In recent years, the apex courts have stepped in to stop harassment and intimidation of journalists at the hands of the Federal Investigation Agency which on several occasions has arrested or interrogated journalists on the pretext of cybercrime cases lodged against them at the behest of the government and agencies.
AGHS Legal Aid Cell has helped a destitute death-row convict get an acquittal in a murder case after spending six years in jail.
A local court in Islamabad has given two-day remand of journalist Shahid Aslam to FIA. He was arrested for allegedly leaking the tax records of Gen. Bajwa to Fact Focus. However, Fact Focus has denied having any links with Aslam.
Raza Rabbani urges NA speaker to refer bill on enforced disappearances to joint sitting for passage after lower house broke parliamentary tradition and rules by passing amendments in the Senate's amended version in October 2022
The LHC on Thursday set aside the chief secretary's notification of denotifying Punjab CM Pervaiz Elahi, accepting his petition challenging the governor's order to denotify him. All eyes are on Elahi who is yet to comply with instructions from PTI chief Imran Khan to dissolve the provincial assembly.
The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) is to consider a petition seeking its intervention to prevent any forced deportation of Afghan asylum seekers in the country.
The Peshawar High Court has acquitted a rape convict after a compromise with the victim, a 20-year-old woman with hearing and speech disabilities, whom he has married.

Rights Watch | 22 December 2022

Peshawar High Court orders historic Panjtirath Hindu temple to be cleaned He was hearing a petition about the state of disrepair of the historic temple located on GT Road, Peshawar. Ali Gohar Durrani, the petitioner’s counsel told the court that all...
The National Assembly has passed an amendment bill to abolish the death penalty in narcotics cases, commuting the sentence to life imprisonment.
Sindh Assembly has unanimously passed an amendment bill to allow the Sindh Human Rights Commission to visit business premises to check any abuse of the rights of employees.