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Artist and prominent activist Lala Rukh passes away

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LAHORE: Senior minimalist artist and Women’s Action Forum (WAF) founding member Lala Rukh breathed her last on Thursday afternoon. The 69-year-old artist was diagnosed with cancer last month and died at her home in the city where she lived with her sister. She was among a group of 15 women who stood up against General […]

Protesters march from Hyderabad to Karachi against enforced disappearances

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HYDERABAD: Holding a list of 43 missing persons from Sindh and demanding the state stop committing alleged enforced disappearances, a group of activists has set on a long march from Hyderabad to Karachi. The marchers, led by peasants rights activist Punhal Sario and political activist Mashooq Chandio, reached Tando Muhammad Khan district on Friday. As […]

Facebook to remove fake accounts, provocative material

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ISLAMABAD: The Facebook management has assured Pakistan that it will remove fake accounts and explicit, hateful and provocative material that incites violence and terrorism. The commitment was given by Vice President of Facebook Joel Kaplan who called on Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here on Friday. “Facebook… has reiterated its commitment to keep the […]