Posts Tagged ‘ army ’

Reporter’s Notebook: Swat

Jan 2013

Some time in 2008, I met Lalaji (Khan Sahib) and his nephew, refugees from Swat who had fled to Brooklyn. Reading the Amnesty International report on the abuses of the Pakistan Army, their stories come back to me now, along with others I heard when I finally went to Swat in 2009 shortly after...
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Obscuring Empire

Jan 2013

Amnesty’s approach seeks to surgically extract the conflict in Pakistan from its broader geopolitical context. Back in April 2012, Pakistan’s Parliament unanimously called on the United States to end its drone strikes in the country. The resolution was backed by the country’s powerful military apparatus. Nevertheless, the US has continued its drone strikes in...
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Waziris Mourn Their Dead After Army Attacks | Notes from the Ground

By TQ
Nov 2012

Waziris Mourn Their Dead After Army Attacks | Tanqeed from Tanqeed on Vimeo. VIDEO: Waziris carry the coffins of their dead in a massive funeral procession and march following an attack by the Pakistani Army on its own citizens.  The Pakistani Army subjected Mir Ali, one of North Waziristan’s heavily populated areas, to heavy...
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