Merge Fata, Create a separate province, make a Gilgit Baltistan alike Fata Council and conduct a referendum in Fata are the possible four option for deciding the fate of tribal people.
This article reviews the current situation of Pashtuns of both countries Pakistan and Afghanistan and the nature and structures of Pashtun society.
Federally Administered Tribal Area (Fata) is a piece of land which is a part of this country but it does not come under the ambit of common law system of this country.
For FATA’s education and to end militancy in the FATA region, The government should take concrete steps and work on war footing educational Emergency.
Rewaj Regulations could have become acceptable as a bad part of a whole package, which contained a phased merger with KP and extension of Peshawar High Court and Supreme Court jurisdiction.
Political administration’s officials are involved in massive corruption, but immune from any audit or accountability. Women folk are degraded and voiceless, and often subject of honor killing.
Fata's people demand for formation of a commission under UN and international community to probe as to why civilians were persecuted, harassed and killed?
"Homemade bread only for 10 rupees," with her innocent voice, she tries to get the attention of people in the streets of main Mandi Bazaar of Mohmand Agency.
A big majority categorically favoured the FATA merger with KP, saying this was natural and logical in view of the geographical contiguity and historical ethnic linguistic links between the two regions.
If the change is announced after a few months, it will face more problems than it would have faced earlier. Dragging feet on Fata’s merger with KP will have negative political implications for the state of Pakistan.