Global Internet giants, rights watchdogs, journalists, and activists have opposed Pakistan’s sweeping new rules for regulating social media.
Pakistan authorities now appear keen on controlling and censoring all online content. The Pakistani cabinet has now okayed a new authority and legal framework to regulate all social media platforms in the country.
A Pakistan law enforcement agency has threatened to slap terrorism charges on one of the country’s most prominent government critics.
Recent comments by former U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden saying that “there is no possibility of uniting” Afghanistan has prompted many Afghans to unite in questioning and condemning his claim.
An Afghan warlord who has supposedly been on the run from authorities since deadly December clashes between his fighters and government troops, seems to be living a normal, very open life.
The arrest of a young leader was intended to suppress a civil rights movement critical of the Pakistani Army’s conduct in the country’s northwestern Pashtun homeland.
Amnesty International says governments across Asia are attempting to "uproot" fundamental freedoms, sparking a wave of youth-led protests against "escalating repression."
Police in the Pakistani capital have arrested a top leader of a civil rights movement campaigning against alleged military abuses in the country’s restive northwestern Pashtun tribal regions.
A civil rights movement campaigning against alleged military abuses in its war-ravaged homeland in northwestern Pakistan has called on supporters to protest the January 27 detention of its young leader.
Manzoor Pashteen, the civil rights leader who has criticized military operations in Pakistan’s northwestern Pashtun regions, has been arrested in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
Factions within the Afghan government and Washington differ over whether they are willing to accept a reduction in violence or expect a complete cease-fire in the wake of an agreement between the United States and the Taliban.
As the government in Pakistan scrambles to relieve a shortage of wheat, Pakistanis are protesting the scarcity of flour and high bread prices.