Pashtun News

#PashtunLongMarch: Social media is abuzz with posts #PashtunRejectStateTerrorism

Media blackout of Pashtun sit-in condemned. Activists claim state following ‘racist’ policy against Pashtun community. ISLAMABAD: A sit-in by the Pashtun community in front of Islamabad Press Club against the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud and alleged state oppression has entered its third day. Despite electronic media’s blackout of the protest, social media is abuzz with posts expressing solidarity with the protesters. ...

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Pashtun Spring in Islamabad demands an end to Pashtuns’ genocide

Pashtun Spring in Pakistan; ‘Pakistan’s security agencies conduct slow motion Pashtun genocide and sponsor terrorism in Afghanistan’. The Pashtun Long March has reached Islamabad and staged a sit-in in front of press club, wanting Justice for Naqeeb Mahsood, full stop to Pashtun genocide in Pakistan, human rights violations in FATA and Pakistan imposed terrorism and militarism, but it was totally ...

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Stop Pashtun Genocide in Pakistan: ‘US should hold Pakistan accountable for Pashtun genocide and human rights violation in FATA’

KABUL:  The war affected families from Waziristan organized a big rally in Khost province against the ongoing Pashtun genocide in Pakistan, human rights violations in FATA and the extra judicial killing of Naqib Mahsood in a fake police encounter in Karachi. A large number of Pashtuns from Waziristan participated in the rally and demanded justice for Pashtuns in Pakistan and ...

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We don’t want such a Pakistan wherein Pashtuns bleed, say protesters in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Pashtuns’ rights activists the other day held a protest demonstration in front of Peshawar Press Club and condemned the extra judicial killing of Naqeeb Mehsud in Karachi and the detention of Pashtun students of Punjab University in Lahore. A protester while condemning state suppression of Pashtuns said that today Pashtuns are not safe in villages, cities, universities, and mosques ...

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Stop Pashtuns’ Genocide in Pakistan: Pashtun expats in the US condemn Naqeebullah’s extra judicial killing

PHILADELPHIA: Pashtun expats from Swat, Waziristan and Peshawar in the United States held a protest demonstration on Sunday and condemned the brutal and extra-judicial killing of Naseemullah Khan aka Naqeeb Mehsud. The protesters called on the central government and supreme court should constitute a probe committee as the investigation team formed by the Sindh provincial government doesn’t seem willing it ...

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Mehsud Jirga condemns hike in IED blasts in South Waziristan

SOUTH WAZIRISTAN: Mehsud tribal elders condemned a steady hike in landmine blasts in the tribal region, the other day. So far 55 landmine blasts have taken place as a result 18 people were killed and 76 sustained injuries. The jirga held in Tank political compounded passed a resolution wherein they called on the government to deploy a bomb disposable squad ...

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Nawaz betrayed Pashtuns over CPEC and KP-FATA merger: Asfandyar Wali Khan

The ANP leader said the dream of restoring peace in Pakistan won’t become a reality without restoring peace in Afghanistan. CHARSADDA: Awami National Party central president Asfandyar Wali Khan while condemning the policies of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government and its leader and former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, accused he and his government betrayed Pakhtuns in the country. Asfandyar ...

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The Great Game sears Pashtun homeland

Rajiv Dogra’s book, Durand’s Curse: A Line across the Pashtun Heart, is a perceptive analysis of the adventurism that created the Afghan problem. It is a must read for scholars of South Asia Barring perhaps tiny Sri Lanka, the British Empire amputated every non-Christian land that fell under its heel, causing wounds that time could not heal. As meticulously documented by ...

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ANP would not tolerate any delay to merge Fata with Khyber-Pashtunkhwa, says Asfandyar Wali Khan

PESHAWAR: Awami National Party president Asfandyar Wali Khan on Friday said the federal government should merge Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa before the 2018 general elections otherwise it should be ready to face consequences. “If the government doesn’t give tribal people representation in the KP Assembly in the upcoming elections, our party will not tolerate it,” he warned while addressing a ...

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“Speaking truth to Power”: Khan Shaheed Abdul Samad Khan

One of the most influential trends depicted in the evolution of post-colonial studies has been the discourse around history and historiography. The deconstruction of grand historical narratives and reconstruction of alternative frame of analysis has figure out realities that are made invisible under the auspices of state’s tagging narrative of good, bad and the ugly. The post-colonial studies stemmed in ...

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