Pakistan
Balochistan miners death Coal miners abducted and killed in Balochistan’s Marwar

Unidentified gunmen barged inside the Marwar coalfield area on Monday and abducted the workers, subsequently killing them. Their bodies were found on Tuesday

Pakistan COVID-19 Lockdowns in place as fourth COVID-19 wave hits Pakistan

The fourth wave of COVID-19 is gaining momentum in Pakistan, with Sindh province which has imposed a week-long lockdown being the worst affected

Janikhel tribesmen protest Pak Janikhel tribesmen demand justice in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Protesting the death of a tribal elder, the Janikhel tribesmen were attempting a march from Bannu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad when they were stopped by the police using force. One protester died in the police action

Demolitions in Pak Residents protest against demolition drive in Karachi, Pakistan

On Monday, June 14, while hearing the petition filed by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation on the demolition of leased houses along Gujjar nullah, the apex court noted that encroachments need to be removed

Teenagers killed S Waziristan Pakistan Killing of teenagers triggers protests in South Waziristan, Pakistan

The paramilitary Frontier Core admitted that its personnel were responsible for ‘accidentally’ killing two tribal youths near a shop front in Bibi Zai Raghzai

Teenagers killed in Pakistan Killing of 4 teenagers triggers protests in northwest Pakistan

Thousands of protesters attempted to march from Bannu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province towards the national capital, Islamabad, seeking justice for four teenagers who were allegedly killed by security forces in Bannu’s Jani Khel area

Coal miners death Balochistan 43 coal miners killed in last 3 months in Pakistan

Union leaders blame institutional apathy and continued reliance on the contract system for the deaths more than forty miners in the last three months in the southwestern Balochistan province 

Progressive women’s groups in Pakistan release charter of demands ahead of Women’s Day

The 15 point charter of demands addresses issues ranging from access to healthcare to patriarchy, all of which affect women’s welfare in Pakistan

Pakistan students protest Student protests compels Pakistani administration to hold online exams

Nationwide student protests forced the country’s Higher Education Commission to agree to holding online examinations after earlier announcing on-campus examinations from February 1

North Waziristan targeted killing protest In Pakistan’s North Waziristan, residents take to the streets against murder of doctor

Dr. Waliullah Dawar was killed last week by unknown assailants. On Wednesday, led by Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leader Mohsin Dawar, protesters demanded legal action against the perpetrators and immediate release of all political prisoners

11 Shia Hazara coal miners killed by members of ISIS, thousands stage protest 

Despite harsh weather, thousands from Shia Hazara community continued to protest, refusing to bury the dead while demanding justice for the victims who were killed on Saturday

South Asian women community health workers demand labor rights and occupational safety

On the International Day for Universal Health Coverage, Public Services International brought together Community Health Workers from India, Pakistan and Nepal for the launch of the campaign “Community Health Work is Work”

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