Pakistan Haqqani Network Terrorists

Haqqani Network: Truth About Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Record

On New Year’s Day, President Trump published a tweet in which he accused Pakistan of trickery for taking $33 billion from the US in the name of aid while providing shelter to Taliban terrorists that the United States is fighting against in Afghanistan. The White House declared that most security assistance that was given to Pakistan would be suspended. This suspension of hundreds of millions of dollars of aid is basically meant to pressure Pakistan into taking action against these Taliban and militant groups. As with previous statements, Pakistan is accused of harbouring terrorists from the Haqqani Network and of upholding relationships with the Afghani Taliban.
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Public Execution Zainab Murder Pakistan

Zainab Murder Case: Is a Public Execution the Answer?

Sometimes a story comes to light that makes you look at the world differently, bare and exposed for what it has become. There are those among us who sit behind their fancy TVs and sitcoms and rarely ever pay attention to the real world, and then there are those who are out there standing next to families like the one of Zainab’s to strive for the justice that she has been denied. Read more

Zhagh in Balochistan, Pakistan

Zhagh: Tales of a Barbaric Custom in Balochistan

We often hear stories about successful working women and the hardships they have faced in a male-dominant society, excelling, and setting up examples for the rest. In Pakistan, women in urban areas are an indispensable part of working-class. Women work side-by-side with their male counterparts in almost every walk of life. But in the vast abandoned area of southwestern Pakistan, there lies a place which specifies women as merely slaves or victims of acrimonious rituals. The barbaric tradition called Zhagh.
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Child Prostitution Pakistan

Silent and Raped: Reality of Child Prostitution in Pakistan

Pir Wadhai is an extremely busy bus station situated between Rawalpindi and Islamabad, which are two major cities of Pakistan. This bus station has about 1200 buses that regularly generate traffic from all over the country, going in and out of the station several times a day. Someone looking at this bus station from the outside would assume there is nothing out of the ordinary about it, but locals know better. It’s the front for child prostitution.
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Transgenders in Pakistan

Orphaned Transgenders in Pakistan are Finally Getting a Voice

The word transgender is loosely used in Pakistan. In this nation, transgender people are referred to as individuals of the third gender. There are 500,000 estimated transgender individuals in Pakistan. The list includes eunuchs, hermaphrodites, crossdressers, and transvestites. For the better part of the last century, transgenders in Pakistan have lived in hiding. These people were never considered an equal part of the society and, even to this day, transgenders are fighting tooth and nail to receive basic human rights in this nation.
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Child Bride and Child Marriage in Pakistan

The Ignored Masses: Child Marriage and Inequality in Pakistan

Laws in Pakistan like the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929 makes it illegal for men and women under the age of 16 to get married. 21% of Pakistan’s young women under the age of 18 are forced to be child brides to men far older than them. Young girls, who are far too innocent to even understand what a marriage is, are forced into unknown terrain. Without any sex education, they allow their husbands to treat them in whatever manner they see fit simply because they don’t know their rights.
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Serial knife killer in Karachi, Pakistan

Serial Knife Killer in Pakistan Terrorizing Streets of Karachi

Like any developing country, Pakistan has had its fair share of crime. Though statistics may prove otherwise, a new kind of fear wave has now hit Karachi in Pakistan. Several women have been attacked in Pakistan by what is now being known and talked about as the Serial Knife Killer of Karachi. It is not just one woman but several who have either died or have severely been injured by the hands of this serial killer.
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Executioners

Angels of Death: A Family of Executioners

Executioners are not something we hear about anymore. In Islam, Malak-Al-Maut is the name that is given to the angel of death who, according to what Islamic theologians say, was one of God’s most favorite angels. He was said to be loyal and was trusted with the task to separate souls from human bodies, something God only trusted him with, when the right time would come for any human.
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pakistan sniffing glue

Sniffing Glue: New Street Drugs in Pakistan

Roaming the streets of Karachi in Pakistan on a chilly winter night in the part of town locals avoid, you will find kids huddled together getting high on glue. According to a foundation by the name of Azad Foundation, there are over 30,000 kids in Pakistan who are addicted to sniffing glue in order to get high.
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Partition of India and Pakistan

Uprooted: The Partition of India and Pakistan

Two nations standing on the ruins of a humongous blended family — India and Pakistan. The partition of these two nations was the biggest ever recorded in the World History. Millions forced to leave not just their homes and their valuables, but their identities. Identities that make us who we are! It was not their homes they were leaving behind, but their roots.
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