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
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
The rally was the third organized under the banner of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, a coalition of 11 opposition parties, which was founded in September. They are demanding the resignation of prime minister Imran Khan
In separate incidents within the span of four days, as many as four activists from the Balochistan province in Pakistan have been found dead
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
The activists were arrested while making arrangements for an upcoming mass public meeting 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.
It is unclear as of now what impact the 10-year jail term for Sharif will have on the electoral fortunes of his PML-N