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Right to know

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IT is alarming how in the aftermath of the Faizabad sit-in in November, a discussion regarding the infringement of citizens’ rights has been conspicuously absent. The state apparatus blacked out news channels on TV, suspended social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, suspended mobile phone signals in selected areas, and failed to […]

10-year reforms programme on cards: Murad

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KARACHI – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that declaration of an emergency in the education department has set some clear directions for the government and they are bound to improve the quality of education in the public sector. He said this while talking to the media after convocation of the NED […]

‘Water scarcity a human issue’

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Federal Minister for Water Resources Syed Javed Ali Shah has questioned the handing over of 100 percent water of three rivers under the Indus Water Treaty, adding that water scarcity is a human issue in South Punjab. “Handing over Sutlej, Bias and Ravi rivers to India was a cruel act on the part of past […]

HRCP, IPSS seminar: ‘Enforced disappearances’ must come to an end

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Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and Institute for Peace and Secular Studies (IPSS) organized a seminar on ‘Human Rights in the Era of Enforced Disappearances’ at Safma Auditorium on Saturday. Human rights community, artist community, academics & teachers, students, rights based NGOs, representatives of political parties, and families of missing persons attended the seminar. […]