April 18th, 2021; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; Viral videos of the Punjab Police savagely thrashing who appear to the recently proscribed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) workers has social media reeling in horror at the excess brutality being meted out to citizens.
April 17th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; India’s illegal annexation of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and imposition of new laws in the disputed territory discriminate against Muslim and other minorities in employment and land ownership, UN human rights expert stated in a letter to New Delhi in February.
April 17th,2021; By Ahmed Saeed & Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; By proscribing the TLP, the govt may be setting a dangerous precedent whereby any political party may face similar bans
April 17th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; The National assembly has extended the two anti-rape ordinances for a further period of 120 days. The opposition has criticised the govt for not tabling such important matters as a bill before parliament.
April 15th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The French embassy in Pakistan on Thursday advised all French nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country as Islamabad banned the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) following bloody protests across the country.
April 16th, 2021; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; One REGEN-COV clinical trial showed that the antibody cocktail provided 72% protection against symptomatic COVID19 infection in the first week and 93% by the second week
تحریر: احمد سعید; لاہور; سپریم کورٹ نے پنجاب فوڈ اتھارٹی کے فوڈ سیکورٹی آفیسرز کے کسی بھی دکان یا ریسٹورنٹ کو سیل کرنےکے عمل کو غیر آئینی قرار دیتے ہوئے اتھارٹی کے یسٹورنٹس یا دکانوں کو سیل کرنے کے اختیار کو کالعدم قرار دے دیا.
April 15th, 2021; By Umar Bacha; SHANGLA; Voicepk.net narrates the tragedy of Wazeer Rehman, whose three sons were among the 16 Shangla missing coalminers.
April 13th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; Although an SC bench dismissed Justice Isa’s application to livestream proceedings of his review petition 6-4, the short order recognised citizens’ right to access information in matters of public importance.