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  • Khalil tribe’s people protest against ‘inadequate’ steps of KP government in controlling Dengue People hailing from the Khalil tribe on Monday here staged a protest demonstration against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for its failure in curbing the spread of dengue virus. The protesters blocked the University road for several hours and chanted slogans against the provincial government. They were of the view that the provincial government did not take timely and effective measures to control the outbreak of dengue fever, as a result, hundreds of people have been infected by the deadly disease....
  • Police arrest three ‘fraudster’ in Karak Police on Monday arrested three alleged fraudsters pretending themselves as government officials, officials said here. As per details, the Cantt police carried out a search operation after receiving intelligence information from secrete agencies. Officials added that weapons, fake national identity cards and service cards of different government departments were also recovered from the possession of the arrested individuals....
  • Mobile phone service likely to be suspended on Ashura day Police in the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is mulling to suspend mobile phone services on Ashura, officials said here on Monday. According to Capital City Police Officer Muhammad Tahir Khan, a formal request has been put up to the government and the interior ministry to suspend mobile phone service on Ashura day....
  • Fata Reforms to replace the ‘black law’ in tribal areas, says Governor Iqbal Jhagra Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that Frontier Crimes Regulation was a black law that would soon be abolished after the National Assembly pass Fata Reforms Bill....
  • PA Khyber releases fifth grader arrested under FCR The political administration on Monday released the fifth grader student who was arrested under Collective Responsibility Clause of Frontier Crimes Regulation following a bomb blast in Landi Kotal few days....

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Imran Khan writes open letter to UNSG on plights of Rohingya Muslims

Imran Khan writes open letter to UNSG on plights of Rohingya Muslims
September 08, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has written an open letter to UN Secretary General on the distressing plight of Rohingya refugees and persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar.

Imran Khan condemned the silence of the United Nations on these issues, writing that the UN had failed in protecting its fundamental principles and human rights.

He said that it was heartbreaking to witness the silence of the UN and international community on the persecution of Rohingyas Muslims since the 1970s.

Khan also wrote that the UN had failed in stopping persecution and genocide of the Muslims in Myanmar.
He called on the UN chief to move the UNSC to end the persecution and genocide of the Rohingyas within Myanmar and to bring an end their inhumane plight.

The Rohingya Muslims flee Rakhine state in Myanmar in droves each year to escape poverty and persecution in a region where their movements are controlled and they lack access to jobs or basic services.

The exodus increased dramatically after 2012 when scores were killed in communal bloodletting involving Buddhist nationalists in the state.

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