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Father Abducted By Men In Militia Dress: Pak Activist Gulalai Ismail

Pakistani women rights activist Gulalai Ismail, who is currently in the US on Thursday claimed that her father was picked up by "men wearing militia dress" in Peshwar. In a tweet, Gulalai Ismail said, "My father has been picked up by men wearing Malitia dress from outside of Peshawar High Court an hour ago." Ismail managed to escape Pakistan to seek political asylum in the US in September after being accused of treason. Gulalai, daughter of human rights activist Muhammad Ismail, co-founded the NGO Aware Girls in 2002 with her sister Saba Ismail with an aim to challenge the culture of violence and the oppression of women in the rural Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area in the north-west of Pakistan. 

Updated : 25 October 2019, 08:11 AM