Pakistan on dangerous road, God’s army won’t feel my absence: Jaish chief Masood Azhar goes online

The piece, written under his pen name Saidi, was published this evening in Al Qalam, considered the Jaish’s online mouthpiece.

Written by Muzamil Jaleel | Abuja/ New Delhi, | Updated: January 14, 2016 7:22 am
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The road that the government of Pakistan is taking — in its crackdown against the Jaish-e-Muhammad — is “very dangerous for this country” and its steps against mosques, madrasas and jihad are a danger to the unity and integrity of Pakistan, Maulana Masood Azhar wrote today while news of his detention was coming in. The piece, written under his pen name Saidi, was published this evening in Al Qalam, considered the Jaish’s online mouthpiece.

His piece is peppered with references to his days in detention in Tihar, Kot Bhalwal — the Jammu prison from where he was freed in the IC-814 swap — and to his days in Bahawalpur jail in Pakistan and house arrest in the wake of the attempt on former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s life.

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Saying that he cared for neither his “arrest nor killing,” Azhar wrote: “With my killing, neither will my friends will miss me nor will my enemies…an army…which loves death has been prepared.”

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“Allah willing, this army won’t let (our) enemies celebrate for too long,” he continued, “it (his army) won’t let my absence be felt at all. Thanks to Allah, I don’t have any desire that will remain unfulfilled at my death. As for as my family and my children, they are taken care of by Almighty Allah and Almighty Allah will take care of them tomorrow as well.”

Ridiculing the Pakistan Government, he wrote: “…There is a lot of noise coming from India regarding us — arrest, kill, arrest, kill — and here our rulers are in anguish because, perhaps, we have disturbed their intimacy and friendship (because) they want that on the day of judgment, they should stand as friends of Modi and Vajpayee.”

Explaining Jaish’s stand vis a vis the government in Islamabad, he wrote: “Our thinking regarding Pakistan has always been based on wishing it well and peace…not to save our life and skin but for the interests of Muslim Umma (nation) and in the interest of jihad. I am sorry that the rulers here (in Pakistan) have no respect for that. They (have) continued to be guided by those who are not our own — and they (rulers) continue to turn their own country into a heap of explosives and fire. Each one of them comes and puts their own country on fire and then they flee.”

“I have not harmed the government of Pakistan ever…there is not a single case registered against me in any police station across Pakistan. While I was lodged in Bahawalpur Central jail, the jail administration feared that my friends and companions may attack them. So I was (shifted) to Dera Gazi Khan,’’ Azhar wrote. “I kept on explaining to them that this was my own country…Allah helped and my own home was declared a sub jail and I was kept there.”

In his piece, he also recalls his days in the Jammu jail and refers to incidents around him. For example, he praises the “Kashmiri mujahideen” for standing “like a wall” to stop authorities from moving him to another prison. This is an apparent reference to the scuffle in December 1994 between inmates and police over Azhar’s transfer.

