When we in India are celebrating the 50th year of decisive 1971 war against Islamic Republic of Pakistan where Indian armed forces contributed immensely in liberating the Bengali speaking people of erstwhile East Pakistan, we must also remember the crimes committed by Pakistani army. Since, Pakistan is a mirror copy of Riyasat-A-Madina that was established by Mohammad, the war lord, it is strictly following what he taught and did. Following the partition of India into three pieces where two went to Muslims, the Bengali speaking Muslims of East Pakistan were treated as second class citizens by Punjabi speaking Western Pakistanis.

The crime of East Pakistani citizens was not that they were lesser Muslims but the crime was that they were dark skinned. Even on their TV shows they make fun of dark skinned Bengalis who eat fish-rice and smell bad. Since there were so many anomalies in the formation of Pakistan and there were so many contradictions within and outside the country, there was never a doubt that Pakistan would not break, the question was always on WHEN. Nonetheless, the way the two Pakistans were being governed or dictated, it was definitely just a matter of time when Pakistan had to explode.

Since the moot point of this article is not to discuss what led to the separation of East Pakistan from the rest of the Pakistan but to discuss rape crimes committed by the Pakistani army, it is suffice to write that this time they had just followed what their warlord had told them to do some 1400 years ago.

Pakistani Armed Forces Raped More Than 2 Lakh Women

According to Nayanika Mookherjee, in her book ‘Rape in Wartime’ in Chapter “Mass Rape and the Inscription of Gendered and Racial Domination during the Bangladesh War of 1971”during the 1971 Bangladesh war for independence, members of the Pakistani military and Razakar raped between 200,000 and 400,000 Bangladeshi women and girls in a systematic campaign of genocidal rape. It is not just that some writer and researcher making up these numbers, even the newspapers covered these crimes quite extensively as several Harems housing thousands of Hindu women were identified by the Indian Army.

Since Pakistani Army is true follower of Islamic diktat, according to Bina D’Costa in his book “Nationbuilding, Gender and War Crimes in South Asia” women were attacked in two ways. He writes that the first targets of Pakistani army were always the Hindu women who were raped and killed and the second category of the women that were to be only raped were the Bengali Muslim who according to them were under the Hindu influence. The psychology behind such a distinction could have been to wreck havoc in the minds of Hindus and anything that had a hint of it.

Maal E Ghanimat in Islam

I am not making a story, here I am citing the live example given in Hadith. Read the following:

“I wrote a letter to Nafi` and Nafi` wrote in reply to my letter that the Prophet (ﷺ) had suddenly attacked Bani Mustaliq without warning while they were heedless and their cattle were being watered at the places of water. Their fighting men were killed and their women and children were taken as captives; the Prophet (ﷺ) got Juwairiya on that day. Nafi` said that Ibn `Umar had told him the above narration and that Ibn `Umar was in that army.”

  • https://sunnah.com/bukhari/49

Do you know who was Juwairiya? Her full name was Juwayriya bint al-Harith. She had to marry Muhammad as she was a Maal-e-ghanimat and when the marriage took place, Mohammad was well above 58 years old.

Can a woman obtained as Maal-E-Ghanimat be raped?

Yes, very much. It has been noted down in one of the Hadith in the following manner:

Narrated Ibn Muhairiz:

“I saw Abu Sa`id and asked him about coitus interruptus. Abu Sa`id said, “We went with Allah’s Apostle, in the Ghazwa of Bani Al-Mustaliq and we captured some of the ‘Arabs as captives, and the long separation from our wives was pressing us hard and we wanted to practice coitus interruptus. We asked Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) (whether it was permissible). He said, “It is better for you not to do so. No soul, (that which Allah has) destined to exist, up to the Day of Resurrection, but will definitely come, into existence.”

From the above conversation it definitely does not look if Mohammad did say NO. The fact that Mohammad himself waged nearly 90 wars from 623 AD to 632 AD and captured hundreds of women as his men won most of these wars, they were distributed as War Booty, what the Pakistani Army did in 1971 just tells the whole concept of War for Islamic forces. It is all about loot and rape and how much can a Muslim soldier enjoy the whole process.

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