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Oct 17, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Business Community Protest Federal Government Decision to Increase Tax While Continuing to Deny Representation

Below is an article published by Dawn Once again, Gilgit-Baltistan’s business community is protesting against the taxes imposed on them, without an increase in their representation at the central decision-making level and without further empowering the GB government, which remains a ‘sub-federating unit’. And once again, they have a point. One of the taxes at issue is the withholding...

Oct 17, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Business Community Protest Federal...

Photo Courtesy of Junaidrao @ Flickr Gilgit-Baltistan’s business community have been protesting against unfair taxes imposed upon them without a reciprocal further increase in their representation...

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Oct 05, 2017

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistani Journalist Accused...

Below is an article by the CPJ: According to the news site Dawn, Gilgit-Baltistan regional authorities brought charges against Siham after he wrote an unflattering column about members of the regional...

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Sep 11, 2017

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  UNPO REPRESENTATION: Gilgit-Baltistan Democratic Alliance Gilgit-Baltistan is represented at the UNPO by the Gilgit-Baltistan Democratic Alliance (GBDA) an umbrella organization which also represents...

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Aug 10, 2017

Gilgit Baltistan: Growing Call for Social Media...

    The article was published by DNA India: Several organisations, including the Gilgit-Baltistan Thinkers Forum (GBTF), have strongly condemned the arrest of Hasnain Ramal, a social media...

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Aug 01, 2017

Gilgit Baltistan: Local Communities Take to the...

Below is an article published by DNA: People in Gilgit-Baltistan on Sunday [30 July 2017] came out onto the streets protesting against China and the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...

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Jul 12, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: CPEC Likely to Worsen Environmental...

Watch a video reportage by DeccanChronicle here.

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Jul 05, 2017

Pakistan: CPEC and the Burden of Inoperable D...

  The article below was published by Foreign Policy:   In recent months, the Chinese-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has left Pakistanis emboldened, Indians angry, and U.S. analysts worried....

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Jun 21, 2017

Pakistan: Authorities Disregard Attempted Murder...

Below is an article published by Reporters Without Borders: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Pakistan’s government to take whatever measures are necessary to protect journalists after Rana...

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Jun 21, 2017

Pakistan: Authorities Disregard Attempted Murder...

  Below is an article published by Reporters Without Borders:  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Pakistan’s government to take whatever measures are necessary to protect journalists...

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Jun 12, 2017

Pakistan: Authorities Scan Social Media for Purported...

  Below is an article published by Al Jazeera English: A Pakistani court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a prosecutor said, in a first such case that...

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May 19, 2017

UNPO Announces Academic Conference at the University...

University of Oxford School for Geography and the Environment Gottmann Room 12:00 - 17:00  As the current centrepiece of the Chinese One Belt-One Road (OBOR) initiative, the China-Pakistan Economic...

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May 11, 2017

HRCP Releases Report on the State of Human Rights...

  The article below was published by San Francisco Chronicle:   An independent watchdog on Wednesday offered a mixed report card in its annual look at the state of human rights in Pakistan,...

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May 11, 2017

EP Conference Raises Questions about Ethnic &...

On behalf of co-host MEP Francisco Assis, MEP Manuel dos Santos, former Vice President of the European Parliament, opened the conference by welcoming the audience and voicing a sweeping sense of concern...

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May 10, 2017

UNPO Announces European Parliament Conference:...

Despite having ratified some of the most important human rights treaties, Pakistan continues to struggle with the implementation of international law. Amid the spiral of violence, the most affected are...

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May 03, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan Profits From Illegal...

  This article was published by The Northlines: China has entered in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), under the illegal occupation of Pakistan, with a well-conceived two-prong plan to keep its military presence in...

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Apr 11, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Growing Chinese Presence In...

  The article below was published by The Sunday Guardian:   The United States hosted the Chinese leadership on the scenic coasts of Florida at a time when American foreign policy vis-à-vis...

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Mar 27, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistan Criticised by UK Parliament...

  The article below was published by The Huffington Post: India: A motion was passed in the British Parliament condemning Islamabad's announcement declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth frontier,...

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Mar 15, 2017

Gilgit-Baltistan: Government of Pakistan Announces...

  The article below was published by The Financial Express: Pakistan today said it is planning to declare the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region as the fifth province of the country, a move that...

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Mar 01, 2017

EU Sets Human Rights Priorities for 2017

This year, the Council of the EU promises to engage in facilitating the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives in meetings of relevant UN bodies. This certainly underpins the work that...

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Jan 19, 2017

HRW World Report 2017 Reminds Global Community...

According to the World Report’s emphasis, the most egregious human rights violations against indigenous populations in 2016 can be seen in the crackdowns on Oromo in Ethiopia, the lingering human...

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Dec 15, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Islamabad Disgruntled after...

The article below was published by IndiaTV: Islamabad is fuming with anger after the World Bank used a map of Pakistan without the territories of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) which they call Azad Jammu...

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Dec 10, 2016

Democracy and Rule of Law Are Human Rights

  On international Human Rights Day, UNPO reiterates its commitment to the promotion of democracy, rule of law, and human rights everywhere. The first United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy...

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Nov 10, 2016

European Parliament Conference Discusses Environmental...

Opening the Conference, the host Josep-Maria Terricabras MEP (Greens/EFA) reminded the audience that even though sensitive topics often trigger discomfort, legitimate claims must be addressed...

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Nov 07, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: PPP Opposes CPEC Until Region’s...