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    Himanshu
    Jan 21, 2016 at 3:26 am
    Yeah we north indians do have balls to save south from all the turmoils coming frm north west since many centuries. So plz b grateful.
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      Satendra kumar
      Jan 14, 2016 at 6:42 am
      The stan Islamiic Government should banned all terrorist organisation and bring to justice those who do criminal activities and harm to civilian societies and to other countries on the name of God and purists of lords book Quran.
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        Paul
        Jan 14, 2016 at 4:29 pm
        Islam has never given good account of itsel for the 1400 years.
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          MyTake
          Jan 14, 2016 at 11:16 am
          Blood thirsty religion creates blood thirsty followers! Judge the tree by the fruit it bears!
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            US NRI
            Jan 14, 2016 at 7:13 am
            we can wish all we can but India and modi govt doesn't have guts to take this guy down
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              Chankya
              Jan 14, 2016 at 6:15 am
              He is a pathetic RAT, and no one will miss when a RAT dies. He is an escapist COWARD who leaves it to god to take care of his family. For a useless SWINE this, this earth is where the judgement is. His place is a Garbage dump.
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                Bhushan
                Jan 14, 2016 at 10:20 am
                Indian Express has for the past few years has been publishing such articles and comments of terrorists like Mod Azhar in a sympathetic light and tries to make them heroes. Muzamil jaleel is an out and out sympathiser of Muslim terrorists and prefers to call them mujahideen. Shame on Indian Exppress for publishing and giving elated status to that coward Azhar and employing a terrorist sympathiser called Muzamil.
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                  Binay Mahanta
                  Jan 14, 2016 at 9:42 am
                  This is what happens when a country promotes terrorism. Terrorists are like snakes who don't understand anything but terror. The moment these terrorists understand they're not supported by the same country they'll first strike the same country. But there is no other way for the country to take actions against the country, otherwise it may be too late.
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                    Kaliyug
                    Jan 14, 2016 at 2:38 am
                    Terrorism will only stop when the ISI stops supporting these groups with money and materials, the civil government is totally at loss and speechless in these incidences. India is a fool to keep talking to the wrong people about peace. Peace can only be negotiated by the stronger party, right now India is not the stronger party.
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                      fahad
                      Jan 14, 2016 at 7:13 am
                      The world would be much safer if people like these put hang to death irrespective of any religion or nation.
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                        Salman
                        Jan 14, 2016 at 2:06 am
                        How these people use religion for their propaa. This is to get people's support and play with their emotions to fulfill their political or personal agenda. Masood Azhar is one of them. You ate better to be in prison throughout your life, don't deserve to come out.
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                          Shuchit
                          Jan 14, 2016 at 7:53 am
                          did we ask for your suggestion . any idea what is diplomacy if not then please get lost.
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                            Nitish-Shatrughan
                            Jan 14, 2016 at 4:35 am
                            hang this bas.tard
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                              Indian Abroadf
                              Jan 14, 2016 at 3:52 am
                              Hitler never considered holocaust a crime and there were his supporters too. Masood Azhar may write anything and Pak will support him (being its own creation). But that does not change the fact that he is a terrorist.
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                                jai
                                Jan 14, 2016 at 3:29 pm
                                it is one thing to be a fanatic and another to fight for a good cause. both need balls!! from north and south.
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                                  Jack T
                                  Jan 14, 2016 at 2:21 am
                                  Time to meet allah!
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                                    JinnahPak
                                    Jan 14, 2016 at 12:37 am
                                    BRAHMINS must conquer Arabia and create an "Independent Hindu nation" --- Arab barbaric chootiyas are raping Hindu servant maids, deny basic human rights to millions of Hindu expatriates and treat them like free slaves -- The Saudi Ambador and his 20 Arab friends in Delhi raped 2 poor Nepali Hindu girls day and night for 2 years, denied food, sleep and ry --- Recently UAE invited Modi, gifted a land for Hindu temple and asked him to give a threatening message to stan because stan refused to join Arabs in their war against Yemen --- After this incident, 800 million Muslims of "India-stan-Bangladesh" have lost their faith on Arab leaders and are silently waiting for an opportunity to kick them hard --- Entire world hates Arab barbarians -- US, UK, Europe, Israel, Iran, Russia, Syria and Yemen are waiting for an opportunity to bring Arabs down to their knees -- This is a golden opportunity for India and stan to join hands, capture Arabia, divide it equally and create their own satellite states in Arabia --- Around 10 million Hindus and 7 million stanis are working and living across Arabia -- Arab chootiyas get their food from India and stan -- Every Arab leader knows very well that without Indians and stanis, their economy will collapse and Arabia won't exist on the world map --- Modi and Nawaz Sharif must unitedly give a call to Indian and stani expatriates in Arabia to stop their work with immediate effect until Arabia gives them permanent residence and free housing -- If that happens, within 15 days Arabia will come to a halt and any further delay will pave the way for civil unrest and collapse of Arab economy -- Arab chootiyas will eventually bow submit to the demands of India-stan work force -- This will open up the road map for Akhand Bharat and Akhand stan in Arabia -- Time for RSS, BJP and Modi to unleash the power of Bharat Mata and build a mighty Hindu nation.
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                                      JinnahPak
                                      Jan 14, 2016 at 12:39 am
                                      Mohajirs must break stan and create an independent MOHAJIRSTAN --- The founder of stan, Jinnah Saheb, was a Mohajir -- The man who wrote the most beautiful national anthem in the world "Sare jahan se acha Hindustan hamara", Allama Iqbal, was a converted Kashmiri Brahmin -- The man who built Islamic nuclear bomb of stan and made stan as an undisputed Islamic super power, AQ Khan Saheb, is a Mohajir --- stani media asked AQ Khan Saheb "While India has honoured it's missile scientist Abdul Kalam as the President of India, why stan has insulted you by keeping you under house arrest?" -- AQ Khan Saheb replied "because, i am a Mohajir" -- The MQM leader Altaf Hussain has openly appealed to India and UN to intervene and make Sindh as an Independent province for 50 million Mohajirs and Hindus -- Even the stani General Parvez Musharraf, a Mohajir himself, feels that Mohajirs need an independent nation -- Allahu Akbar.
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                                        kulaputra kulaputra
                                        Jan 14, 2016 at 12:21 am
                                        Please don't give more press to this
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                                          kvl
                                          Jan 14, 2016 at 8:19 am
                                          UDham singh and Bhagat sings are not terrorists. they did not kill innocents-world wide.dot compare them with terrorists.
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                                            kvl
                                            Jan 14, 2016 at 8:17 am
                                            Uddham singh and Bhgat sings did not kill innocent people-world wide.they are not terrorists.dont compare them
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