FATA & KP News – Latest News from Fata & KP at Radio TNN

 Breaking News

KP

Federal govt asked to apologize for torturing women at Islamabad sit-in

Federal govt asked to apologize for torturing women at Islamabad sit-in
October 11, 2017

PESHAWAR, 11 October: Office bearers of Takra Qabaili Khwende, a non-governmental organization, on Wednesday asked the federal government to investigate police torture on women during a sit-in in Islamabad for Fata Reforms.

Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, the officer bearers include Jamila Gillani, Nahid Afridi, Aisha Hassan, Sana Ijaz criticized the Islamabad police for subjecting women to baton charge who were protesting peacefully.

Jamila Gillani said that it was an attack on rights of tribal people and asked Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal to take action against those responsible for the torture. They asked the federal government to apologise for torturing women who were peacefully protesting for their rights.

They said that the issue would be raised on floors of provincial and national assemblies and in Senate.

Comments

Related Articles

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Like Us On Facebook

Fata Reforms

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

  • FATA reforms process gets momentum after the election of PM Abbasi

    The FATA reforms process which was initiated in 2015 saw delays due to differences among different political parties over the mode of reforms as well as the confused approach adopted by the government towards the issue.The government had apparently put the issue on the back burner until new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his cabinet revived the process and directions were issued on 13 September, 017 to bring a new draft law in place of Riwaj Act.

TDPs

  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

Follow us on twitter

Archives

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031