“While both India and Pakistan periodically release large numbers of prisoners as gestures of goodwill there appears to be no streamlined process that ensures the rights of foreign prisoners are systematically upheld rather than on an ad hoc basis."
BY ASIM AHMED KHAN: One of the biggest reasons for the hazardous conditions and the rising deaths of miners in Balochistan is the old and outdated mining system which has been here for over 100 years. Even today the 98-year-old Balochistan Mines Act 1923, is in force but even this is not fully implemented.
The year 2022 was a year of political unrest and instability: the legislature and executive struggled with a crisis of credibility, and the judicial overreach, instead of solving ensuing constitutional and political crises, only made matters worse.
JI emir from Shangla has called on the government to include the widows of coal miners in income support schemes.
According to a Human Rights Watch report published today, farmers face intimidation and criminal charges for challenging unconstitutional land seizures under Ravi Riverfront Project.

Rights Watch | 31 March 2023

Father and Husband Kill Young Wife in the Name of Honour A young wife was killed by her husband and father-in-law in the name of honor at their residence in Kechi Gabol village near Khanpur Mahar in Ghotki district.  The victim,...

Rights Watch | 2nd March 2023

Body of a Mutilated Girl Found in Sack in Haro River   The body of a woman was discovered in a sack and in a mutilated state in Haro River within the jurisdiction of Hassanabdal police station. Hospital sources and the...

Rights Watch | 2 January 2023

6 lakh Dalits held in bonded labour in Sindh Mirpurkhas: Approximately 600,000 Dalits in Sindh are suffering forced labor by landowners, according to the Scheduled Caste Rights Commission of Sindh. Most are from Sanghar, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Badin, Thatta, and Hyderabad...
Women in Pakistan's healthcare sector are paid 11 percent less than their male counterparts in monthly earnings, according to an ILO-WHO report.
لاہور کے علاقے ڈیفنس میں مالکان کے تشدد سے ہلاک ہونے والے کم سن گھریلو ملازم کامران کی ہلاکت کے کیس میں پولیس نے پانچ افراد کو گرفتار کر لیا ہے. لڑکوں کا تعلق بہاولپور کے گاؤں سے ہے مگر ابھی تک پولیس کا ان کے گھر والوں سے رابطہ نہیں ہو پایا