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Thousands come out for peace in Kurram district
Thousands of people In Kurram district have rallied against the re-emergence of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in tribal areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Rights Watch | 5th April 2021
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.
Rights Watch | 3rd April 2021
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.
Rights Watch | 13th January 2021
Sindh IG issues directives to set up minority desks and constitute special teams to receive complaints of minority communities in police stations at range, zonal and district levels by next week. The directives are part of the IG's initiative to reform law enforcement.
Rights Watch | 6th January 2021
Mourners enter third day of protest against killing of 11 Hazara Shia Muslim coal miners in Mach, demand presence of the Prime Minister, immediate arrest and trial of murderers, and removal of Balochistan government. For more, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 23rd December 2020
A fourteen-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in Bahawalpur some five months back; the rape survivor's father claims that when he had tried to register a complaint, he was brushed aside by the Nowshera Jadid. A case was filed on Monday, December 21. For more stories on human rights concerns, keep scrolling.
At least 950 booked for alleged hate speech and other violations in Sindh processions
9th October 2020 by Haider Kaleem LAHORE Sindh police has booked at least 950 mourners for allegedly blocking roads and for airing ‘hate speech’ when different Shia...