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Workers decry unplanned closure of brick kilns

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November 3rd, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Today, hundreds of Kiln Workers staged a protest against the government's decision to shut down brick kilns from Nov 8th. Per the worker’s while, kiln owners have been given subsidies & Tax Breaks, no such provision has been made for the workers.
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Rights Watch | 05th August 2020

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Infant girl thrown off building; survives: Police detained a man and woman for allegedly dropping a newborn girl from the second floor of a building in Karachi’s Baloch Colony neighbourhood. The incident took place in the early morning of ...
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Rights Watch | 30th July 2020

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Man murdered for “blasphemy”: An elderly man accused of blasphemy was gunned down within the premises of the Peshawar Judicial Complex on Wednesday, July 29. The accused had been summoned from the Peshawar Central Jail for a ...
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Rights Watch | 29th July 2020

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Ahmadis cannot perform sacrifice: LHCBA: The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) called upon the federal government to bar the Ahmadiyya community from performing ritual sacrifices on Eid al-Azha. In a letter to the interior ...
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Child Protection Units non-functional for the past 3 years

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Jul 28, 2020: In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Child Protection Units were set up in 12 districts in 2011 with the support of UNICEF for a total of six years. However, these units have been inactive since the aid was stopped. Why has the government ...
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Khairpur District Government Making Children Clean Its Filth

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Instead of monitoring other sectors and eliminating the evil of child labor, the municipal committee in Sindh’s Khairpur district has hired children, from 10 to 15 years, for the purpose of cleaning sewers. But besides everything ...

Seven Year Old Boy Sexually Assaulted

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A seven year old boy was sexually assaulted by his 18 year old neighbor in the Yadgar area of Bisham tehsil, Shangla district on Thursday, April 30, 2020. District Police Officer (DPO) Shangla, Malak Ijaz said that the police came to ...