The latest report by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) notes that there is no respite in rights abuse which has led to palpable sense of anger among the people of Balochistan
Many fear that the headscarf ban in educational institutions will intensify persecution of minority groups by far-right Hindu nationalists forces within the country
Hizbullah was arrested in April 2020 and accused of being involved in the 2019 Easter bombings in Sri Lanka. His release comes at a time when there is mounting global pressure on the Rajapaksa government to reform the existing anti-terror law in the country
82-year-old Mehboob Ahmad Khan was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on November 8 in the outskirts of Peshawar. This year, at least four persons belonging to the minority Ahmadiyya community have been killed
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
Under the banner of Hum Agar Uthe Nahi Toh (If We Do Not Rise), over 400 Indian women’s groups and human rights organizations are coming together for a joint campaign.