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Pakistan: Swat Deal Grave Threat to Rights

Ordinance Should Be Reversed and Abusive Taliban Leaders Held Accountable says Human Rights Watch

(New York, April 15, 2009) – The Pakistani government should swiftly reverse its decision to cede de-facto administrative control of the Swat valley in Pakistan’s tribal areas to the Taliban and affiliated groups, Human Rights Watch said today. The move presents a grave threat to the rights of women and other basic rights in the troubled region, Human Rights Watch said. Continue reading

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