Tag: Military of Pakistan

Pakistan’s spy agency ISI accused of kidnapping and killing journalists

Protest in Islamabad

Amnesty International says it has "credible concerns" that Pakistan's powerful military spy agency kidnaps, threatens and even kills journalists who cross it. The allegations come amid an unprecedented public standoff between the Directorate of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the country's

Pakistan’s new spy chief starts this month


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 12 (UPI) — Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam, the new head of Pakistan's spy agency — known as Inter-services Intelligence — takes up his post next Sunday. Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani announced the appointment of

Pakistan’s spy agency faces court ultimatum


Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — Pakistan's all-powerful spy agency could face an unprecedented challenge from the nation's high court after a lawyer representing seven victims urged contempt of court charges Friday. The Supreme Court had given the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency

Pakistan to shoot down intruding US drones


IRNA – Islamic Republic News Agency ISLAMABAD, Dec 13, IRNA — Pakistan will shoot down any US drone that intrudes its airspace as per new directives, a media report has quoted senior Pakistani official as saying. Daily ‘Nation’ reported that