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‘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.

Sindh Bar Council elections back on track after protests die down

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According to the notification released on Friday in Karachi, RO Salman Talibuddin, also the Advocate General (AG) Sindh, said that no member would be allowed entry to cast votes in the polling area without wearing a mask and will have to provide satisfactory evidence of being enrolled with the SBC.

‘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.

Campaigners call for new, independent body for missing persons

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Speaking at a webinar, organized by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), to mark the International Day of Enforced Disappearances, I A Rehman said the present inquiry commission had proved ineffective in dealing with cases of enforced disappearances as its head was now chairman of the National Accountability Bureau.

Sindh Government and opposition trade barbs over Karachi governance crisis

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Aug. 11, 2020: Karachi, the most populated city of Pakistan and the backbone of the country’s economy, is suffering from an intense governance crisis. Following the recent urban floods in the city, the federal government has called ...
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 ...

Sindh and Balochistan tormented by enforced disappearances

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Aug. 05, 2020: Rafique Umrani was a tailor by profession and a father of five. But for his family he might as well be dead. On September 17, 2017, Umrani was abducted by plain-clothed officials from Nazar Street, Larkana, and to ...
Rights Watch

Rights Watch | 28th July 2020

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Minor boy raped in Shikarpur: A 10 year old orphan boy was abducted, tortured, and raped by two suspects in Shikarpur, Sindh on Sunday, July 26. According to the victim’s relatives, the boy was abducted while he was out playing in ...

Rapist alleged to be part of child porn racket

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Jul 18, 2020: The father of a child who was molested and filmed by a private tutor in Khairpur has alleged that the perpetrator is actually part of an international child pornography racket. Speaking to Voicepk.net about the incident, the victim’s father ...