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He said that the PPP had given identity to Pakhtuns. "Who will resolve the problems, the Pakhtuns would face 25 years from now?
As terrorism spread like wildfire, Pashtun musicians launched a musical movement against terror; sang over 900 peace songs in the last 10 ...

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 11 : The Pashtun and Baloch activists recently gathered in Afghanistan's Kabul to discuss about the atrocities ...
NOWSHERA: It was Pakistan Peoples Party that gave Pakhtuns their identity, said the party co-chairperson, Asif Ali Zardari, referring to ...
Just a few years ago, if people thought of KP, Fata and Pashtun women in one sentence, words like oppression, inequality, and weakness ...

Thousands of Pashtun tribal people are bracing for a Berlin Wall-style divide of their neighbourhoods. These people for decades ignored the ...
The speakers noted that Pakhtuns had been deprived of due rights under a well-planned strategy, and urged the Pakhtun leaders to shun their ...
Charsadda: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Aftab Sherpao said on Friday that his party was raising voice for the rights of the Pakhtuns.
The QWP chief said that the only objective of the party was the welfare of the Pakhtun nation and it would continue the struggle for this cause.
Pashtun separatist activists have condemned the clash between Pashtun and Punjabi student groups in Punjab University (PU) that led to the hospitalisation of around 10 students, while a dozen were arrested by police in Lahore, Pakistan, earlier this week.
Karachi became the biggest city of the Pashtuns. But this option is also vanishing rapidly. With the rise in national abhorrence of the Pashtuns, especially tribesmen from FATA, it is becoming difficult to survive in ethnically different parts of the ...
The music album released after a gap of two years contains nine items focusing on the themes of patriotism, peace, social awareness and Pakhtun's cultural identity. He hoped that his album would set a new trend in Pashto music due to its natural flavour.
This celebration has been sold out in past years, said Hashim Pashtun, the president of the International student Union and a graduate student studying civil engineering, said.
"We never expected a problem with holding a Pakhtun cultural day on March 21," he says, pointing at the date for the Azm-i-Pakistan march - March 22.
Meanwhile, the state law enforcement apparatus and mainstream media have sparked off a feeding frenzy by equating Pashtuns with terrorists and their facilitators.
Over a dozen students were rushed to public hospitals on ambulances shortly after two student groups - Pukhtun Students Federation and Islami Jamiat Talba - clashed with each other.

