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Manzoor Pashteen has risen to lead a fast-growing movement of thousands from Pakistan's Pashtun minority. Where few dare to criticize the army, Pashteen brazenly speaks. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Caught Between The Military And Militants, Pakistan's Pashtuns Fight For Rights

A new rights movement is led by an activist from South Waziristan, a front line in the war on terrorism. Manzoor Pashteen has attracted thousands of followers in his nonviolent push for reform.

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Music Interviews

Marcia Ball Looks Back On Her Blues Legacy: 'I'm Perfectly Suited For The Job'

5 min

Marcia Ball Looks Back On Her Blues Legacy: 'I'm Perfectly Suited For The Job'

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World

Pompeo Takes Over At State

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Pompeo Takes Over At State

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Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, on Capitol Hill before he withdrew from consideration to be Veterans Affairs secretary. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Official Says Investigation Doesn't Support Allegations Against White House Doctor

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Law

#MeToo And The Law

4 min

#MeToo And The Law

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Manzoor Pashteen has risen to lead a fast-growing movement of thousands from Pakistan's Pashtun minority. Where few dare to criticize the army, Pashteen brazenly speaks. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Caught Between The Military And Militants, Pakistan's Pashtuns Fight For Rights

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After Push From Activists, Chicago's South Side Gets An Adult Trauma Center

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