Post-Taliban Reprisals, Expulsions In Pakistan Valley

News & Features Julie McCarthy · ·
Sami Ullah, 19, stands among the ruins of his demolished home on the outskirts of Mingora, the main city in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The engineering student blames the army for destroying his home as a form of collective punishment because his brother joined the Taliban. But the army denies demolishing Ullah's or anyone's home as part of a policy to penalize militant sympathizers.