Gulalai Ismail comes home

Rights activist and key activist of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) Gulalai Ismail has returned home after some 30 hours of detention. She said during the course of her detention she wasn’t allowed to contact her family and her lawyer. Gulalai Ismail was kept in custody even though there was no charge against her. As many as 17 more members of PTM have been detained and … Continue reading Gulalai Ismail comes home

Protest strike against Arman Luni’s killing

Source: Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty | By: Abubakar Siddique and Abdul Hai Kakar Politicians, lawyers, and business-owners went on strike in Pakistan’s southwest province of Balochistan after a regional leader of a Pakistani civil rights group died, allegedly at the hands of police. Many businesses in the provincial capital, Quetta, were closed on February 4, with shops shuttered and padlocked. Read full story at … Continue reading Protest strike against Arman Luni’s killing