  The following article was published by The Siasat Daily: The Gilgit-Baltistan chapter of the Pakistan People’s Party has threatened not to allow the China- Pakistan Economic Corridor project...

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Sep 23, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Concerns about CPEC Raised in...

  The article below was published in Zee News: Geneva: Friends of Gilgit Baltistan, an international organization set up by a few Members of the European Parliament, held a seminar last week on...

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Sep 22, 2016

Pakistan’s Oppressed Peoples and Occupied Territories...

Moderated by Mr Baseer Naveed of the Asian Legal Resource Centre, the event heard speeches by representatives of Sindhi, Baloch, Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Mr Lakhumal Luhana of the...

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Sep 21, 2016

Oppression of Ethnic Minorities in Pakistan Discussed...

The article below is courtesy of PR Newswire The European Organization for Pakistani Minorities, on September 16, organised a side event titled "Plight of Pakistani Minorities" at the 33rd session...

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Sep 14, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Senge Sering in Geneva to Shed...

Below is a statement published by newKerala.com Geneva [Switzerland], Sept. 13 : Maintaining that people of Gilgit-Baltistan are deprived of their basis rights, Senge H Sering, Director of Gilgit-Baltistan...

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Aug 28, 2016

Protest Against Human Rights Abuses Related to...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), in collaboration with several Balochi and Sindhi human rights and youth organizations, organized a protest against gross human rights violations...

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Aug 24, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: More than 60 Years in Constitutional...

  Below is an article published by The Quint:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reference to Gilgit-Baltistan may have had the strategic objective of countering Pakistan’s claim on...

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Aug 16, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Asian HR Commission Reports...

The article below is published by International Business Times An Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) report published on Thursday documented torture in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-occupied...

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Jul 22, 2016

Pakistan: Ruthless Implementation of CPEC Violates...

  Below is an article published by Business Standard:  European Parliament Vice-President Ryszard Czarnecki has said Pakistan is violently crushing dissent and indulging in human rights violations...

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Jun 16, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Awami Workers Party Launches...

  The Article was published by the Express Tribune   Left wing activists in Gilgit-Baltistan have decided to launch a worldwide campaign to release the jailed politician, Baba Jan. The decision...

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May 25, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Constitutional Limbo Must Come...

  Below is an article by the Daily Times: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) central leadership has demanded that Gilgit-Baltistan be given the constitutional status of a full province. In a...

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May 03, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Activist to Challenge Rejection...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: GILGIT: Baba Jan and his Awami Workers Party (AWP) have resolved to challenge the returning officer’s decision to reject his nomination...

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May 02, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: BNF and BNSO Call for Region’s...

  Below is an article published by the Balawaristan National Front:  Leaders and office-bearers of Balawaristan National Front (BNF) and the Balawaristan National Student Organization (BNSO)...

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May 02, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistan to Postpone Plans to...

  Below is an article by DNA India,   Under pressure, Pakistan has apparently shelved the idea of annexing Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) to make it country's...

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Apr 22, 2016

Timeline: Gilgit-Baltistan’s History of Political...

  February 2016 - The Pakistani government intensifies its crackdown on dissenting journalists by systematically silencing and abusing them. Violent and systematic persecution of those who report...

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Apr 05, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Legal Questions on CPEC Pr...

  Below is an article by ANI News, The multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is being touted as nothing more than a 'black hole' as far as people of Gilgit Baltistan are...

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Mar 30, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Legal Questions on CPEC Pr...

  Below is an article by ANI News, The multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is being touted as nothing more than a 'black hole' as far as people of Gilgit Baltistan are...

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Mar 17, 2016

BNF Sends Letter to UN SG to Press for Protection...

Below is a letter to the UNS SG by the Balawaristan National Front:   His Excellency                                        ...

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Mar 16, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Multi-Billion Dollar China...

  Below is an article published by Business Standard:    Leaders and activists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan have said that the proposed multi-billion dollar China...

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Mar 09, 2016

Gilgit-Baltistan: Autonomy or Self-Rule? Time...

  Below is an article published by the Daily Times:   Gilgit-Baltistan has a unique history, a complicated present and an ambiguous future. It has been known by several names due to its geographic...

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Feb 26, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: The Problem of CPEC Strikes...

This article was published by The Barooshaal Times. Photo courtesy of Joseph Bautista @Flickr   GBUM chief says nationalists never allowed to freely take party in polls and neither people are free...

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Feb 17, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistan Brutally Clamps Down...

  Below is a press release published by ANI News: Journalists in Gilgit Baltistan are often victims of atrocities by the Pakistan Security Agencies. Besides facing impediments while reporting the...

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Jan 26, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: Traditional Winter Sports Festival...

  Below is an article published by Dawn:   A sports and cultural festival was organised amid temperatures as low as minus 16-degree centigrade on a snow-covered playground in Hussainabad...

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Jan 21, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: Constitutional Status, A Politico-Economic...

Below is an article published by The Dardistan Times: The constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan has become a hot topic in the media at the start of 2016. National media has been discussing the topic...

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Jan 12, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: Chinese Interests behind Talks...

The government is considering a proposal to upgrade the status of Gilgit-Baltistan into a constitutional province or a “provisional province”, according to a member of the region’s cabinet. Ibrahim...

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Jan 04, 2016

Gilgit Baltistan: Islamabad Plans to Secure Constitutional...

  Below is an article by The Express Tribune   More than 58 years after independence, Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) finally looks set to get significant constitutional rights for the region. A reforms...

