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9-month-old Arrested in Pakistan for Attempted Murder

9-month-old Arrested in Pakistan for Attempted Murder

By Jasmine Allen April 6, 2014

It appears that in some countries, no matter how old you are, if you do the crime, then you face the possibility of doing the time. And strangely enough, a 9-month-old child faced criminal charges on Thursday. A Pakistani baby …

As Pakistan Oppresses Minorities, US Resumes Aid As Pakistan Oppresses Minorities, US Resumes Aid
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Two and a half years after the widely publicized US Navy Seal raid, which killed Osama bin-Laden at his hideout in the heart of Pakistan’s military-political establishment, Washington DC has quietly resumed overt foreign aid to Islamabad. The decision to …

Malala: Better Off Without A Nobel? Malala: Better Off Without A Nobel?

When Malala Yousafzai was passed over for a Nobel Prize, an ABCNews story noted Irish betting magnate Paddy Power’s odds for her as an 8/15 favorite mere days before the prize would go to the Organization for the Prohibition of …

Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai
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Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who defied Pakistani terrorists, and almost lost her life to defend freedom and women’s right to education, was interviewed by famed journalist and opinion moulder Christiane Amanpour this week. The full interview will be aired as …

Balochistan Pakistan Home To Powerful Earthquake Balochistan Pakistan Home To Powerful Earthquake

On Tuesday afternoon, a strong earthquake blew through Balochistan. 328 people have died while more than 400 people are injured and about half of those are in critical condition. According to The Telegraph, “The doctor in charge of the largest …

Pakistan’s Idle Hangmen May Return to Work Pakistan’s Idle Hangmen May Return to Work
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“The prison hangman loitered in a Lahore graveyard…” sounds like the beginning to a great novel. Rather, it’s the first line of the New York Times feature on Pakistani hangman Sabir Masih, who has been idle since Pakistani President Asif …

Zubin Mehta Concert Promotes “Message of Peace” Zubin Mehta Concert Promotes “Message of Peace”

Indian-born conductor Zubin Mehta lived a dream Saturday, conducting a concert in Indian-administered Kashmir. Maestro Mehta directed the Bavarian State Orchestra in a German Embassy-sponsored concert attended by almost 2,000 guests. This is the first cultural event of such magnitude …

Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons” Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons”

Tuesday, at the opening of the largest public library in Europe, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai praised pens and books as, “the weapons that defeat terrorism.” The Pakistani teen, who gained attention when she was shot by the Taliban for advocating education …

Osama bin Laden Raid: New Details Leaked Osama bin Laden Raid: New Details Leaked
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While President Barack Obama’s administration prepares to annually declassify the number of people and businesses covered by National Security Agency surveillance, the Washington Post this week divulged details on NSA targeting that helped exterminate al-Qa’ida head honcho Osama bin Laden. …

Google May Face Full Pakistan Block Google May Face Full Pakistan Block
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Pakistan’s new IT and telecommunications minister has a problem. She wants to end to longstanding ban on Google’s YouTube, but she also needs assurances that Google will work to block “blasphemous and objectionable” materials from the world’s most popular video …

Pakistan's Mobiilink Offers Free Tweeting Pakistan's Mobiilink Offers Free Tweeting

Whenever a country that has a history of internet censorship gains better access to one of the internet’s most important tools, it’s big news. And that’s exactly what has happened today. Starting today, Pakistan’s largest provider of cellular services has …

Pakistan Enacts Country-Wide Ban Of Twitter Pakistan Enacts Country-Wide Ban Of Twitter
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Social media has already proven that it’s one of the greatest bastions of free speech on the Internet. A lot of governments that don’t protect free speech hate social media because it’s so open. Countries like China block Twitter and …

Pakistan Cancels its Planned Firewall Pakistan Cancels its Planned Firewall

Pakistan, a country which recently placed print ads to recruit non free-speech minded internet professionals for the “development, deployment and operation of a national level URL Filtering and Blocking System,” now says that it has scrapped its idea for the …

Web-Security Companies Reject Pakistan's Censhorship Web-Security Companies Reject Pakistan's Censhorship

At least five major companies offering information security products will not submit bids to the Pakistani government, which has been openly seeking an internet censor since February. San Diego-based Websense was one of the first to openly reject the offer, …

iPad Finds A New Competitor In Pakistani Military iPad Finds A New Competitor In Pakistani Military
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Since first being released the iPad has grown steadily in popularity. With that fame has come many manufacturers who are hoping to cut into Apple’s profit margins with their own incarnations of the popular tablet. The latest competitor may come …

Muslims Urged To Move To New Facebook Muslims Urged To Move To New Facebook

What do you do when Facebook spreads blasphemy? You make your own Facebook. The Times of India is reporting that people in Pakistan of the Muslim faith are urging their fellow Muslims to use Millat Facebook. The reason being that …

Bin Laden Raid’s Live Tweeter Sohaib Athar Speaks About Twitter Fame Bin Laden Raid’s Live Tweeter Sohaib Athar Speaks About Twitter Fame
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In the minutes after President Obama announced to the world that Osama Bin Laden had been killed in a U.S. led military operation, it was revealed that a 33 year old Pakistani man had unknowingly live tweeted the event. Sohaib …