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Wife of I.A. Rehman passes away

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LAHORE: The wife of veteran journalist and Secretary General of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan I.A. Rehman passed away here on Thursday after a cardiac arrest. Mrs Tauseef I.A. Rehman, 75, was the mother of Asha’ar Rehman, Dawn Lahore Resident Editor, and Azfar Rehman, Ahmar Rehman, Sahar and Ambreen. She was laid to rest […]

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Wife of I.A. Rehman passes away

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: The wife of veteran journalist and Secretary General of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan I.A. Rehman passed away here on Thursday after a cardiac arrest. Mrs Tauseef I.A. Rehman, 75, was the mother of Asha’ar Rehman, Dawn Lahore Resident Editor, and Azfar Rehman, Ahmar Rehman, Sahar and Ambreen. She was laid to rest […]

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Age of intolerance

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Rashid Rehman’s brutal killing — for doing his duty as a lawyer — must be viewed along with the (similar) assassinations of Justice (R) Arif Iqbal Bhatti, Governor Salmaan Taseer, and federal minister Shahbaz Bhatti. A judge, leading members of government, and now a defence counsel have been killed for trying to ensure that no […]

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Call for legislation on ratified human rights conventions

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HYDERABAD: Experts and human rights activists lamented on Thursday that though Pakistan was signatory to a number of international conventions, successive governments hadn’t formulated any laws for ensuring basic human rights to people such as education, health and livelihood. They were speaking at the launch of a national mobilisation campaign for ‘International Covenant on Economic, […]

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Elections revealed fault lines in media, moot told

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KARACHI: “President Ayub said ‘Strengthen my hands’. Then someone else raised the slogan ‘Pakistan first!’ No. The people of Pakistan come first,” said I.A. Rehman, senior journalist and general secretary of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan at the fourth National Media Conference on Tuesday. “Where does democracy fit in this country that still hasn’t […]

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You never get enough of it — LLF concludes

by Xari Jalil LAHORE, Feb 24: The last day of the Lahore Literature Festival was star-studded since some eminent writers made an appearance, including Bapsi Sidhwa, Mohammad Hanif, William Dalrymple and Tehmina Durrani. Unfortunately, however, some sessions coincided and even before people could enter the hall for Dalrymple’s session, the hall was chock-full. Mohammad Hanif, […]

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