Happening in Sindh

Girls from Lyari rise above insecurities to kick off in sports

June 18, 2024  By Shaukat Korai KARACHI: In the 1980s, Lyari, a locality in Karachi, was a hub of democratic, political, and social activities. However, for the past two decades,

Maimed by Malice: Amputated Camel Finds Refuge in Shelter

June 17, 2024 By Xari Jalil LAHORE Videos of 'Cammie' the seven to eight month old camel calf have been doing the rounds, where she can be seen 'weeping' and

Repeat tragedy: Inadequate safety measures claim lives of three sanitation workers

June 15, 2024 By Rashid Laghari TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN: Tando Muhammad Khan, a town about 30 kilometres from Hyderabad, Sindh, was struck by tragedy on Monday, June 10, when three

Ghotki journalists protest against non-arrest of perpetrators

June 3, 2024 By Xari Jalil LAHORE Civil society in Ghotki took to the streets on Sunday, protesting against the non-arrest of the killers of journalist Nasrullah Gadani, as well

Still no FIR lodged for Nasrullah Gadani’s murder

May 27, 2024 By Mateen Ali  LAHORE The murder of Nasrullah Gadani has yet to see an official First Information Report (FIR) filed, even a week later, as security concerns

Protesters condemn violence against religious minorities

May 27, 2024 By Shaukat Korai KARACHI A protest was held outside the Karachi Press Club against the Sargodha incident, and was attended by people belonging to different religions but

Nasrullah Gadani: Why are Sindh’s journalists being attacked?

May 24, 2024 By Xari Jalil LAHORE Ghotki journalist Nasrullah Gadani, who lived in Mirpur Mathelo, and was shot by unknown assailants as he was

PARIA BHEEL CASE: “They said don’t worry, but they raped & killed her”

May 22, 2024 By Rashid Laghari HYDERABAD On May 12, when Heera Bheel received a phone call informing him that his 15-year-old daughter Paria had

Calling for broader consultation and inclusivity on minority rights issues, leaders of human rights organisations reject the National Commission for Minorities Rights 2024 bill at a press conference in #Islamabad

Read: https://voicepk.net/2024/07/rights-groups-demand-withdrawal-of-controversial-minority-bill/


لاہور کی مقامی عدالت نے اینکر پرسن عائشہ جہانزیب کی جانب سے تشدد کے الزام پر ان کے شوہر کا دو روزہ جسمانی ریمانڈ منظور کرتے ہوئے پولیس کی تحویل میں دے دیا۔ مشہور ٹی وی پروگرام میزبان عائشہ جہانزیب نے پیر کو اپنے شوہر کے خلاف تشدد کے الزام میں تھانہ سرور روڑ میں فرسٹ انفارمیشن


Justice #AaliaNeelum took oath as the first woman Chief Justice of the #Lahore High Court (LHC) in a landmark judicial appointment. The oath-taking ceremony was held at #Punjab Governor House in the presence of Chief Minister @MaryamNSharif

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Legal and rights experts express concern over the government’s decision to authorize #ISI to intercept and trace calls and messages for national security. They hold that the decision violates the #humanrights guaranteed in the constitution of #Pakistan


IHC Judge Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb hears the case of #AtiqurRehmanAbbasi, missing for over 20 years. The court summons the AGP for assistance in the next hearing on this critical matter

Read: https://voicepk.net/2024/07/ihc-summons-agp-over-missing-person-case-pending-for-two-decades/

The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has firmly rejected the government's justification for banning social media platform #X, citing national security threats. @Pakistan_Press argues that even if concerns about national security are valid, a complete ban without a clear timeline

A 22-year-old inmate awaiting trial was allegedly killed with the involvement of prison staff in #AdialaJail, and his body was then taken to District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) to conceal the truth. The Sadar Bairuni police have filed a first information report (FIR) based on

Seven members of the #Pakistan Bar Council condemn the government's notification to authorize #ISI to tap citizens' private conversations. They also object to the defamatory campaign against Justice Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri.


Ministry of Information notification issued on July 8 announces federal cabinet authorization for #ISI to intercept and trace calls and messages.


#Censorship #Pakistan

ڈیرہ غازی خان خاتون کے ناک پر چھری پھیر کر زخمی کرنے اور ناک کاٹنے کی کوشش کرنے کی ویڈیو سوشل میڈیا پر وائرل پولیس نے مقدمہ درج کر لیا، ایک ملزم گرفتار ۔ ویڈیو وائرل ہونے سے قبل خبر کو منظرعام پر لانے والے مقامی صحافی پر جھوٹی خبر پھیلنے کا مقدمہ درج کیا گیا تھا ۔

Javeria Siddique , #ArshadSharif’s widow, says she was grateful to the #Kenyan judiciary – "I must begin my work in getting justice from SC, where my husband’s murder case has been pending since Justice Umar Ata Bandial retired."

Read: https://voicepk.net/2024/07/arshad-sharif-granted-justice-in-kenya-now-awaiting-sc-action-says-journalists-widow/


#TikTok has revealed in its Q1 2024 Community Guidelines Enforcement Report that 166.99 million videos were removed globally for violating community guidelines, representing 0.9% of all uploads.

Notably, over 20 million of these videos were from #Pakistan.

Approximately 93.9pc

The Ministry of Law and Justice, with the support of @Asma_Jahangir and the UPSCALE programme, held its first panel discussion in a series of events aimed at increasing awareness of the Anti-Rape Act 2021



The Ministry of Interior defends the ongoing ban on #socialmedia platform X, citing it as a 'threat to peace and national security’.

