Pakistan


Recent Militant Attacks On Girl School Reflect Pakistan’s Continual Failure to Protect Children’s Education

Last week, an all-girls school was targeted by an explosive device in Hassokhel, North Waziristan in Northwest Pakistan by militants. Thankfully, no children or teachers were injured in the attack, although a boundary wall was damaged, making the building a health risk. Three days before this attack, another girls school […]


Pakistan Watchdog Slams ‘Grim’ State Of Human Rights

Pakistan’s fragility has made it a volatile state in which terrorism, human rights violations, and government corruption are widespread. While the United States has tried to maintain a relatively stable relationship with Pakistan over the years, it has become increasingly strained. Amidst accusations of harbouring terrorist groups like the Taliban […]


Palestine And Kashmir: The Mass Deception Of The Resistance

Palestine and Kashmir share the common struggle for Justice while being under brutal military occupations. These victims of oppression have for very long showed solidarity with each other, as their occupiers, India and Israel also have. The Palestinian homeland has been steadily shrinking in size as Israel expands its illegal […]


The Next Generation Creates A Way Forward

We’ve always been told throughout our youthful and adolescent years that the grownups will always be there to deal with all of our concerns, needs, and find ways to protect us. Whenever you need help, get a grown up. Occasionally, that’s not what actually happens, and it may surprise us […]


Thousands Protest Over Extra Judicial Arrests And Killings In Pakistan

Naqeebullah Mehsud, an aspiring Pashtun model was reportedly murdered by Pakistani police early this month. The killing generated an uproar in the Pashtun community, sparking massive protest in Peshawar against “extrajudicial” killings and arrests. Pashtuns, more popularly recognized as “Afghans,” reside in tribal regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Despite the […]


Anti-India Tension Persists And Clashes Erupt In Kashmir

Violent clashes erupted between student demonstrators and Indian police on Thursday in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir. In South Kashmir’s Shopian district, students were protesting against the recent killings of 20 people, including separatist fighters and civilians by government troops. Tension has persisted since the start of April as the Kashmiris have […]


Afghanistan And Pakistan Urge The Taliban To Join Peace Talks

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a day-long visit to Kabul, and both leaders have agreed to call upon the Afghan Taliban to enter into new peace processes in recognition that there is no military solution for the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. Talks […]


Pakistan Placed On Financial Action Task Force’s Grey List

Members of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an anti-money-laundering watchdog based in France, placed Pakistan on the “grey list” of nations with inadequate terrorist financing or money laundering controls. The group was persuaded by Washington to put Islamabad back on the list since its removal in 2015. Members placed […]