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‘They just don’t want free & fair elections’

The Altaf Hussain led MQM has backed 81 candidates in total. Yet 20 have gone missing as they have been detained by police & other law enforcement agencies. Others have been arrested on trumped up charges. But the fight is on, even if the candidates are missing, or it must be done without being allowed to campaign. It all brings attention to the violation of their basic constitutional rights.

Rights Watch | 8 Nov 2023

Child worker found dead at employer’s home in Lahore A young child laborer was reportedly discovered dead by hanging at his employer's home in Lahore's...

‘Need more than just legislation to end child marriages’

Child rights experts expressed their belief that legislation alone cannot end child marriages. Awareness-building, advocacy, education and collaboration at the federal, provincial, local and grassroots level are also key.

Rights Watch | 24 July 2023

Student Threatens Suicide Unless Rapists Arrested for Sharing Explicit Videos Online A university student in Muzaffargarh has threatened suicide unless the police arrest four suspects...
Forced conversion, marriage of Hindu minor again ignites concerns

Forced conversion, marriage of Hindu minor sparks concerns again

A 14-year-old Hindu girl, allegedly abducted by her tutor at gunpoint, was presented in court today. The accused claims she is 18 and converted to Islam to marry him of her free will, however her father's has evidence which proves otherwise.

Report reveals challenges to human rights in Sindh

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) urges accountability & transparency in state institutions to address human rights challenges in Sindh. Rise in police encounters and crime, impacting marginalized communities. Women/girls face infrastructure hurdles. Education & healthcare gaps persist. Positive steps, but more needed.

Sindh human rights body empowered to check business-related abuse  

Sindh Assembly has unanimously passed an amendment bill to allow the Sindh Human Rights Commission to visit business premises to check any abuse of the rights of employees.

Displaced families from Jacobabad fail to find help in Kalat City

Around 30 displaced families with sick children and women from flood-hit Jacobabad in Sindh have relocated to Balochistan’s Kalat city, only to find no support.

A Drowning Nation – Flood destruction across Pakistan

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.

SUICIDAL SINDH: Why are so many from Scheduled Castes killing themselves?

BY XARI JALIL: The suicide rates in Sindh especially among the Scheduled Castes are at an alarmingly high rate. Our investigative report finds out the reasons why so many people in this community resort to killing themselves. The answers are grim.