The Sindh High Court finally granted bail to prominent leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement from South Waziristan, Ali Wazir, who was accused of insulting state institutions in a speech in December 2020
While hinting at a larger mobilization planned for January 19, party leader Manzoor Ahmed Pashteen also raised major issues faced by the Pashtun community in Pakistan
On November 30, Ali Wazir was granted bail by the Supreme Court but remains in jail as a case is pending against him. He was accused of insulting a state institution in a speech in December 2020 and has been incarcerated for close to a year
An Anti-Terrorism Court in Karachi has indicted National Assembly member Ali Wazir and Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement chief Manzur Pashteen as offenders in a sedition case
Dr. Waliullah Dawar was killed last week by unknown assailants. On Wednesday, led by Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leader Mohsin Dawar, protesters demanded legal action against the perpetrators and immediate release of all political prisoners
Arif Wazir, a leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), was shot by unidentified gunmen in Wana in South Waziristan on Friday and died on Saturday. He is the cousin of PTM leader Ali Wazir
A prominent figure of the PTM and a member of the national assembly, Ali Wazir was arrested last year after being accused of participating in an attack on an army check post in North Waziristan. Authorities in Pakistan have been accused of cracking down on the workers and leaders of the movement fighting for Pashtun rights
Pashteen is associated with the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) and had led massive public gathering in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on January 12 to demand justice for the persecuted Pashtun community in Pakistan
The Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) has called for unity among the Pashtun leadership, and has declared that another such public gathering will be held in Balochistan on the death anniversary of PTM leader Arman Loni on February 6
Ali Wazir and Mohsin Dawar were arrested following a clash between protesters and the army in North Waziristan. At least three protesters died in the incident but the army detained the leaders claiming soldiers were fired on
In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the issue of political prisoners in Colombia, Pakistan and Ecuador and report on the release of Jesús Santrich and the arrests of Ali Wazir and Ola Bini.
Ali Wazir and Mohsin Dawar were arrested shortly after a protest they led was fired on by the Pakistani army in North Waziristan. Three activists were killed in the firing on the protest against atrocities by the army.