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Suicide car bomber attacks U.S. consulate vehicle in Pakistan Last Updated on 2012-09-03 00:00:00   Suicide car bomber attacks U.S. consulate vehicle in Pakistan September 3, 2012 |  2:13 am   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — At least two people were killed Monday when a suicide car bomber rammed into a U.S. government vehicle in northwest Pakistan, a brazen attack on Americans working in a city perched on the edge of the country’s militant-infested tribal areas. The vehicle belonged to the U.S. consulate in Peshawar and was attacked as it traveled through University Town, an upscale Peshawar neighborhood where several international organizations maintain offices. No U.S. citizens or staff members of the American consulate were killed in the blast, but two American staff members and two Pakistani nationals who work at the consulate were injured, said State Department spokeswoman Victoria... More »
PAKISTAN: No justice for Rimsha - judge disrespects the orders President Zadari Last Updated on 2012-08-30 00:00:00       PAKISTAN: No justice for Rimsha - judge disrespects the orders President Zadari   In the capital of Pakistan where there are many government and non-governmental institutions working for the protection of child rights, special children rights, human rights and the rights of women, only one of them have come out calling for the release of Ms. Rimsha, the 14-year-old Christian girl who has been charged with blasphemy. It has now been revealed that Rimsha does not suffer from Down's syndrome but is, in fact, a slow learner with a mental age of around 10 or 11. Rimsha has been charged under the country's blasphemy law which carries the death penalty and has now made two court appearances. In the first hearing the judge refused bail, citing the fear of retaliation by Islamic fanatics. Today, (30 August) she was presented to the... More »