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December 01, 2021
Watchdog Blasts Pakistan's 'Pointless' New Law Aimed At Protecting Journalists
An international media rights watchdog has criticized an “extremely vague” provision in a new Pakistani law that supposedly protects journalists, saying it was “tantamount to censorship and intimidation.”
November 30, 2021
Pakistan Offers To Host OIC Ministerial Meeting On Afghanistan's Humanitarian Crisis
Pakistan has proposed to host the foreign ministers of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) next month to discuss the “serious humanitarian situation” in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover in mid-August.
November 29, 2021
Mob Targets Pakistani Police After Alleged Koran Desecration
Police in the city of Charsadda in northern Pakistan say the situation remained tense on November 29, two days after hundreds of angry protesters ransacked and burned a police station and several checkpoints. The crowd demanded that police hand over a man who had allegedly burned a Koran.
November 22, 2021
Pakistan Urged To End ‘Abhorrent’ Practice Of Enforced Disappearance
Amnesty International is urging Pakistani authorities to end their use of enforced disappearance, saying such an “abhorrent” practice not only violates the rights of those who vanished but also has a “devastating” impact on their families.
November 18, 2021
Pakistani Parliament Passes Anti-Rape Bill Allowing Chemical Castration Of Offenders
Pakistani lawmakers have adopted legislation providing chemical castration for serial rapists amid growing public demand for action following several high-profile rape and child sexual abuse cases.
'Afghanistan Is Hell': Supporters Of Late Afghan General Claim Taliban Killings, Persecution2
Border Clash Between Taliban, Pakistani Military Leaves One Dead3
'Everyone Is Anxious': Pakistan's Mass Arrests Of Afghan Refugees Fuel Fear Of New Crackdown4
Taliban Takes Lamb Testicles Off The Menu As Bigger Issues Loom5
'Beaten And Humiliated': Taliban Cracks Down On Afghan Universities In Bid To Curb Women's Protests6
Khan Cancels March To Islamabad, Ends Demand For Early Elections, But Vows To Fight On7
Banned From Public Parks And Bathhouses, Afghan Women Say Life Under Taliban Is Like A 'Prison'8
Taliban Claims To Have Eliminated Islamic State Hideout In Kabul9
At Least Nine Reportedly Killed In Taliban Attack On Village In Ethnic Hazara Province10
'They Torture And Kill Us': Gay Afghan Men Fear For Lives Under The Taliban