The Aurat March, a leading women's rights group in Pakistan, urgently appealed to Interim Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar and organized protests in four major Pakistani cities, strongly opposing the decision to forcibly expel Afghan refugees.
114 refugee musicians have petitioned the Peshawar High Court against the forced repatriation of Afghan nationals in light of the threats they face back at home.
Forcibly returning Afghan journalists who have fled to Pakistan would be a flagrant violation of international law and completely unacceptable, warns international organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and urges Pakistan to provide protection to them.

Rights Watch | 14 Nov 2023

IHC Seeks Comments on Removal of Judge and Child Labor Laws in Rizwana Torture Case The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has requested detailed comments from the Islamabad commissioner and court-appointed advisors regarding the removal of civil judge Asim Hafeez and...
November 15, 2023: Olus Yar Khan Achakzai, the spokesperson of the protest says that the government has already announced that the refugees must leave by November, but that the refugees must be treated under international law and convention.
Afghan travelers and delivery drivers stranded in Pakistan for the past 8 days must now rely on the charity of locals to get by. A stalemate between Pakistan and Afghanistan casts uncertainty over when they will be allowed to return via Torkham.
Afghans in one of D. I. Khan’s largest refugee camp face the harrowing reality of police harassment, threat of deportation, and the struggle for dignity as Pakistan intensifies its crackdown on illegal migrants.

Rights Watch | 3 Nov 2023

Man Murders Two Nieces and Injures Son Over Mobile Phone in Jacobabad Man fatally shoots two nieces in the name of family honour, also injuring his son for giving them a mobile phone. This tragic incident occurred in Barkat Ali...
"When we came from Afghanistan we thought the situation in Pakistan would be better. But we were met with a completely different situation instead."

Rights Watch | 30 Oct 2023

Four Suspected Robbers Shot Dead in an Encounter in Karachi Four individuals suspected of robbery were extrajudicially killed in Saudabad during an early morning encounter. This suggests that they were killed without a formal trial or due legal process. Alongside...