Sunday 12 December 2021
December 12, 2021
Second Deadly Attack On Pakistan's Polio-Eradication Effort In As Many Days
Pakistani police said on December 12 that an officer who was guarding a polio vaccination team in the northwestern town of Tank has been shot dead by militants in the second such deadly attack there in two days.
December 09, 2021
Pakistan Taliban Declares End To Cease-Fire With Government
The Pakistani Taliban, a militant group fighting a guerrilla war in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, says it will not extend a cease-fire agreed to last month, accusing Islamabad of failing to respect terms of the truce deal.
December 08, 2021
Pakistan Frees Jailed Taliban Militants As Part Of Truce Deal
Pakistan has released 12 members of the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan from custody, a source told RFE/RL on December 8, amid ongoing negotiations to reach a peace deal with the Islamist group fighting a guerrilla war in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
December 03, 2021
‘Beaten To Death And Burnt:’ Blasphemy Allegations Claim New Victim In Pakistan
A mob in Pakistan has beaten a man to death and burned his body over allegations of blasphemy -- an explosive issue in the Muslim-majority country where even unproven allegations can stir up violence and large protests.
December 01, 2021
Watchdog Blasts Pakistan's 'Pointless' New Law Aimed At Protecting Journalists
An international media rights watchdog has criticized an “extremely vague” provision in a new Pakistani law that supposedly protects journalists, saying it was “tantamount to censorship and intimidation.”
'Afghanistan Is Hell': Supporters Of Late Afghan General Claim Taliban Killings, Persecution2
Border Clash Between Taliban, Pakistani Military Leaves One Dead3
'Everyone Is Anxious': Pakistan's Mass Arrests Of Afghan Refugees Fuel Fear Of New Crackdown4
Taliban Takes Lamb Testicles Off The Menu As Bigger Issues Loom5
'Beaten And Humiliated': Taliban Cracks Down On Afghan Universities In Bid To Curb Women's Protests6
Khan Cancels March To Islamabad, Ends Demand For Early Elections, But Vows To Fight On7
Banned From Public Parks And Bathhouses, Afghan Women Say Life Under Taliban Is Like A 'Prison'8
Taliban Claims To Have Eliminated Islamic State Hideout In Kabul9
At Least Nine Reportedly Killed In Taliban Attack On Village In Ethnic Hazara Province10
'They Torture And Kill Us': Gay Afghan Men Fear For Lives Under The Taliban