Eight miners have died in April alone. According to estimates, mine-related accidents kill between 100 to 200 laborers every year in the country.
The Awami Workers Party organized the 90-km long march on April 2. Some of the key demands of the residents were proper electrification, compensation for land acquisition and the withdrawal of the colonial-era ‘numberdari’ tax system
“Feminism with conditions is no feminism,” wrote Karachi based journalist Sadia Khatri in response to right-wing attack against the march. The organizers of the march have been faced death and rape threats online
Both India and Pakistan attempted cross-border air incursions into the airspace of the other, in the last two days, in the biggest escalation of tensions since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks