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HRW calls for full investigation of Lahore shootings

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NEW YORK: The Pakistani authorities should ensure that a judicial inquiry into police shootings of rock-throwing protesters in Lahore fully and impartially investigates possible unnecessary use of lethal force, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. On Tuesday, police fired without warning on supporters of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) political party who had attempted to resist […]

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Recovered Hindu teacher complains of pressure for conversion

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PESHAWAR: A missing Hindu female schoolteacher told a local judicial magistrate on Monday after recovery from Bahawalpur that her kidnapper had forced her to marry him after changing her faith and kept her unconscious for most of the time during captivity on refusal. Magistrate Mohammad Fayyaz Khan ordered the local police to conduct medical examination […]

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‘Pillion riding ban, violation of human rights’

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KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi Chief Muhammad Hussain Mehanti has termed the pillion riding ban, an unjustified act and violation of human rights. He expressed these views while meeting with different delegations at Idara-e-Noor Haq here on Monday. During the meeting, JI Karachi Chief demanded the judiciary to issue order regarding the cancellation of notification in […]

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‘Khalid Moin’s poetry rejects violation of human rights’

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By: Zaib Azkaar Hussain Karachi: Glowing tributes were paid to renowned poet Khalid Moin during the launching of his fourth Urdu poetry collection titled ‘Na-gahan’ at the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Saturday. Prominent journalist and writer Ahfazur Rehman, who presided over the function, said that Moin has used unique metaphors in order to highlight […]

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