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Pakistan: Ethnic violence in Karachi deadliest since 1994

By Ali Ismail, December 20, 2012

Pakistan’s largest city is being ravaged by increasingly bloody ethnic and sectarian violence, as gangs associated with rival establishment political parties fight over turf and criminal rackets.

UK High Court hears Pakistan drone killing case

By Robert Stevens, November 2, 2012

Noor Khan, whose father was killed by a drone missile strike, is calling on the High Court to look into whether UK intelligence officials provided assistance and if they are liable for prosecution.

Report highlights poverty in rural Pakistan

By Sampath Perera, October 23, 2012

More than half of the 116 million rural population lived in extreme poverty in the last decade.

Imperialism in the garb of human rights:

Washington seeks to exploit outrage over attack on Pakistani schoolgirl

By Keith Jones, October 17, 2012

The Obama administration, the US media and US imperialism’s Pakistani satraps are seeking to manipulate the outrage over the Pakistan Taliban’s attempted assassination of a schoolgirl to legitimize intensification of the AfPak War.

UN delegation snubbed by Pakistani officials as violence ravages Balochistan

By Ali Ismail, September 29, 2012

A United Nations team investigating the fate of thousands of alleged “disappeared” in Balochistan was snubbed by the military and other leading Pakistani institutions during a 10-day visit earlier this month .

The terror of US drone warfare

By Ernst Wolff, September 28, 2012

A new study, “Living Under Drones: Death, Injury and Trauma to Civilians From US Drone Practices in Pakistan,” describes the terrorizing of Pakistan’s civilian population by US drone assaults.

Pakistani government breaks up protests against the US

By Sampath Perera, September 26, 2012

The protests in Pakistan last week were an expression of deepgoing anger among people against the American imperialism.

Pakistan’s factory fire: An indictment of capitalism

By Wije Dias, September 19, 2012

The fire was a particularly horrific product of the dangerous and oppressive conditions facing tens of millions of workers in Asia and around the world.

Pakistani government facing public anger over Karachi fire

By Wasantha Rupasinghe, September 17, 2012

Successive provincial and national governments are responsible for the dangerous, unhealthy and oppressive conditions in the country’s factories.

US designates Haqqani Network in Pakistan as terrorist group

By Sampath Perera, September 15, 2012

The US designation of the Haqqani Network as a terrorist group intensifies pressure on Pakistani and US forces to attack it inside Pakistan.

Pakistan factory fires kill over 300 workers

By Wasantha Rupasinghe, September 13, 2012

Pakistan’s worst ever industrial accident occurred when a fire erupted at a garment factory in Karachi on Tuesday evening.

US drone attacks escalate inside Pakistan

By Peter Symonds, August 29, 2012

At least four CIA drone attacks took place last week in North Waziristan, killing more than 35 people.