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Rights Watch | 19 Sep 2023

Battagram's DPO Sonia Shamroz Khan Receives International Award for Combating Violence Against Women Sonia Shamroz Khan, the District Police Officer of Battagram, was honored by...

Terror Watch | 18th Sept 2023

Three grenades, pistol found with threatening letter composed by unknown outfit in Islamabad; two policemen gunned down in separate target killings in North Waziristan and Quetta.

Rights Watch | 18 Sep 2023

Young Woman Set Ablaze by In-Laws in Lahore Over Family Dispute In Lahore's Ichhra area, a young woman is in critical condition after allegedly being...

Shift from Saraiki to Pashto marks shift in D.I. Khan’s culture...

D.I. Khan has seen a demographic shift over the past two decades, as Pashtuns from border regions turn further inland to escape terrorism. With Pashto speakers now slowly becoming the majority, Saraikis fear their language may be dying out.

Rights Watch | 16 Sep 2023

Man Arrested for Murdering Nephew on Faith Healer's Advice in Toba Tek Singh A man has been apprehended by the Sandalbar police in Faisalabad for...

Case studies of religion based violence which call the attention of...

Another judicial inquiry will fail its purpose of justice if the investigation is not transparent, say Christian activists. The misuse of the blasphemy law must be punished, they say.

DRF holds conference to celebrate achievements of women journalists

Digital Rights Foundation organized a conference today celebrating the resilience of women journalists across Pakistan. The event was attended by activists, journalists as well as political representatives.

Rights Watch | 15 Sep 2023

Child Rape Suspect Sent to Jail on Judicial Remand in Karachi Child rape suspect, Umer Farooq, has been sent to jail on judicial remand after...

Torkham closure forces stranded Afghans to survive off of charity

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.

Female lawyer targeted in acid attack bouncing back with treatment

September 14, 2023 By Abdullah Daha LODHRAN The woman lawyer who was subjected to an acid attack on Monday, September 11, has been declared out of danger...

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International Stories

Migrant Afghan musicians living without rhythm

After the Taliban imposed a countrywide ban on music, Afghan musicians went into self-imposed exile in Pakistan. With little opportunity to earn through their art, they live without rhythm in their struggle to survive.

Chitral Offensive: What happened and how?

The Afghan Taliban regime rejects Pakistan’s allegations of TTP militants using Afghan soil to launch an offensive in Chitral. Meanwhile, Afghan journalists allege that the Taliban administration may be supporting TTP activities in Pakistan.

‘Life is Meaningless Without Him’

BY XARI JALIL: Businessman Taj Muhammad Sarparah was abducted on July 19, 2020 from Karachi while on his way to the airport. Three years later, his wife Salia Marri continues to raise her voice for him while the fate of Pakistan's law on criminalizing enforced disappearances hangs in limbo.

Prominent Journalist Sami Ibrahim Missing Amidst Intensifying Crackdown on PTI

Concerns rise as senior journalist & TV anchorperson Sami Ibrahim goes missing amidst state crackdown on PTI. Islamabad police are investigating the situation, but no conclusions yet.