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More than 10 cases of extrajudicial killings were reported in Lakki Marwat, Khybar Pakhtunkhwa, last year – the most recent victim being Rahim Gul, who lost his life last week.
Assailed by target killings and denied justice, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Sikh community has little other recourse than to relocate to safer grounds. Those who remain must rely on each other for support and safety, as the state plays the role of a silent spectator to their plight.
Becoming a widow has not stopped Sumbul in pushing forth. She has used the tragedy to turn to strength by working hard to provide for her children. But it is hard to find this resilience as a growing number of families from the religious minorities are leaving KP to flee the militants there.
Three grenades, pistol found with threatening letter composed by unknown outfit in Islamabad; two policemen gunned down in separate target killings in North Waziristan and Quetta.
D.I. Khan has seen a demographic shift over the past two decades, as Pashtuns from border regions turn further inland to escape terrorism. With Pashto speakers now slowly becoming the majority, Saraikis fear their language may be dying out.
The Afghan Taliban regime rejects Pakistan’s allegations of TTP militants using Afghan soil to launch an offensive in Chitral. Meanwhile, Afghan journalists allege that the Taliban administration may be supporting TTP activities in Pakistan.
MNA and Federal Minister Sajid Hussain Turi demands the reversal of the FATA merger and the revival of FCR in tribal areas. He says that police and judiciary have failed the people of ex-FATA as over 3,000 people killed in land disputes alone since 2018.
Two Policemen Martyred in Militant Attacks on Census Teams in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Two policemen were killed and four others were injured in attacks on census...
UN Special Rapporteurs have urged the Pakistan Government to investigate a 'kill list' published on Facebook by TTP and provide details of its response in connection with Usman Kakar's death and threats to journalists Gul Bukhari and Fazal ur Rehman Afridi and former Senator Farhatullah Babar. The government has 60 days to respond, failing which all communications will be made available in a report presented to the UN Human Rights Council. The UN rapporteurs have also urged measures to prevent harm to the individuals named on the list.
The US State Department in its report warns that the banned Tehreek Taliban Pakistan aims to push the Government of Pakistan out of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and establish Sharia by waging a terrorist campaign against the Pakistani military and state.