Pashtun


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The Plight of Pashtuns in Pakistan

For decades Pakistan’s all powerful military has been in control of country whether directly, as in military dictatorships, or indirectly by installation of a ‘puppet’ Head of State. Recently the…


Pakistan’s Pashtun Crackdown Echoes Bangladesh War

Pakistan is increasing its crackdown on a civil rights movement demanding security rights and accountability for alleged grave abuses against the country’s ethnic Pashtun minority. But as more leaders and activists of…


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The Rise of Pashtuns in Pakistan

Pashtuns are the ethnically unique tribe residing in mountain terrains of North Western Bharatiya subcontinent and in Afghanistan. They are a unique ethnic tribal group with a rich history and…