District courts reopen cases
Many cases that were decided by the self-declared courts of the Taliban have been reopened and are being taken up by the district courts in Swat. In this reports, lawyers and their clients express their views that those decisions were made out of the courts and therefore have no validity.
University students want to work for peace
In this panel discussion, students from Malakand University talk about their hopes for peace to return to the region. They vow to work for peace and help boost the morale of the community.
Women’s perspectives on returning home
In this special feature, Sabaoon looks into the experience of returning home from an IDP camp from the perspective of women. The women in this story share their fears of missing children, escaping their homes amid shelling attacks, and enduring illnesses in the camps. A project coordinator for Noor Education talks about women’s rights in the context of conflict.
Food distribution camp in Sheen faces shortages
A food distribution camp in Sheen union council is facing shortage of wheat and sugar. The shortage is causing long delays and problems in registration. In addition, the camp in charge is concerned about security as quarrels have erupted over relief items.
Army restores high school in Kabal
The Pakistan Army repaired a high school building in Kabal making it possible for students and teachers to finally return and resume classes. Besides the repairs, the army undertook the building’s whitewash, constructed washrooms and provided benches and desks. In this report, the school principal expresses relief that studies can continue, and students talk of their satisfaction with the repairs.