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Female DPO’s transfer brings ‘political interference’ into spotlight

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A female officer's removal as head of district police in Layyah has brought the issue of 'political interference in the police department into the spotlight with the apex court seeking a record of all police transfers in the last eight years.

A Drowning Nation – Flood destruction across Pakistan

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Balach Nowsherwani tragically drowned while attempting to save a minor who fell into a karez inundated with rainwater. The two are yet more casualties of an ongoing natural disaster.

Classrooms without teachers

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What can the Punjab govt do to deal with the shortage of 90,000 teachers

Budget deadlock leads to parallel Punjab Assembly sessions

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The deadlock over the Punjab budget’s presentation between Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz and Speaker Pervaiz Elahi finally lead to holding of two parallel sessions of Punjab Assembly for the first time in the country.

‘Another painful reminder of women’s lack of safety in public places’

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in the aftermath of the terrible incident of harassment and assault at the Greater Iqbal Park, rights organizations have condemned the incident.

‘Minor’s custody wont be given to anyone if parents still alive’

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There have been 21 cases of conversions of mostly Hindu and Christian minor girls only in Bahawalpur in the past few years; around 162 questionable conversions had been reported in the media between 2013 and 2020.

‘46% of victims of forced conversions are under 18’

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In a national conference, eminent speakers from Pakistan’s minority community came together to discuss the issue of forced conversions, and how they could be prevented. The conference was organized by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) and the People’s Commission for Minority Rights (PCMR) with Voicepk.net as an official media partner. The session was moderated by Munizae Jahangir, Editor-in-Chief of Voicepk.net.

46% of victims of forced conversions are under 18

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December 9, 2020; BUREAU REPORT; LAHORE; In a national conference, eminent speakers from Pakistan’s minority community came together to discuss the issue of forced conversions, and how they could be prevented. The conference was organized by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) and the People’s Commission for Minority Rights (PCMR) with Voicepk.net as an official media partner. The session was moderated by Munizae Jahangir, Editor-in-Chief of Voicepk.net.

‘Parliamentary committee must examine forced conversions situation in Punjab’

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According to evidence the CSJ and PCMR has released a list where out of 74 reported cases of alleged forced conversions and abductions, 55 of them were minor girls from the Christian community, 18 girls were from Hindu and one from the Kalash community.
COVID Watch

COVID Watch | 06th August 2020

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Doctor succumbs to the virus: Dr. Muzamil Abbas, a trainee at Nishtar Hospital, died on August 5 after a long battle with COVID-19. Dr. Abbas contracted the virus last month and was taken to Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital in ...