May 10th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; After the sudden death of Sadaf Chughtai, the family appeals to the authorities to ensure the safe release of Muddasir Naaru at the earliest as his 3- year old son is left motherless.
May 10th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The number of complaints of enforced disappearances lodged this year with the state-appointed Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances is set to cross the highest annual tally of total new cases in the previous five years, according to data from the commission.
For one to be a Christian accused of blasphemy is sufficient grounds for the police, for judges, lawyers and society as a whole to abhor that individual, says senior advocate Saif ul-Malook of the seven-years-long blasphemy case of Shafqat Emmanuel and his wife Shagufta Kausar.
May 8th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; All sessions courts in the country have been designated as special courts to try those accused of rape under the anti-rape ordinance promulgated in December last year. Women activists welcomed the development, calling it a first step towards providing a conducive environment for rape survivors.
May 8th, 2021; Staff Reporter; LAHORE; Calm prevails at the PIMH, Lahore as the hospital organized an interfaith thanksgiving prayer in the Chapel which was taken over Muslim nurses on April 29.
May 7th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The federal cabinet has approved a much sought-after bill on the protection of journalists. However, PFUJ and Freedom Network gave a guarded welcome saying it remains to be seen whether the bill included their recommendations.
May 7th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The United States is ending its war in Afghanistan but the fate of Dr Shakil Afridi, often lauded by Americans for his role in the killing of of Osama Bin Laden, hangs in the balance
مئی ٦ ٢٠٢١; اسٹاف رپورٹ; لاہور; پاکستان میں یورپی یونین کی سفیر اینڈرولا کامینارا نے صحافی منیزۓ جہانگیر کو دیے گئے ایک انٹرویو میں وضاحت کی ہے کہ پاکستان کا جی-ایس-پی پلس سٹیٹس ختم کرنے کا ابھی تک کوئی حتمی فیصلہ نہیں کیا گیا-
May 6th, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; Ambassador of the EU to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara clarified that the European Parliament's resolution to review Pakistan's GSP+ status is not a decision to go ahead with it.
May 6th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Punjab government has announced raising minimum monthly wage to 20,000 but labour rights activists point out that lack of implementation mechanism has left out millions of workers being paid the bare minimum under the law.