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Global Citizens’ Assembly launched on climate and ecological crisis

Global Citizens’ Assembly launched on climate and ecological crisis

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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

Pakistan on UN list for discriminating against Ahmadi community

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UN experts have expressed their deep concern over the lack of attention to rights violations perpetrated against Ahmadiyyas.

States must harmonize local rape laws with int’l human rights standards: UN Expert

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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.

The UN report hailed as a weapon for the Palestinians

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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.

اقوام متحدہ کا پاکستانی صحافیوں کیخلاف جھوٹے مقدمات درج کرنے پر اظہار تشویش

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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

Hadiqa Bashir: Swat girl set to shine on int’l horizon

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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.