Tuesday 2 November 2021
November 02, 2021
Watchdog Blasts Pakistan's 'Draconian' New Effort To 'Control' Social Media
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is calling on Pakistan to immediately withdraw a “draconian” new set of regulations that it said will give authorities “the right to control and censor any type of message" posted on social-media platforms.
October 31, 2021
Pakistan, Islamist Group Strike Deal To End Protest March
Pakistan's government and the outlawed radical Islamist party Tehrik-e Labaik Pakistan (TLP) have reached an agreement to end a 10-day-long -- and at times deadly violent -- march calling for the closure of France's embassy and the release of the party's leader.
October 29, 2021
Gandhara Briefing: Foreign Aid, Tehrik-e Labaik Pakistan, Sirajuddin Haqqani
This week's Gandhara Briefing offers you insights on the Taliban's misappropriation of aid, the growing economic and political turmoil in Pakistan, and China's approach to Afghanistan. Please subscribe and help us spread the word.
October 29, 2021
Pakistan Beefs Up Security As Banned Islamist Group Resumes March On Capital
Paramilitary troops were deployed in the central Pakistani province of Punjab on October 29 to confront thousands of supporters of a banned Islamist party on a protest march toward the capital despite warnings from the government.
October 26, 2021
RSF Blames Pakistani Government For Hate Campaign Against Columnist
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is accusing Pakistani government officials of inciting a “violent smear and hate campaign” on social media against a columnist with the Urdu-language services of the British broadcaster BBC.
Returning Pakistani Taliban Employs Extortion As Control Grows2
Tensions Increase Between Pakistan, Afghan Taliban Despite Historical Ties3
Amnesty Confirms Fresh Videos Show Taliban Executing Resistance Fighters4
'No One To Protect Us': Afghan Journalists Who Fled To Pakistan Say Western Nations Have Abandoned Them5
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover6
Under The Taliban, Public Employees Must Pass Test Of Faith7
Taliban Harassment Of Couples A Blow To Afghan Restaurants8
Angelina Jolie Visits Flood-Hit Pakistan9
UN Envoy Angelina Jolie Visits Pakistan's Flood-Ravaged Areas10
Eight Pakistani Soldiers Injured In Suicide Attack In North Waziristan