AWP calls for ‘country-wide protest’ on 23rd May to demand release of Baba Jan, 15 other youth

AWP calls for ‘country-wide protest’ on 23rd May to demand release of Baba Jan, 15 other youth

Islamabad: (PR) The Awami Workers Party (AWP) has expressed concern at incarceration of the Federal Committee member Baba Jan and his 15 comrades in jail and demanded the Gilgit-Baltistan Government to release them after withdrawing ‘false and politically-motivated cases’ against them. The party through a resolution after its FC meeting held...

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Alienating Gilgit-Baltistan            

Alienating Gilgit-Baltistan            

By Ammar Firdous The recent wave of anger that struck the people of Gilgit-Baltistan was over the absence of Chief Minister-GB, Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman as an official delegate during the “One belt one Road Forum” held in Beijing. This summit was attended by the Chief Ministers of the other four provinces, along...

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Land Reforms in Gilgit-Baltistan

Land Reforms in Gilgit-Baltistan

Abdullah Khan Dero According to the Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE), five percent of the bigwigs possess 64 percent of Pakistan’s farm land, while 50.8 percent rural households are landless. Fortunately, no feudal system exists in Gilgit-Baltistan, and the land division within families is settled according to Islamic and...

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Suicides and our society

Suicides and our society

Rani Khalil Society is defined as people living together in the form of communities. A society can be considered civilized if and when its activities are in their best interest, and that of others. The situation in our societies in Giglit-Baltistan is a bit different, despite of the high literacy...

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