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UNHRC expresses grave concern over enforced disappearances of Sindhi minorities

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May 5th, 2021; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; The UNHRC has expressed its concern regarding a 'pattern' of enforced disappearances of minorities and political and rights activists in Sindh. The letter comes as Pakistan draws international ire over its gross Human Rights violations.

Rights Watch | 30th April 2021

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Nowshera police on Thursday arrested Mufti Sardar Ali Haqqani for delivering a 'provocative' speech against women educators, doctors and nurses in a video that went viral on social media. He was granted bail by a judicial magistrate on submitting two surety bonds. For more news on human rights, keep reading.

Sindh High Court demands a list of “internment centers”

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April 23rd, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; The Sindh High Court (SHC) has expressed displeasure at the federal interior ministry for failing to submit a list of internment centers where “missing” citizens are being held in KP.

Rights Watch | 7th April 2021

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Rights and political activists, traders and locals in Karak held a demonstration on Tuesday against the police's failure to apprehend those involved in the rape and murder of four-year-old Hareem Fatima. Protesters threatened of a sit-in if the investigation continues to be delayed. For more human rights news, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 5th April 2021

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One Muhammad Sharif shot dead his wife, Kulsoom (32), after years of quarreling in Hasilpur, Punjab. The suspect initially claimed his wife was murdered by assailants but later confessed to shooting her following an argument. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Shia families wont budge until their missing persons are recovered

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“I do not know what state he is in,” a mother states. “I am not asking them to release my son. I jus want to know what crime he has committed. The courts are there to award punishments; at least bring him to court.”

Rights Watch | 3rd April 2021

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An Anti-Terrorism Court on Friday extended the judicial remand of seven lawyers accused of storming the Islamabad High Court on February 8., and postponed the hearing on their pre-arrest bail petitions till April 5. For more news on human rights, keep reading.

No government has enough power to address missing person’s issue: Sardar Akhtar Mengal

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March 25th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed and Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; “I do not think that any Prime Minister in the country’s history including Imran Khan has been given the authority to address the missing person’s issue":Sardar Akhtar Mengal speaks to Munizae Jahangir.
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Rights Watch | 26th February 2021

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Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan issues termination orders for a Punjab Judicial Academy official indicted for sexually harassing and threatening a female colleague. For more stories related to human rights and the legal fraternity of Pakistan, keep reading.

Much Ado About Nothing: Will enforced disappearances be criminalized, or is it just...

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February 24th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The issue of enforced disappearances has haunted the country for decades now but the government's stance on expediting legislation does not seem to be too encouraging.