Human Rights Watch has accused the U.N. of allowing Pakistan to forcibly evict Afghan refugees in violation of international law. Rights activists say they expect little change this year in either Pakistani policies or the inability of the Afghan government and aid groups to support the tide.
Pakistan’s army chief, General Qamar Bajwa, visited the northwestern tribal region on Saturday and announced the construction of fencing in “high threat zones.”
The government of Pakistan may ban Facebook and other social-media platforms over what it considers ‘blasphemous content,’ Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says..
The bombing at the famed Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in southern Sindh province was Pakistan’s deadliest attack for two years, killing at least 83 people and highlighting the threat of militant groups such as the Pakistani Taliban and Islamic State.
“Release Hafiz Saeed! Anyone who is a friend of U.S. is a traitor!” chanted 150 members of Saeed’s Islamic charity Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) in Karachi.
Police sources told Geo News channel that Pakistani poet and activist Salman Haider, who disappeared on Jan. 6, was found late on Friday night.
“We are against any extension for military courts,” Senator Saeed Ghani of the leading opposition Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) said.
Bajwa is expected to help reset fraught relations between the military and the civilian government in a nuclear-armed nation of 190 million people.
“I still love my country,” Hussain’s Muttahida Qaumi said. “I want to save Pakistan.”
“America will not abandon Pakistan, but definitely, Trump will be a tougher president than Hillary Clinton for Pakistan,” said Hasan Askari Rizvi.
The petition filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, led by Imran Khan accused Sharif and his family of corruption, demanding an investigation.
Pakistan Supreme Court orders corruption probe against Nawaz Sharif in Panama Papers scandal.
“We will hold a massive gathering in Islamabad tomorrow at the parade ground to celebrate this victory,” Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan said.
Pakistani Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has been removed from office over a newspaper leak that sparked a rift between the army and government.
The government banned all political and religious processions in the city and unleashed a preemptive nationwide crackdown to try to stop PTI workers.
Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan said he had been placed “under almost house arrest” by police officers stationed around his home in Islamabad.
Wajihuddin Ahmed was born December 1, 1938; Delhi. He is a former member of Pakistan’s judiciary. Read Wajihuddin Ahmed Biography and Profile.
Bollywood star Salman Khan saw a vicious social media backlash after he was reported as saying that Pakistani artists should not be equated with terrorists.
A 5-member bench ruled the appellants had not proved the military violated their constitutional rights. The military has convicted 104 civilians in secret tribunals.
Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Minister and Senator Pervaiz Rashid made these remarks at a news conference held at the Lok Virsa.