Are some U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan war crimes? Amnesty International says yes

Are some U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan war crimes? Amnesty International says yes

WNN Justice (WNN) New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Recently assessing that civilian deaths through drone strikes in Pakistan may amount to war crimes, Amnesty International has released a groundbreaking new report on how U.S. drones are also killing those who are innocent. To bring the facts forward, Amnesty International carefully studied 45 drone strikes that […]

Pakistan’s Woman Warrior

Pakistan’s Woman Warrior

Christopher Dickey – The Daily Beast – Thursday March 28, 2013 (originally published March 25) Accused of blasphemy, Sherry Rehman fights back. “Blasphemy.” When you hear that word in America, it conjures up visions of the Salem witch trials or, worse, the Middle Ages and the Inquisition. It is not a word that’s common in […]

Recovering education for girls hero Yousufzai still strong in mission

Recovering education for girls hero Yousufzai still strong in mission

Alice Baghdjian – WNN Breaking (WNN/TLW) London, ENGLAND, U.K.: A Pakistani schoolgirl who underwent reconstructive surgery in Britain after being shot in the head by the Taliban said on Monday she felt much better and was focused on her mission to help others. A team of doctors carried out a five-hour operation on fifteen-year-old Malala Yousufzai […]

As arrests are made in Malala Yousufzai case human rights prevail

As arrests are made in Malala Yousufzai case human rights prevail

WNN Breaking   (WNN) Karachi, PAKISTAN: “We will not be stopped from getting an education,” said one of the girl classmates of the recently shot yet miraculously surviving, Pakistani human rights hero, Ms. Malala Yousufzai. Malala has been known throughout her region as a remarkable teenager and a highly intelligent girl who recently turned 15-years-old. […]

Violence brings Pakistan’s women advocates to aid religious minorities

Violence brings Pakistan’s women advocates to aid religious minorities

WNN Features (WNN) ISLAMABAD: In spite of real dangers for those working as advocates with Pakistan’s religious minorities, a number of people have been speaking out against religious discrimination and the misuse of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws inside the country. As internal divisions, casualties and conflict on the northern border and a growing hatred and distrust […]

Christian minority women face unknown world in Pakistan

Christian minority women face unknown world in Pakistan

LYS ANZIA – WNN Features Minority girl from Sindh Province, Pakistan. Image: Alysha During the recent days of battle in the northwest region of the Swat Valley, minority groups are leaving as quickly as possible. Although the majority of religious minorities in the Swat Valley are ethnic Pushtuns, with Sunni religious beliefs, Christian minority women […]