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Journalist Qais Javed killed in Dera Ismail Khan

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A journalist from the Dera Ismail Khan area has been killed inside his own home by unknown people. Pakistan has seen 100 journalists killed in the last 20 years according to CPJ.

KP govt’s ADR Bill termed ‘parallel judicial system’

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According to the draft bill, the Alternate Dispute Resolution System in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ‘will facilitate the settlement of disputes without resorting to formal litigations and to ensure inexpensive and expeditious justice’. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Alternate Dispute Resolution 2020 Act will extend to the whole province but the government can appoint different dates for different areas in the province for enforcement.

Campaigners call for new, independent body for missing persons

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Speaking at a webinar, organized by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), to mark the International Day of Enforced Disappearances, I A Rehman said the present inquiry commission had proved ineffective in dealing with cases of enforced disappearances as its head was now chairman of the National Accountability Bureau.
Rights Watch

Rights Watch | 06 August 2020

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Civil rights in KP under threat: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Actions (In Aid of Civil Power) Ordinance, granting the military far-reaching authority to arrest anyone from anywhere within the province and detain them for indefinite ...

Poverty pushes schoolteachers to become a street vendor

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Jul 25, 2020: In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, all educational institutions have been closed since the start of the lockdown in March. During this time, because of the closure, some private schools have laid off their teachers from the jobs as well ...

Parachinar locals express fury at increasing terrorism

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Jul 24, 2020: The latest bombing that hit Parachinar Town has triggered anger and fear among the locals of the city with the re-emergence of violence in the area. Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been ...

Closure of PTDC motels leaves several families jobless

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Jul 20, 2020: At least 600 employees  lost their jobs after the Pakistan Tourism Corporation motels in the Northern areas of Pakistan were abruptly closed down ...
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The biggest Sikh community in the country has no crematorium

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Jul 10, 2020: The families of the 19 deceased Sikh pilgrims are now facing another disturbing situation – there is no crematorium in Peshawar to carry out the funeral rites of their loved ones. The families of Mohallah Jogan Shah received the ...
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Dir families await bodies of their loved ones as flights delay

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Jul 01, 2020: At least 128 bodies of Pakistanis have been transported from Saudi Arabia since the pandemic while at least 119 remained to be lifted from various countries. Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that 56,846 people and 479 ...

KP: Citizens protest against increasing cases of custodial torture

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Jun27, 2020: Thousands of citizens protested across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Friday, against police torture. Coincidentally Friday also marked the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on Friday, June 26 ...