President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary-General Nasir Zaidi said now it was clear that the incumbent government was bent upon denying the freedom of speech and press and could not face criticism, which was a hallmark of transparency and accountability
June 26, 2021; By Shere Azam; KARACHI; Members of civil society took to protesting in front of the Karachi Press Club over the PM's statement recently relating women's clothing to rape.
The Senate has recommended amendments in the Anti-Rape bill to cover offences of rape against women, children & trans children
Advisor to Prime Minister and Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Allama Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi has said that forced marriages and forced conversions of religion are 'not allowed in Islam', and that various successive incidents of religion based terrorism in India had begin to provoke Pakistan as well.
February 6th, 2021; Bureau Report; PESHAWAR; The Bettani tribesmen have held a protest camp at Jandola town of the district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to call for compensation of damages suffered in the Rah-i-Nijat military operation. Scores of affected tribesmen participated in the protest camp in Jandola on Thursday, calling upon the provincial government to pay compensation for shops and businesses destroyed in the military operation in 2009. “The government has compensated tribal affectees in Khyber Agency, Bajaur and other areas but those from the Bettani tribe in Jandola have been denied any payment,” an affected tribesmen tells Voicepk.net. An affected tribesman, Abdullah, said 700 shops were damaged during the military operation and the affected owners had not been paid any compensation.
One Himmat Ali Brohi on Wednesday, shot dead his 18-year-old sister Nisa and their relative Muhammad Ishaq Brohi (alias Meer) under the pretext of karo-kari in Imamuddin Brohi village, Jacobabad. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
August 13, 2022 Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD Advisor to Prime Minister and Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Allama Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi has said that forced marriages and forced conversions of religion are 'not allowed in Islam', and that various successive incidents of religion based...
February 10th, 2021; By Staff Reporter; LAHORE; The Supreme Court on Wednesday, February 10, passed a landmark verdict on the cases of mentally ill prisoners on death row, commuting the sentences of two inmates with severe schizophrenia while directing prison officials to file a fresh mercy petition for the third death row inmate.
February 17th,2021; By Ahmed Saeed & Shahrazad Agha; FAISALABAD; Farah Shaheen was returned to her parents after 6 months of repeated rape by abductors. But even as she returns, can this undo the fact that she was raped under the guise of religion?
The organizers of the Asma Jahangir Conference regrets the state’s highhandedness after it blocked the three time elected former PM’s speech at the AJCONF2021 closing ceremony on Nov 21.