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New Delhi:   The All India Shia Husaini Fund (AISHF) has written to United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres where the body has expressed concern over the rising instances of attack on Shia Muslims and other religious minorities in Pakistan. more
Pakistan rape: Amnesty International criticises country's criminal justice system, lends support to protestors

London: Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has come down hard on the Pakistani judicial system while supporting protestors demanding better safety for women in the country ...

Pakistani human rights activist slams blasphemy verdict in Asif Pervaiz case, praises Modi govt for CAA

London:  London-based Pakistani human rights activist and spokeswoman for Justice for Minorities in Pakistan Anila Gulzar has targeted the country's judicial system and even cond ...

Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas protest outside Chinese Embassy in US, demands release of family detained in Xinjiang

Washington: Uyghur American activist Rushan Abbas recently protested on the second anniversary of her sister’s detention in northwestern China’s Xinjiang province in front of ...

Security Council demands an end to attacks on schools worldwide

New York: The Security Council on Thursday demanded a halt to attacks on schools, together with students and teachers in conflict zones around the world, in a presidential statement coinc ...

Pakistan: Woman gang-raped in Lahore, 12 suspects arrested amid nationwide outrage

Lahore: Police have arrested 12 suspected people over the alleged gang-rape of a woman on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway in Pakistan's Punjab region, media reports said.

Work to achieve a culture of peace amid COVID-19 upheaval: UN Secretary-General

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend economies and societies, while also threatening to erode trust in public institutions and democracy, it is critical that people every ...

Greece: Devasting fire compounds overcrowding and COVID-19 challenges in refugee camp

New York: UN agencies have offered support to Greek authorities on Wednesday after a major fire ripped through an overcrowded refugee camp overnight, destroying dwellings and forcing thou ...

Uyghur Genocide: Activists slam Disney for filming Mulan in Xinjiang

Washington: Activists and netizens have been outraged after Disney shot several portions of the action movie Mulan in parts of China where it is believed that authorities have placed coun ...

Control on Turkic minority: Uyghur doctor reveals she was forced to perform operations on women in China

Beijing: A Uyghur doctor, who is currently in exile, has revealed that he was forced to perform operations on women in China as part of the country’s attempts to control its ethnic ...