Monthly Archives: May 2016

Pakistan: Is Ghazi Force, the focus of new TTP video, an ongoing security threat?

Left, Adnan Rasheed, Key TTP Commander, centre Hilal Ghazi (Ghazi Force) and right, TTP leader Mullah Fazlullah (Still from video) Pakistan police will no doubt have their hackles raised with the release of a new video, “Shariyat or Shahadah” from … Continue reading

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Aafia Siddiqui case: One letter from Pakistan can end horrifying travesty of justice

Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad . She is a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize … Continue reading

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Islamic Emirate: Statement from the family of the late Mullah Mansour

The late Mullah Mansour  Post via Islamic Emirate Statement of condolence, gratitude and allegiance by family of the late Amir ul Mumineen (RA) The martyrdom of the late Amir ul Mumineen Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansoor (may Allah have mercy on … Continue reading

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Third decade of struggle against enforced disappearances in Jammu and Kashmir, APDP press release

Relatives of “disappeared” gather in a park in Kashmir 2013 to campaign for their loved ones, an ongoing issue in 2016 International Week of the Disappeared Press Release 28 May, 2016 APDP recommits to struggle and declares new focus for … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Islamic Emirate officially announce death of Mullah Mansour in US drone strike and appoint new leaders

Photo of Mullah Mansour next to image of Mullah Omar (Habibullah Helal) Islamic Emirate have officially announced the “martyrdom” of Mullah Mansour, leader of the Islamic Emirate (Taliban) in a US drone strike in Balochistan near the town of Ahmad … Continue reading

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Pakistan: US Govt to “exclude” 3/4 of drone strikes from civilian casualty numbers (Reprieve statement)

Nabila Rehman, 9, holds up a picture she drew depicting the US drone strike on her Pakistan village which killed her grandmother. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuter The Obama administration is set to “exclude Pakistan” from its publication of total casualties resulting … Continue reading

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Islamic State: Al Furqan media releases audio of Adnani…threats to the west and responses

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, IS spokesperson (Image via Bilal Abdul Kareem website) Social media was abuzz with messages on Saturday from Islamic State followers anticipating the release of an audio message speculating that it might come from IS leader Abu Bakr … Continue reading

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