September 4th, 2020; By Shaukat Korai; KARACHI: Loss of livelihood in the IndusDelta owing to climate change has resulted in large scale migration, towards Karachi. Approx 8-10 lac people from the Delta have migrated so far An investigative report on the climate crisis fuelling Karachi's vows:
BY XARI JALIL: The suicide rates in Sindh especially among the Scheduled Castes are at an alarmingly high rate. Our investigative report finds out the reasons why so many people in this community resort to killing themselves. The answers are grim.
During our visit, the Pakistani delegation was told by Kashmiris that Islamabad may not have helped the movement for rights, by supporting militancy and thereby bastardizing the freedom struggle in Kashmir. Yasin Malik accused Pakistan of ditching the Kashmir issue when it suited them to improve relations with India.
Hafiz Fazal Abbas, who “disappeared” two days before Eid-ul-Azha, has returned home after successful negotiations between the representatives of the Joint Action Committee for Shia missing persons and the representatives of the government and security agencies.
April 14th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; There are close to a million street children in cities across Punjab, says Sarah Ahmad, chairperson of the Punjab Child Protection and Welfare Bureau, announcing a renewed push against child beggary during Ramzan.
October 10th, 2020; By Haider Kaleem; LAHORE; Federal minister of IT says the terms used in the removal and blocking of ‘unlawful’ content rules 2020 maybe if redefined if misused. The revised draft has been ratified by the cabinet but not notified yet.
With the lockdown, people have been pushed back inside their homes. No one wants to risk being outdoors, for fear of contracting the Coronavirus. Yet the heroes who battle it out everyday, outside the comfort of their homes, outside the bounds of safety are none others than our heroes – doctors, sanitary workers, journalists, the police. All of them are risking their lives every day, only in order to protect the public from the deadly disease in the air. Voicepk.net pays tribute to these people, as everyday they are ON THE FRONTLINES.
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.
It was initially reported that although Akash agreed to the medical examination under pressure and under the counsel of his lawyer, they later realized that such an examination would be a breach of their dignity (protected under Article 14 of the constitution) and also a violation of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2017 according to which “A transgender person shall have a right to be recognized as per his or her self-perceived gender identity”.
Aug. 06, 2020: One year has passed since the Indian state imposed a ban on internet access in Jammu and Kashmir. The ban on the internet was accompanied by a ban on mobile and telephone connections as well, though these ...