Rights Watch | 23 January 2023

Police Arrest Four for Allegedly Gang-Raping and Filming Minor Police in Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have booked four people for the gang-rape and filming of a child, and extorting money from the victim's father. The father of the victim lodged a...
UN experts have expressed alarm at the reported rise in abductions, forced marriages and conversions of underage girls and young women from religious minorities in Pakistan and called for immediate efforts to curtail the practices and ensure justice for victims.
Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman, a leader of the Haq Do Gwadar Movement, was arrested by police this Friday morning. He has been booked in 17 FIRs for allegedly disturbing public peace and the alleged murder of a policeman. However, the details of the case are unclear, as the internet has been shut down in the area.
January 10, 2023 Staff Report LAHORE A letter written by a group of Special Rapporteurs to the Government of Pakistan expresses regret about the current situation of forced conversions in the country and has pushed the government to take action against these...
A study conducted by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) in Pakistan has found that political parties in the country have failed to deliver on their promises to protect and empower religious minorities. The study analyzed manifestos from the elections held in 2008, 2013, and 2018 for all seven major parties in the country and tracked the progress made on the implementation of pre-election pledges.
An Ahmadi man has been arrested in connection with a blasphemy case for allegedly distributing an altered version of the Urdu translation of the Holy Quran at Chenab Nagar in Chiniot district, sparking a protest by community members there.
Thousands of residents of #Bajaur district come together in an #AmanMarch, organized by the Bajaur Peace Action Committee, to demand restoration of peace in the region. Political and community leaders speak out against the recent surge in terrorism and vow to do everything in their power to bring stability in #KP.

Rights Watch | 6 January 2023

Crackdown on Illegal Afghan Citizens in Punjab in Response to Terrorism Wave In response to the federal government's instructions and due to recent terrorism incidents, a crackdown on Afghan citizens living illegally in Punjab has been initiated. According to the Interior...
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.
Balochistan home minister Ziaullah Langove had visited the HDT's two-month-long protest camp on Sunday night for talks. However, negotiations failed, and soon after the govt delegation left, the police began its crackdown.