Terrorism

UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact

The United Nations has launched the  a new framework, ‘UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact’ to combat international terrorism and coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, human rights and sustainable development sectors. UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact is an agreement between the UN chief, 36 organizational entities, the International Criminal Police […]

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Azhar Blacklisting: UN Panel to consider Indian proposal

Masood Azhar -the chief of Jaish-e-Mohammad and a resident of Bahawalpur, Pakistan has been accused by the Indian agencies of orchestrating several terror attacks on Indian soils including the one on Parliament in 2001, Pathankot airbase on January 2 and the latest one at Uri which claimed lives of 19 Indian soldiers. Azhar is said […]

Pakistan bans Indian Channels: Art versus Politics debate is back

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has banned the broadcast of all Indian channels with effect from October 15 in retaliation to the ban imposed on Pakistani artists by IMPPA. Indian Motion Picture Producers Association IMPPA had passed a resolution against all Pakistani artists and technicians from working in India in solidarity with the national spirit […]

What is happening in Kurdistan Now?

The Kurdish people are indigenous to the Middle East region. They form the 4th largest ethnic group of the region and are also the world’s largest ethnic group without their own state. They are mostly Sunni Muslims and the estimated 30 million Kurds live mainly in mountainous region of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. Some […]

Linkages of Organized Crime with Terrorism

Organized crime mainly exploits legitimate activities for criminal purposes. The UNODC tried to give a definition to “organised crime” in the organised crime convention. So an organised crime may be defined as A group of three or more persons that was not randomly formed; Existing for a period of time; Acting in concert with the […]

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