Prominent Pakistani Anti-Militant Activist Shot Dead in Karachi

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan, May 8 – Gunmen shot dead a prominent Pakistani rights activist, known for his outspoken stance against the Taliban and other radical Islamist groups, in the southern port city of Karachi late on Saturday night, police said. The police said Khurram Zaki was killed at an outdoor cafe in

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Egyptian Court Reverses Policeman’s Sentence for Killing Activist

CAIRO, Feb 14  – Egypt‘s highest court reversed on Sunday a 15-year jail sentence handed down by a lower court to a policeman for killing an activist in the street, judicial sources said, overturning a rare sentence against members of security forces. First Lieutenant Yaseen Hatem was charged last March with action that “led to

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Malala Calls For End to Syrian War, Welcomes Syrian Campaigner to U.K.

By Andy Bruce NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, Dec 23 – Nearly two years after they met in a refugee camp in Jordan, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday welcomed the Syrian schoolgirl activist Muzoon Almellehan to her new home in northern England. Malala, who moved to Britain in 2012 after being shot in the head

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