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Pakistan Charges 7 in Videotaped Killing

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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A Pakistani court has charged six members of the paramilitary forces and a civilian with murder for the videotaped killing of an unarmed man earlier this month. The charges came Wednesday, three weeks after 22-year-old Sarfaraz Shah died in the southern city of Karachi. A hearing is set for Thursday. The video shows a civilian […]

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Pakistan Charges 7 in Videotaped Killing

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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A Pakistani court has charged six members of the paramilitary forces and a civilian with murder for the videotaped killing of an unarmed man earlier this month. The charges Wednesday come three weeks after 22-year-old Sarfaraz Shah was killed in the southern city of Karachi. The video shows a civilian dragging Shah over to a […]

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US Supreme Court Strikes Down Violent Video Game Ban

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the video game industry, saying states cannot ban the sale or rental of violent games to children because doing so would violate free speech rights. In its 7-2 decision Monday, the justices struck down a 2005 California law covering games sold or rented to those under […]

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Pakistani Court Sends 7 to Jail Over Videotaped Killing

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A Pakistani court has sent six members of the paramilitary forces and a civilian to jail pending formal charges for the videotaped killing of an unarmed man on June 8. Prosecutor Arshad Iqbal Cheema said the suspects appeared before the court Friday in Karachi. He said he is now scrutinizing the police report before submitting […]

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2 Pakistani Security Officials Removed After Videotaped Killing

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s military said Tuesday it had removed two senior officials in Sindh province in response to the videotaped killing of an unarmed man in the southern port city of Karachi on June 8. The military said the head of the paramilitary Rangers force Major General Ijaz Chaudhary and Sindh police chief Fayyaz Leghari have been […]

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Pakistan Paramilitary Official Ousted After Videotaped Killing

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s military says it has removed the regional head of a paramilitary force after a videotape surfaced showing troops shooting and killing an unarmed man. The military said Tuesday that Major General Ijaz Chaudhary has been “posted out” in compliance with a Supreme Court order. Chaudhary is head of the paramilitary Rangers in Sindh province, […]

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Pakistani Security Official Removed Over Beating Death

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani leaders have removed the regional head of a security force because of a controversial videotape that appears to show his men shooting an unarmed young man and allowing him to bleed to death. Reports say that Major General Ijaz Chaudhary was removed from his post Tuesday, several days after a judge ordered the move. […]

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Bin Laden Eulogy Video Issued by Deputy

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida’s second in command has issued a message eulogizing the terrorist group’s leader, Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a U.S. raid in Pakistan last month. In a 28-minute video posted on militant websites Thursday, Ayman al-Zawahri said bin Laden terrified the United States while alive and would continue to do so in death. […]

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