He said this while addressing the Pashtun culture Mela at Punjab University here on Tuesday. The students set up stalls to present various dimensions of the culture, history, and literature of Pashtuns. The minister inspected the stalls and ...
GHALANAI/Timergara: Speakers at two different events in Mohmand Agency and Dir Lower have asked writers and Poets to promote soft image of Pakhtuns and play role for peace in the region. The event in Mohmand Agency was organised by sports and ...
At least seven students were injured as clashes broke out between two groups of students at Punjab University. On Tuesday, the Pashtun Students Federation (PSF) at Punjab University organised a cultural programme in celebration of Pashtun culture.
rights organizations in Pakistan have expressed concern over an "apparent racial profiling" and "stereotyping" of Pashtuns and Afghans as authorities step up their crackdown against Islamist militancy after a recent surge in terror attacks across the ...
Pakistan government suspects Pakhtuns of being involved in terrorist attacks especially in the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks in Lahore and Sehwan Sharif.
Talking to journalists in Quetta, he said that controversial census would not be accepted by the PkMAP at any cost, adding that the ongoing operation Radd-ul-Fasaad seemed to be Radd-ul-Pashtun. He was of the view that PkMAP wanted to make Pakistan a ...
Charsadda: Qaumi Watan Party chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has said all political parties have agreed on the merger of Fata with KP believing it will not only boost socioeconomic development of Pakhtuns but also bring unity among them.
The alleged racial profi ling of Pakhtuns in the heartland of Punjab is a serious issue that disturbs common man in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata.
Charsadda: Qaumi Watan Party chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has said all political parties have agreed on the merger of Fata with KP believing it will not only boost socioeconomic development of Pakhtuns but also bring unity among them.
The alleged racial profi ling of Pakhtuns in the heartland of Punjab is a serious issue that disturbs common man in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata.
The Taleban movement was founded by Pashtuns in Kandahar in the summer of 1994 as a local force; its initial recruits came from the south, from 'Greater Kandahar', the provinces of Kandahar, Uruzgan and Helmand.
The background to the alleged racial profiling of Pakhtuns in Sindh, Punjab and Islamabad is the recent spate of suicide bombings.
Addressing the Pakhtun community here, he said that Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was not the leader of a single community but of all communities, including Kashmiris, Balochis, Sindhis, Punjabis and Pakhtuns. Amir Muqam said that PTI ...
Quetta - Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Senator Usman Khan Kakar has claimed that Pakhtuns are being targeted in the name of anti-crime operation.
AT-Kabul: The Pashun nationalist has came hard over Pakistan's duplicity policy against Pashtun communities and Afghan refugee living in Punjab Province.
AT-Kabul: The Pashun nationalist has came hard over Pakistan's duplicity policy against Pashtun communities and Afghan refugee living in Punjab Province.
The Pashtun thinking about the status of women can be summarized by above saying. Ghani Khan, the great twentieth century Pashtu poet and philosopher, in his book "The Pathan" writes that the Pashtun loves his new riffle and old wife. As other nations ...
Peshawar: Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali Khan has asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to order a judicial inquiry into the issue of racial profiling, harassment and persecution of Pakhtuns in Punjab to determine responsibility. In a letter ...
Punjab Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Rana Sanaullah Khan on Monday dispelled the impression that the on-going search operation was against Pakhtoons or any other community in Punjab.
Peshawar: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has expressed concern over the "plight" of Pashtun in the country, saying that they have been pushed against the wall. Addressing a delegation of Akhakhel tribe at Watan Kor, ...
In Pakistan, there are three distinct categories of militants: the Afghan-centric Pashtun militants; the Kashmir-centric Punjabi militants; and the transnational terrorists, like al-Qaeda.
Read more about Strike in Quetta against arrest, torture of Pakhtuns on Business Standard. A strike was observed in Quetta against the arrest and torture of ...
Quetta - Awami National Party (ANP) Balochistan president Asghar Khan Achakzai condemned the crackdown against Pakhtuns in Punjab and Sindh provinces.
Since the formation of the Afghan National Unity government in 2014, Kabul has used "Pashtun Diplomacy" as an instrument to bring the bilateral Afghanistan-Pakistan relationship back on track and make grounds for re-initiating normal official talks.
SWABI: Leaders of various political parties here have said that harassment of Pakhtuns in Punjab would be a major issue in the next general election in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that could dent chances of PML-N.
Lahore: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has said no one is more Pakistani than the Pakhtuns and he will not tolerate any discrimination to them.
Lahore: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has said no one is more Pakistani than the Pakhtuns and he will not tolerate any discrimination to them.
Pakistan's ethnic Pashtuns say they are being rousted in midnight raids, detained and subjected to other harassment in the country's crackdown on extremists following a series of terrorist attacks.
Islamabad: The apparent incidents of "racial profiling" and "stereotyping" of Pakhtuns in the country echoed in the National Assembly on Monday, with the opposition expressing "grave concern" over the issue.
Recently, a systematic attempt has been made to create an "apparent racial profiling" and "stereotyping" of the Pakhtun community in Punjab. However, the authorities concerned have not been able to arrest any culprit involved in spreading such rumours.
The history of Fata can be easily be related to Pakhtun stereotypes. Not all of these stereotypes are external; in fact, most of these stereotypes have been fully internalised or they even started as internal stereotypes.
Quetta: The Balochistan Assembly on Saturday adopted a unanimous resolution condemning the alleged harassment of Pakhtuns living in Punjab and Sindh.
Quetta - Balochistan lawmakers Saturday took a swipe at their Punjab counterparts for, what they called, discriminatory crackdown against Pakhtuns in the name of anti-terror operation. They termed the swoop a 'move' to disintegrate Pakistan.


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