December 9th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; In a webinar hosted by SAHR, Prominent rights activists from South Asian countries decry the use of power by state and non-state actors on civil society and press to quell the dissenting voices.
Today, on September 21st the world celebrates the International Day for Peace.
Full transcript of Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s address on Role of Judiciary in Upholding Democratic Rights and Processes, delivered as a guest of honour of the Asma Jahangir Lecture 2022, hosted by SOAS Pakistan Society and Bloomsbury Pakistan in London on March 8.
Priyantha Kumara, a Sri Lankan national has been beaten to death by a mob on allegations of blasphemy in Sialkot on Friday. He had been living & working in Pakistan since 2010 and was currently working as GM in a sportswear manufacturing company
Reflecting hope and horror the protests in Iran showcase young people fighting and dying for human rights and personal liberties.
These arbitrary arrests of fishermen on both sides indicate the rise of a potential humanitarian crisis in the making — with more than 650 Indian fishermen currently in Pakistani jails and another 100+ Pakistani fishermen residing in Indian jails.
May 18th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Voicepk.net revisits key recommendations of the UN report praised as 'a kind of weapon for the Palestinians' to try Israel for war crimes committed in West Bank and Gaza. Late Pakistani human rights icon Asma Jahangir was one of the members of the UN mission tasked with investigating Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories in 2012.
Some men had barged into homes & had ‘dishonoured’ the women who lived there
May 18th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz, Ahmed Saeed & Hassan Raza; LAHORE; Along with the killing of innocent children, West Bank and Gaza now presents a picture of bombed houses, severed communication links and closed borders, say Palestinian students at a demonstration against the Israeli aggression in Lahore.
50 journalists worldwide attacked and killed during 2020; Pakistan among top 5 worst countries.