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Dec 16, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Government Apathy for Earthquake...

  Below is an article from Bihar.com People of Gilgit Baltistan have been badly hit by the harsh winters. With no government help, especially after the October 26 earthquake, the residents brace...

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Nov 27, 2015

Gilgit-Baltistan: China and Pakistan Severely...

  Below is an article published by India.com: Strasbourg, Nov.25: International human rights defenders and members of the European Parliament today severely criticized both China and Pakistan for...

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Oct 22, 2015

Gilgit-Baltistan: Breaking Association with K...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: An overwhelming majority of youth recently interviewed in Gilgit-Baltistan dissociated themselves from the Kashmiri identity. “Almost...

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Oct 16, 2015

Gilgit-Baltistan: Japanese Support Helps Farmers’...

  The below article was published by Fresh Plaza:   With assistance of the Japanese government, the farmers' incomes in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) have increased, as they were trained to make value...

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Sep 21, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Womens’ Rights Violations...

  General debate - Agenda Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development.   Honorable Mr....

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Aug 13, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Prospects of Economic Zone

Below is an article by The Express Tribune The Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly unanimously passed a resolution on Wednesday [12 August 2015] to urge the federal government to set up two economic...

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Aug 07, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: The Chairman of the Gilgit Baltistan...

Below is an article published by Sost Today   Gilgit Baltistan must be involved in China Pakistan Economic Corridor project as third party says Manzoor Parwana. Gilgit Baltistan should be involved...

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Jul 23, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Floods Wreak Havoc

  Below is an article by Dunya News At least 220 houses have been reportedly demolished in Chitral, Sakardu, Gilgit and Ghanche as monsoon showers flood River Chitral. As many as nine hydel power...

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Jul 13, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: GBUM Chairman Denounces Provisional...

Below is a press release published by the Gilgit Baltistan United Movement:   All of the Government of Pakistan's steps and proposals to make Gilgit Baltistan a “Provisional Constitutional...

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Jun 29, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Fabricated Trails against Human...

  Below is an article by Brooshaal Times  Nationalist leaders, rights defenders are being implicated in fake and terrorism cases in Gilgit-Baltistan. For the last about three decades, hundreds...

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Jun 26, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Elected Members of the Assembly...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune:   The new lawmakers, including 22 representatives of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, were sworn in during an oath-taking ceremony. The...

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Jun 25, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Exiled Kashmir Leader Denounces...

  Below is an article published by New Kerala   At the ongoing 29th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva [­from 15 June 2015 to 3 July 2015], the exiled Kashmiri...

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Jun 08, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Elections Are in Violation...

Read below the text by BNF Date: 4th June 2015 His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki Moon Secretary General United Nations, New York   SAVE ANCIENT TRIBES OF GILGIT BALTISTAN    Gilgit...

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Jun 05, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Petition Filed against GBLA...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: The petition was filed by All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief coordinator Ahmed Raza Khan Kasuri on Thursday [4 June 2015] requesting...

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Apr 28, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: 720 Candidates to Run in June...

  Below is an article published by The Nation: As many as 720 candidates on Monday [27 April 2014] filed their nomination papers for the 24 constituencies of the provincial assembly elections in...

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Apr 20, 2015

Gilgit-Baltistan: Second Elections, since Provincial...

Below is an article published by Pakistan Daily Times Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved a summary of the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan for holding of elections to the GB Legislative...

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Apr 14, 2015

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistan’s Prime Minister...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Gilgit-Baltistan today (14th of April) to kick off his party’s election campaign in the region...

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Oct 29, 2014

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistani Military Build-Up...

Below is an article published by Sharnoff’s Global Views:   After a brief lull, Indo-Pak forces have resumed shelling along the Line of Control (LOC) which divides the disputed Jammu and Kashmir...

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Sep 26, 2014

Gilgit Baltistan: Conflict with Chinese Firms...

Below is an article published by Sharnoff’s Global Views:   With large outcry in Pakistan against recent Palestinian killings, one wonders at the nation’s pronounced silence on the continued...

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Jul 18, 2014

Gilgit Baltistan: Work Starts On Computerised...

The article below is taken from Dawn An official of the Election Commission told Dawn on Thursday that preparation of computerised electoral rolls had been started this week. He said that the GB Election...

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Jun 03, 2014

Gilgit Baltistan: Successful Protests Lead to...

Below is an article published by jkunityfoundation: Awami Action Committee’s (ACC) forceful demonstration for 22 days, yielded Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif before the people’s unity...

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Dec 16, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: Hundreds Protest Against Rights...

Below is an article published by Brooshaal Times:  Hundreds of people staged a protest rally in Roundu village of Baltistan here, demanding `political, economic and constitutional` rights. They also...

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Nov 29, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: False Accusations Of Violence...

Below is an article published by Brooshaal Times. Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement chairman Manzoor Parwana has condemned allegations that students from Gilgit-Baltistan were involved in the sectarian...

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Nov 04, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: System Of Governance Challe...

Below is an article by: BrooshalTimes. Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement (GBUM) chairman Manzoor Hussain Parwana has said the governance system in the region was being run under a presidential order and...

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Sep 23, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: Chinese Presence Causes Con...

Below is an article published by One Pakistan: “Engineer” Manzoor Parwana, the Chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement (GBUM), has demanded that the Pakistan Government come clean...

