Sep 27, 2008
Much to the confusion and ire of Pakistanis, the country’s de facto Interior Minister Rehman Malik was named the recipient of the “International Peace Award 2008 for War against Terrorism.”
The awarding body is the International Human Rights Commission. The name suggests that it is a legitimate, international organization perhaps based in New York, Geneva, or London.
But no, a simple Google search brings us to the website (cheapo couldn’t even get his own domain name) of the IHRC (providing it with an acronym gives it undeserved legitimacy), which demonstrates it’s a one-man show run by a shady character in Islamabad.
The IHRC’s website provides the visitor with a few minutes of entertainment.
We learn that the group’s “world chairman” is “Ambassador Dr.” Muhammad Shahid Amin Khan. His bio provides no evidence of diplomatic service that would produce the title of ambassador. One is also suspicious of the veracity of his claim of being a doctor.
Mr. Khan also claims that he will be in the United States to meet the (spelling errors are his):
“Bush Administeration, Governor of Hawaii Mrs. Lingly, US Chairman of Senate, State Department Officials, United Natiosn Former Secretay General Kofi Annan and other leaders of Organization to discuss the Political and Regional Situation and Political Situation of Pakistan.”
Mr. Khan also includes photos of “the first family,” i.e. his five kids. In the interest of their welfare and future dignity, I shall not post their photos here. There’s also a page for his wife, otherwise known as “the first lady.”
Upon visiting the page of the senior vice chairperson, Asiya Khan, we learn through the “Order of the Day” (how regal a pronouncement!) that (spelling errors are his):
“Desiganiated Senior Vice Chairperson is suspanded & dissmissed by the order of the Worthy Chairman from 2nd of June 2008 till next orders. No official will respond on her any request as directed by the Chairman.”
On the site’s main page, we learn of the reasons for Ms. Khan’s dismissal (spelling errors are his):
“Ambassador Mrs. Asiya Khan “Dismissed” from all desiganated posts as the Senior Vice Chairperson & Ambassador from 2nd June 2008 as she never take charge and assume office in the organization ffrom the day of appointment as Ambassador.”
Then there are some other schmucks in various do-nothing positions with the organization. The various “global offices” are mostly Hotmail addresses.
We end with the juiciest details of all: the IHRC’s World Peace “Ambassadors.”
These “ambassadors” seem capable of strengthening bilateral relations with any man — I mean state.
Mr. Khan writes:
“NEWS OF THE DAY
AMBASSADORS AT LARGE FOR PEACE
IHRC appionted female models from many countries as the Peace Ambassador, they will work through out the world for the globle peace and human rights……Says IHRC Chief today
See the more informations >>>>>>>>>The Media Models>>>>>>>>>”
It leads me to believe that Mr. Khan is involved in, or at least has attempted to, traffic Eastern Bloc females for illicit purposes.
How does Mr. Khan make his money? Is he involved in prostitution? Or did he just copy and paste images off of the Internet? He claims “Cassandra Leigh” visited Pakistan in June 2008 for a “week long visit to meet the Pakistan leadership and political Parties heads to discuss the issue of peace in the region.”
That explains where Zardari was for the month of June!