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Enact protection bill for minorities, demands civil society from PM

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The Joint Action Committee for People’s Rights (JAC) - around 37 human rights groups - have also drafted an open letter urging the Prime Minister to take legal as well as administrative measures to protect minorities 

PFUJ condemns targeted killing of journalist

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The PFUJ strongly condemned the targeted murder of Metro1 News correspondent Shahid Zehri in Balochistan's Hub. Zehri is the third journalist killed in Pakistan this year.

‘UNHRC’s recognition of environmental rights is a step in the right...

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For the first time, the UNHRC voted to formally recognize the right to a clean and sustainable environment. Environmentalists and climate campaigners see this as a result of hard work in activism.

Nobel Prize for journalists acknowledgment of every journalist: Pakistani journalists

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Pakistani journalists have termed the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to two international journalists being of great significance with a clear message to powers around the globe who are trying to suppress the freedom of speech through might and coercion.

‘UNHRC’s recognition of environmental rights is a step in the right...

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For the first time, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to formally recognize the right to a clean and sustainable environment. Environmentalists and climate campaigners see this as a result of hard work in activism.

‘Honour’ killing: Man sets fire to pregnant wife

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In yet another heinous case of ‘honour’ killing, a man along with his father doused kerosene on his pregnant wife and set her on fire in Gujrat. Both father and son have been arrested.

Desecration case: Activists alarmed at indictment of Saba Qamar, Bilal Saeed

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Human rights activists have expressed alarm at the indictment of actor Saba Qamar and singer Bilal Saeed in an alleged case of desecration of Wazir Khan mosque.

Global Citizens’ Assembly launched on climate and ecological crisis

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A group of 100 people begins discussions as part of the world’s first global citizens’ assembly on climate and ecological crises. The Global Citizens’ Assembly will present their findings at the UN COP26 climate summit in November

Protest against PMC turns violent as doctors, police clash

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A young doctors' protest against the PMC turned violent as protesters and police clashed. Doctors have announced closure of OPDs across Pakistan in response to the police brutality

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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: When a home becomes a prison

As Pakistan marks Mental Health Day, mental health experts say society must prioritise help for children who are scarred from emotional strain.

Nobel Prize for journalists acknowledgment of every journalist: Pakistani journalists

Pakistani journalists have termed the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to two international journalists being of great significance with a clear message to powers around the globe who are trying to suppress the freedom of speech through might and coercion.

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A group of 100 people begins discussions as part of the world’s first global citizens’ assembly on climate and ecological crises. The Global Citizens’ Assembly will present their findings at the UN COP26 climate summit in November

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