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Op-ed: Innocent children in Pakistan at mercy of lustful men

The vulnerability of Pakistani children Saeed-ur-Rahman, a kid from Landhi, a poor suburban locality of Karachi, was canned on hands by his teacher daily while...
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Does law of sedition undermine free speech?

With a crime report registered against the senior politicians of this country under the law of sedition; a controversy arises: whether the law of...
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Fauji Cement hosts plantation drive on 14th August!

As a part of Independence Day celebrations, Fauji Cement Jhang Bahtar took an environmentally active step. They hosted the opening ceremony of a plantation...
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This is how women should ask for rights

The electronic and social media is flooded with the arguments related to recent women movements. It is not bad to raise voices for the...
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NGOs: Difficult relationship with Pakistani state and society?

There has been increased skepticism about the motives and operations of NGOs as they have, over time, moved away from the apolitical civil society...
feminism

‘Aurat March’ in Pakistan: Feminists vs Mullahs!

Recently, the sudden escalation and uproar on the topic of feminism in Pakistan and the lionizing of 'aurat (women) march’, got me contemplating about...
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Women’s March Fiasco: Diversity is Virtue not Vice!

As a Pakistani ex-pat living in a pluralistic and diverse country like Canada, I am watching the current debate on Women’s Rights in Pakistan...
Punjab

PIC tragedy: What is the Punjab government up to?

Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat on Sunday has finalized his recommendations regarding the clash between lawyers and doctors at the Pakistan Institute of Cardiology...
Gujarat Massacre

Inquiry Commission Absolves Modi of Complicity in Gujarat Massacre

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was absolved from any responsibility in the 2002 Gujarat Massacre, which led to the extermination of Muslims in the...
Ahmadi

Ahmadi, A dangerous word to utter in Pakistan: AC Attock had to apologize

Ahmadis are a religious minority group in Pakistan. Attock Assistant Commissioner Jannat Hussain Nekokara landed in troubled water after her comments about equal treatment...
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Violence at campus: One student killed, 13 others injured in a clash at IIU

Two student groups in the International Islamic University (IIU) Islamabad clashed on Thursday, leaving one student dead and 13 others injured. According to the...
climate

This 16 year old is the foremost climate activist in the world

She has sparked both hope and controversy around the planet, but Greta Thunberg understood climate change at an early age and has rallied youths...
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Assange Prison Conditions and Psychological Torture revealed

RT |Australian journalist and BAFTA award-winning documentary filmmaker John Pilger says the “psychological torture” of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues “unabated” while he remains...
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Shireen Mazari’s letter to the UN shines light on Indian abuse in Kashmir

News Desk |PTI's Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari on Wednesday wrote a detailed letter to 18 UN Special Procedures mandate-holders (Special Repporteur) on...
Amazon

Here is why part of the Amazon is burning

AFP |The dramatic scale of this year's fires is the result of a significant acceleration of deforestation for the lumber industry, for agriculture or...
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Epstein autopsy shows broken neck bones, a possible murder?

AFP |Epstein, a convicted sex offender who befriended many celebrities and politicians, was found dead in jail on Saturday from an apparent suicide as...
kashmir

Kashmir restrictions have been eased, India claims

AFP |India has eased some restrictions on movement in Kashmir but phones and the internet remained cut off for a 12th day on Friday,...
Putin

Putin in trouble as Russians plan major Moscow Protest

AFP |Russian opposition supporters plan a major protest in Moscow on Saturday after police detained thousands at recent demonstrations that have been among the...
Saudi

Saudi Arabia hosts Heavyweight Title Match, HR groups lash out

AFP |The high-profile December 7 duel, dubbed 'Clash on the Dunes', will see Britain's Joshua trying to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO...
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Insiders describe life under lockdown in Kashmir

AFP |When his father suddenly passed away this week in Srinagar,  Irfan Ahmad Bhat's grief was compounded by the military lockdown in Indian occupied...
India

India conducts midnight raids in IoK, detains 560 Kashmiris

AFP |More than 500 people have been rounded up in the latest crackdown in Indian Kashmir which has been on the edge since the...
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Protester dies during lock-down in Indian Occupied Kashmir

AFP |A protester died after being chased by police during curfew in Indian Occupied Kashmir's main city, which has been left in turmoil by...
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Live Aid 2019 – Freddie Mercury’s Queen return to the stage

AFP |Legendary group Queen along with Adam Lambert will headline New York's 2019 Global Citizen festival, an event aimed at drumming up support for...
Princess Haya

Princess Haya’s trial: a pattern of abuse of royal women exposed?

News Desk |An Insider in Dubai's royal family has broken his silence to tell the world how Sheikh Maktoum's multi-million pound divorce battle with...
Imran Khan

Imran Khan: Death penalty for raping kids

News Desk |Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has proposed that death penalty be fixed for all those involved in child sexual abuse cases, a...
abuse

Ex-UN child protection worker jailed for child abuse in Nepal

AFP |Peter John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, a former high-profile humanitarian worker, was sentenced on Monday to terms of nine and seven years in...
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Black music fest discriminates against whites, causes uproar

AFP |The AfroFuture Fest planned for August 3 originally announced that tickets for "people of color" would cost $10 while those for "non-POC" or...
Trump

Trump goes to lengths to protect Crown Prince Salman; Praises him in G20

AFP |US President Donald Trump praised Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday, saying he was doing a "spectacular job", despite international...
Saudi Arabia

The evolution of Saudi Arabia’s treatment of Women

AFP |Saudi Arabia on Monday marks one year since it allowed women to drive for the first time, a flagship reform as the petro-state...
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Shahid Afridi urges CJP to take notice of ‘black sheep’ in judiciary

News Desk |Star cricketer Shahid Afridi has congratulated the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, for taking an aggressive approach towards the humanitarian...

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KP minister blasts Bilawal for ex-FATA development remarks

Taimur Khan Jhagra, Khuber Pakhtunkhwa’s Health and Finance Minister, on Sunday took to Twitter to express how PDM parties have ignored Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

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