Rights
Islamabad: Human rights group Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) has condemned the abduction of  Christian girl 16-year-old Sheeza Maqsood. more
Sexual exploitation: Pakistani-origin Lord Ahmed retires from House of Lords days before expulsion

London: Pakistani-origin Lord Nazir Ahmed, who in 1998 made history by becoming the first Muslim to be appointed a peer in Britain's House of Lords, has retired from Parliament after ...

11 rape incidents reported from all over Pakistan every day: Official data

Islamabad:  At least 11 rape incidents are reported in Pakistan every day with over 22,000 cases reported to police across the country in the last six years, as per government data r ...

Pashtuns demand an end to extra judicial killings and enforced disappearances

Islamabad/UNI: Thousands of Pashtuns held a massive gathering under the banner of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) at the North Waziristan agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan ...

Pakistan: HRCP report highlights human rights violations in Khyber Pakhtunkwa

Islamabad: A recent report on the human rights violation situation in Pakistan's  Khyber Pakhtunkwa region has highlighted the troubled water in which the people of the region ar ...

Mechanism to protect women in Pakistan is ineffective: Rights activist

A top human rights activist in Pakistan has said that despite the nation having  a legal mechanism to protect women, it is ineffective and there is no implementation of the same.

Pakistan: Journalist bodies ask govt to frame law to protect scribes

Islamabad: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the Freedom Network have asked the Pakistani government to start making law to protect journalists.

Pakistan ranks among top 10 countries where killers of journalists go unpunished: CPJ

Islamabad: Pakistan has ranked ninth in the Global Impunity Index of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) list which has named the nations where journalists are murdered and their k ...

Human rights activist slams Pakistan government over kidnapping, forceful conversion of minor Christian girl

London: London-based Pakistani human rights activist and spokeswoman for Justice of Minorities in Pakistan Anila Gulzar slammed the Pakistan government over the kidnapping and forceful co ...

Christian minor girl abducted, converted to Islam in Pakistan: Reports

Islamabad: A minor Christain girl has been kidnapped and forced to marry a 44-year-old man who made her convert to Islam, highlighting an incident which again showed the plight of minorit ...