The following is a translation of an article on the arrested freethinkers in Pakistan published in Daily Ummat Karachi/Hyderabad, Rawalpindi,Peshawar

#FreeAyazNizami and #RanaNoman!

Arrested bloggers happened to be members of International organizations

Two days before, two bloggers were arrested from Karachi because of criticising Islam and Holy Prophet Muhammad. FIA Cyber crime wing transferred those bloggers to Islamabad for physical remand. When “Ummat” started investigating about arrested bloggers, they came to know about shocking information. According to got information, there is a planned network and organisation of blasphemous bloggers who promote hatred against Islam and Holy Prophet.The name of organisation is AAAP (Atheist and Agnostic Alliance Pakistan). This organisation of Pakistani Atheist bloggers is associated with world-wide organisation of atheists named Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain, famous as CEMB. These organisations are having links with Qadiyani network and India. Important is that blasphemous content is e-mailed to Pakistani bloggers from Germany, London. Canada, Holland, Denmark and Netherlands in English language which they post in Urdu language after translating. According to information got by Ummat newspaper, FIA Cyber crime circle arrested Abdul Waheed (Ayaz Nizami)and Rana Noman who were running an organised network of atheist blogs in Pakistan. These two criminals are shifted to Islamabad for further investigation.

According to research of Ummat newspaper, Ayaz Nizami is vice president of AAAP, an organisation of Pakistani atheists. He was given a task to put material on blogs against Islam and Prophet Muhammad. According to source, Ayaz Nizami was also running a number of Facebook pages as well where he used to upload blasphemous content both in Urdu and English languages. It happens to reveal that Ayaz Nizami made his account as Waheed Ayaz first and then made an other account with name Ayaz Nizami and started uploading content against Islam and Prophet Muhammad. Ayaz Nizami was working from 2003. He collected his like minded people around him and made countless pages and blogs. He started his mission with a single Facebook page. In 2009, he became able to form a community of atheists and finally in 2012, he founded a proper organisation and named it AAAP (Atheist and Agnostic Alliance Pakistan). In 2015, he made proper website for his organisation. He became member of CEMB and later, he got made his other friends to become member of CEMB. Viewing the activism of Ayaz Nizami, CEMB (International organisations of atheists) gave him task to promote their agenda. He not only achieved given targets but also organised his network against Islam in Pakistan. According to information, Ayaz Nizami is supported by Qadiyani Community and International Organisations. He started receiving content through e-mail in English by his foreign friends and posting in Urdu after translating. Ayaz Nizami was first known as Waheed Ayaz. Later, he made his reputation as Ayaz Nizami. He did masters in Islamic Studies and Arabic from Karachi University. He is also degree holder from Wifaaq ul Madarris in Islamic studies.

According to information, Ayaz Nizami made a blog named as “Jurrat Tehqeeq” with address www.realisticapproach.org. He is also vice president of another blog AAAP. When “Ummat newspaper” started research about his website, they came to know that domain of his website was purchased by a Qadiyani Waseem Ahmed on 29 December 2013 and Ayaz Nizami started posting from December 30, 2013… Ayaz Nizami was also running many other blogs and pages like www.sachai.com, www.ilhaad.com, etc.www.sachai.com was purchased by DBA.com.

Ayaz Nizami was also member of CEMB. Web address of organisation is www.ex-muslims.org.uk. This website was registered on June 5, 2007… This website is run by Imad Habib, Sadia Hameed, Maryam Namazie and Haleema Begum.The Facebook account for this website is www.facebook.com/exmuslims. Ayaz Nizami was also active of this blog and there are many comments by him there. He posted on march 17 that “I left Islam and I repent once I was a Muslim. Why Islam accuse us and sentence death for leaving Islam. Islam should set us free to execute our rights of freedom and we will stop criticising Islam”. Ayaz Nizami also played pivotal role in foundation of “Pakistani Free thinkers”, the largest social media group of free thinkers and liberals in Pakistan with 32, 346 members. This page is supported from Canada, Netherlands, Malaysia, Holland, Germany, Denmark and many other countries.

Ayaz Nizami visited many countries for his mission. He was vice president of AAAP. The domain of this organisation was purchased by Fauzia Gilani… According to sources, website is being run from Netherlands whereas Facebook page was run by Ayaz Nizami from Karachi, Pakistan.

An Officer from Investigation branch said (on conditions of not exposing his name) to “Ummat newspaper” that all blasphemous content is attained from laptop of Ayaz Nizami including material uploaded on AAAP. According to Officer, Ayaz Nizami was running more than 12 pages. He managed to make a library containing books against Islam.He used to receive blasphemous content from different countries by e-mail and post it on blogs after translating in Urdu. Ayaz Nizami also has been uploading objected content on kherdnama, South Asian humanist pages on Facebook…. According to sources, there is also blasphemous content on this website uploaded by Ayaz Nizami. Ayaz Nizami and his close friend Rana Noman were active in areas of Soldier Bazar, Mehmood Abad and Gulshan Iqbal Karachi where they used to meet their like minded friends and discuss their views. Ayaz Nizami was also planning to launch a web TV. He had completed half of his work to launch web TV. Qadiyani community was supporting him to launch web TV. He was assured help from CEMB. According to sources, they got important information from laptop operated by Ayaz Nizami. All content is handed over to Cyber Crime branch for further investigations.

An email id of Syed Amjad Hussain is found from laptop of Ayaz Nizami. Syed Amjad is resident of Bangalore, India according to information. According to information on his facebook ID, Syed Amjad is care taker at Madarsa Habibia Islah ul Muslimeen and is a madarsa-educated person. Syed Amjad Hussain wrote a book “Mystery of Quran; A critical study”. Ayaz Nizami has given the link of mentioned book on his website with free download option. There is massive blasphemous content on account of Syed Amjad Hussain as well.