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Karzai removes Sabit from attorney-general post

Written by www.quqnoos.com
Wednesday, 16 July 2008 

Attorney-general forced to resign after signalling intent to run for president

Karzai has fired Afg’s attorney General- Abdul Jabar Sabit. Personally i like Sabit, he’s very firm and won’t put up with anybody’s rubbish! I don’t think ‘democracy’ is going to work for afg just yet, we need a firm but fair dictator. Right now, ‘democracy’ is NOT working.

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Rumi

When my coffin is being taken out; you must never think I am missing this world…
don’t shed any tears; don’t lament or feel sorry
I’m not falling into a monster’s abyss.

When you see my corpse is being carried…don’t cry for my leaving.
I’m not leaving; I’m arriving at eternal love.

When you leave me in the grave; don’t say goodbye
Remember a grave is only a curtain for the paradise behind.
You’ll only see me descending into a grave; now watch me rise
how can there be an end when the sun sets or
the moon goes down it looks like the end; it seems like a sunset
but in reality it is a dawn.

When the grave locks you up; that is when your soul is freed

Have you ever seen a seed fallen to earth
not rise with a new life; why should you doubt the rise of a seed named human

have you ever seen a bucket lowered into a well
coming back empty;
why lament for a soul when for the last time you close your mouth your words and and soul will be freed
Rumi

Rather, pray for the dead and ask God to forgive them.

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Location: Ministry of Interior, Share Naw.

I’m so grateful that i’m alright, alhamdullilah.

It was a normal working day for me… except i was late.

0730hrs Woke up, didn’t feel like going to work, had a shower. Had breakfast with H, said our good byes and left for work.

Got in the car, didn’t feel like reading my novel. Just sat in the car looking outside and making small talk wtih my driver when need be. The traffic was usual, we got to Chaharayee Sedarat, about to turn into the MoI street. The traffic police signalled to give way to passing vehicles when BOOM.

My right ear went pop. I ducked to get a better view of what was happening. The driver told me someone had fired a gun and then he told me that it was a suicide blast when he saw the huge cloud of dark smoke linking the sky to the ground.

My right ear is killing me because of the blast impact.

So, we did a u-turn and detoured. We were heading to  All the phones went dead so it was hard to get through to my security. The worst part was that i wasn’t in an armoured vehicle, it was a normal ‘soft skin’ car.

A wailing police car with a smashed windscreen sped by with bloodied men on their way to the hospital.

H just managed to connect through and i told him i was alright.

I have to make some form of charity that i’m alright, alhamdullilah. Please pray for the families.

 

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She’s hidden. She’s concealed. She’s Afghanistan’s first lady. She’s Zenat Karzai.

But where exactly is she? Hidden in a house which has been cordoned off by four security check points, two body searches and a secret code. It could be the security situation that has prevented Zenat Karzai from coming out to the public, but she’s the president’s wife. She’s Afghanistan’s first lady, she should at least release videos or transcripts to support women of Afghanistan and promote women’s rights.

Lady Karzai is a waste! She really is! She’s a doctor, a gynocologist, yet she’s kept at home and all she does is read medical books. Her coming out of her compound will encourage women to step out of their homes and enter the workforce. Afghan women need a role model, not a western role model, but one whose shared a common life with them. Growing up in the village, in refugee camps, witnessing the same terrors, so that when she talks the other village women feel what she’s saying.

The security situation isn’t top notch, i know, but if Karzai can have an entourage, so can she. If he’s worried about leaving her with a group of men, perhaps a male relative can chaperone her around. Where there’s a will, there’s a way.

The President locking up his wife isn’t doing his nation a favour! Let her out, Mr President. Let her out!

Please.

Oh and if she ever does come out, can i be her stylist? She needs one!

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Homaira Rahman

The body of a 25-year-old Afghan woman, Humaira Rahman,  was found on the sidewalk of a cul-de-sac in the Vienna area early yesterday, and Fairfax County police said they charged a man, Ehsan Amin, with abduction and murder in the case.

My heart goes out to her family. I hope she’s forgiven and granted heaven. Please pray for her.

I hope the murderer is brought to justice and the Afghans guided!

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I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive. – Henry Miller

… and so i’ve decided to sit on the fence. Think about it – your hopeful, full of expectations, you have created this beautiful picturesque for yourself. A happy world – only to be hit with ugly realms of reality.

The remedy? No hopes!

If you create this little world for yourself, you’ll be stampeded with big disappointments because let’s face it – it’s an evil, bad world. Your happy world and your big dreams that you’ve created for yourself will be diminished – it doesn’t exist. Instead, have no hopes! Anything good that happens to you thereof will be a surprise and who doesn’t like surprises???

*Sigh*

I resigned from my job! After 15 months of working here, i’m leaving!! And i’m so happy about it. i want to explore my avenues, see what else there is out there. We’ll see what happens! No expectations, no disappointments.

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