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Afraid of Revolution?

Sometimes an incident can spur a revolution. When delving into history, we can find ample examples in which an event has brought down cruel kings or the statuesque has been dashed into pieces. The aftermath could be debated, whether they got the desired result or not, however, one thing is for sure that the statuesque has been changed. The Romans ...

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On Fawad’s self-assumed dossiers of truth, PTM demands investigation of Pashtuns’ killings in Pakistan

Islamabad: Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) demanded investigation of thousands of Pashtuns’ killing in Pakistan during the last decades. In his tweet, Movement leader Manzoor Pashteen questioned the cold-blood murders of laymen Pashtuns political and intellectual leadership. Islamabad and Rawalpindi boys are shocked and terrified by the recent #SanctionPakistan trend on twitter. To minimize the intensity of the world-wide pressure, Pakistan’s ...

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Transformational leadership of Pashteen

The Transformational leadership focuses on leaders who take control of the situation by conveying a clear vision of the group’s goals. An American historian and political scientist, James MacGregor Burns, who was one of the first thought leaders to embark on a more philosophical approach to the understanding of leadership, Suggested, that “we need to step back from our over-emphasis ...

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Editorial: Manzoor Pashtun and the partisan Pakistani media

Manzoor Pashtun and the partisan Pakistani media EDITORIAL: It is him who ignited and infused the long-awaited verve in Pashtuns–the worst victims of global war on terror to come together for their national cause–which has become a question of their survival. The Pashtuns perhaps never in history had come across as monstrous and deadliest a challenge as terrorism is, therefore, ...

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Pakistan’s security establishment all out to undermine rightful Pashtuns’ rights movement

Crooked tribal chiefs of Mamandkhel tribe to hold “solidarity rally tomorrow Friday to undermine Pashtun Protection Movement BANNU: Soon after the Pashtun Protection Movement organized a protest demonstration in Bannu against the FIRs registered against the movement’s active members just for voicing their concerns against state terrorism and seeking constitutional rights, the tribal chiefs (Malakaan) of Mamandkhel tribe vowed they ...

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Manzoor Pashteen narrates in LUMS how did he start the Pashtun Protection Movement?

When the military operation was launched in Waziristan in 2003, its implications started telling its side effects. In 2005, the situation was if you had spoken against the Taliban your dead body would have been thrown away. And that too, beheaded. Your hands cut off. Your face defaced. Your ears severed. If someone used to dare speak against the military ...

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Thousands ‘disappear’ amid insurgency in Pakistan

An organization in Pakistan’s insurgency-wreaked regions says its preliminary lists have identified thousands of people who have disappeared over the past 15 years. The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) or Pashtun Protection Movement, is working with the families of those who have disappeared during more than 15 years of unrest in Pakistan’s northwestern Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, ...

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Pashtuns in Swat protest against the security forces of Pakistan, demand an end to human rights violations

SWAT-PASHTUNKHWA: Hundreds of Pashtun masses in Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa staged a big demonstration in Khwazakhela against the security forces of Pakistan, calling on Islamabad to quit its military installations and to put an end to the ongoing brutalities, inhuman treatment with residents on military check-posts and also to the human rights violations by the security forces in the ...

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Editorial: If Pakistan was made by Pashtuns’ forefathers, then what it would have been?

EDITORIAL: Pakistan, if, was made by our forefathers, the forefathers of Pashtuns, and if it was their dream, they wouldn’t have made such a Pakistan where their children are not safe, where their children are being bitten by terrorists coming out of snake pits and biting them. If Pakistan was made by Pashtuns’ forefathers, and if they would have kicked ...

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I fully support the historical #PashtunLongMarch in Pakistan, says Afghan President

KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Friday announced his support to the peaceful anti-terrorism and anti-extremism movement in Pakistan. On his social media account, the president wrote: “The civic movement aimed to build united front against extremism is historic and based on the principles of Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan’s philosophy of non-violence.” I fully support the historical #PashtunLongMarch in Pakistan. The ...

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