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Pakistani Taliban Public Flogging Video Creates Shock Wave

Where: Islamabad, PakistanApril 3, 2009 : The Taliban authorised the brutal public flogging of a 17-year-old girl by four men in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP). The incident was recorded and broadcast over the internet. Shock and disbelief shook many sections of the Pakistani population. The video opened up the question of religion-backed violence against women in...

Militants Attack Police Academy in Pakistan

Where: Lahore, PakistanMarch 30, 2009 : Less than a month after the terror attack on Sri Lankan cricketers, militants targeted a police training school in Manawan on the outskirts of Lahore. They killed eight police recruits and two civilians, and injured nearly 100 people.At 7.30 a.m., around 850 unarmed recruits at the school had assembled for their morning...