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Women, children protest 22-hour power outage in Gilgit-Baltistan

Women and children were part of the protesters who recently demonstrated against prolonged electricity load-shedding in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Awami Action Committee to hold protest over surge in wheat prices in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan on January 2

The Awami Action Committee hosted a Gilgit grand Jirga over the wheat price hike and also announced protest sit-ins in all districts of Pakistan from January 2, media reports said.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan university students protest against fee hike

Karakoram International University students in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region recently staged protests against fee hikes and administrative mismanagement, media reports said.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan witnesses protests over wheat rate hike

Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region on Friday witnessed a shutter-down strike against an increase in the rate of subsidised wheat, media reports said.

Pakistan: Gilgit Baltistan witnesses protest over wheat subsidy

Protesters participated in a rally in Pakistan's Gilgit Baltistan region on Friday against the recent hike in wheat prices and other issues, media reports said.

Pakistan: Locals protest arrest of activist in Gilgit-Baltistan

Residents of Skardu district in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan recently launched a protest against the local administration over the arrest of prominent activist Shabbir Mayyar.

PoK: Gilgit-Baltistan leaders voice concern over child marriage

Civil society representatives, including the head of the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), recently expressed concern over the absence of laws and constitutional protections for women in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Take note of human rights violations in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan: UKPNP chairman urges UN

United Kashmir People’s National Party (UKPNP) president, Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri, has urged the United Nations to take note of the violations which are taking place in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan Civil Servants protest discrimination

Civil servants belonging to Gilgit-Baltistan Civil Service in Pakistan recently observed a pen-down strike on the eve of the caretaker prime minister's visit to protest against discriminatory clauses persisting in Rules of Business 2009.

Internet still banned in Gilgit-Baltistan, online traders and students face trouble

Local administration continued to suspend internet services in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region amid sectarian tension between Sia and Sunni communities, causing trouble to the residents of the region.

Protesters in Gilgit-Baltistan demand release of Shia cleric, merger with India

A large number of protesters recently gathered in the Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan's Skardu region and demanded the release of a Shia cleric who has been detained over blasphemy charges.

Pakistan: Top Gilgit-Baltistan cop replaced over ‘clash with Punjab police’

Lahore/IBNS: The Pakistani government on Wednesday transferred Gilgit-Baltistan Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammad Saeed from his post following allegations — levelled by the information minister — that GB police personnel were being pitted against Punjab police as the latter attempted to arrest PTI chief Imran Khan from his Zaman Park residence in Lahore, media reports said.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan Governor seeks release of federal govt funds amid financial crisis

Gilgit:  Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Syed Mehdi Shah on Wednesday discussed the issue of financial crisis faced by his region with  Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal and sought release of funds by the federal government of Pakistan.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan region contributes 90 percent suicide cases

Quetta, Pakistan: Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region is contributing up to 90 percent of suicide cases across the country, media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistan: People demonstrate against forced land acquisition by army in Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan: People in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan recently protested against forced land acquisition by the Pakistani Army in village Nopura, media reports said on Saturday.