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Human rights defenders discuss way forward for Pakistan

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LAHORE: At a seminar held by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on constitutionalism and human rights, a high-profile panel of human rights defenders discussed a way forward for Pakistan to progress as a democracy. The panel included HRCP honorary spokesperson I.A. Rehman, HRCP Secretary General Harris Khalique, HRCP council member and Supreme Court […]


Court rejects co-accused’s bail plea in DHA double murder case

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A district and sessions court on Tuesday rejected a bail application filed by Adil Zaman in the DHA double murders case. Adil and his brother Atif Zaman are standing trial for the murder of anchorperson Mureed Abbas and Khizar Hayat. Atif owed money to the victims, and upon their insistence to return the amount, he […]


PAKISTAN FAILING BASIC DUTY OF DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT: HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

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ANNUAL REPORT BY RIGHTS WATCHDOG SLAMS GROWING CRACKDOWN ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION UNDER PTI-LED GOVERNMENT The growing crackdown on freedom of expression in Pakistan throughout 2019 is a failure of the government to fulfill one of the basic duties of a democratic state, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. In the 30th edition of World […]