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‘Pakistan must prioritize the concerns of Afghan refugees’

Akram Shinwari, an Afghan musician, came to Pakistan five years ago under completely different circumstances. He never could have imagined that he would suddenly become a refugee. He now dreams of being able to return to a homeland free of Taliban rule.

Will Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar miss third court summon on Feb 28?

As IHC grants caretaker PM another chance to appear on February 28, Pakistan awaits to see if he'll heed the summons and address the matter of missing Baloch students

Thousands attend Rehan Zeb Khan’s funeral in Bajaur

PTI's Rehan Zeb fighting from NA-8, PK-22 was shot dead while he was canvassing in the area on Jan 31. IS-KP, a Daesh-affiliated group, claimed responsibility for the attack.

‘Exchange of airstrikes between Pakistan, Iran to affect Baloch families, economy’

Pakistan and Iran move towards de-escalation after recent airstrikes, and while cross-border trade sees little disruption, Baloch families fear tighter restrictions at the border, affecting both economies.

Thousands of trucks stranded as visa policy curbs trade at Torkham crossing

Thousands of trucks are stranded at Torkham, the busiest frontier crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan, because of recently imposed visa restrictions on truck drivers, halting trade at the border. This has resulted in heavy financial losses.
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No Land for Hope: Afghan students struggle for rights as Pakistan forces them out

The dawn of a new year is the dawn of new beginnings for many. But for thousands of Afghan refugee students, Pakistan's deportation policy is making sure the sun sets on their futures.

Pakistan sees mass rallies, calls for action on Human Rights Day

Various rights organisations, political movements and other forums marked World Human Rights Day with rallies and seminars to highlight prevalent human rights issues.

Rights Watch | 28 Oct 2023

Man Arrested for Raping Pregnant Cousin After Deceptive Job Promise in Lahore A man has been apprehended by the Liaqatabad Police in Lahore for sexually...

‘Reconsider deportation of undocumented migrants’: HRCP

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called on the government to reevaluate its decision to deport undocumented foreigners by November 1st.

Pakistan’s Decision to Deport Afghan Immigrants Faces Strong Opposition

Pakistan's decision to deport all illegal immigrants sparks global concern. While officials cite alignment with international practices, global entities and human rights organizations condemn the move, urging protection for Afghan refugees and advocating for voluntary, safe repatriation.