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Malala Yousafzai Suspected Shooters Arrested by Pakistan Army

Malala Yousafzai Suspected Shooters Arrested by Pakistan Army

Ten Taliban militants accused of shooting Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai have been arrested, a spokesperson for the Pakistan army announced this morning. The statement said that the “entire gang” involved in the incident have been “busted.” The group will be tried on terrorism charges. The Pakistani military said that one man was captured and […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 15, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 15, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 15, 2014 covers stories from around the globe. In Siberia, a girl was saved by her puppy after getting lost in the woods. Meanwhile in Nigeria, Boko Haram extremists have kidnapped dozens of boys and men, as clashes erupt in Pakistan. Girl Saved by […]

World News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 10, 2014

World News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 10, 2014

The world news daily digest update from Guardian Liberty Voice for July 10, 2014 covers the first visit by the media into the former Taliban ruled Pakistan town called Miranshah, the arrest of the ninth neo-nazi lawmaker in Greece, and the passing of a new and highly invasive law in the United Kingdom. Pakistan Military Escorts Media Into […]

Pakistan Woman Stoned More Arrests Made

Pakistan Woman Stoned More Arrests Made

More arrests have been made in the case of  a Pakistani woman who was stoned to death in May. Five individuals, including the young woman’s father, have been charged with publicly killing her in front of a courthouse in Lahore. Farzana Parveen, 25, was attacked by a mob of about 30 people who systematically beat […]

Sexism in Pakistan

Sexism in Pakistan

Pakistan follows the rules of a peaceful god to violent ends. According to the most basic teachings of the Islamic faith, a deed is defined as haram if it harms mind, body, soul or society, and is strictly prohibited. Honor killings due to sexism literally exemplify everything an action has to be in order to be considered haram, and in Pakistan they are commonplace. […]

Pakistan Increasing Military Presence

Pakistan Increasing Military Presence

Pakistan is increasing its military presence after an attack at a busy airport in the southern part of a port city called Karachi, according to a report by The Guardian. An operation to send troops into the mountainous area of North Waziristan was planned, and implemented days after the attack at the airport took place. […]

Sanity Prevails: Pakistan Decides to Hunt Down the Taliban

Sanity Prevails: Pakistan Decides to Hunt Down the Taliban

After years of serious deliberations, sanity has finally prevailed as the Pakistani army and government appear to have decided to hunt down the Taliban once and for all. On Sunday, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) bombarded the Taliban hideouts in North Waziristan, the semi-autonomous tribal region bordering Afghanistan. According to confirmed intelligence reports, the Taliban […]

Pakistan Debates Role of Drones for Peacekeeping at United Nations

Pakistan Debates Role of Drones for Peacekeeping at United Nations

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Masood Khan, took part in a Security Council meeting this week that debated the role of drones in U.N. peacekeeping operations worldwide. His comments came just hours before a U.S. drone strike killed 13 suspected militants in North Waziristan late Wednesday and Thursday morning, the first such strike orchestrated […]

Honor Killing: Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death

Honor Killing: Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death

Farzana Iqbal, a 24-year-old Pakistani woman was stoned to death in a horrific incident of honor killing outside the Lahore High Court for marrying against the wishes of her family. The pregnant woman, whose maiden name was Farzana Parveen, was attacked with bricks outside the high court building by over two dozen assailants, including her […]

Narendra Modi Eyes Pakistan as a Friend or Foe?

Narendra Modi Eyes Pakistan as a Friend or Foe?

As India ushers in a new era, with Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister, multiple foreign and domestic challenges surround India, which merit the new premier’s undivided attention. With any new leadership, new political strategies are put into place and among these the country’s foreign policy stands out as a crucial one. Modi’s new, more aggressive foreign policy is […]

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