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Pakistan's Rwadari Tehreek organizes Equality March in Lahore, demands equal status for all citizens

Activists of Pakistan's Rwadari Tehreek organized an ‘Equality March’ on August 11 in front of the Lahore Press Club to demand for equal status for all citizens.

Pakistan: Minorities participate in 'Rights March' in Karachi

A ‘Minority Rights March’ was organized by Pakistan Darawer Itehad on August 11 at Frere Hall, Karachi on the occasion of International Minority Day.

US Congress members ask Blinken to direct Pakistan to improve human rights situation

Washington, D.C.: More than 65 members of the United States Congress recently expressed concerns over the current situation in Pakistan and urged State Secretary Antony Blinken to pressurize the Pakistani government to improve the human rights situation in the country, media reports said.

Pakistan: Activist against ‘enforced disappearances’ arrested on terror charges in Karachi

Karachi: An activist, who had been holding a sit-in outside the Karachi Press Club against enforced disappearances in recent days, has been arrested on terrorism charges, media reports said on Sunday.

Pakistan's human rights group warns of sit-in from Jan 31 if govt fails to recover missing persons

Islamabad: Pakistan's human rights group, The Defence of Human Rights (DHR), has said all efforts by the government to recover missing persons have failed.

Pakistan activists feel govt should implement laws pertaining to rights of agriculture workers

Islamabad: Pakistan human rights activists feel that the PM Imran Khan-led government should implement key laws pertaining to the rights of agriculture workers, including the Sindh Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act 2015 and Sindh Tenancy Act 1950.

US report showcases severe human rights violations in Pakistan

Islamabad: A US State Department released report on human rights violation has identified unlawful, arbitrary and extrajudicial killings and disappearances as major issues in Pakistan, media reports said.

Pakistan is witnessing worsening crackdown on dissent: HRW

New York: Pakistan’s government intensified its crackdown on the media, political opponents, and civil society in 2020, while failing to stem violence against women and minorities, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2021.

Enforced disappearance in Pakistan: Family members of victims demonstrate in Karachi

Islamabad: Families of Shia victims of ‘enforced disappearance’ demonstrated close to Karachi's Mazar-i-Quaid on Dec 25.

Crackdown on expression grows in Pakistan: HRW

New York/IBNS: Pakistan’s government intensified its clampdown on the media, political opposition, and nongovernmental organizations in 2019, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020.