The Network of Women Journalists for Digital Rights (NWJDR) strongly condemns the use of technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and Generative AI to target and silence women journalists in Pakistan.
An Ahmadiyya place of worship was sealed by police in Sanghar at the insistence of an enraged mob. Meanwhile, gravestones at an Ahmadiyya cemetery were also destroyed in Kotli and Sheikhupura.
In an evaluation report regarding Pakistan’s GSP+ status, the EU voiced concerns over rising cases of enforced disappearances, curbs on free speech, as well as civilian trials in military courts in the wake of May 9 riots.
December 2nd, 2021 By Rehan Piracha LAHORE A man has been arrested in connection with the kidnap and rape of a female student of a private university in the city. In the first investigation report registered with Nawab Town Police Station on November...
The Islamabad High Court and Lahore High Court have granted protective bail to news anchors Arshad Sharif, Moeed Pirzada, Sami Ibrahim and Imran Riaz Khan after a slew of sedition cases were registered against them in cities across the country.
Pakistan in turmoil as protests against PTI Chairman Imran Khan's arrest lead to a clampdown on mobile internet and social media. Rights organizations condemn the move, calling it a violation of freedom of expression and access to information.
May 26th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The three unidentified assailants asked journalist Asad Toor about the source of his funding as well as forced him to repeatedly raise slogans to prove his patriotism as they gagged and tortured him in his Islamabad apartment on Tuesday night.
FIA has been empowered to act against anyone who intends to spread “rumours and false information against state institutions” on social media after the federal government approved an amendment to the FIA Act with the insertion of the PPC's Section 505 relating to statements conducing to public mischief in its scheduled offences.
After the Taliban imposed a countrywide ban on music, Afghan musicians went into self-imposed exile in Pakistan. With little opportunity to earn through their art, they live without rhythm in their struggle to survive.
LHC postpones the hearing of Junaid Hafeez’s case till May after a brief hearing today. Hafeez's father says his son is in high spirits in jail and optimistic to get justice from the courts.