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Sep 12, 2013

Gilgit-Baltistan: Khaplu Palace Receives UNESCO...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: The ceremony was held earlier this month [September] in Bangkok to award initiatives which restored and conserved structures that are at least 50...

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Sep 04, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistan Pushes For Mega Dam...

Below is an article published by GBUM: Manzoor Hussain Parwana, the chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement, declared to the media that after international monetary organizations and banks refused...

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Jun 18, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: Activist Calls For End To Pakistani...

Below is an article published by Green Left Weekly: Mirza Abdul Salam, former Rawalpindi/Islamabad president of the Balawaristan National Student Organisation (BNSO), is now studying in Sydney. He is...

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May 13, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: 19th Commemoration Of Vietnam...

Below is a Statement made by Senge Sering in US Senate : Respected Members of the US Congress and delegates Julay and good afternoon! On the Nineteenth Commemoration of Vietnam Human Rights Day, I express...

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May 10, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: Observing Elections From The...

Below is an article published by Dawn:  Gilgit-Baltistan might be the last thing on the minds of Pakistan’s election-contesting parties — none of them have included these far-flung northern...

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May 06, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan National Congress hold event...

PRESS RELEASE  On May 4, 2013, Gilgit Baltistan National Congress held an event in Baltimore, Maryland. Senge Sering, Director of Gilgit Baltistan National Congress, moderated the event. Abdul Hamid...

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Apr 22, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: Microfinance Scheme For The...

Below is an article published by Pamir Times: The Gilgit-Baltistan government plans to start a Microfinance scheme, specifically for the unemployed youth of Gilgit-Baltistan, to help them gain economic...

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Feb 11, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: Impact Of Climate Change On...

Below is an article published by HeavenGB:   Climate is not a stationary phenomenon, it varies from time to time. It is a product of weather which always experiences variations over space and time...

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Jan 29, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: 2012 An Abysmal Year For Human...

Below is an article published by Pamir Times:  A Gilgit based organization working on Human Rights related issues in Gilgit-Baltistan has painted an abysmal picture of the year 2012. 23 people,...

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Jan 11, 2013

Gilgit Baltistan: No Testing Centres For Aspiring...

Below is an article published by the Dardistan Times: The people of Gilgit-Baltistan have profound zeal towards achieving professional excellence and attaining higher education. Despite being deprived...

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Dec 06, 2012

Gilgit Baltistan: MWM Leader Detained Without...

Below is an article published by Shiite News: Police have arrested the key official of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen, a leading Shia party of Pakistan in Gilgit-Baltistan province at mid night between Saturday...

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Nov 20, 2012

Gilgit-Baltistan: EU Speaks Up Against Human Rights...

Below is an article published by Daily News & Analysis:   As the general security situation deteriorates in South Asia, and particularly in Pakistan, the world is becoming increasingly aware...

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Nov 08, 2012

Gilgit Baltistan: Connecting Asia Through Silk...

Below is a press release by Senge Hasnan Sering: On November 6, 2012, an influential think tank The Henry Jackson Society, in collaboration with the Washington based Institute for Gilgit Baltistan...

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Nov 02, 2012

Gilgit-Baltistan: 2010 Flood Victims Are Due To...

Below is an article published by International The News:   The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has resolved around 377,526 appeals through ‘Grievance Redressal System’...

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Oct 19, 2012

Gilgit-Baltistan: Celebration Cultural Day

Below is an article published by the News Tribe: Students treat audience with cultural and traditional hilarity in the auditorium of National University of Modern Languages (NUML)  Male,...

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Oct 10, 2012

Gilgit Baltistan: Controversy Over Pakistani ...

Below is an article published by PR Newswir:   Member of the Friends of Gilgit Baltistan in the European Parliament today [October 3, 2012] issued statement condemning Pakistani Government's decision...

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May 11, 2012

UNPO UN Reports Highlight Human Rights Violations...

Photo by Cedric Favero On the occasion of the 14th Session of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR), UNPO has submitted three reports highlighting the human rights violations in Argentina,...

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Apr 20, 2012

Gilgit Baltistan: Intelligence Agency Served with...

Below is an article published by the Express Tribune: The revelation that Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) unilaterally placed the name of a woman from Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) on the Exit Control List...

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Mar 06, 2012

Sindh: Pakistan Openly Plans To Increase Internet...

Below is an article published by the New York Times:  Many countries censor the Internet, but few spell out their intentions as explicitly as Pakistan. The government published a public tender...

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Nov 21, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Seminar Raises Issue Of Violence...

Below is an article published by Online- International News Network Islamabad: Participants of seminar unanimously called to prevent violence against women, several national and international treaties...

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Aug 31, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Tensions Rise Against Chief...

Below is an article published in Expert Click: Ten more people were taken into custody at midnight from Hunza. The authorities stated that the arrests will continue until the 'real culprits' are not...

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Aug 24, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Twenty Youth Detained

Below is an article published by Expert Click: At around 3 AM on August 20, 2011, hundreds of law enforcement personnel entered Altit, Nasirabad, Aliabad, Karimabad and Murtazabad towns of Hunza district....

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Aug 04, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Opposition Leader Arrested At...

Below is a Press Release from the Balawaristan National Front:  Manzoor Hussain Parwana, the Chairman of the Gilgit Baltistan United Movement has been arrested by Pakistan Rangers, FC and Gilgit...

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Aug 02, 2011

Gilgit-Baltistan: Increased ISI Presence Leads...

