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Woman athlete from Lower Dir to attend UN event in Geneva

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TIMERGARA: The 21- year old young woman athlete from Lower Dir district, Noreena Shams, has been invited to participate as a panellist in the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council Forum to be held at Geneva from October 1 to 3. Noreena Shams told The News that the forum would focus on possibilities of using […]

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Govts must probe violence against religious minorities

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s human rights record might be contentious on several levels but in March last year, at its Universal Periodic Review with the Human Rights Council, Pakistan was lauded for its “commitment” to defending human rights. It had accepted 126 proposals put forward by member countries, rejected seven and claimed that 34 of them were […]

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HR body condemns arbitrary killings by drones in Pakistan

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GENEVA: The Geneva based Human Rights Council on Monday condemned the arbitrary killings by use of armed drones in Pakistan and referred to the right to life as the most fundamental of all human rights. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) held a panel discussion on drones, which was called on Pakistan’s […]

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