Categories: Law & Politics The term terrorism is not new. It is in practice since the known recorded history of the world in one way or the other. The terrorists hale this nomenclature for themselves because they justify their actions and strategy to fight against oppression and injustice. The phrase “one man’s terrorist is an other man’s freedom fighter” is what the terrorists boast to accept. They normally act upon their motto of violence, fear and intimidation towards govt. or civil societies in pursuit of their goals that are political, religious or ideological.
The term terrorism was first coined by the French Revolutionary governments by applying systematic state terror against the population of France in 1790s, killing thousands of peoples.
The heart of every compatriot and Islam loving person weeps when he is labeled as terrorist by the so called civilized nations of the Europe. Whatever claim and Quranic quotations we proffer that we being Muslims are a peace loving nation and our religion strongly teaches us to be peaceful people not only to our brotherhoods but towards the people of the other religions as well. And as the past history proves we have been following these injunctions of the Quran in letter and spirit.
Unfortunately the freedom struggle by the frustrated elements of some of the countries including Palestinian Arabs after the Arab Israel war in
1967, the war in Vietnam which created a sense of reaction against the govt. of the USA, prevalent war fare in Afghanistan as well as biased American policy and illegal control in Iraq are some of the major factors which have been termed as terrorism by the western lobby with well planned propaganda. As a mailer of fact the term of international terrorism came up as a serious issue in 1960s and unfortunately our previous rulers did nothing practical to combat the specter of the