Monthly Archives: December 2013

Slaughter of the innocents, children killed in conflict, a poem to remember them

          Girl, 7 year old “terrorist” brought to Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar (Pakistan) emergency from Mir Ali, killed during recent assault from Pakistan military (photo, Dr Noor Wazir) and Hala Ahmad Albhairy, age 4 killed in Gaza following … Continue reading

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Pakistan: North Waziristan, impact of military shelling on civilians and property (images)

“Military operations in one’s own country do not resolve problems; instead they exacerbate them and the same will happen if a military operation is launched in North Waziristan” Imran Khan                       … Continue reading

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Palestinian rights: Shaul Hanuka takes us on the road to Kafr Qaddum and the arrest of his friend Murad Eshtewi

      Murad Eshtewi Head of Popular Struggle Coordination Committee and Shaul Hanuka anti-apartheid activist Introduction Shaul Hanuka, an Israeli living in Mizpe Ramon became an anti-Zionist at the age of 15. As a naturally inquisitive person he began … Continue reading

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Drone blowback: Taliban retaliation attack and military violence against civilians, result carnage

  “stop army operations, we want peace not War on Terror”     Death toll mounts this week as a result of army operations in Tribal Areas A Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesperson, talking to DAWN media claimed that the militant group … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Missing persons camp, a week in images and quotes

Images and words from Amina Masood Janua whose husband Masood Janjua went missing in 2005 Day one “Just came back from the Supreme Court. All the news regarding the release of 14 persons is false… The defense ministry only presented … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Seven days missing persons camp comes to an end

Press Statement 13th December 2013  To pay tribute to the old Chief Justice Mr Iftekhar Mohammad Chaudhry and welcome the new one Mr Tasadduq Jilani, under the pretext of the International Human Rights Day, Defence of Human Rights held a … Continue reading

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Special Report: Interview with British “jihadis” and what you won’t read in the “Tackling Extremism in the UK” report

“we cannot counteract extremism unless there is honest debate, governments appear unwilling to embark on this journey” Release of British Task Force report on extremism and criticism of report This month a government assigned task force has released a report … Continue reading

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