Silencing a People’s Assembly

“Everything is a risk in Pakistan: If you defend women, it's a risk. If you defend non-Muslims, it's a risk. If you discuss religion, it's a risk. But you can't really sit there like a vegetable in your own society. And I'm committed to that society... and I feel I need to turn around and speak as I should.”
Though the National Assembly has passed an amendment bill to widen the scope of workplace harassment in the federal territory, similar legislation in provinces remain stalled due to the respective governments' apathy, say women's rights activists
Nazim Jokhio's brother Afzal vows to continue protests until police arrest MPA Jam Owais Jokhio, who ordered his employees to beat Nazim to death
LHC acquits a woman, Farzana Bibi, of double murder charges after 12 years.
The federal government on Thursday reiterated that it won’t hold negotiations with the banned Tehrik Labaik Pakistan as thousands of its activists marched into Gujranwala city.
Activists from the banned Tehrik Labaik Pakistan on Saturday continued their march to Islamabad following violent clashes with police that left three policemen dead and many others injured. The federal government sought reinforcement of up to 30,000 police personnel in wake of the protesters reaching the federal capital.
A young doctors' protest against the PMC turned violent as protesters and police clashed. Doctors have announced closure of OPDs across Pakistan in response to the police brutality
A sit-in protest is going on outside CM house in Quetta against the killing of a 10-year-old boy Ramiz Khalil in a police raid. The protesters are demanding the release of the boy's father who is in police custody since the incident.
LHC on Tuesday gave another extension of 15 days to the Punjab govt for submitting an action plan for the implementation of Supreme Court March 25 verdict on restoration of local governments in the province.
The twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks is a moment both to remember the victims and to reassess the profoundly misguided aspects of the US government response.