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EU GSP+ Review highlights rights violations, media curbs in Pakistan

EU GSP+ review highlights rights violations, media curbs in Pakistan

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In an evaluation report regarding Pakistan’s GSP+ status, the EU voiced concerns over rising cases of enforced disappearances, curbs on free speech, as well as civilian trials in military courts in the wake of May 9 riots.

Empowering the daughters of Sanitation Workers

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NOVEMBER 17: The Khushali program aims at breaking the cycle of societal challenges for the 30 Christian female students. The program aims to liberate them from the constraints imposed by the caste system.

Upper Sindh Hindus fearful after dacoits threaten violence over Seema Jakhrani

While the Sindh govt has beefed up security for minority worship places and businesses after a gang of dacoits threatened 'revenge' for Seema Jakhrani, Sindh's Hindus are calling for concrete steps to restore law and order in the region.

Study on political party manifestos regarding minority rights

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A study conducted by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) in Pakistan has found that political parties in the country have failed to deliver on their promises to protect and empower religious minorities. The study analyzed manifestos from the elections held in 2008, 2013, and 2018 for all seven major parties in the country and tracked the progress made on the implementation of pre-election pledges.

Around 100 reported cases of abductions, forced conversions, child marriage of Christian girls &...

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A report on the state of minority women’s rights in Pakistan launched by Voice for Justice in Collaboration with Jubilee Campaign highlights the state of women and girls from the Christian community in Pakistan.
Rights Watch | 1st July 2022

Rights Watch | 1st July 2022

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The Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM), along with the Hindu community and civil society organizations held a protest against the June 28 abduction of an eight-year-old son of a Hindu trader and non-cooperation of police in registering a case.
Usman Dar

Police bars PTI from holding jalsa on church ground

Usman Dar, a leader of Pakistan Tehrik Insaf, was detained by police for several hours along with party workers in Sialkot over attempting to hold a public gathering on a church school ground despite protests by the local Christian community.

Rights Watch | 19th April 2022

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New Multan Police managed to arrest the prime suspect involved in the rape and murder of a seven year old boy within 24 hours of the complaint being lodged. Suspect Jahanzeb confessed that he wanted to exact revenge against the victim's father.

No solid leads in target killing of Christian pastor

While no organisation has yet claimed responsibility for the killing of Father William Siraj just two days prior to World #nterfaith Harmony Week, the police have a tough case to investigate

Seventh man becomes victim to Anti ahmadi violence since August 2020

An Ahmadi man Kamran Ahmad has been shot and killed by unknown assailants in Peshawar on Nov 9