Rights / Gender
New York: The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed steps taken by social media companies to prevent their platforms from being used to promote hatred, violence and misinformation, Spokesperson Rupert Colville said on Friday. more
Pakistani forces see Coronavirus as more suitable opportunity to whisk away people in Balochistan: Activists

Paris: Speakers like prominent human rights activists from Balochistan and western analysts have accused Pakistan Army of being responsible for enforced disappearances, torture and killin ...

Pakistan govt allegedly imposes ban on Balochistan Human Rights Commission's website

Quetta: In yet another attempt by the Pakistani authority to curb down the Baloch voices, PM Imran Khan-led administration has imposed an indefinite ban on the official website of Human R ...

UN chief appeals for global action against coronavirus-fueled hate speech

New York : UN Secretary-General António Guterres is calling for concerted global action to quash the “tsunami” of hate speech that has risen alongside the COVID-19 pand ...

Venezuelans ‘teetering on the brink of survival’ warn UN human rights experts

New York : United Nations independent experts demanded on Wednesday that the Venezuelan Government take concrete actions to tackle the devastating impact on basic human rights of the coun ...

Coronavirus and human rights: New UN report calls for disability-inclusive recovery

New York : The COVID-19 pandemic is intensifying inequalities experienced by the world’s one billion people with disabilities, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in l ...

People in Gilgit-Baltistan should get equal rights like Pakistanis: Chief Justice

Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed has said the citizens of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) should get equal rights like the people of Pakistan.

Syria: Warring parties failed to abide by international law over hospital attacks

New York : Parties to Syria’s brutal civil war, now in its tenth year, failed to abide by their obligations under international law to avoid attacks on hospitals and other civilian ...

Rights experts warn against discrimination in COVID-19 response

New York : Fearing a needless increase in COVID-19 deaths due to discrimination, UN independent human rights experts on Monday called for Governments to commit to racial equity and equali ...

Pakistan: Top South Asian journalists' body condemns arrest of Jang-Geo Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman

New Delhi: Leading editors and media professionals from South Asia have protested against the arrest of Jang-Geo Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman by Pakistan's National Acco ...