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Whistleblower’s sufferings bring result at last : IBA Karachi fires harassment accused

IBA Karachi dismisses an employee accused of harassing a female colleague. The incident was reported last year by final semester student for which he faced disciplinary proceedings and expulsion for defaming the institute.

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Whistleblower’s sufferings bring result at last : IBA Karachi fires harassment accused

IBA Karachi dismisses an employee accused of harassing a female colleague. The incident was reported last year by final semester student for which he faced disciplinary proceedings and expulsion for defaming the institute.

People at GM Syed’s birthday party get bail

Sedition cases were lodged against 60 activists for 'raising anti-state slogans' at an event celebrating G.M Sayed's 118th birthday. Sarang Joyo, an activist nominated in the FIRs along with his wife Sohni Joyo, narrates how the ordeal unfolded

9-month trial period set for criminal cases in reforms bill

A proposed amendment bill would set a nine-month trial period of all criminal cases in the country, said Federal Minister for Law Farogh Naseem as he listed salient features of the revamp of the criminal justice system in the country.

Meesha Shafi’s defamation suit to be heard alongside Zafar’s case: LHC

The sessions court in Lahore is to hear Meesha Shafi’s Rs 2 billion defamation case against Ali Zafar alongside a damages suit filed by him against her.

Minister’s “dopatta” remark creates uproar

“Under this Govt, we are witnessing a gradual Madrasization of Public Schools at a level not seen even during Zia’s era,” says Educationist A.H Nayyar while responding to Murad Ras's remarks about making "scarves & caps" part of school uniforms.

Aspiring lawyers show promise in Pakistan’s first Urdu moot court

In order to promote Urdu as well as youth participation, the YGA Legal Forum with the support of the Business and Law School successfully conducted Pakistan's first Urdu language moot court

50 Years of Statelessness: The Bengalis of Macchar Colony

Half a century on - 50 years after West Pakistan lost its eastern counterpart - those who had taken the painstaking journey all the way to present-day Pakistan, travelling in a state of starvation and poverty, and hoping for better times to come – are living today in a country that has not even declared them its own. They live hopeless lives, scarred by frustration. Whatever little they earn is not enough to feed their families.

WHO study findings on high COVID child mortality rate not in line with NCOC data

A usually high child mortality rate of 14 percent in children with COVID reported in a recent WHO-sponsored study based on 1100 infected children is not consistent with 0.19% fatality rate in infected children up to age of 18 years across the country as compiled by the NCOC

UNCENSORED | Impact of Talibanization on Women in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Speakers at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 – Challenges to Human Dignity raised alarm over the crumbling humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, and appealed to Pakistan and the international community to push the Afghan Taliban to ensure rights and dignity to Afghan women and girls.

UNCENSORED | Mainstreaming Gender Equality in the Judiciary

Panelists called for amendments to rules and laws that ensure increased participation of women in the legal profession, transparency in the process of appointment of judges to the higher judiciary, and personal accountability in courts and bar rooms.

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Torkham to Kabul: In conversation with senior journalist Farzana Ali

Aaj TV's Peshawar bureau chief and senior journalist Farzana Ali talks to voicepk.net about exploring human stories in Pakistan's tribal belt, and how it led up to her visit to Taliban-led Afghanistan

Incensed journalists march to Parliament House against Black Law

Media workers from across the country on Sunday marched to Parliament against the govt’s proposed PMDA. Journalists set up an overnight sit-in camp for Monday's protest during President Alvi's address to the parliament.

Unpacking the National Democratic Movement: A conversation with Muzamil Shah

A candid conversation with Muzamil Shah Central General Secretary of the newly formed National Democratic Party, announced by MNA Mohsin Dawar earlier this month.

Augustine Jacob becomes first KP activist to receive SP Singha Award

Christian activist and SP Singha Award recipient Augustine Jacob talks to Voicepk.net about his work and how he hopes rights activism in Pakistan can evolve.

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2 separate cases of sedition were registered against some 60 Sindhi nationalists for allegedly chanting anti-state slogans at events held to commemorate the 118th birth anniversary of Sindhi leader G.M Sayed.
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