MEETING WITH PAKISTAN TEHREEK-E-INSAF (PTI) PARTY LEADER IMRAN KHAN Date:2010 February 6, 11:26 (Saturday) https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/10ISLAMABAD301_a.html
U-turns , Lies, Distortion, Hoodwinking the People Blatantly and Repeatedly
Cricketer-turned politician,Imran Khan has charged the PPP-led government of being subservient to the United States,saying that government has rented out the countrys army to the US in exchange of 1.5 billion dollars. We have rented our military out to US in exchange of mere 1.5 billion dollars while US is spending sixty billion dollars on its army comprising 55,000 troops in Afghanistan, The News quoted Khan,as saying. Addressing party workers in Manshera,the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief accused certain elements in the government of forcing a war on people of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) just for pocketing billions of dollars from the US. Khan also warned the government that people in Swat and Malakand Divisions would take to streets in protest against the military offensive,if the military operation was not called off by July 31. Reference: Pak army rented out to US for $1.5 bn: Imran Khan Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has charged the PPP-led Govt of renting out the countrys army to the US in exchange of $1.5 billion. July 7, 2009 http://indianexpress.com/article/news-archive/print/pak-army-rented-out-to-us-for-1-5-bn-imran-khan/
Mr Imran Khan can Support and Oppose Liberal Secular Terrorist MQM & MQM's Godfather General Pervez Musharraf, whenever he feels like it and conveniently too
Pakistan Awami Tehrik leaders at their meeting with the president on Thursday appreciated the policies of the Musharraf government and extended support for making Pakistan a truly democratic and modern Islamic state. They said the president had assured them of the government’s commitment to establish genuine democracy and told them that general elections would be held in October in the light of the Supreme Court decisions. Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf, Awami National Party and Millat Party leaders are likely to meet the president in the next couple of days to extend their support, the sources said. Thus, while the pro-Musharraf parties, i.e. PML-QA, Tahirul Qadri’s PAT, Farooq Leghari’s Millat Party, the ANP, and Imran Khan’s PTI have already given their consent to the referendum proposal, the opposition parties have expressed their dissent against it. Reference: Opposition parties may boycott referendum March 22, 2002 https://www.dawn.com/news/27176 PAKISTANIS vote in a referendum today on extending Gen Pervaiz Musharraf's term as president for five years, but opposition is growing to the continuation of what many see as undiluted military rule. Gen Musharraf, who has mobilised the army, the intelligence services, the bureaucracy and industrialists to ensure a solid turnout for a Yes vote, is likely to win easily. Reference: Army mobilised to ensure vote for Musharraf By Ahmed Rashid in Lahore12:01AM BST 30 Apr 2002 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/1392691/Army-mobilised-to-ensure-vote-for-Musharraf.html The elections in Pakistan tomorrow are being "blatantly rigged" by the military regime, says the nation's most-respected human rights group. The credibility of the vote will be undermined and the implications for the army and the country will be grave, it adds. "The blatant manner in which the electoral process is being vulgarised and the will of the people mocked is extremely worrying," Afrasiab Khattak, chairman of the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) told a press conference in Islamabad. The pre-election report details the harassment of opposition candidates, intimidation by army and police officers to ensure that pro-government candidates win and criticises the long list of amendments to the constitution made by President Pervaiz Musharraf to ensure that the army continues to run the country after the elections. Western monitors said they feared the polls were less about restoring democracy than the army's attempt to legitimise a permanent role for itself in a new political system. "We see no real transfer of power to civilians," said a European diplomat. Reference: Elections 'rigged' in Pakistan by military regime By Ahmed Rashid in Lahore12:01AM BST 09 Oct 2002 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/1409666/Elections-rigged-in-Pakistan-by-military-regime.html “In contrast, the released tape with our voices gives an impression that he was happy with the occupation of PTV and wanted the state broadcaster to remain shut.” According to the tape, the PTI chairman directed Dr Alvi to get in touch with MQM leader Altaf Hussain in London to deliver on his promise of support for the PTI’s demand for the PM’s resignation. Notwithstanding the veracity of the recording, the timing of its release has raised many eyebrows. Reference: Imran-Alvi tape ‘talk of the town’ by Khawar Ghumman March 28, 2015 https://www.dawn.com/news/1172405 Altaf seeks formation of technocrats’ government http://www.dawn.com/news/1133954 September 24, 2014
