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‘Pakistan ranks eight among countries affected by climate change’

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KARACHI: Pakistan is the eighth country most vulnerable to climate change in the world. The coastal areas are the most emergent threats and hundreds of kilometres area is susceptible to sea intrusion. This was revealed by Karachi University institute of environmental studies registrar and professor Dr Moazzam Ali Khan during a climate conference on Monday. […]

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‘Dacoits’ threaten to kill abducted Ghotki journalist

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KARACHI: “Stop the sit-in in front of the SSP office. Otherwise we will kill the journalist.” This was the last message from the dacoits allegedly holding journalist Hakim Abro captive to the journalists of Ghotki district, who have set up a camp for the release of their colleague. For the last three months, journalists and […]

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Pakistan condemns attack on journalists

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UNITED NATIONS: Pak­istan unequivocally condemned all attacks on and violence against journalists in the performance of their professional duties. Participating in a debate on Protection of Journalists in Conflict Situations’ in the UN Security Council, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi said that Pakistan shares the international outrage on the recent beheading and summary execution of […]

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Human Rights Defenders Coalition: Rights organisations join hands to confront threats

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HYDERABAD: Threatened by the killings of a number of rights activists in the country in the last three years, representatives of rights and advocacy-based non-profit organisations have joined hands to form the Human Rights Defenders Coalition. Following a consultative meeting attended by over three dozen representatives, a 12-member interim committee was formed to strengthen the […]

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PPF protests threats to Honduran journalist by police officers

Pakistan Press Foundation has expressed concern over the death threats to Itsmania Erohyna Pineda Platero, journalist, founder and head of the human rights organization Xibalba Arte y Cultur, by the police officers. Quoting information from Reporters Without Borders (RSF), PPF secretary general Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to the President of the Republic of […]

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