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DRF holds conference to celebrate achievements of women journalists

Digital Rights Foundation organized a conference today celebrating the resilience of women journalists across Pakistan. The event was attended by activists, journalists as well as political representatives.

Rights Watch | 15 Sep 2023

Child Rape Suspect Sent to Jail on Judicial Remand in Karachi Child rape suspect, Umer Farooq, has been sent to jail on judicial remand after...

Female lawyer targeted in acid attack bouncing back with treatment

September 14, 2023 By Abdullah Daha LODHRAN The woman lawyer who was subjected to an acid attack on Monday, September 11, has been declared out of danger...

Rights Watch | 14 Sep 2023

Four Arrested in Acid Attack on Lawyer in Lodhran  Four individuals have been apprehended by Lodhran city police for an acid attack on a female...

LHC directs Punjab Government to set up Sexual Offences Investigation Units

The LHC has ordered the Punjab Government to establish special sexual offences investigation units under the Anti-Rape Act. The court noted that SSOIUs are mandatory for investigating scheduled offences under the Act.

Honour Killing in Rajanpur: Woman Stoned to Death

A man along with his two brothers allegedly stoned his wife to death in the name of 'honour' in Rajanpur, DG Khan. While a case has been registered, the accused is currently seeking refuge in the border region between Punjab and Balochistan.

Will women in Baluchistan be given collective punishment now? Activists demand...

Will women in Baluchistan be given collective punishment now? Activists demand answers

Rights Watch | 01 September 2023

  Father extradited from Pakistan to Italy in 'honour killing' case In Rome, on Thursday, the Italian justice minister made an announcement regarding the extradition of...

Rights Watch | 29 August 2023

Man ‘kills wife, stepdaughter’ GUJRANWALA: A man allegedly killed his wife and teenage daughter in the name of honor, police said. 12 Additional Suspects Apprehended in...

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PALPA terms list about dubious licenses as ‘fake’

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International Stories

Migrant Afghan musicians living without rhythm

After the Taliban imposed a countrywide ban on music, Afghan musicians went into self-imposed exile in Pakistan. With little opportunity to earn through their art, they live without rhythm in their struggle to survive.

Chitral Offensive: What happened and how?

The Afghan Taliban regime rejects Pakistan’s allegations of TTP militants using Afghan soil to launch an offensive in Chitral. Meanwhile, Afghan journalists allege that the Taliban administration may be supporting TTP activities in Pakistan.

‘Life is Meaningless Without Him’

BY XARI JALIL: Businessman Taj Muhammad Sarparah was abducted on July 19, 2020 from Karachi while on his way to the airport. Three years later, his wife Salia Marri continues to raise her voice for him while the fate of Pakistan's law on criminalizing enforced disappearances hangs in limbo.

Prominent Journalist Sami Ibrahim Missing Amidst Intensifying Crackdown on PTI

Concerns rise as senior journalist & TV anchorperson Sami Ibrahim goes missing amidst state crackdown on PTI. Islamabad police are investigating the situation, but no conclusions yet.