Land of yellowing leaves

ZPKB presents multiple points of views and reflections about life in Pakistan for the ordinary person.

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Man arrested in Peshawar on incitement of violence against Pakhtun activist Gulalai Ismail

Islamabad, 22 January 2017: Hamza Khan, a 23-year-old student from Mardan has been arrested by Peshawar Police on Monday on charges of incitement of violence against Pakhtun activist  Gulalai Ismail. The arrest has been made against an FIR registered by the Peshawar Police on 20th November 2017. Once Commoners, Now Heroes As per detail, the accused had … Continue reading Man arrested in Peshawar on incitement of violence against Pakhtun activist Gulalai Ismail

The Pashtun Long March Asks for Justice After Years of Ethnic Targeting

“Naqeeb Teray Khoon Se, Inqilab Aye Ga,” (Naqeeb from your blood we will bring about a revolution) chants a crowd outside the National Press Club in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Thousands of ethnic Pashtuns from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and elsewhere in Pakistan have staged a sit-in in front of the National Press … Continue reading The Pashtun Long March Asks for Justice After Years of Ethnic Targeting