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A group of 100 people begins discussions as part of the world’s first global citizens’ assembly on climate and ecological crises. The Global Citizens’ Assembly will present their findings at the UN COP26 climate summit in November
UN experts have expressed their deep concern over the lack of attention to rights violations perpetrated against Ahmadiyyas.
June 29: The UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Dubravka Šimonović says that states must synchronize local rape laws with int’l human rights standards. She suggests the definition of rape must always be based on the absence of the victim's consent.
May 18th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Voicepk.net revisits key recommendations of the UN report praised as 'a kind of weapon for the Palestinians' to try Israel for war crimes committed in West Bank and Gaza. Late Pakistani human rights icon Asma Jahangir was one of the members of the UN mission tasked with investigating Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories in 2012.
تحریر: احمد سعید; لاہور; اقوام متحدہ کی انسانی حقوق کونسل کے نمائندوں نے پاکستانی صحافیوں کو ان کے حق آزادی اظہار سے محروم رکھنے کے لئے جھوٹے مقدمات دائر کرنے پر شدید تشویش کا اظہار کیا گیا ہے اور کہا ہے کہ یہ کاروائیاں میڈیا پر عائد پابندیوں کو بے نقاب کرتی ہیں
September 27th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; 18 yr old Hadiqa Bashir has been fighting for girls' rights in the sensitive area of Swat, where she has faced tremendous pressure from radical elements, but still carries on with her work. Because of her work, she has been nominated in the UN 17 Young Leaders for SDGs for the class of 2020.