In its reply submitted to the #Sindh High Court (SHC), the ministry said those within society engaged in defaming state institutions are using

Below @MunizaeJahangir, co chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan @HRCP87 demands stern legal action against certain clerics who have been spreading hate and misogyny on social media.
In their content, the hardliners have been telling people to pull their

People have taken to #socialmedia to criticize a viral video against #women, and demand immediate action against such hateful content

Read: https://voicepk.net/2024/06/a-video-goes-viral-and-how-absurd-it-is/

@FIA_Agency @MaryamNSharif

Controversy surrounds Azm-e-Istehkam amid criticism and protests

In a June 22 meeting of the Central Apex Committee on the National Action Plan, Prime Minister #ShahbazShareef approved “a reinvigorated and re-energized national counter-terrorism campaign… with consensus of all

“It is difficult for people to resist sloganeering, such as by #TLP. Similarly, we are unable to control the activities of the #LalMasjid in #Islamabad,” Dr Kaleem Imam, former IG #Punjab

Full show: https://youtu.be/5JhMV7QfuJ4


“#lynching is occurring against all faiths in #Pakistan. A mob has no religion, psyche, or owner. Once charged, a crowd seeks pleasure and becomes uncontrollable” – Dr Kaleem Imam, former IG Punjab.

Full show: https://youtu.be/5JhMV7QfuJ4

#RightsWatch @KaleemImam

“When the state does not stop violent activities of religious or ethnic parties, violence is ought to thrive. Selective policing further erodes people’s confidence in the state” – Dr Kaleem Imam, former IG #Punjab

Full show: https://youtu.be/5JhMV7QfuJ4

#RightsWatch @KaleemImam

“Rest assured, the state is pursuing the case of #Ahmadi attacks over #Eid, under the Constitution and the Criminal Procedure Code” – Syed Farhad Ali Shah, prosecutor general #Punjab

Full show: https://youtu.be/5JhMV7QfuJ4


“#Misinformation spreads rapidly on #socialmedia, and there is no regulatory authority to monitor it” – Syed Farhad Ali Shah, prosecutor general Punjab.

Full show: https://youtu.be/5JhMV7QfuJ4


Defence Minister @KhawajaMAsif hinted at the possibility of cross-border strikes to target militant hideouts in #Afghanistan.

In an interview with Voice of America, the defence minister said #Kabul had been “exporting” terrorism to #Pakistan and the “exporters” were being

پی ٹی آئی اور جے یو آئی آف کے قبائلی جرگوں نے آپریشن عزم استحکام کی مخالفت کر دی ۔ آپریشن سے پہلے پارلیمان منظوری لینے کا مطالبہ ۔آپریشن کے خلاف قراردادیں منظور ۔ افغانستان سے متصل تجارتی راستے بھی کھلنے کا مطالبہ ۔

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@PTIofficial #JUIF

In a letter addressed to the #UN Security Council, the @HRCP87 highlights #humanrights violations occurring under the #Taliban’s rule, including discrimination against women and religious minorities in #Afghanistan.

#KhyberPakhtunkhwa government has announced that it will table a bill on protection of journalists in the provincial assembly to combat impunity for crimes against media practitioners.

The announcement was made by Advisor to Chief Minister on Information @BaristerDrSaif at a

اسلام آباد ہائیکورٹ کے احکامات پر 15 سال سے خیبر پختونخوا کے لاپتہ شہری ہارون محمد کے اغواء کا مقدمہ خیبرپختونخوا پولیس نے سابق کمانڈنٹ محسود اسکاؤٹس کرنل مجاہد حسین کے خلاف درج کر لیا۔

اسلام آباد ہائیکورٹ کے جسٹس میاں گل حسن اورنگزیب نے 15 سال سے خیبر پختونخوا کے لاپتہ شہری

The scourge of #childmarriage and forced conversion will persist unless collective action is taken to challenge these practices


#Peshawar High Court directed @PTAofficialpk to remove all ‘blasphemous and objectionable’ material from #TikTok. A two-member bench of the PHC directed the authority to submit a progress report within seven days about removal of the said material from TikTok. it issued the

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Labourers rally in Karachi, demand higher minimum wage and reject IMF deal

Labourers in Karachi demand the minimum wage be fixed at Rs50,000, reject

Bereaved family of deceased sanitary workers demand compensation, safety measures

Uzmi and Amir Masih suffocated to death while cleaning the drain of

Muskan Masih’s disappearance sparks outrage and calls for justice in Sindh

March 30, 2024 By Rashid Ali HYDERABAD:  The streets of Tando Ghulam

Holi: Sindh painted in colours of religious harmony

March 26, 2024 By Asad Mumtaz KARACHI: In the midst of vibrant hues

Transgender Community Protests in Karachi, Demands Action and Protection

March 25, 2024 By Shaukat Korai KARACHI:  A large crowd assembled at

SHC Grants Foreign Husbands of Pakistani Wives Right to Pursue Pakistani Citizenship

March 21, 2024 By Shaukat Korai KARACHI: Acknowledging that Pakistani women’s husbands,

‘Dance show at Arts Council was not connected to Aurat March’

President of the Karachi Arts Council says that the dance show for

Sindh’s home-based women workers struggle to attain minimum wage, despite government increase

Sindh's home-based women workers deserve fair wages, yet many struggle to reach

Mob Attacks Ahmadiyya Worship Place in Karachi; Demolishes Minaret

In a brazen display of religious intolerance, around 20 extremists allegedly stormed

Son of MQM’s Nisar Panhwar urges authorities to release his father and brother, threatens street agitation

The son of the missing MQM London leader, Nisar Panhwar, urges authorities

‘70% of arrested Afghans in Karachi are legal migrants’

At least 500 Afghans have been arrested by Karachi Police, 300 of

‘Security lapses led to two gender-based murders within Karachi courts’

Karachi’s legal fraternity has expressed concerns regarding security arrangements at courts, especially