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Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM)

Anti-War Advocate Accused of Terrorism in Pakistan, Inspiring Global Protests

Anti-War Advocate Accused of Terrorism in Pakistan, Inspiring Global Protests

By Freshta Jalalzai
Manzoor Ahmad Pashteen, the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement, has been arrested under mysterious circumstances.

Project Taliban: An Anti-Pashtun Initiative?

Project Taliban: An Anti-Pashtun Initiative?

By Bilquees Daud
Pashtuns on both sides of the Durand line have been at the receiving end of some of the most grotesque and intense violence by the Taliban.
Killing of PTM Leader Further Antagonizes Pakistan Pashtun Rights Defenders

Killing of PTM Leader Further Antagonizes Pakistan Pashtun Rights Defenders

By Daud Khattak
Sardar Arif Wazir was killed by armed men on May 1.

Pakistan’s Efforts to Silence Dissenters Amplifies Their Causes

Pakistan’s Efforts to Silence Dissenters Amplifies Their Causes

By Daud Khattak
In the age of social media, labeling people traitors, infidels and foreign agents doesn’t necessarily inspire the self-censorship it once did.

What Next for the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement?

What Next for the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement?

By Umair Jamal
With its leaders arrested, where does the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement go from here?

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Pakistan’s Crackdown on Pashtun Dissent Reflects Weakness, Not Strength

Pakistan’s Crackdown on Pashtun Dissent Reflects Weakness, Not Strength

By Farahnaz Ispahani
The inability of the Pakistani state to stomach Pashtun dissent reflects internal fragility.

Pakistan Arrests Human Rights Leader Who Criticized Army

Pakistan Arrests Human Rights Leader Who Criticized Army

By Associated Press
Pashtun Protection Movement head Manzoor Pashteen was arrested Monday, accused of making anti-government speeches and inciting violence.
The Return of the Pakistani Taliban

The Return of the Pakistani Taliban

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
After fading in the wake of 2014’s Operation Zarb-e-Azb, the TTP is poised for a resurgence.

Pakistan Declares War on Pashtun Nationalism

Pakistan Declares War on Pashtun Nationalism

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Pakistani military is trying to sound the death knell of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement.

Pakistan Must Embrace, Not Collide With, PTM

Pakistan Must Embrace, Not Collide With, PTM

By Hussain Nadim
Securitizing the movement has put the state in an impossible situation. It’s time to de-escalate.

Pakistan’s Pashtun Rights Movement Suffers First Casualty

Pakistan’s Pashtun Rights Movement Suffers First Casualty

By Daud Khattak
A year after the PTM took shape, one of its leaders has been killed and frustration is growing.
A Year Later, a Civil Rights Movement Soldiers on in Pakistan

A Year Later, a Civil Rights Movement Soldiers on in Pakistan

By Afrasiab Khattak
The February 2018 Islamabad sit-in gave birth to the most dynamic, active, and nonviolent youth political uprising Pakistan has seen.

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