Posts tagged as: violence

Violence against women: ‘Shame’ scaring rape victims from lodging complaints

ISLAMABAD:  Apathetic police machinery, an inept justice system, inherently patriarchal attitudes and family ‘honour’ are some of the reasons rape victims and their families avoid lodging cases. Social activist Naghma Imdad said this while presenting her research paper, “Social and legal responses to rape-knowledge, attitudes and practices”, at the Nomad Art Gallery here on Thursday. […]

Karachi violence: MQM wants army intervention

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in its report on Tuesday to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about the security situation in Karachi pressed for army intervention, Express News reported. Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Haider Abbas Rizvi said that the party had submitted its detailed report on the situation which not only contained an analysis of the present […]

Karachi violence: MQM wants army intervention

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in its report on Tuesday to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about the security situation in Karachi pressed for army intervention, Express News reported. Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Haider Abbas Rizvi said that the party had submitted its detailed report on the situation which not only contained an analysis of the present […]

Independence Day: Fear of violence dampens celebrations

PESHAWAR / QUETTA:  Flash floods and flying bullets mark the nation’s 67th Independence Day, leaving little for the people of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan to celebrate. Starkly different from the eastern half of the country, two of Pakistan’s provinces are not in a celebratory mode on this August 14. Balochistan Governor House, Chief Minister House, high […]

Independence Day: Fear of violence dampens celebrations

PESHAWAR / QUETTA:  Flash floods and flying bullets mark the nation’s 67th Independence Day, leaving little for the people of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan to celebrate. Starkly different from the eastern half of the country, two of Pakistan’s provinces are not in a celebratory mode on this August 14. Balochistan Governor House, Chief Minister House, high […]

Violence marks eve of August 14

QUETTA / KARACHI: Hand-grenade blasts – not fireworks – took place across Sindh on the eve of Pakistan’s Independence Day, while security forces killed five suspected militants planting a bomb on a railway track in Bolan. In Karachi, at least two people, a woman and child, were killed and 40 others were injured when hand-grenade explosions […]

U.S. pullback in Lahore another sign of growing al Qaida violence in Pakistan

People get ready for funeral prayers for suicide attack victims in Quetta, Pakistan. A suicide bomber attacked a funeral for a policeman in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least tens of people, including a senior police officer, and wounding over 60, police said. | Arshad … Quetta News Sources -2

Violence in Quetta Pakistan

Mourners gather near the caskets of victims killed in a suicide bomb attack before funeral ceremony at a police headquarters in Quetta, Pakistan, August 8, … Quetta News Sources -2

Violence in Quetta Pakistan

Mourners gather near the caskets of victims killed in a suicide bomb attack before funeral ceremony at a police headquarters in Quetta, Pakistan, August 8, … Quetta News Sources -2

Violence in Quetta Pakistan

Mourners gather near the caskets of victims killed in a suicide bomb attack before funeral ceremony at a police headquarters in Quetta, Pakistan, August 8, … Quetta News Sources -2

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