Local tribes have opposed gas supply to Punjab from North Waziristan gasfield, calling on the government to prioritise the provision of gas to residents in the tribal district. MNA Mohsin Dawar moves call-attention notice over issue in NA.
A social media campaign about the plight of a 91-year-old widow litigating for over 50 years for share in her late husband's property has brought to the fore numerous issues and problems women continue to face in getting their inheritance in property across Pakistan.
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.

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14-Year-Old Girl Found Strangled and Thrown in Graveyard in Changa Manga The police in Changa Manga recovered the body of a 14-year-old girl, Fiza, who was strangled and thrown in a village graveyard. Fiza had gone missing three days prior while...
South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), has condemned the arrest of journalist Shahid Aslam in connection with leaks of the tax record of former army chief General Qamar Bajwa (retired).
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.
18 January 2023 By Saroop Ijaz Senior Counsel, Asia Division, Board Member of Voicepk.net @saroopijaz (The article was originally published on Human Rights Watch by Saroop Ijaz the Senior Council Asia Division for HRW and Board Member of Voicepk.net) The respected lawyer and human rights...
Senior lawyer & former President of Supreme Court Bar Association Abdul #LatifAfridi, fondly called Latif Lala, was shot and killed today in the bar room of the Peshawar High Court premises on Monday. Afridi, a notable leader of the Lawyers Movement, was 80 years old.
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.
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.