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Syed Zaid Zaman Hamid (Urdu: سید زید زمان حامد), better known as Zaid Hamid, is a Pakistani right-wing political commentator, writer and columnist. He was mentioned in The Muslim 500 in their yearly most influential Muslims in the world, where he has been described as “a popular political commentator” who “hosts multiple, highly popular TV series on Geo-politics, Islamic philosophy, Muslim history, and Dr Iqbal’s vision for Pakistan.”His byline in newspaper articles has been Zaid Zaman.
Born to a Pakistan Army officer and a Kashmiri mother, Zaid is a supporter of Jihad and supports Kashmir-centric anti government organizations. He claims, he fought in Soviet-Afghan War . He is a supporter of Pakistan Army interventions in matters of state and actively campaigns against Democracy in Pakistan. He supports military government.
Early life and education:
Through his TV programmes, Hamid has claimed that a nexus between RAW, Mossad and the CIA is responsible for the destabilization of Pakistan. He also claims that the November 2008 Mumbai attacks, were part of a plan hatched by “Hindu Zionists”, and that it was an attempt by the Indians to stage a false flag attack, which he accuses the September 11th Attacks of being. He also opposes Ajit Doval, who is an Indian intelligence officer and the National Security Adviser of India.
A number of Pakistani journalists, writers and Islamic scholars have criticized Hamid and have described his views on politics and security as conspiracy theories. Zaid Hamid has been criticised as xenophobic and accused of hate speech towards Hindus, Jews, Christians and Pashtuns.
In 2013, Imaad Khalid, a former staff member of Zaid Hamid, revealed at a press conference, that Zaid Hamid was plotting to assassinate Pro-democracy Army Chief, Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani. He showed Media the emails that he claims were sent by Zaid Hamid to different Army Officers asking them for a revolt against their own chief. He said “Zaid Hamid is a quisling and enemy of Islam and Pakistan, who had plotted unsuccessfully to assassinate the pro-democracy army chief Gen Kayani.” Khalid further claimed that Zaid’s hit list also contained the names of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and others from the media and the judiciary.
Arrest in Saudi Arabia:
In June 2015, Hamid was arrested in Saudi Arabia for opposing Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen . He was visiting the Kingdom on a private tour with family when he was arrested.
On 1 July 2015, media sources began citing unconfirmed reports that Hamid has been sentenced to 8 years in prison, and 1,000 or 1,200 lashes, for criticizing the government in Saudi Arabia. Media reports later claimed these reports about the sentence could not be verified. The Pakistan embassy has officially requested consular access and information about the charges against Hamid. He was released in the start of October 2015 due to lack of evidence and baseless allegation of spying for Iran. Hamid alleges that the allegation of spying was hatched up by the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), India’s spy agency.
- Pākistān : ek ʻishq, ek junūn. Booklet describing account of freedom struggle for Pakistan.
- Islām kā siyāsī taṣavvur : Pākistān men̲ maz̲habī o firqahvārānah tashaddud. Booklet on political thoughts in Islam, includes a brief history of sectarian violence in Pakistan from 1979-1996.
- Dahshat gardī ke k̲h̲ilāf Amrīkī jang. Critical study of war on terror.
- Hindū ṣaihūnīyat. Critical study of Pak-India relations from ancient times to 21st century.
- Yahūdī aur ʻĪsāʼī Ṣaihūnīyat. Booklet on alleged Christian Jewish conspiracies against Muslims.
- Maujūdah Pāk Afghān taʻalluqāt, ek tārīk̲h̲ almīyah. Historical study of Pakistan and Afghanistan relations; critical review.
- Iqbal Purisrar. On the life and thought of Muhammad Iqbal.
- Halqa-E-Yaran. On matters of spirituality, in the spirit of Ashfaq Ahmed.
- Khilafat-e-Rashida. On the Rashidun caliphs, their system of governance and justice.
- Mumbai : dance of the devil : Hindu Zionists, Mumbai attacks, and the Indian dossier against Pakistan
- From Indus to Oxus : memoirs. Memoirs of author highlighting his role in Soviet-Afghan war, 1979-1989; includes his visits and meeting with Afghan leaders in Afghanistan during 1986-1992. Later translated into Urdu by himself as Daryā e Sindh sai daryā e Āmūtak : yād’dāshtīn̲.