Gambling, Betting, setting up Offshore Company, & having a child without wedlock are quite Kosher for Imran Khan but only for Imran Khan
Imran Khan has admitted to giving betting tips to his brother-in-law, Ben Goldsmith, during a test involving England and South Africa to help clear his loses and also to wipe off the debt incurred by Khan’s political party Tehrik-e-Insaf. Pakistan’s former captain made the revelation in his new book ‘Pakistan: A Personal History. “It took me a year to clear the debts the party had incurred during the elections. I cleared our last remaining debts in an unusual way; I was with my family in England, and my brother-in-law, Ben Goldsmith, kept asking me about what would happen in an England versus South Africa Test match. I discovered his interest came from his 'spread-betting' on the game. I decided to watch the match, and that every pound he made after recovering the £10,000 lost would go towards clearing my party's debt,” writes the former all-rounder. Reference: I gambled on England-South Africa test: Imran Khan October 08, 2011 https://www.dawn.com/news/664740 Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan avoided taxes via an offshore company, Pulitzer prize winning journalist Frederik Obermaier said in a tweet on Monday. "Just for the record: Mr Khan avoided United Kingdom taxes via an offshore company," Obermaier, who was also a part of the team that unearthed the Panama Papers, said. Niazi Services, the offshore company mentioned in the tweet, is already under discussion in an ongoing case before the Supreme Court seeking the disqualification of the PTI chief and party secretary general, Jahangir Tareen, for non-disclosure of assets, existence of offshore companies and allegations that the party received foreign funding. The court had sought a money trail for Imran Khan's Draycott Avenue apartment in London, which he claimed to have purchased through Niazi Services. In documents submitted to the court, the PTI chief maintained that in 1984, had had mortgaged the 165 Draycott Avenue property in London’s swanky Chelsea neighbourhood — a one bedroom apartment — through the Royal Trust in the name of Niazi Services, which was purchased for around 117,500 pounds. Reference: Imran Khan avoided taxes via offshore company: German journalist August 01, 2017 https://www.dawn.com/news/1348962 A U-S court has ruled that cricket star Imran Khan is the father of a five year child. The ruling came from a Los Angeles court after ex-girlfriend Sita White filed a lawsuit claiming Khan's paternity over her daughter Tyrian-Jade.White says Khan should apologise to the Pakistani people for misleading them during his election campaign that he had no children before he married Jemima Goldsmith. A Los Angeles court on Wednesday said Imran Khan wasn't playing cricket and added it was time he owned up to being the father of Tyrian-Jade White. The former Pakistani cricket star has denied fathering the five-year-old American girl with British heiress Sita White who now lives in L-A. But the court went with the daughter of Lord "Gordy" White - and gave Khan the official stamp of father. The ruling came after Khan failed to respond to a paternity suit and a request to take a bloodtest. Reference: A U-S court has ruled that cricket star Imran Khan is the father of a five year child. Date: 08/13/1997 04:00 AM http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/USA-LOS-ANGELES-COURT-RULES-THAT-IMRAN-KHAN-IS-FATHER-OF-5-YEAR-OLD/1967905a9826cb5e0b1a199978b1d1b6?query=Princess+Diana The tragedy of Sita, heiress entangled in a murky business Sita White should have led a charmed existence, but she died penniless and shunned by her family. Sholto Byrnes charts her demise Friday 13 August 2004 23:00 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/the-tragedy-of-sita-heiress-entangled-in-a-murky-business-51729.htmlLate. Sita White on Imran Khan's Betrayal
Imran Khan is a Beautiful Mixture of Hypocrisy, Opportunism & Brazen Shamelessness because his right hand man Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad openly talks of bringing back Imran Khan's divorced wife Jemima Goldsmith to use her in Filthy politics and same Sheikh Rasheed is an important ally of Banned Terror Jihadi and Sectarian outfits of Pakistan and if that wasn't enough he also talks of getting the electoral support of those who support Mumtaz Qadri (the assassin who ruthlessly murder former Governor Punjab Salmaan Taseer) and if that wasn't enough he is also with that Canadian Charlatan Dr Tahirul Qadri
Karan Thapar: Let me press this like this, the LeT was supposedly declared a militant group and prescribed way back in 2002. But it simply re-morphed and re-appeared as Jamat ud Dawa and Falat-e-Insaniyat and it operates freely as you know. Hafiz Saeed, its leader, regularly makes anti-India hate speeches. Will you put a stop to that?
