Minorities And Marginalised Communities
By Xari Jalil: At present, the sale of acid is dealt with under the British drafted Poisons Ac, 1919, It deals with the import, possession and sale of poisons as a whole. It extends to the whole of Pakistan and is a federal act, but the law is weak.
The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu notice of alleged forced conversion of a Sikh woman in KP and desecration of Ahmadi graves in Punjab.
The Joint Action Committee for Peoples’ Rights has defended a report of the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) to the UN Human Rights Council, condemning a vilification campaign against civil society organisations.
Advisor to Prime Minister and Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Allama Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi has said that forced marriages and forced conversions of religion are 'not allowed in Islam', and that various successive incidents of religion based terrorism in India had begin to provoke Pakistan as well.
By Xari Jalil: Youth is the biggest stakeholder in climate action because of the intergenerational nature of climate challenges and deserves to be at the forefront of all planned policies and action.
A district-wide protests by North Waziristan locals against growing incidents of target killings have entered their fourth week.
In a joint statement issued by 31 organizations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries demanded the SAARC countries humanly treat those fishermen who cross the unmarked maritime boundary.