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South Asian Progressives call out targeting of Pakistani academics and scholars for political views

Pakistani academics and scholars have always faced a hostile establishment. However, over the last few years there has been a steady rise in targeting...

Pakistan must stop Torture. It is criminal, should be made a crime

On June 23, Rafiullah alias Amir, a resident of Tehkal, was arrested ​after a video of him mocking police officials went viral on social...

Attacks on Academics and their freedom continue

The attacks on academic freedom – from Pervez Hoodbhoy to Ammar Ali Jan to Mohammad Hanif- continue as do smear campaigns against...

Pakistan’s forced conversions brings shame on Imran Khan

Contrary to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s tweets and speeches by his advisors, Pakistan’s record on treatment of its religious minorities, especially its...

‘Demolition of Hindu homes in Bahawalpur illegal, inhumane,‘ says HRCP

Pakistan is a 97% Muslim majority country has an extremely small Hindu populace. The Hindu community has faced forced conversion, blasphemy attacks,...

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Bangladesh Record on Women Shows Where Pakistan Has Gone Wrong

        Pakistan has a terrible record when it comes to human rights, civic rights, and gender related rights. Most of the countries of South...

Bidding Farewell to I.A. Rehman, Pakistan’s Relentless Human Rights Defender

With the recent demise of I.A. Rahman, the honorary spokesperson and former secretary-general I. A. Rehman of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP),...

Pakistan’s ‘Environment be Damned’ Approach Having Disastrous Effects

The Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project (RUDP) is an urban development megaproject in Lahore that runs along the Ravi River. It includes the construction...

Former Playboy Imran Khan Blames Women‘s Clothing for Rape

Leaders are supposed to set examples, not just on the political but also the social front. However, Prime Minister Imran Khan apparently does not...