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Murder convict pens escape

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The story of Nauman Shah, an inmate of the Karachi central jail, being awarded a Million Rupee scholarship by ICAP recently went viral on social media. And while the young man is rightly being portrayed as a beacon of success his life behind bars is far from ideal.

People support me; I broke the reign of fear: Hidayat-ur-Rehman

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Haq Do Gwadar Tehreek has protesting for last two weeks demanding rights for Gwadar and end to illegal trawling in sea.

Torkham to Kabul: In conversation with senior journalist Farzana Ali

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Aaj TV's Peshawar bureau chief and senior journalist Farzana Ali talks to voicepk.net about exploring human stories in Pakistan's tribal belt, and how it led up to her visit to Taliban-led Afghanistan

Harassment of journalists can’t go on: Alam

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Former PEMRA chair Absar Alam talks about the unseen forces targeting journalists

Incensed journalists march to Parliament House against Black Law

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Media workers from across the country on Sunday marched to Parliament against the govt’s proposed PMDA. Journalists set up an overnight sit-in camp for Monday's protest during President Alvi's address to the parliament.

Unpacking the National Democratic Movement: A conversation with Muzamil Shah

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A candid conversation with Muzamil Shah Central General Secretary of the newly formed National Democratic Party, announced by MNA Mohsin Dawar earlier this month.

Augustine Jacob becomes first KP activist to receive SP Singha Award

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Christian activist and SP Singha Award recipient Augustine Jacob talks to Voicepk.net about his work and how he hopes rights activism in Pakistan can evolve.

“Attempted takeover of Pakistani tribal areas a possibility with the rise...

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“The TTP has set up alternative administrative structures, very similar to those being set-up by the Afghan Taliban in territories they control, in at least 7 districts of ex-FATA"

A daughter’s 12-year long struggle for her missing father

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"Families of the forcibly disappeared feel a special kind of pain. When I look at the condition of my household I can't help but cry out, it is impossible for me to stay silent," says Sami Deen

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کیا شہری ہوا بازی کے وفاقی وزیر غلام سرور خان نے پی آئی اے پر خود کش حملہ کیا؟

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مودی کے خلاف بیس سال تک جد و جہد کرنے والی انسانی حقوق کی کارکن تیستا ستلاواد گرفتار

گجرات فسادات میں موجودہ انڈین وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی کے کردار خلاف بیس سال تک جد و جہد کرنے والی صحافی اور انسانی حقوق کی کارکن کو سپریم کورٹ کے فیصلے کے بعد جعل سازی اور مجرمانہ سازش کے الزام میں گرفتار کر لیا گیا ہے.

22 years behind bars – A Pakistani jailed in India awaits repatriation

By Xari Jalil: Muhammad Waris who has been in an Indian prison for 19 years but and even after being ‘technically released’ continues to languish for three years in a UP police station waiting to be repatriated.

STATE OF LIMBO: The Forgotten Mentally Challenged Prisoners of India & Pakistan

17 prisoners, believed to be of Indian origin, have been languishing in Pakistan's prisons for over a decade. Due to their mental state, the Interior Ministry and the Indian High Commission have so far been unable to identify their nationality

An Ode to the Vulnerable

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