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IMF Policies Under Scrutiny for Undermining Rights and Social Spending

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A recent report by HRW highlights concerns over IMF's policies allegedly undermining human rights & inadequately addressing social spending during COVID19.

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

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At least 500 Afghans have been arrested by Karachi Police, 300 of whom are scheduled for deportation. Human rights lawyers say 70% of those arrested are legal migrants.

Policy on human rights gets approval from Sindh Cabinet

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The Sindh Cabinet on Wednesday approved a 5-year human rights policy, drafted by the SHRC, which is designed to protect the rights of marginalized and oppressed communities across Sindh.

2022 year of political unrest & instability: HRCP annual report

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The year 2022 was a year of political unrest and instability: the legislature and executive struggled with a crisis of credibility, and the judicial overreach, instead of solving ensuing constitutional and political crises, only made matters worse.

Lawyers, activists hail likely appointment of first-ever female PHC CJ

Lawyers and activists welcome the likely appointment of Justice Musarrat Hilali as the first woman chief justice of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) upon the retirement of two senior judges this month.

A Tribute to a Fearless Leader: Social Media Remembers Asma Jahangir

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11 February 2023 By Hamza Saeed LAHORE Today marks the 5th anniversary of the demise of one of the most iconic human rights advocates, Asma Jahangir, who...

Sindh human rights body empowered to check business-related abuse  

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Sindh Assembly has unanimously passed an amendment bill to allow the Sindh Human Rights Commission to visit business premises to check any abuse of the rights of employees.

Khokhar to resign from Senate over differences with PPP leadership

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By Rehan Piracha: As PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar, leaves his Senate seat we take a look at some of the issues he took note of as Chairman of the Senate Human Rights Committee from 2018 - 2021. 
Asma Jahangir Conference 2022

PRESS RELEASE

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The Conference remains a legacy of the late Asma Jahangir and is built upon the principles of her ideology of providing an uncensored and safe space for the advocacy of human rights.
Rights Watch | 26th August 2022

Rights Watch | 26th August 2022

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A resident of Muslim Town in Rawalpindi informed police that she had been gang-raped at gunpoint by three men after a suitor lured her on the promise of marriage. In the second incident, a widowed mother of three was gang-raped by four men in Daska, Sialokot.