Imran Khan: Well, I again repeat, that if there are no militant groups operating from within Pakistan, which should be our statement policy, and as things stand today, Pakistan has no choice but to go this route.
Karan Thapar: But when you say no militant groups does that specifically include not just LeT, but also Jamat ud Dawa, Falat-e-Insaniyat, Jaish e Mohammad, in other words those groups that target India?
Imran Khan: Well not just India. There are groups that are targetting people within Pakistan. We have a number of militant groups.
Karan Thapar: But you are not answering my question. The Indians will think you are evading it. Imran Khan: No. When I say no militant groups, it means no militant groups.
Karan Thapar: Including Jamat ud Dawa?
Imran Khan: Exactly. There would not be any militant groups operating within Pakistan. How can I be more specific than that?
Karan Thapar: Would you name Jamat ud Dawa, Falat-e-Insaniyat and Hafez Saeed and say that you will put a check to these three people? Will you name them?
Imran Khan: Look, I am living in Pakistan. Pakistan at the moment is the most polarised country in the world. A governor gets shot, his assassin becomes a hero. There’s no point in becoming a hero right now in this country where there’s no rule of law. Life is very cheap here. So, just let me put it as a policy statement. Don’t just go into details. As a policy statement, it should answer your question. No militant groups operating from within Pakistan.
Karan Thapar: Let me raise a second concern that India had. They believe, and the Americans agree, and similarly believe that the ISI has been involved in carrying out terror attacks against India, whether its through the Haqqani group targetting the Indian embassy in Kabul or whether its through the LeT targetting Mumbai in 2008. Will you reign in the ISI?
Imran Khan: Well, in your last interview I said as the Prime Minister of a country where the responsibility lies on me, so should the authority be on me. Its not going to happen that here’s me holding responsibility and some group is operating independently, whether its ISI or any other group. So the answer is ISI and the Army would be under a civilian governmental control. And if I can’t do it, I would much rather resign. But if I take responsibility it would mean that whatever policies made by our Cabinet will have to be enforced at every section, with every institution. Now when you come to Afghanistan, I just have one tiny comment to make. To blame Pakistan where 140, 000 troops of the United States and NATO have failed, the greatest military machinery ever has failed and to blame a few thousand Haqqani group from Pakistan, not allowing them to win in Afghanistan, not only is this completely not plausible but its defying history. Afghans have never accepted foreign invaders. REFERENCE: https://www.siasat.pk/forum/showthread.php?88611-Imran-Khan-Exclusive-Interview-with-IBN-Part-2/page2
Imran Khan also claims that he is a Liberal in a True Sense , in letter and spirit and anyone who differs with his interpreation of Liberalism is basically a Bloodthirsty Liberal Fascist.
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, Imran Khan, who had a good day in Karachi on Sunday, says that under his rule no law will be made against Quran and Sunnah. He also hints that the likes of Veena Malik, the actress who remained centre of controversy for a nude photo shoot for an international magazine, would not be allowed to do so in Imran’s Pakistan. While replying to questions asked by The News regarding his Islamic view and vision of Islamic socialism, Imran Khan said that under his rule ‘no law can be made against the Quran and Sunnah.’ Analysts however say both these views of Imran Khan are not contradictory as women can be allowed to wear whatever they like in their private lives but where public morality issues are involved a more Islamic and stricter code of ethics can be followed. This is done in many open and free western countries as well. When asked on a television channel about his views about dress code for women, Imran replied that ‘clearly Veena Malik types cannot do so in Pakistan.’ It is worth mentioning here that Imran, in a television channel, had said that Pakistan will not be a country which would put a bar on dress code for women and women who will be free to wear anything. Tongues are wagging as to how Imran will take the liberal and secular elite along with religious minded people, as both are his supporters. There are many Pakistanis who wish to see the ethical principles of Islam play a more active role in public life. In his book “Pakistan: A Personal History,” Imran Khan referred to Allama Iqbal as the ideological father of the nation, and added that “Iqbal’s teachings have inspired me to a great extent.” In the book, Imran calls Islam a “comprehensive blueprint for how Muslims should live in accordance with the highest ideals and best practices of Islam.” Imran Khan wrote: “If we follow Iqbal’s teachings, we can reverse the growing gap between Westernized rich and traditional poor that helps fuel fundamentalism.” Reference: Imran clear about dress code for women, in private and in public December 26, 2011 https://www.thenews.com.pk/archive/print/337962
