Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM)
Pakistani rights activist Ali Wazir and lawyer Imaan Mazari jailed on terror charges

Wazir is the co-founder of the PTM which demands end of state-sponsored human rights violations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He has been arrested on several other occasions in past

Ali Wazir arrested Pakistan Pashtun leader Ali Wazir arrested again by security agencies in Pakistan

The FIA Cyber Crime Circle Peshawar has started an enquiry against Wazir and another PTM leader, Manzoor Pashteen, for allegedly using defamatory language against state institutions. The agency had summoned the two leaders to appear in its Peshawar office before June 23

Pakistan court strikes down sedition law Court strikes down colonial-era sedition law in Pakistan

The petition to annul the law claimed that it had been “recklessly” used in the country to silence freedom of speech guaranteed in Article 19 of the constitution. The law has been used against a number of opposition leaders and members of social movements

PTM Pashtun protest Pakistan Thousands of Pashtuns gather in Pakistan demanding an end to police harassment and militarization

Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leaders have warned the authorities against carrying out military operations in tribal areas, saying that the Pashtuns have suffered tremendously and will not tolerate it any longer 

Ali Wazir PTM Pakistan Ali Wazir is free but his struggle continues

After 26 months of incarceration, Ali Wazir, leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement, was finally released after getting bail. Wazir has been charged in a number of cases since December 2020 where he made a speech criticizing the Pakistani Army and establishment

Daily Round-Up | Pashtuns Protest in Pakistan Over Acquittal Of Murder Accused and Other Stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at journalists’ bodies in India condemning amendments to the country’s IT rules, protests by Pashtuns in Pakistan, and the FIFA Global Transfer Report

PTM protest Pakistan PTM launches protests across Pakistan after acquittal of key suspect in Naqeebullah Mehsud’s murder

23-year-old Naqbeeullah Mehsud. a Pashtun factory worker and aspiring model in Karachi, and three others were extrajudicially killed on January 13 , 2018. His murder saw a huge wave of protests led by the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

Daily Round-up | Women activists’ conference begins in India & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of the conference of women activists in India, protests in Pakistan against armed violence, and concerns in Sweden over the new espionage law

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

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 

Ali Wazir Pakistan Ali Wazir: Pakistan’s prisoner of conscience

Even after a court in Karachi granted him bail, it remains a question when will Ali Wazir, the Pashtun rights activist targeted for his activism and criticism of the Pakistani army, walk free

Pashtun activist Ali Wazir granted bail by court in Pakistan

Wazir who has been behind bars since December 31, 2020 on charges of hate speech and sedition is set to be released after a court in Karachi granted him bail on the fourth and final case against him.