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20 years on Mukhtar Bibi revisits her ordeal with Munizae Jahangir

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20 years on Mukhtar Bibi talks to Munizae Jahangir about the gaps in Pakistan's judicial system which enabled her tormentors to walk free Free to threaten her life even today

Capital-bound Bilawal ticks all the rights boxes

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Promises changes in laws about sedition, enforced disappearances; says confidence vote to decide who is neutral

“I still get threats,” says Mukhtar Mai

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“The men who raped me 20 yrs ago give me death threats to this day. The local police refuse to take action. I had to flee my village & go into hiding to protect my children,” says Mukhtar Mai, in conversation with Munizae Jahangir.

Murder convict pens escape

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The story of Nauman Shah, an inmate of the Karachi central jail, being awarded a Million Rupee scholarship by ICAP recently went viral on social media. And while the young man is rightly being portrayed as a beacon of success his life behind bars is far from ideal.

People support me; I broke the reign of fear: Hidayat-ur-Rehman

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Haq Do Gwadar Tehreek has protesting for last two weeks demanding rights for Gwadar and end to illegal trawling in sea.

Torkham to Kabul: In conversation with senior journalist Farzana Ali

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Aaj TV's Peshawar bureau chief and senior journalist Farzana Ali talks to voicepk.net about exploring human stories in Pakistan's tribal belt, and how it led up to her visit to Taliban-led Afghanistan

Harassment of journalists can’t go on: Alam

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Former PEMRA chair Absar Alam talks about the unseen forces targeting journalists

Incensed journalists march to Parliament House against Black Law

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Media workers from across the country on Sunday marched to Parliament against the govt’s proposed PMDA. Journalists set up an overnight sit-in camp for Monday's protest during President Alvi's address to the parliament.

Unpacking the National Democratic Movement: A conversation with Muzamil Shah

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A candid conversation with Muzamil Shah Central General Secretary of the newly formed National Democratic Party, announced by MNA Mohsin Dawar earlier this month.

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