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Sindhi-Pashtun tensions high following July 10 murder

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Sindhi and Pashtun nationalist leaders have called upon both communities to maintain peace, and thwart plans to create division among them as ethnic tensions grip Sindh.

DUA ZEHRA: A week later and no clue of missing girl

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By Rehan Piracha: Even seven days later there are no clues to her whereabouts, says the girl’s uncle while speaking to Voicepk.

Civil Society protests against PM’s anti-women remarks

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June 26, 2021; By Shere Azam; KARACHI; Members of civil society took to protesting in front of the Karachi Press Club over the PM's statement recently relating women's clothing to rape.

Shia families wont budge until their missing persons are recovered

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“I do not know what state he is in,” a mother states. “I am not asking them to release my son. I jus want to know what crime he has committed. The courts are there to award punishments; at least bring him to court.”

The rocky road to slow justice

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February 16th, 2021; By Sher-e-Azam & Shehrezad Agha; KARACHI; Maryam a woman with a #disability, was gang-raped by 2 men 4 months ago. "The case is in court, but we don’t even have enough money for a lawyer. We don’t have much hope,” she explains.

Unsafe handling of materials posing threat to population near seaport: SEPA

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February 15th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Dust emissions from soybean and pet-coke pose a threat to the urban population living near Karachi’s port area, the Sindh Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) said in a report on last year’s deaths from gas leakage in Kemari

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.