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International Human Rights Day: Pakistanis question state institutions about their missing human rights

Men, women and children belonging to the most marginalized segments of the society including gypsy community, brick kiln workers, sanitary workers, trans-genders, Persons with...

Dr. Taimur Rahman Response to Ahmed Quraishi

Response to Allegations by Express TV. A number of accusations have been made against me on Express TV by the anchor Ahmed Quraishi. I would...

Freedom of expression – the voices that need to be heard are ignored and even silenced

The following statement by Asian Human Rights Commission was released on 28th November 2013. The original is available at the AHRC website here: http://www.humanrights.asia/news/ahrc-news/AHRC-STM-220-2013 With the...

Pakistanis facing beheading in Saudi Arabia need immediate UN intervention: Asian Legal Resource Centre

A written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), a non-governmental organisation with general consultative status 1. In view of the discussion on...

Full Text of Malala’s Speech at UN

In the name of God, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful. Honourable UN Secretary General Mr Ban Ki-moon, Respected President General Assembly Vuk Jeremic Honourable UN envoy...

Benazir Bhutto Remembered

by Farahnaz Ispahani Today is the fifth death anniversary of Pakistan’s iconic leader, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. History remembers her as the first elected woman prime...

Transcript of President Zardari’s Speech before UN General Assembly

H.E.President Asif Ali Zardari President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan General Debate 67th Session United Nations General Assembly September 25, 2012   Bismilla hirrahmaan irrahim...

Document From Imran Khan’s Benami Transaction

On Saturday, 26th May, investigative journalist Umar Cheema reported that "clean" Imran Khan purchased his Bani Gala estate in a 'benami transaction' with his...

Memo saga heads in different direction

Although the anti-PPP publicists have renewed their claims about Mansoor Ijaz’s version of events about the memo saga looking very believable, the ruling party...

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Establishment Fooling Pakistanis, again!

For the last 73 years, the Pakistani state has argued that Pakistan and Pakistanis cannot exist with the ‘K’ of Pakistan (Kashmir) becoming a...

India’s Actions in Kashmir Criticized for Human Rights Violations

One year after India revoked Article 370 from Indian occupied Kashmir (state of Jammu and Kashmir), Indian authorities continue to impose harsh and inhuman...

Book Banning and Censorship Exposes Hollowness of ‘Ideology of Pakistan’

Banning books, films, paintings, and poems, and censoring academics and journalists is now old in Pakistan. But in recent times this has taken an...

FATF Sword of Damocles Keeps Hanging Over Pakistan

In 2018, the United Nations (UN) Financial Action Task Force (FATF) -- the international watchdog against money laundering and financing of terrorism ---  placed...