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Resolve journalists’ issues within 3 months, PFUJ tells govt

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The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Friday gave the government a three-month deadline to resolve the ongoing media crisis which has severely compromised the independence of media in the country.

Sindh Bar Council elections back on track after protests die down

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According to the notification released on Friday in Karachi, RO Salman Talibuddin, also the Advocate General (AG) Sindh, said that no member would be allowed entry to cast votes in the polling area without wearing a mask and will have to provide satisfactory evidence of being enrolled with the SBC.

Civil society not satisfied with Karachi incident report

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A statement issued by the ISPR said that there was intense public pressure on the ISI and the Rangers' officials to take immediate action on the incident of desecration of Mazar-e-Quaid and therefore, the officers acted overzealously, creating an unwarranted situation that led to a misunderstanding between the two state institutions.

Minor girl’s forced conversion shocks minority community

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October 26th, 2020; By Sher e Azam; KARACHI; The alleged forced conversion of a 13-year-old Christian girl Arzoo Raja and her ‘free-will’ marriage to a 44-year-old man Azhar Ali in the city has led to protests and consternation in the Christian community and rights activists.

Families not content with Baldia Town court judgement

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September 25th, 2020; By Shaukat Korai; KARACHI' A report released by a JIT, working on the Baldia Factory Case, contained concrete evidence against the MQM. The report names MQM leader Hamad Siddiqui as the mastermind of the incident. To this day, Hamad remains at large.

Shia community appeals govt for action against sectarian strife

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September 21st, 2020 By Shaukat Korai; KARACHI; The Shia community warns that Pakistan can quickly fall into a spiral of bloody sectarian strife of previous decades if the government does not act swiftly against elements stoking sectarian hatred against the minority sect.

Rights Watch | September 21st 2020

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--A 14 yrs old boy in Taxila was Gang Raped & filmed by 4 of his friends, all of the accused are under 15 yrs of age. --A Karachi couple was stabbed & wounded by relatives for contracting a Love Marriage

Massive protests in Karachi & Lahore in the aftermath of Motorway rape incident

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September 13th, 2020 By Sher-e-Azam & Haider Kaleem; LAHORE/KARACHI; Massive protest held in Lahore & Karachi in the aftermath of the motorway case. Protestors bashed the CCPO Lahore for his insensitive remarks in the aftermath of the tragedy. Protestors condemned the rising wave of Violence Against Women in the country. Demanding swift justice for Marwah, Shaheena Shaheen & the victim of the Motorway Incident.

In Karachi authorities fail while NGOs lead rescue effort

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September 9th, 2020; By Shaukat Korai; KARACHI: While local, provincial, federal governments and military headed boards failed to rescue residents of Karachi from flood water, about 20 charities took the lead in helping citizens trapped in flood-hit areas.

A five year girl was raped and killed but no one seemed to care

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September 8th, 2020; By Sher-e-Azam; KARACHI; When she was lost, the police refused to collaborate, says Marwah's father. But even after her body was discovered, no human rights organizations or politicians came to visit the bereaved family even once. It is shameful