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Lahore most polluted city in the world, according to WHO report

Lahore tops the list of most polluted cities in the world

According to a WHO report, Lahore ranked first among the most polluted cities in the world with Peshawar ranking fifth. The report is based on data collected in the year 2022. 
Rights Watch

Rights Watch | 5th December 2020

Raja Masih, father of Arzoo Raja, withdraws plea from SHC for a review of the court's November 23 verdict in order to approach a family court for her custody. Arzoo, who was proven a minor, had twice refused to return to her parents, following which the court had directed she be sent to a shelter home rather than to her "husband".

Smog – A human rights issue

Though air pollution is a year-round phenomenon, it is smog that Lahore is most concerned with – sometimes referred to as the city’s fifth season. Multiple theories about the causes as well as possible solutions of smog in Lahore have come forward throughout the years, but the Punjab Government has no other answer than trans-boundary pollution. Therefore it cannot be controlled. And therefore, it is not a concern of the Punjab Government.