Below is a article published by Expert Click: Manzoor Parwana is one of the leading politicians in Gilgit-Baltistan who opposes Pakistan's unilateral occupation of the disputed region, which is also claimed...

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Aug 01, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Detainment of Manzoor Parwana...

Below is an article published by Balawaristan National Front: Manzoor Parwana, the Chairman of Gilgit Baltistan United Movement (GBUM) was detained during a concerted operation of Pakistan's law enforcement,...

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Jul 28, 2011

Gilgit-Baltistan: International Seminar Emphasises...

Below is a press release from the Institute for Gilgit Baltistan Studies: On July 27, 2011, the Henry L. Stimson Center [Washington], Institute for Gilgit Baltistan Studies and Friends of Gilgit-Baltistan...

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Jul 25, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Save the Innocent People of...

Website: www.balawaristan.net On behalf of the two million people of Gilgit Baltistan (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) I have the honor to draw your kind attention towards some gross root human rights...

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Jul 22, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Chairperson of Friends of Gilgit...

Below is an article published by the Institute for Gilgit Baltistan Studies: On Wednesday July 20, 2011, Institute for Gilgit Baltistan Studies hosted a reception in Washington D.C. for the visiting member...

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Jun 30, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: China and Pakistan Consider...

Below is an article published by the India Times: At a time when the distance between American and Pakistani priorities in the post-Osama period continues to grow, China is passionately vouching...

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Jun 10, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Report Sees Continued Threat...

Below is an article published by the Tribune News Service: India’s leading strategic affairs think tank has recommended a change of ‘discourse’ on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and suggests...

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May 24, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: “It’s been four days since there was water in our homes,” said Waqar Ahmed, a resident of Gilgit, as the crisis intensified...

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May 19, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Loss Of 30,000 Stone Age Rock...

  Below is an article published by Daily India: The Basha-Diamer area holds thousands of very important rock carvings, which may vanish forever due to the construction of this reservoir.Professor...

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May 10, 2011

First Gilgit Baltistan Environment Conference...

The conference‘Gilgit Baltistan: A Critical but Unknown Pivot of South Asia under Threat’ organized by the UNPO and the Balawaristan National Front( BNF) drew academics, scientists, and...

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Apr 19, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: The People Of Gilgit-Baltis...

  Below is an article published by: PakTribune.The people of Gilgit-Baltistan have no say in national affairs or legislation. They are deprived of the very right to vote.Unfortunately, the federal...

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Apr 07, 2011

Gilgit-Baltistan: A Battleground For The Future...

  Below is an article published by International.to: Madam Chair, friends and colleagues Aslamo Alaykam and good afternoon. I am grateful to The Democracy Forum for arranging this seminar and for...

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Apr 04, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Shortage of Teachers Threatens...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: “The estimated shortage of teachers is well over 3,700 in the region, and needs to be covered immediately to save the education system,”...

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Mar 22, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: United Nations Commission Asked...

  Below is an article published by: MSN News.The UN Human Rights Commission has been asked to send a special rapporteur to visit Gilgit and Baltistan areas to assess human rights situation by a European...

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Mar 14, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Need to Build on Environmental...

Below is an article published by The News: Initiatives taken some couple of years back in Bunji, a small town some 50 km away from Gilgit, to help increase population of endangered snow leopard have started...

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Mar 11, 2011

Gilgit-Baltistan: Urgent Measures Regarding Target...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune:   An official said that the court directed the chief secretary, IG police and secretary home to submit report to the court in this respect by...

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Mar 04, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Caught Dangerously Between Regional...

Below is an article published by the Hudson Institute: China has been deploying thousands of soldiers in the strategic Gilgit-Baltistan, a mountainous area in [the so called] northern Pakistan, and a...

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Feb 24, 2011

Gilgit-Baltistan: Inhabitants Claims Still Ignored,...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune:  “We are forced to drink river water as the water tank of our area has been empty for a long time,” Haji Qurban and other...

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Feb 21, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Regional Languages to be Given...

Below is an article published by Associated Press of Pakistan: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Saturday [February 19, 2011] that the government...

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Feb 18, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Environmental Consequences of...

Below an article published by International Business Times   China’s high-stake poker game in Gilgit-Baltistan, a mountainous area that is part of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan,...

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Feb 16, 2011

Gilgit-Baltistan: China Building Road to Disa...

Below is an article published by the International Business Times: China’s high-stake poker game in Gilgit-Baltistan, a mountainous area that is part of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan,...

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Feb 07, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Expert Calls the Increased Chinese...

Below is an article published by Zeenews.com:  Increasing "Chinese activities" in the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region is an alarming development that will affect the overall India-China relationship...

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Feb 04, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Shina Language Must Be Prom...

Below an article published by The Express Tribune  The chief minister and governor of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) should play their role in getting the Shina and Balti Language Bill passed in the parliament....

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Jan 28, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: National Commission on Human...

Below is an article published by The International News:  The government is set to establish an independent National Commission on Human Rights for the protection of human rights in the country. ...

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Jan 19, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Chief Minister Invited to CCI...

  Below is an article published by Samaa:   Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has called the meeting of Council of Common Interests (CCI) today to decide about the equitable gas distribution....

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Jan 17, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Peaceful Protests Achieve End...

Below is an article published by Dardistan Times: Protesters in Gitch [Gilgit Baltistan] blocked the Ghizar while protesting against absence of electricity in the area. Even Chief Secretary GB’s...

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Jan 14, 2011

Gilgit-Baltistan: Foreigners Involved in Gemstone...

