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110 journalists killed in 2015, most in ‘peaceful’ countries: RSF

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A total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday, warning that more were being deliberately targeted for their work in supposedly peaceful countries. Sixty-seven journalists were killed in the line of duty this year, and another 43 died in circumstances that were unclear, the watchdog […]

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Call for removal of hate content from curriculum

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KARACHI: Speakers at a programme held at a local hotel on Wednesday to mark Human Rights Day underlined the need to remove text based on hate and discrimination from the educational curriculum that, they suggested, should include the contribution of non-Muslims towards the establishment of Pakistan. A biased mindset produced by discriminatory curriculum, they pointed […]

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Pakistan urged to revoke suspension of rights in Islamabad

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Pakistan’s government should rescind the suspension of fundamental rights and the grant of military authority for law enforcement in Islamabad, Human Rights Watch said on August 8, 2014. Powers given to the military risk misuse in the face of ongoing large-scale political protests. “Pakistan faces very real threats of terrorism, but giving unbridled powers to […]

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