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Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir shot at in Karachi #WTFnews

World | Press Trust of India | Updated: April 19, 2014 19:31 IST   Karachi:  Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from Taliban and other terror groups, was today shot at in Karachi by four unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen near a bridge… Continue Reading →

#Pakistan- Fishing community objects to nuclear power project

KARACHI, Nov 28: The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) has expressed reservations against two newly-inaugurated Karachi Nuclear Power Projects (K-II and K-III) along the coastal area of the city in Keamari Town, saying that the authorities should have reviewed its environmental… Continue Reading →

Pakistan- Women in journalism: Harassed at work #Vaw

By Atika Rehman The field of media is not the easiest for women who often face harassment and discrimination. PHOTO: FILE KARACHI: “My eyes are up here,” she snaps at the reporter as, mid-conversation, his attention drifts away from her face towards… Continue Reading →

Pakistan releases 45 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture #goodnews

Press Trust of India | Posted on May 25, 2013 Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday released 45 Indian prisoners as a gesture of goodwill though confusion surrounded the move as Indian authorities in Islamabad were not informed about it. “We have freed 45 Indian… Continue Reading →

Bomb blasts cast shadow over Pakistan’s milestone election

Reuters | May 11, 2013, A woman voter holds her ballot paper and stamp while moving to a polling booth inside a polling station in Karachi on May 11, 2013. ISLAMABAD: A string of militant attacks cast a long shadow over Pakistan‘s… Continue Reading →

Joint Statement on Sixth meeting of the India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners to Pakistan

  May 03, 2013 Members of the India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners visited Pakistani Jails in Karachi, Rawalpindi and Lahore from April 26-May 1, 2013. The members of the Committee, Justice (Retd.) Mr A.S Gill and Justice (Retd) Mr. M.A… Continue Reading →

Living Through Terror, in Rawalpindi and Boston

April 16, 2013 By HAIDER JAVED WARRAICH, NYT BOSTON I WAS in the middle of having Chinese food with my wife and friends yesterday afternoon when we heard the dull and deathly reverb. The water in our plastic cups rippled. We… Continue Reading →

PAKISTAN: The International Day for Street Children 12th April

  April 11, 2013, http://www.humanrights.asia/ Amir Murtaza The International Day for Street Children is celebrated every year on 12th April. The Street Children Day was launched in 2011 by the Consortium for Street Children (CSC) to create a broader awareness about… Continue Reading →

Pakistan- Civil society condemns target killing of Parveen Rehman #Vaw

Listen to her interveiw here- https://soundcloud.com/desmukh/parveen-rehman-interview-2011   PRESS RELEASE calls for urgent action by the state to protect citizens KARACHI, March 14, 2013: Leading civil society organizations of Pakistan have expressed shock and profound grief at the brutal target killing… Continue Reading →

Death by a thousand cuts

Farahnaz Ispahani, The Hindu, March 11,2013   After each act of violence against religious minorities, the Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi or Sipah-e-Sahaba proudly own up to it without fear of punishment The recent mob attack on Christians in Lahore, resulting in the… Continue Reading →

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