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By Rehan Piracha: scores of people including women were arrested by the Jamshoro police and slapped with Sedition and terrorism charges. Writer Taj Joyo and his family were some of them.
A total of 344 people were killed while 405 others were injured in terror-related incidents during the first quarter of the current year, according to a report.
Local sources revealed that the situation escalated when a call was made from the mosque’s loudspeaker that there was an Ahmadi, who had been caught in the mosque for desecration of the Holy Quran. Following the announcement, a mob of thousands gathered outside the mosque.
17 people including two traffic police constables were injured when two unidentified motorcyclists hurled a live grenade near Subatpur Chowk in Dera Allahyar, Jaffarabad district, on Sunday. For more stories on human rights violations, keep reading.
“Our family’s happiness died with them,” says Tufail Tariq, who lost two brothers in the tragic APS attack. Seven years on, he and his younger brother Sohail are still too traumatized to continue with their studies
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a review petition submitted by 16,000 sacked government employees calling for a stay on implementing the apex court’s August judgment. More on human rights here.
Police in Peshawar said no arrests have been made yet in the murder of a Sikh herbalist as a banned militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for his killing.
A man in Lodhran has been arrested for the suspected murder of his wife and then dumping her charred remains into a canal. Apparently, he had dismembered the woman’s body and then burnt it in an oven. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
May 2, 2021; By Munizae Jahangir; LAHORE; Pakistan’s top officials recently indicated that the state would like to ‘mainstream’ the religio-political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik, Pakistan (TLP). But it is still unclear if the ban will remain.
April 22, By Xari Jalil: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has been flexing its muscles for a long time in Balochistan now. Historically speaking the TTP has always operated in the tribal areas in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) especially along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area. But now, their presence in Balochistan has gained a strong foothold.