Pakistan’s blasphemy laws are infamous for their harshness and for their misuse. Their controversial use against individuals on political grounds is also driving members of minority communities to leave the country
A 37-year-old Christian garment factory worker, Asif Pervaiz, who was recently sentenced to death in a blasphemy case. His former supervisor accused him of sending “blasphemous messages” by phone
The Imran Khan-led government’s overall response to the COVID-19 crisis has been marred by inconsistency, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), which claims that the ongoing pandemic has increased the trust-deficit
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
Hours after the Student Solidarity March saw thousands hitting streets across 50 locations in Pakistan, nearly 300 unidentified students were charged with sedition by Lahore police. One of the participants was also arrested on December 1
Students in more than 40 cities across Pakistan mobilized to demand the repeal of the ban on student unions and against privatization
Pakistan’s healthcare system is suffering from chronic under investment, worsened by the current privatization drive imposed by the IMF and carried out by the government of Imran Khan
Qamar-Uz-Zaman Khan was released on bail last week after he was arrested on June 22 for organizing an anti-IMF protest
The march comes in the background of the recent IMF bailout package which would lead to the cutting of crucial subsides for the country’s poor.
Taimur Rehman, general secretary of Pakistan’s Mazdoor Kisan Party (MKP) talks about the neoliberal crisis under the rule of prime minister Imran Khan, and the implications of the recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan.