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Persecution of minorities continues in Pakistan under blasphemy law

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

Pakistan blasphemy law Pakistan’s minorities denounce death sentence for blasphemy  

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

COVID-19 in Pakistan Pakistan’s COVID-19 response is eroding trust of people in institutions, says report

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 

Pakistani doctors detained for demanding safety gear

Health workers in the country have complained that even ordinary face masks have not been provided to them despite repeated appeals.

Pakistan workers COVID 19 Lockdown due to COVID-19 hits garment and textile sector in Pakistan

Since March, nearly half a million textile and garment industry workers have been dismissed in Punjab province alone, as per the Pakistan Workers’ Federation

Organizers of Student Solidarity March in Pakistan charged with sedition

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

‘The desire for revolution is in our hearts’: historic students’ march in Pakistan

Students in more than 40 cities across Pakistan mobilized to demand the repeal of the ban on student unions and against privatization

Pakistan health workers Health workers in Pakistan challenge government’s privatization drive

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

Pakistani union leader arrested for protesting against the IMF was released on bail

Qamar-Uz-Zaman Khan was released on bail last week after he was arrested on June 22 for organizing an anti-IMF protest

Pakistan MKP protest MKP to embark on nationwide march against price hike on June 21

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 interview Pakistan Imran Khan, the IMF and the army: Taimur Rahman on Pakistan’s devastating troika

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.

Pakistan IMF Why is Pakistan out of cash again?

As Pakistan negotiates a loan with the IMF, for what could be its 13th and possibly the biggest bailout package from the IMF, we take a look at why it is difficult for the South Asian giant to hold down a stable economy

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