Extrajudicial killings
Civilian killed in Kashmir Family of 65-year-old Kashmiri civilian says he was killed by security forces

A civilian was allegedly killed by the Indian security forces in the Sopore district of Kashmir, according to his family. Following the incident, pictures of the deceased’s grandson sitting on top of his dead body drenched in blood went viral on social media, triggering widespread condemnation

PTM arrests Pakistan Hate speech case filed against leaders of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement in Pakistan

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

In 2020, already 50 social leaders assassinated in Colombia

The massacre of Colombia’s social, peasant and Indigenous leaders continues unabated

Prominent Pashtun activist Manzoor Pashteen arrested in Pakistan

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

PTM gathering Pakistan Calling for justice for Pashtuns, thousands gather in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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

Filipino activists denounce persecution by Duterte’s regime

In the past three years, a reported 43 workers have been killed by the police and security forces in the Philippines

Afghani deaths US-backed Afghan paramilitaries unleashed “nights of terror”: Human Rights Watch

Afghan forces are being accused of having committed grave atrocities and led to the increase in airstrikes, according to a report published recently by the Human Rights Watch

Protests in Brazil, Paksistan and Turkey calling for Ali Wazir's release. Activists across the world demand release of Pakistan’s Pashtun movement leaders

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.

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