European Parliament Conference Discusses Environmental Degradation and Human Rights Violations in Gilgit-Baltistan

This article is originally published on UNPO “UNREPRESENTED NATIONS AND PEOPLES ORGANIZATION” On 9 November 2016, Mr Josep-Maria Terricabras MEP (Greens/EFA) and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) in partnership with Mahatma Gandhi International, convened a high-level conference entitled “A Recipe for Disaster: Environmental Degradation and Human Rights Violations in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan” at the…

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Thousands of Shia Muslims of Gilgit have staged a peaceful rally in Danyore to protest the biased decision of G-B government not to allow students to host Youm-e-Hussain (AS)

Thousands of Shia Muslims protest against ‘Arbaeen ban’ in Gilgit housands of Shia Muslims of Gilgit have staged a peaceful rally in Danyore to protest the biased decision of Gilgit-Baltistan government not to allow students to host Youm-e-Hussain (AS) to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions in educational institutions. The protestors…

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The Gilgit-Baltistan government has tasked the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) to build the much-awaited Skardu-Jaglot road

Paving the way: FWO bags tender to build Skardu-Jaglote road GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan government has tasked the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) to build the much-awaited Skardu-Jaglot road, officials said on Monday. The road, which is expected to be completed at a cost of Rs46 billion, is the only route connecting Baltistan to the rest of G-B…

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Sino-Trans filed an appeal against an order of G-B’s Chief Court decision which had ended Chinese participation in the operation of Sost Dry Port.

Sost dry port: Sino-Trans files appeal against chief court’s decision GILGIT: The apex court of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) on Thursday suspended a court decision which had ended Chinese participation in the operation of Sost Dry Port. The Supreme Appellate Court’s decision came after Chinese company Sino-Trans filed an appeal against an order of G-B’s Chief Court, which ultimately…

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