After 16-year-old Abdullah tried to commit suicide following unnecessarily severe punishment, more of such incidents have resurfaced from the same school raising questions regarding a culture of violence.
January 24th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Sanghar resident Abdul Sattar Awan has been missing for over 2 months. In a petition filed before the Sindh High Court his brother claims that Sattar was abducted by the police. Police has failed to produce Sattar despite High Court's orders.
December 9th, 2020; By Ahmed Saeed and Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; DJ Butt on Wednesday was arrested on charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm as Model Town police manhandle reporters in the police station for covering the arrest.
May 2, 2021; By Munizae Jahangir; LAHORE; Pakistan’s top officials recently indicated that the state would like to ‘mainstream’ the religio-political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik, Pakistan (TLP). But it is still unclear if the ban will remain.
September 24th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE: FIA has charged journalists Aizaz Syed, Umar Cheema, Ammar Masood, Asad Ali Toor, Ihtisham Afghan, Murtaza Solangi among 49 media activists under PECA for activities ‘found detrimental against the state institutions, especially against the security forces of Pakistan’.
Sajid Hussain Baloch

“Sajid Baloch: In Terra Incognita?”

March 29, 2020 By Xari Jalil LAHORE When Taj Baloch said goodbye to his friend, he did not know it would be the last time that he would see him. Because Sajid Hussain Baloch, journalist and Chief Editor of Balochistan Times, has...
Sohnan stares into space, while her brother looks at her

Axed to Death

Three of Khairpur's women have been killed within a matter of 24 hours over accusations of honour killing.
In the hotly contested Gilgit Baltistan elections today, there is little  space for women candidates, but a few emboldened politicians are determined to win.
The murders of Osama Satti in Islamabad, Sultan Nazeer in Karachi and Muhammad Waqas Ahmed in Faisalabad at the hands of law enforcement agencies point toward a system that is content with its history and unofficial policy of brutal police violence meted out to the very people it is meant to protect. Is justice even achievable for innocents caught in the crosshairs?
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