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Shrinking space for minorities

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National Minorities Day was celebrated on August 11 in order to highlight the services, sacrifices and contributions of minorities in the creation of Pakistan. Unfortunately, August 11 went by silently, except for being celebrated by the minorities themselves. The reason: our mainstream national media seemed inclined towards highlighting the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan’s […]

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HRW urges Lanka not to deport Pakistani asylum seekers

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NEW YORK: The Human Rights Watch has called upon the Sri Lankan government not to deport 142 Pakistanis seeking asylum until UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) determines their need for international protection. Sri Lanka’s Immigration Controller Chulananda Perera has said that the government was able to deport the detained Pakistanis because it had not given them […]

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Non-Muslim residents of Lyari afraid of returning home

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KARACHI: “There were five of them,” she said while holding her young child with one arm and hiding her face with the other. That’s how the young mother of three, and a victim of gang-rape, started narrating her ordeal at a press conference called at the Karachi Press Club by the Human Rights Commission of […]

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