Friday, January 1, 2010

Part I: Let's Honor PAKISTAN and Media Speaking Truth

In HONOR of Pakistan this first day of the new decade - when close to 400 people (some beyond Karachi, Pakistan) participated in a Solidarity Day for Peace. See the photos and more on this day here...(because these postings are recent you may need to try google several ways:

From Dr. Awab Alvi: PICTURES: Solidarity Day 1st January 2010 – Karachi Press Conference ... A short compilation of the videos and pictures that we took on our visit today can be seen here teeth.com.pk/blog/ or try google search

The first 12 minutes are relevant with the interview of Dr. Mehvish...here Solidarity Day (for Peace in Pakistan) or try here

or try simply: teeth dot com dot pk blog pictures solidarity karachi 1st Jan 2010 OR blog 2010

When at Teeth Maestro also see: American forces Harass a Pakistani Citizens in Karachi | Teeth Maestro Dec 30, 2009 teeth.com.pk/blog/ and see also:
Civil Society Activists Inteviewed in gt-good-times-magazine

- these URLS may be easier to send or search/use than my links: teeth.com.pk/blog/2010/01/01/pictures-solidarity-day-1st-jan-2010-karachi

Awab Alvi (DrAwab) on TwitterDrAwab is using Twitter. Twitter is a free service that lets you keep in touch with people ... @smkhan FB event for Solidarity Day 1st Jan 2010 is here twitter.com/ http://bit.ly/8qkse5twitter.com/DrAwab/status/7269969259

I (Connie, One Heart blogger)apologize if you have trouble linking - I am new to linking some Pakistani blogs & sites although I visit some of these I post - and will try to improve soon!

Thank You Dr. Awab! I highly recommend his award-winning work for any who have not yet connected - especially to all Non-Pakistanis...this frequently-updated media may prove to be more and more valuable to International Relationships with Pakistan in the days, months and years ahead...

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Following find more recent articles pertaining to relationships toward peace (or NOT) between US and Pakistan (one time friends) My DISCLAIMER...I don't claim to agree with each and all but just put these items here because of their relevance:

If you think the content of this news letter is critical for the dignified living and survival of humanity and other species on earth, please forward it to your friends and spread the word.It's time humanity should come together as one family! You can subscribe to our news letter here here

In Solidarity
Binu

Find the following at the above url from Counter Currents:

Iraq 'To Appeal Blackwater Verdict'
By Aljazeera

The Iraqi government will push to appeal a US court ruling dismissing charges of murder against five security guards of the private Blackwater firm

Welcome To Orwell’s World
By John Pilger

Obama's lies over the Afghanistan war remind us of the lessons of Nineteen Eighty-Four

America Fights; China Prospers
By Case Wagenvoord

Finally we know the real reason we’re in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our military’s mission is to prepare the way for China’s commercial interests. First, China and Russia squeezed us out of the oil concessions in southern Iraq. Now, The New York Times tells us that China has won the rights to mine one of the world’s richest copper deposits near the village of Aynak in Afghanistan

American Disappointment
By Joel S. Hirschhorn

Here’s a resolution for the New Year: As a US citizen I will act responsibly and do everything I can to get strong reforms of our political and government system. Start with becoming a member of Friends of the Article V Convention at foavc.org

A Hope For The Year 2010
By Mirza A. Beg

For those who choose a better tomorrow, not only for themselves, but for all, this is the time for a momentous change. It is a time to raise our voice against the voices of hate within our own countries, societies and religions to usher the hoped for new millennium

SUBSCRIBE to Counter Currents dot org:

here

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Steve Livingston, Editor at the award-winning: (The) Global Report, put this on Facebook with the comment:"Would that the non-Muslim world were progressing at the same rate!"

Informed Comment: Top Ten Good News Stories from the Muslim World in 2009 that You Never Heard About Juan Cole dot Com (in which one of the world's foremost authorities on the Muslim world describes several milestones that our mainstream media, obsessed with the Muslims-as-terrorists meme, utterly failed to mention.)

Finally - yet NOT least - my favorite Pakistani site:

The Republic of Rumi (check out the entire site - including the cluster of blogs - click upper left at "blog") here

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Let's work with all our energies and abilities - including our humanity and Love to make the coming decade one of PEACE...

Connie

4 comments:

Connie L. Nash said...

Also listen or read Ari Shapiro and write to him about what you know concerning Americans in Pakistan! He is covering NYTimes.

Connie L. Nash said...

As well as NPR.org

Connie L. Nash said...

If anyone is able and willing to translate Mr. Lanphear's comment, I'd love to know the translation in English or Urdu.

Connie L. Nash said...

Mr. Lanphear, would you plz translate your comment in English? Sorry to ask but for this site, I will need to know the jist of this comment. Thank You.