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune:   “Foreign tourists either purchase these gemstones at nominal prices or just pick them up while visiting various valleys,”...

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Jan 10, 2011

Gilgit Baltistan: Controversial US Support for...

Below is an article published by ZeeNews:  The US on Thursday [6 January 2011] announced it would provide USD 66 million to Pakistan to complete two dam projects as part of its commitment to help...

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Dec 13, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: UN Self-Help Programme Provides...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: Fifty families uprooted by the devastating floods earlier this year in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) have moved into new houses they helped to build with...

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Dec 07, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Gojal Valley Without Doctor

  Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: Since the deadly landslide of Attabad the people of Gojal have remained trapped isolated from other hospitals of the region and totally dependent...

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Nov 15, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: ‘No Taxation Without Repr...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: All over the world governments tax their citizens and use the collected amount for the betterment of society, through investment in development projects....

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Nov 08, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: New Legislations to Improve...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: Gilgit-Baltistan Law Minister, Wazir Shakeel, has said that legislations to curb the sale of poor food items and domestic violence against women and...

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Oct 28, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Withdraw sedition cases against...

  Below is a press release  published by the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement: Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement (GBUM) held a press conference to condemn cowardly act of the authorities, who...

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Oct 21, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: MEP Among Those Speaking Out...

  Below is an article published by PR Newswire:   Pakistan's Policy of Advancing Militancy by Exploiting Dispute over River-water with India Fails to Benefit Common People: Jurgen Creutzmann,...

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Oct 12, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Chinese Language Classes To...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune: The Karakoram International University (KIU) in Gilgit plans to start Chinese language classes to reduce the communication gap between the people...

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Sep 30, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: The moment Of Truth For Pak...

  Below is an article published by Asian Affairs:   A few weeks ago, India successfully persuaded the World Bank to refuse a loan to Pakistan, which was going to help construct the Diamer...

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Sep 21, 2010

Journal Article on China building a Dam on the...

  Senge H. Sering (2010): China Builds Dam on Indus near Ladakh, Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, page 136.  Abstract: "The tail-end of Indus receives so little water that today...

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Sep 15, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Security Forces clamp down on...

  Below is an article authored by Senge Hassan Sering of the Institute for Gilgit-Baltistan Studies:   Dear Fellows   Political turmoil continues to plague Gilgit-Baltistan. Authorities...

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Sep 08, 2010

Pakistan: European Parliament debates Humanitarian...

  Below is an article published by UNPO:   Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response (ECHO), opened the debate with a...

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Sep 06, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: India, China, Pakistan Play...

Below is an article published by The Economist:   An odd row has broken out over the failed attempt of an Indian general, B. S. Jaswal, who heads the army’s Northern Command, to visit...

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Sep 01, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Presence of Chinese Troops ...

Below is an article published by the Hindustan Times:   Pakistan today dismissed as a "figment of imagination" a media report that the Gilgit-Baltistan region of the country had been handed over...

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Sep 01, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Pakistani Forces Implicated...

  Below is a press release by the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement (GBUM):   During a press conference in Skardo on August 31, 2010, Manzoor Parwana, the Chairperson of Gilgit Baltistan United...

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Aug 30, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: China Deploy Troops into Occupied...

Below is an article published by Indian Express:  In a quiet move, China has deployed about 11,000 troops in the strategic Gilgit-Baltistan region in the Occupied Kashmir to take de-facto control...

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Aug 27, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Stranded

  Below is an article published by The Dawn Blog:   Over a 100 people have died in Gilgit-Baltistan due to the floods that have ravaged the country. For over 12 days now, Gilgit and the surrounding...

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Aug 26, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Urgent Call For Direct Relief...

  Below is an article published by the Sri Lanka Guardian:   The secular Awami National Party (ANP) led Government of Khyber Pakhtunkwa and the nationalist organizations of Balochistan and...

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Aug 18, 2010

Balochistan: No Improvement to Disaster Relie...

  Below is an article published by the Express Tribune:   A flood torrent from river Indus completely submerged Muzaffagarh-Ali Pur Road, while low-lying areas of Sultan city were inundated...

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Aug 17, 2010

Balochistan: 921 deaths Linked To Political V...

  Below is an article published by Daily Times: ISLAMABAD: Eight hundred and eight incidents of political violence, which claimed 1, 921 lives, have been reported in the country during October...

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Aug 16, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Back In Time As Flood Cripples...

Below is an article published by The Express Tribune:   The area has been experiencing a blackout since August 5 2010, when landslides hit hydel power projects in Naltar, Kargah and Gooro. Moreover,...

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Aug 12, 2010

UNPO Appeal for Humanitarian Aid for Gilgit-B...

    The Hague, 12 August 2010 – As the heaviest monsoon rains in Pakistan for 80 years continue into their second week, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has expressed...

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Aug 12, 2010

UNPO Causes of the flooding in Pakistan

  Below is a letter published by The Guardian:   The people of Pakistan may be in God's hands now that swathes of Sindh lie under water, but for decades they have been in the hands of an Islamabad...

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Aug 11, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Precarious Situation as Basic...

  Below is a correspondent report published by Dawn.com: It rained very heavily all night [6 August 2010] and, at 1.40am, Wadood and I were up (trying to comfort one of the children after a nightmare)...

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Jul 22, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Ataabad Artificial Lake is a...

  Below is a press release  published by the Gilgit Baltistan National Congress (GBNC): The members and supporters of Gilgit Baltistan National Congress gathered at Ellicott City, Maryland...

