In a harrowing incident that has sent shockwaves through the community, a young Pashtun man named Ghani was found dead after having gone missing just days ago in Bara Akakhel, Khyber District. The circumstances surrounding his disappearance and subsequent demise have raised serious questions about the security of Pashtuns and the prevailing law and order in the region.
Initial reports indicate that Ghani’s disappearance may be linked to Pakistan Army for his vocal stance against Pakistani oppression, a sentiment echoed by many Pashtuns who have faced persecution. Disturbingly, the involvement of the Pakistan Army in the killing, citing a pattern of targeting Pashtuns who speak out against injustices.
Pashtuns, who have long endured mistreatment at the hands of both the Pakistan Army and the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), have increasingly voiced their concerns and frustrations. The community has time and again raised the issues of forced disappearances, extrajudicial killings, and overall systemic discrimination.
The death of Ghani, seen as a tragic symbol of the challenges faced by Pashtuns, has reignited calls for justice and accountability. The incident is further fueling the ongoing debate over the need for improved security measures to safeguard the lives of Pashtun individuals and address the broader issues of human rights violations.