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[Pictorial] Gojal – The forgotten and sunk paradise

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Five villages of Gojal valley were directly affected as a result of the damming of Hunza River on January 4, 2010. The river blockade has also severed Pakistan’s road connection with China. Boats are the only means of transportation available … Continue reading

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Participate in a research

The residents of Gojal Valley who have experienced the life after January 4, 2010 landslide at Attabad have the opportunity to voluntarily participate in an academic research, trying to study the impact of restricted mobility in mountain areas. The research … Continue reading

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[Opinion] Shattered Shangri-La- Lessons For Hunza!

Ghulam Amin Beg If James Hilton, the British Author of the best seller, Lost Horizon published in 1933, had visited Hunza valley on Thursday, 11th August, 2011, it would have shattered his dream of a Shangri-la, the fictional land of … Continue reading

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[Police Terrorism in Hunza Valley] Protests spread to Gojal Valley and Gilgit

Protesters attack Gulmit Police Station, officials flee PT Report (Updated) Gulmit/Shishkat/Sost: People have attacked the Gulmit Police Station and smashed all the windows and doors of the building, while also destroying the furniture and other fixtures. The police officials have … Continue reading

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Delegation of Nagar visits Gojal, offers apology

No border trade till detention of invaders, leaders of Hunza demand Both parties emphasize importance of brotherhood and peace PT Report Hussaini, August 8: A delegation of Nagar Valley, comprising of GB Finance Minister, Muhammad Ali Akhtar, Chairman of Gilgit … Continue reading

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Affectees of Gojal have primary labouring rights at Hussaini boatyard, Progressive Youth Front and Labour Party of Pakistan

Press Release  Hunza, August 7: People of Gojal who have been directly affected by the dammed Hunza River have primary labouring rights over the Hussaini Boatyard. These views have been expressed in a press release issued by the Progressive Youth … Continue reading

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[Pictory] Land connection between Hussaini and Gulmit severed, students and commuters facing problems

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[Opinion] A Paradise Forgotten

Dr Shahid Siddiqui  Seventeen months before, on January 4, 2010, the Hunza river flow got blocked by massive landsliding at Ataabad, a small village of Gojal, Upper Hunza. The cracking mountain gave way to large stones that came down with … Continue reading

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IDPs’ strike in Gojal/Hunza enters fifth day

PT Report Aliabad, May 18: Assistant Commissioner of Hunza, Momin Jan, has said that verification of 445 lake affected households of Gojal Valley has been completed while a committee has been formed to expeditiously process the remaining. He said this … Continue reading

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[Pictorial] Day 2 of strike in Gojal Valley

PT Report Images: Zafar Iqbal Shishkat, May 16: Hundreds of protesters belonging to Ayeenabad, Shishkat, Gulmit, Ghulkin and Hussaini resumed their strike today. The protesters are demanding release of funds (600,000 rupees each for 457 households) on urgent basis. Other … Continue reading

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