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Jul 21, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Very Rare Snow-Leopard Enda...

  Below is an article published by the Pakistani Daily Times     In Pakistan, the northern mountain ranges of the Himalayas — Karakoram , Hindukush and Pamir — Chitral...

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Jun 22, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Donors Must Put Aid In The Right...

A Point of View on Attabad Lake   This is not the first time; citing the bitter experience of 2005 in POK earthquake where misuse abuse of billions in aid by monstrous Military and Government of...

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Jun 08, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: Chairman Draws Attention to...

Below is an article published by Weekly Baang Karachi:   The Chairman of the Balawaristan National Front (BNF) Abdul Hamid Khan has drawn the attention of the international community...

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Jun 07, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Italian Party takes BNF Chief...

  Below is an article published by Weekly Baang Karachi:The Radical Party in the Italian parliament has given membership to Balawaristan National Front (BNF) Chairman Abdul Hamid Khan in recognition...

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May 31, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Free Education Announced But...

  Below is an article published by Associated Press of Pakistan: He announced the decision in a press conference, primarily conducted to brief media about comprehensive efforts and strategy made...

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May 17, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Attabad Lake Water Submerges...

    Below is an article published by SAMAA: The water level of Attabad Lake has inundated three villages on Sunday [16 May 2010].A gravely dangerous situation has erupted in area...

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May 14, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Hunza Lake May Burst Its Banks,...

Below is an article published by Dawn.com: The Flood Forecasting Division of the Pakistan Meteorological Department warned on Wednesday [12 May 2010] that the lake created in Hunza valley by a massive...

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May 05, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: A Little-Known Region

 Below an article published by New Europe: We live in a global village where people are constantly impacted by things that happen around them. Even an incident in the remotest part of the...

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Apr 28, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: The Banishment Of Nationalist’s...

      Below is an article published by Gilgit Baltistan United Movement : The puppet provincial like government of Gilgit-Baltistan is afraid of the freedom movement of Gilgit-Baltistan....

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Apr 26, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: First Cabinet Sworn In

    Below is an article published by the Express Tribune: The governor of GB, Dr Wazir Shamma Khalid, administered oath to the ministers, five of whom belonged to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)...

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Apr 12, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: BNF Chief Rejects New Pakistani...

Below is an article published by Weekly Baang Karachi : Pakistan is continuously hoodwinking the people of Gilgit-Baltistan and the world by maintaining a facade of democratic rule in the region since...

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Apr 09, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Abdul Hamid Khan Addresses House...

    On 7th April 2010, Mr Abdul Hamid Khan, Chairman of Balawaristan National Front (BNF) engaged in a debate in the House of Lords, London UK on the topic of human rights abuses in Gilgit...

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Mar 15, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Construction Plan of Diamer...

   Below is a press release published by Gilgit Baltistan United Movement: GBUM condemns state terrorism against the peaceful protestors of Chilas City, Diamer. GBUM called a public gathering...

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Mar 15, 2010

UNPO Address Gilgit Baltistan Concerns at UN

UNPO in collaboration with Interfaith International, have organized an event taking place this Tuesday (16/3/2010) at the United Nations in Geneva. The conference entitled ‘Dialogue on the situation...

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Mar 05, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Supreme Court to Rule on 2009...

Below is an article published by the Daily Times: A petition seeking the declaration of the Gilgit-Baltistan (empowerment and self-governance) Order 2009 as ‘ultra vires’ of the constitution...

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Feb 01, 2010

Gilgit-Baltistan: BNF Chief Meets Head of Friends...

  Below is an article published by Weekly Baang Karachi: Chairman Balawaristan National front Abdul Hamid Khan met Mr. Jürgen Creutzmann, the head of Friends of Gilgit-Baltistan in the European...

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Jan 04, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Press Release

Below is a Press Release published by the Balawaristan National Front: Chairman Balawaristan National Front (BNF) Abdul Hamid Khan has said suicide attacks are condemnable acts and the nation will never...

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Jan 04, 2010

Gilgit Baltistan: Press Release

Below is a Press Release published by the Balawaristan National Front: Chairman Balawaristan National Front (BNF) Abdul Hamid Khan has said suicide attacks are condemnable acts and the nation will never...

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Nov 20, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: All Parties National Alliance...

 Below is an original article by Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO)  Protesters gathered to voice their discontent with unlawful arrests of several leading members of...

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Nov 13, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: Faces First Assembly Polls

 Below is an article published by ThaiIndian News:Elections for the 24-member assembly in the strategic border region of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan-administered Kashmir began early Thursday [12...

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Nov 04, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Detentions Precede Disputed...

Below is article published by the KashmirWatch.com:Top leadership of Gilgit Baltistan Democratic Alliance (GBDA) and Jammu Kashmir All Parties National Alliance (APNA) along with all three GBDA candidates...

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Sep 30, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Governor Wants Financial Pa...

  Below is an article published by Associated Press of Pakistan: Governor Gilgit Baltistan Qamar Zaman Kaira said Gilgit Baltistan needs a comprehensive financial package to undertake development...

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Sep 28, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: To Have Its Governor

Below is an article published by: The Associated PressUnder recent Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self Governance order 2009, there will be a separate Governor who would be appointed on the advice of...

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Sep 18, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: Muslim League Rejects Package...

    Below is an article published by Daily Times : Rejecting the federal government’s Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-governance Order 2009, the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid...

