Pakistan

Pakistani Taliban Kills 160, Mostly Children, in School Attack

Antiwar.com 17 December 2014
By Jason Ditz

A group of Pakistani Taliban (TTP) fighters killed at least 160 people, including over 130 children, in an attack on the Army Public School in the northern city of Peshawar

 

Pakistan school attack and Sydney siege: How do we keep the extremists at bay?

Telegraph.co.uk 17 December 2014
By Con Coughlin

There is a world of difference between yesterday’s well-organised and barbaric attack on a military school in north-west Pakistan and the Sydney café siege carried out this

 

Three More Pakistani Christians Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

Christian News 15 December 2014

Three more cases of blasphemy accusations have emerged in Pakistan, even after a Christian couple’s beating to death and burning in a brick kiln after allegations of blasphemy

 

Pakistani Family Slaughtered in Honor Killing

ABC News 11 December 2014

Pakistani police Wednesday were looking for four men believed to have killed a couple and their four children as retribution for a perceived "honor crime." Police officer Mohammed Aslam said

 

Malala, Satyarthi accept Nobel Peace Prize

KPRC - Houston 10 December 2014
By Greg Botelho CNN

To thunderous and sustained applause, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday, an award that a Nobel official said

 

Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More

thedailybeast. 10 December 2014

Spreading a one-size-fits-all model for girls' education could backfire. The Taliban asked for Malala by name, and then they shot her. Time was suspended as the world

 

Islamisation of schoolbooks in KP sparks debate

DAWN.COM 10 December 2014

As teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai prepares to receive her Nobel Peace Prize, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa — her hometown — is pushing for Islamic

 

Indian-Origin Teacher Claims Harassment for Teaching 'British Values'

NDTV 9 December 2014

London: A Sikh teacher has claimed that he was forced out of a school in Britain for "giving children British values", a media report said on Monday. Balwant Bains, who ran

 

The 390-Euro Man: A Pakistani Slave's Path to Freedom

SPIEGEL 9 December 2014

For more than 16 years, Hanif Masih worked as an indentured servant in a brick factory in Pakistan. Then, an aid organization purchased his freedom. Though he remains extremely

 

Terrorist leader killed in Pakistan had Broward background

MiamiHerald.com 9 December 2014
By Alfonso Chardy and Jay Weaver

A former Broward County college student who slipped out of South Florida just before the 9/11 terrorist attacks and later rose to the top ranks of al-Qaida was killed by

 

Cash-strapped Islamic academy charity 'spent £1m of taxpayers' cash building sister school in Pakistan'

Daily Mail 3 December 2014
By Emma Glanfield

A cash-strapped Islamic school has been accused of spending £1million of taxpayers' money on a brand new state-of-the-art facility in Pakistan. Council chiefs are

 

Pakistani pop singer begs forgiveness after being accused of blasphemy

ibtimes.co.uk 3 December 2014
By Ludovica Iaccino

A former Pakistani pop singer has issued a pleading public apology after a video of him apparently criticising the Prophet Mohammed's wife was shared on social media, leading to

 

Attacks on Hindu temples in Pakistan a worrying trend

The Times of India 1 December 2014

In the latest incident of its kind, a Hindu temple was attacked by fanatics in Pakistan, the temple was torched, the stone idol of Lord Hanuman blackened with soot, and some

 

Muslims in Pakistan tie up 16-yr old Christian girl and take turns to raping her for hours

The Muslimim Issue 1 December 2014

A gang of Muslims in Pakistan took a young Christian girl named Saba Bibi, who was one of their slaves, tied her up and each one took turns raping her for hours every day. Saba

 

Bollywood actress sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy in Pakistan

Fox News 1 December 2014

An actress was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court for "malicious acts" of blasphemy, the U.K.s' Independent reports. Veena Malik, along with her

 

Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank

The Times of India 24 November 2014

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons programme in the world and by 2020 it could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear

 

Over 3,000 women killed for ‘honour’ in Pakistan since 2008

Pakistan Today 18 November 2014

Razia Shaikh looks up to the sky, her eyes glistening with tears and a Quran in her lap, seeking divine justice for one missing daughter and another slain by vengeful relatives

 

Murder for 'honor': the bloody tide sweeping Pakistan

ucanews 17 November 2014
By Ashraf Khan

Razia Shaikh looks up to the sky, her eyes glistening with tears and a Koran in her lap, seeking divine justice for one missing daughter and another slain by vengeful relatives

 

NY: Muslim surgeon in Pakistani infiltration ring pleads guilty to fed charge

Creeping Sharia 14 November 2014

A Broome County neurosurgeon pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge of making a false statement to the FBI, related to money he donated to a Pakistani charitable

 

'Honour killing': Brothers kill mother, stepsisters in Lahore

Tribune 14 November 2014
By Hassan Naqvi

Two brothers in Lahore murdered their 50-year-old mother, Sughra, and two stepsisters Amna and Muqqadas, aged 16 and 18 respectively ‘in the name of honour’ early Tuesday

 
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