Pakistan has arrested six fishermen for illegally hunting in Pakistan’s territorial waters, according to a spokesperson for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PSMA).
Award-winning journalists Steven Butler, Hamid Mir, Daniel Bastard, and others discuss the increasing attacks against journalists and whether there is a siege against the media at the 4th Asma Jahangir Conference.
Speakers at the #AJCONF session on Kashmir have called on India and Pakistan to initiate dialogue over the disputed region stalled for several years due to hostilities between the South Asian states.
By Xari Jalil: Steven Butler, the Asia Program Coordinator of CPJ, was for the second time detained at the Lahore airport while travelling to attend the Asma Jahangir Conference #AJCONF
Qamar Zaman Kaira condemned the change in Indian electoral rules to allow temporary residents in IOK to register themselves as voters there, terming it another attempt by New Delhi to change the demography of the Muslim-majority region.
Referring to a high number of fraudulent visa applications, Canada’s High Commissioner to Pakistan Wendy Gilmour has called on Pakistani students to apply for admissions to universities in Canada through the faster processing student direct stream programme.
The government has granted permission to 23 INGOs to work for relief and rehabilitation of flood victims, amid a call for lifting a ban on the relief organsiations expelled from the country in 2018.
After the death of Mahsa Amini, people have taken to the streets in Iran against the regime's strict dress code and its "morality police". Many women were seen cutting their hair, burning their headscarves, and chanting for freedom.