Posts Tagged ‘ violence ’

Recalling 1971 | Multimedia

By M.T.
Dec 2012

NBC News report from 1/7/1972 that shows video of Pakistani soldiers executing students, professors and workers at Dhaka University on March 26, 1971 CBS News report from 2/2/1972 shows evidence of mass graves and widespread killing in Khulna. Approximately 100,000 people were killed in Khulna. NBC News reports on 2/20/1972 on genocidal rapes of...
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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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On Balochistan, Elections, and Mengal

Oct 2012
On Balochistan, Elections, and Mengal

The government has denied any military operation in Balochistan. Its opponents – from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Nawaz Sharif to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s Imran Khan keep talking about ‘free and fair elections’. As the first and most important step, they say, to ‘fixing’ Balochistan. There has been a lot of theories on why...
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On Malala

By M.T.
Oct 2012
On Malala

It’s heartening to see Pakistanis take an eager interest in the fate of Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old shot in the head and neck by the TTP. Our capacity for collective horror at this insensible act is a marker of our ability to be moved by the tragic and to be shocked by the cruel....
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