08-08-2011, 05:55 PM
(This post was last modified: 08-08-2011, 06:15 PM by funchit.)
Sayings and Quotes by Salman Taseer
Salmaan Taseer سلمان تاثیر was a Pakistani businessman and politician who served as the governor of the province of Punjab from 2008 until his assassination in early 2011.
Taseer was assassinated in Islamabad by his own security guard who disagreed with Taseer's opposition to Pakistan's blasphemy law. He was known Liberal, Secular and freethinker
Some quotes taken from: [url]http://twitter.com/SalmaanTaseer[/url]
Views of Salmaan Taseer
"I was under huge pressure sure 2 cow down before rightest pressure on blasphemy.Refused. Even if I'm the last man standing"
"My observation on minorities: A man/nation is judged by how they support those weaker than them not how they lean on those stronger"
08-08-2011, 06:12 PM
(This post was last modified: 08-08-2011, 06:20 PM by funchit.)
"Maulvis have given a fatwa against me!! It gets better and better"
"There's a demonstration of about 150 maulvis outside Governors House calling 4 my head! Quite pathetic"
"You can detain persons but u cannot arrest ideas which is why prisoners of conscience are always free"
"The sentencing of Asia Bibi 4 blasphemy by a magistrate is more damaging 2 Pakistans image than the attack on CID HQ in Karachi"
"The Punjab govt has ordered the Ruet e Hilal Committeeto sight the Governor and report his whereabouts"
Ruet e Hilal Committee(the committee who sees moon before muslim holiday)
"They issued fatwas against Benazir [Bhutto] and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto [her father, an executed former president], and even the founder of the nation, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. I do not care about them,"
"Today is the birthday pf the great Quad e Azam we need 2 pledge 2 uphold his liberal progressive humane vision of Pakistan"
"Trader bazaari mullah axis pressure from the street supporting blasphemy law. Same crowd that agitated against PPP in 1977 & welcomed Gen Zia"
General Zia was Islamic fundamentalist. who tried to establish Islamo-fascist laws after taking over.
"I'm ok wth my effigy being burnt and Fatwas against me but i'm really angry that I'm not mentioned anywhere in Wikileaks!"
"Now Maulana Fazal ur Rahman wants me out because of my views! Phir hamee qatl ho ayen yaaro chalo"
Phir hamee qatl ho ayen yaaro chalo( let us go and get killed instead friends). Literal translation of poetry.
"My advice 2 mullahs who r telling little madrassah boys that they have a ticket 2 heaven: Grab it urself or give it 2 ur son"
"Tomorrow mullahs r demonstrating against me after Juma. Thousands of beards screaming 4 my head.What a great feeling!"
"Religous right trying 2 pressurise from the street their support of blasphemy laws. Point is it must be decided in Parlaiment not on the road"
"It took Maulana 4 weeks 2 realize I oppose blasphemy laws. Perhaps Swati being sacked 4 corruption was the wake up call ?"