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Tag Archives: pashtun

Pakistan extends curfew in border region

Journo critic of military freed after abduction PESHAWAR, Pakistan, June 6, (Agencies): Authorities in Pakistan’s restive tribal region expanded a 24-hour curfew along the Afghan border to avert further clashes between tribesmen and militants after at least three people were killed and dozens injured in recent days, officials said Wednesday. …

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Several Pashtun activists killed in Pakistan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN/PESHAWAR, Islamabad, June 4, (Agencies): Several Pashtun ethnic rights activists were killed and at least 25 were wounded in a Pakistan tribal region on Sunday, when Taleban militants attacked their gathering and security forces opened fire on protesters during disturbances that followed. The violence took place in Wana, …

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Pashtun rights group accuses Pakistan army of abuses

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani human rights group that has accused the military of widespread abuses as it battles Islamist militants in Pakistan’s rugged border region with neighboring Afghanistan has emerged as a force among the country’s Pashtun minority, drawing tens of thousands to rallies to protest what it …

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Pakistan Pashtun activists vow to hold banned Lahore rally

Lahore, Pakistan, April 22, 2018 (AFP) -Leaders of Pakistan’s Pashtun Protection Movement (PTM) vowed to defy a ban and go ahead with a mass protest in the eastern city of Lahore Sunday, just hours after officials cracked down on the group. Since launching three months ago, the PTM has rattled …

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