Pashtuns(Search results - 9)
WorldApr 15, 2019, 7:42 PM IST
Pashtuns shun Pakistan parliament as Shias demand azadi
The Pashtun community continues to push for freedom from Pakistan. After the huge success of first ‘Pashtun Long March’ organised to protest against the killing of Pashtun activist and professor Arman Luni, the community once again held another march, ‘Pashtun Long March 2’.
WorldApr 3, 2019, 7:47 PM IST
After Pashtuns, Balochis, now Muhajirs want freedom from terror-sponsoring Pakistan
Mujahirs have now joined the Pashtuns and Balochis in raising their voices to demand for self-determination and freedom from the terror-sponsoring country. A protest has been organised in Washington DC to appeal to world media against oppression in Pakistan.
ViewsApr 3, 2019, 1:05 PM IST
Pakistan once again on the verge of disintegration?
The roots of terrorism can be traced back to the pernicious ideology behind the demand for a separate Pakistan in British India. Premised on the “two-nation” theory, the Pakistan movement harped on the irreconcilable differences between the Muslims and the Hindus. Following the dictums of radical Islam, the nation that came being on August 14, 1947, was an artificial construct with various elements in mutual disharmony with each-other.
ViewsApr 2, 2019, 4:59 PM IST
Pakistan's Pashtun unease that just triggered Durand Line countdown
Though the Pashtuns have been living in Pakistan since 1947, Pakistan's dominant Punjabi state apparatus has never accepted them wholeheartedly as genuine Pakistani citizens. Any legitimate Pashtun grievance regarding the government, Pakistan Army or institutions has always invited furious counter reaction from Punjabis and they are bluntly being labelled 'Afghanis' for raising their voice against state apparatus.
WorldApr 1, 2019, 7:23 PM IST
Pakistan breaking apart? Pashtuns go all out for freedom from terror-sponsoring nation
Thousands of Pashtuns took part in a march demanding justice for slain Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leader, professor Mohammad Ibrahim Arman Loni. Pashtun activists dubbed the march as a referendum on the question of freedom from Pakistan.
WorldMar 27, 2019, 11:01 AM IST
Pakistan continues to murder minorities as Pashtuns press for freedom
The Pashtuns, a minority community leaving in Pakistan, has been raising their voice against forced disappearances and extra-judicial killings of their people and seek the intervention of NATO-led neutral government to end Pakistan's tyranny
IndiaMar 3, 2019, 1:10 PM IST
After India, Pashtuns accuse Pakistan of using F-16 against civilians
The Pashtun leadership has called for a UN inquiry into the matter alleging that this was the latest misuse of the F-16 fighter jets, and that Pakistan has been consistently using them to harass the Pashtuns, who are not terrorists