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