Pakistan
Pakistan IMF bailout
As Pakistan moves towards another IMF bailout, more misery looms ahead for its people 

Islamabad is gearing up to implement tougher austerity measures in the hopes of accessing stalled IMF loan disbursements even as people in the country are facing food shortages and record levels of inflation 

Pakistan flood aid pledges
$10 billion in aid has been promised to Pakistan’s flood survivors but many questions remain

Pakistan received nearly $10 billion in funding pledges for post-flood recovery at a conference in Geneva this month, but 90% of this money will be in the form of loans, at a time when Pakistan is already facing a severe debt crisis and worsening socio-economic conditions

Pakistan protest against food inflation
Protests held across Pakistan over rising food inflation

Several districts in Pakistan have been experiencing flour shortage recently. The prices of wheat and flour have hit unprecedented highs amid the ongoing crisis

Anti-terrorism protest Pakistan
Thousands take to the streets in Pakistan’s South Waziristan to demand peace

Protests have been taking place in Pakistan against the conflict between the army and groups such as the Tehreek-e-Taliban-e-Pakistan

Garment workers Pakistan
In Pakistan, unions and corporations pledge to work together to guarantee safety of garment workers

After years of campaigning, the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry is likely to improve the safety and welfare of workers in Pakistan

‘The ax always falls on the most vulnerable’: Pakistan demands debt cancellation and climate justice

More than 1,700 people have been killed in floods that continue to submerge parts of Pakistan. Amid this crisis, activists are demanding debt cancellation and climate reparations.

TTP attack Balochistan
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan carries out suicide attack in Balochistan

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan said that this latest attack was to avenge the killing of one of its prominent figures, Omar Khalid Khurasani, who was killed in Afghanistan in August 2022

Waziristan protest Pakistan
Massive protest march in Waziristan against rising terrorism

On Sunday, markets were shut as thousands of people marched with black flags and raised slogans against rising militancy in Waziristan and other parts of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province

Whats next for Pakistan as Imran Khan and the establishment blame each other

Taimur Rahman, General Secretary of the Mazdoor Kisan Party, analyzes the political situation in Pakistan after the assassination attempt on Imran Khan

Baloch missing persons Pakistan
Protesters campaign against violence and enforced disappearances of Baloch people in Pakistan

Protesting against the recent unconstitutional detention of women and minors in the Bolan district of Balochistan province, as well as repeated incidents of enforced disappearances of Baloch people, demonstrators called the region lying in southwestern Pakistan “a torment camp”

Long march Pakistan
Imran Khan’s long march resumes days after assassination attempt 

The attack on Imran Khan has shocked the country, which is already undergoing political instability and an economic downturn. Khan served as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan before his ouster in April this year

Manzoor Pashteen Pakistan
Pashtun leader Manzoor Pashteen faces terrorism and treason charges for speech

On Monday, October 24, the Lahore police booked Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) leader and activist Manzoor Pashteen on terrorism charges for a speech he made at a civil society conference