Post-Taliban Reprisals, Expulsions In Pakistan Valley

Human rights advocate Zia Uddin Yousafzai says the practice of collectively punishing the families of militants is "against morality, against humanity and against the norms ... of the state." He says the elders of local <em>jirgas</em> who have voted to oust entire families are out of step with the ordinary citizens of Swat.
Human rights advocate Zia Uddin Yousafzai says the practice of collectively punishing the families of militants is "against morality, against humanity and against the norms ... of the state." He says the elders of local jirgas who have voted to oust entire families are out of step with the ordinary citizens of Swat.