On one hand Imran Khan says that he is Liberal in real sense and in letter and spirit but he is also an Electoral Ally of Hardcore Takfiri Mullahs of Jamaat-e-Islami and Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (Sami) who is considered the Spiritual Father of Taliban & these two allies of Imran Khan consider Liberalism and Secularism as Apostasy and Disbelief and that is not then end, they also consider Shias as Heretics & whoever who is not with them is deviant or almost a Non-Muslim for them (Refer to Fatawa-e-Haqqania by Maulana Abdul Haq Haqqani and Jamaat-e-Islami's Original Literature to receive jolt of your life time)
Imran Khan’s choice of candidate for prime minister has left many of his ardent fans, especially women, dumbfounded. The cricketer-turned-politician voted for Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal’s nominee for premier, against the advise of many liberal and progressive members within his Tehrik-e-Insaaf (TI). Imran used his solitary vote in parliament in Rehman’s favour, forwarding the argument that the MMA is the only political force that is independent and does not take dictation from abroad. He maintained that he found himself ideologically and politically close to the MMA, which denounces President Pervez Musharraf’s support to the international coalition in the war against terrorism, especially in neighbouring Afghanistan. “Khan has more than a soft corner for the ousted Afghan Taliban,” a senior leader of his party said on the condition of anonymity. “He thinks that the orthodox religious militia did a great service to Afghanistan and Islam before they became a target of the Americans.” Reference: Will the Real Imran Please Stand Up? By Amir Zia | News & Politics | Published 15 years ago http://newslinemagazine.com/magazine/will-the-real-imran-please-stand-up/ Karachi: All those claiming to be liberals in a country made for the supremacy of the Quran and Sunnah should register themselves as minorities, Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Syed Munawar Hasan declared on Sunday. American intervention in the country had led to anarchy and those siding with the US had no place in this country. If they were happy to call themselves liberals, they should enter their names in the list of minorities, the JI chief suggested while addressing an election rally held at the Bagh-e-Jinnah near the Quaid’s mausoleum. Hasan termed the public meeting held by the name of “Peaceful Karachi, Prosperous Pakistan” at a crucial stage before the elections “a victory for the people of Karachi”. “The citizens of Karachi are now fully alive and they have come out with shrouds in their hands to eliminate terrorism and extortion,” he added. The JI chief claimed that the election history of Karachi was marred with rigging and if the army was deployed on May 11, there would be stamps only on the scales – the election symbol of the Jamaat-e-Islami. “By holding this historic public meeting, the JI has proved who the people of Karachi are with,” he said. “May 11 will mark the defeat of terrorists.” Reference: All Liberals should enlist as Minorities: JI Chief . May 06, 2013 https://www.thenews.com.pk/archive/print/630314-all-liberals-should-enlist-as-minorities-ji-chief
REFERENCE: PESHAWAR: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami has rejected the prospect of joining the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) — a defunct alliance of religious parties which is in the process of being revived — and revealed its intention of forging an electoral alliance with the Pakistan-i-Tehreek Insaf (PTI) for the 2018 general elections. Talking to the media here on Wednesday, JUI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq said that the party’s central body (Shura) had unanimously rejected the proposal of joining the MMA and decided to become an ally of the PTI in the next elections. The JUI-S and the PTI would stand side by side in the coming polls to block the victory of “liberal and secular forces,” he said, adding that foreign forces would try to bring liberal and secular groups to power after the next elections. “An alliance between the two parties will pave the way for promulgation of Islamic system in the country,” Maulana Sami said. He called for coordination among religious forces to protect Islamic ideology and identity of Pakistan, saying “I will continue my efforts for unity among religious groups to contest elections from a joint platform”. Maulana Sami said: “There is a deep mental harmony between me and Imran Khan. He (Imran) has said that our thoughts are similar.” Reference: Sami says alliance with PTI will block victory of ‘secular forces’ Zulfiqar Ali Updated December 07, 2017 https://www.dawn.com/news/1375075