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Assailed by target killings and denied justice, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Sikh community has little other recourse than to relocate to safer grounds. Those who remain must rely on each other for support and safety, as the state plays the role of a silent spectator to their plight.
Scores of Chilas residents on November 9 held a protest against the burning down of a girls' school in Diamer, Gilgit Baltistan. All major political and religious parties attended the protest terming the incident an "act of terror".
How blasphemy victims and their defence counsels are ostracised in Pakistan
Intellectuals have stressed upon the revival of Sindhi culture and language to check the growing religious extremism among youth in the province as pointed out in a recent think tank research report.
Speakers at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 – Challenges to Human Dignity raised alarm over the crumbling humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, and appealed to Pakistan and the international community to push the Afghan Taliban to ensure rights and dignity to Afghan women and girls.
Extremist groups should be held accountable for the killings of thousands of people before any negotiations can take place
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a review petition submitted by 16,000 sacked government employees calling for a stay on implementing the apex court’s August judgment. More on human rights here.
The federal government on Thursday reiterated that it won’t hold negotiations with the banned Tehrik Labaik Pakistan as thousands of its activists marched into Gujranwala city.
At least three journalists were attacked by Taliban fighters for covering a women's protest in Kabul.
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.