Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in a statement called it completely unacceptable for representatives of the security forces to commit acts of torture against journalists reporting from the region
Pakistan has the second highest number of cases in south Asia after India. The World Health Organization had earlier recommended the re-imposition of restrictions that had been lifted by the government of Pakistan.
Hundreds staged a protest in Turbat city seeking #JusticeForBramsh, an eight-year-old girl who was fired upon along with her mother by armed robbers. The attack on the girl has triggered massive protests in the Balochistan region
In separate incidents within the span of four days, as many as four activists from the Balochistan province in Pakistan have been found dead
Arif Wazir, a leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), was shot by unidentified gunmen in Wana in South Waziristan on Friday and died on Saturday. He is the cousin of PTM leader Ali Wazir
At least 67 health workers who were protesting against the non-availability of personal protection equipment kits for medical professionals were detained by security forces in Balochistan province on Monday
Health workers in the country have complained that even ordinary face masks have not been provided to them despite repeated appeals.
Since March, nearly half a million textile and garment industry workers have been dismissed in Punjab province alone, as per the Pakistan Workers’ Federation
Two years after the murder and rape of a minor girl rocked Pakistan, its legislative assembly has introduced a law to prevent criminal activities against children
A prominent figure of the PTM and a member of the national assembly, Ali Wazir was arrested last year after being accused of participating in an attack on an army check post in North Waziristan. Authorities in Pakistan have been accused of cracking down on the workers and leaders of the movement fighting for Pashtun rights
Pakistan’s cabinet has approved the decision of bringing in a new set of rules to regulate social media and institute a regulatory body with sweeping powers.
The activists were arrested while making arrangements for an upcoming mass public meeting on the death anniversary of PTM leader Arman Loni on February 6