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Shia lawyer killed in targeted attack

By: Riaz Ahmad PESHAWAR: The former vice chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan’s (HRCP) provincial chapter and a prominent lawyer belonging to a Shia family, Malik Jarar Hussain was gunned down in what appeared to be a targeted attack on Gulbahar Road Friday morning. Hussain was on his way to drop his children […]

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Human Rights Watch launches campaign against media

By: Ahmad Noorani ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Watch (HRW), the leading human rights organisation of the world, has launched an offensive against the media instead of responding to journalistic criticism by ‘The News’ on its World Report-2013. HRW director in Pakistan Ali Dayan Hasan, in different media interactions, instead of elaborating the points of HRW World […]

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Hazaras: a community of great patience

By: HASSAN RAZA FOLADI RECENTLY the Hazara community has shown great patience and raised their voices in a peaceful and disciplined manner by reciting the Holy Quran all night and without putting any sort of threat to the state apparatus or public properties, against the authorities who have always turned a blind eye for Hazara […]

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Security forces allowing extremists to attack minorities: Human Rights Watch

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ISLAMABAD: The Human Rights Watch has accused the government of having failed to act against abuses committed by security and intelligence agencies which are letting extremist groups to attack religious minorities. “The authorities did little to address attacks against journalists and human rights defenders, and committed serious abuses in counter-terrorism operations,” the HRW said in […]

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