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Sep 17, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan : Steps to Ensure Fair Polls

  Below is an article published by Associated Press of Pakistan: Governor Gilgit-Baltistan, Qamar Zaman Kaira on Wednesday advised the administration of Gilgit-Baltistan to take all possible...

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Sep 16, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: Drama in a Theater of Despa...

  Below is an article published by Asia Times:   Gilgit-Baltistan ranks among the most beautiful places in the world. It is, however, a region of the enduring oppression and despair. This...

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Sep 14, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: India lodges protest over Bunji...

  Below is an article published by Daily Times : India lodged a protest on Friday against Islamabad granting the self-governance package to Gilgit-Baltistan and plans to build a multi-billion-dollar...

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Sep 09, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: GBUM Calls for Self-Rule Under...

 Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement while rejecting the new package demanded that an independent and autonomous legislative assembly for Gilgit-Baltistan should be formed with the installation of...

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Sep 03, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: New Pakistani Package or Governor...

 On 29th Aug. 2009,  Mr. Syed Yousuf Reza Gilani, Prime Minister of Pakistan announced a package for Balawaristan (Pakistan Occupied Gilgit Baltistan) by terming it as self-governance and Internal...

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Aug 11, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: International Seminar

Below is an Press Released issue by the Gilgit Baltistan United Movement: Religious Extremism in NWFP, Swat and Chitral: Impact on Gilgit-Baltistan   2-Day International Seminar Society,...

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Aug 03, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Involvement In Peace Dialog...

  Below is an article published by Pakistan News: Talking to reporters here on Thursday [30 July 2009], Khan said, " A dialogue on Kashmir between India and Pakistan should not ignore...

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Jul 06, 2009

Gilgit-Baltistan: Call to Reopen Old Trade Ro...

  Below is a statement issued by the Gilgit Baltistan United Movement:The Chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement, Mr. Manzoor Hussain Parwana has said that closing the doors of economic...

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Jun 25, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Divisional Status

Below is an article based on a story published by The International News: Baltistan has been given divisional status that will enter into power the first day of July [2009]. The president of the Pakistan...

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Jun 24, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Response To Pakistan's Lack...

  Below is an article published by Giglit Baltistan United Movement : The right of legislation in Gilgit-Baltistan rests with the people of the region. “The government of Pakistan’s...

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Jun 02, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Statement by the AHRC

 Below is a statement issued by the Asian Human Rights Commission:  A recent announcement of the Pakistan Army and its intelligence agency (ISI) stated that the Taliban are taking shelter in...

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May 28, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistani Government Building...

  Below is a statement issues by the Balawaristan National Front : Gilgit Baltistan is a disputed part of Jammu & Kashmir according to the UNCIP resolutions of 13th Aug. 1948 and 5th Jan...

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May 22, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: “Creating Harmony”

 Below is a statement issued by Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement:Chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement (GBUM) Manzoor Hussain Parwana said nationalist parties are inching towards achieving...

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Mar 23, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Deteriorating Freedom of Pr...

 Below is a statement released by the Gilgit Baltistan United MovementManzoor Hussain Parwana ,Chairman GBUM [Gilgit Baltistan United Movement] urged President Asif Ali Zardari and the rest of the...

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Mar 12, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: Ideology Dissuaded

 Below is a statement issued  by: Manzoor Hussain Parwana, Chairman, Gilgit Baltistan United MovementKARACHI: 10 March 2009Ideological terrorism is being promoted in Gilgit-Baltistan and if the...

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Feb 24, 2009

Gilgit Baltisan: A Threat To Their Identity

 Below is an article published by : Gilgit Baltisan United Movement Gilgit Baltistan United Movement expressed its concerns over the growing change in the demography of Gilgit Baltistan and considered...

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Feb 09, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: New Police Force to Bring Security...

   Below is an article written by Shabbir Ahmed Mir, and published by The News: Northern Areas Inspector General of Police Khurshid Alam has hinted at raising a police force that would ensure...

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Feb 09, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: New Police Force to Bring Security...

   Below is an article written by Shabbir Ahmed Mir, and published by The News: Northern Areas Inspector General of Police Khurshid Alam has hinted at raising a police force that would ensure...

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Feb 06, 2009

Gilgit Baltisan: Miserable Life Condition

 Below is an article published by: Skardu.blogspot “The masses of Gilgit Baltistan are living a miserable life due to severe cold and record snowfall, but the government has done nothing to...

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Jan 28, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: SAC Appointment Angers

  Below is an article published by UNPO In reaction to the recent appointment of former Supreme Court of Pakistan judge to the Supreme Appellate Court, or SAC, or Gilit Baltistan, the Chairman...

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Jan 12, 2009

Gilgit Baltistan: War is Forbidden Along Bor...

Below is a Statement made by Manzoor Hussain Parwana, Chairman of the Gilgit Baltistan United Movement which is part of the Gilgit Baltistan Democratic Alliance, and a  UNPO member as of September...

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Nov 26, 2008

Gilgit Baltistan: Northern Areas to be Rename...

Below is an article published by Pakistan Travel and Culture GILGIT, Nov 24: Northern Areas Legislative Assembly (NALA) on Monday approved recommendations of its select committee, which had proposed that...

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Nov 12, 2008

Gilgit Baltistan: Pakistan OKs Plans to Build...

Below is an article published by Alertnet ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Pakistan approved on Tuesday a plan to build a dam on the Indus river at a cost of more than $12 billion as part of efforts to overcome...

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