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Pakistan Accounts for 80% of Polio Cases: WHO
World  (tags: Pakistan, Polio, Health Crisis, Polio Eradication, #EndPolioNow, endpolio.org )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
"The 10th meeting of the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) held in London recently concluded that the goal of stopping global polio transmission by the end of 2014 will be missed because of..."
Pakistan Army Arrests 'Malala Gunmen'
World  (tags: Malala Yousafzai, assasination, violence, murder, Pakistan, arrest, criminals, Islamists, terrorists )

Beatrice
- 38 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Pakistan's army claim arrests ten terrorists involved in the failed assassination of Malala Yousafzai, the 14 year old who defied a Taliban ban on girls attending school Ten members of the Taliban gang behind the failed attempt to assassinate Malala
The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 51 days ago - news.vice.com
This month has seen the largest demonstrations against the Pakistani government in more than 20 years.
The Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Pakistan
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, Pakistan, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government )

Cal
- 112 days ago - vice.com
Roughly half a million people have been displaced by the Pakistani government's military offensive into the tribal area of North Waziristan, and all signs show that the crisis will only worsen in the coming days and weeks
Investigate Killing of Human Rights Lawyer - Please Sign Petitiion
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Pakistan, Muslims, Christians, blasphemy, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, society, violence, murder )

Ge
- 149 days ago - forcechange.com
The government of Pakistan must immediately investigate the killing of a prominent human rights activist. The government should also do all it can to ensure an impartial investigation into the killing and responsibly prosecute those involved. Human rig
All Countries Will Have Drone Kill Technology in 10 Years - Report
World  (tags: Drones, Arms, CIA, Children, China, Human rights, Intelligence, Military, Modernization, Pakistan, Politics, Robert Bridge, Security, Terrorism, USA, War )

Brian
- 166 days ago - rt.com
"In just one decade, just about every country in the world will have the means to either build or buy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) capable of launching missiles at enemy targets, thus dramatically changing the face of warfare."
Pakistan Court Sentences Christian Man to Death for Blasphemy
World  (tags: Pakistan, Christians, blasphemy, death sentence, religion, Islam, riots, Lahore )

Beatrice
- 203 days ago - theguardian.com
A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for blasphemy, his lawyer said, over an incident that triggered a riot in the country's second-largest city.Sawan Masih was convicted of insulting the prophet Muhammad during the course of a
Gunmen Kidnap Six-Strong Polio Team in K-P
World  (tags: Pakistan, kidnapping med team, polio, Jew-hatred-based )

Beth
- 239 days ago - tribune.com.pk
PESHAWAR: Masked gunmen kidnapped a six-member polio vaccination team -- a doctor, two local employees of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and three guards -- in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Monday, an official said.
Pakistan: 500 Women and Girls Murdered in Islamic Honor Killings Each Year, Many More Go Unreported
World  (tags: Pakistan, Islam, Honor killing of women )

Beth
- 247 days ago - jihadwatch.org
This article, like most about honor killings, never once mentions Islam. This steadfast and universal refusal to identify the root cause of honor murders only ensures that there will be more of them. Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide.
An Inside Look at the Taliban's Bankers - Reuters Investigates - VIDEO   video
World  (tags: War, Afghanistan, Pakistan, secret funding, crime, drugs, corruption, banks, Americans, taxpayers, US treasury, Obama, Pentagon )

Angelika
- 270 days ago - reuters.com
In Afghanistan, the lines between Taliban finance and legitimate commerce are often blurred. Reuters Special Correspondent Matthew Green takes us through the clandestine world of the currency dealers suspected of secretly funding the insurgency.
Pakistani Girl Crawls Out of Grave After Being Raped, Buried Alive
World  (tags: Pakistan, 13 year girl, raped, buried alive, climbs out of grave )

Beth
- 328 days ago - nypost.com
A 13-year-old girl has dug herself out of a muddy grave after being raped by two men who then buried her alive in Pakistan. The teen was abducted from her local village in the Punjab province while she was walking to Koran lessons.
Nestlé: Stop Draining Pakistan Dry! - PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Nestle, water, ethics, Pakistan, greed )

Judy
- 335 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Nestlé is draining developing countries' groundwater to make its Pure Life bottled water, destroying countries' natural resources before forcing its people to buy their own water back.
'Raped Girl Dug Herself Out of Grave'
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Rape, buried alive, pakistan )

Rose
- 355 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
The teenager was attacked in Toba Tek Singh, an area of Punjab, while walking to Koran lessons. She was reportedly buried alive by the two attackers who thought she had died during the assault.
Free Pakistani Woman Sentenced to Die for Drinking Water
World  (tags: Pakistan, Islam, Muslims, Christians, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, ethics, freedoms, society, violence, Asia Bibi )

Ge
- 402 days ago - forcechange.com
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian and mother of five children, was sentenced to death in 2009 for drinking from a well which was used by Muslim women. In a section of her book with French reporter Anne-Isabelle Tollet Blasphemy: A Memoir, reprinted in
Polio Vaccinators Face Deadly Risks In Pakistan
World  (tags: Pakistan, polio, health care, healthcare workers, violence, politics, death, children )

Carrie
- 456 days ago - popsci.com
Here's another twist on "vaccine safety." Over the past year, Pakistani villagers have been shooting healthcare workers that came to give them the polio vaccine. In regions where polio is endemic, anti-vaccination views are tied to politics.
 

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