June 29: The UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Dubravka Šimonović says that states must synchronize local rape laws with int’l human rights standards. She suggests the definition of rape must always be based on the absence of the victim's consent.
A group of 100 people begins discussions as part of the world’s first global citizens’ assembly on climate and ecological crises. The Global Citizens’ Assembly will present their findings at the UN COP26 climate summit in November
Female parliamentarians across the board rallied in support of Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar after a disgruntled MNA criticized the government for sending a woman to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
January 9th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed & Asim Ahmad Khan; QUETTA/LAHORE; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; A statement by the Afghan Embassy revealed that a person named Rasul had survived the Mach Incident and is currently being held by the Balochistan Police.
As the UN's COP26 conference is set to begin in Glasgow, Scotland, journalists are putting forth appeals for the right to cover environmental issues
Today's Youm-e-Itehsaal-e-Kashmir marks two years since the unilateral abrogation of occupied Kashmir’s special status by India’s Govt.
The Foreign Office on Thursday said it is awaiting Indian response to a consular access request for Pakistani girl #IqraJeewani who was arrested there in Jan. Her father appealed to both governments to expedite her repatriation on compassionate grounds.
Today, on September 21st the world celebrates the International Day for Peace.
June 14th, 2021; On behalf of South Asians for Human Rights; SRI LANKA; In a strongly-worded letter, international rights SAHR has called on the Sir Lankan Govt to carry out an impartial inquiry into the police for the extra-judicial killing & deaths by negligence of 5 men
The students of India have found themselves to be at the forefront of these protests against the Modi government, calling it undemocratic and discriminatory against the Muslims. Young activist and former student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Umar Khalid compares the student protests in both countries and how the demands are similar on both sides of the border because both nations' youth are going through the same perils.