Rights / Gender
Geneva:  Baloch Human Rights defenders, activists, and their international supporters assembled in Geneva and adopted a resolution where they asked the international community to come forward and urge the government of Pakistan to refrain from the use of oppressive measures leading to human rights violations in Balochistan. more
After getting acquitted by Pakistan court, Aasia Bibi heads to Canada

Islamabad/Ottawa: After getting acquitted by her country's top court over blasphemy, Pakistani Christian woman, Aasia Bibi, is heading to Canada to unite with her daughters, media rep ...

Pakistani Supreme Court to hear plea in Christian woman Aasia Bibi's blaspemy case next week

Islamabad: The Pakistani Supreme Court on Thursday fixed next Tuesday as the date for hearing a review petition over its decision to overturn Christian woman Aasia Bibi’s conviction ...

Protests spread as enforced disappearances rise in Pakistan's restive Balochistan

New York: Enforced disappearances of pro-freedom activists in Pakistan's restive Balochistan continued to rile the region seeking separation from the South Asian country the Baloch pe ...

Pakistani ministers seeks international cooperation to reduce child sexual abuse

Islamabad:  Pakistani Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has called for more cooperation internationally to reduce crimes related to child sexual abuse.  

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says ignoring the Pakistani origin of UK pedophiles will encourage extremists

London: In a candid remark, British home secretary Sajid Javid has said ignoring the ethnicity of pedophiles in the UK, most of whom he said are of Pakistani origin, will only encourage e ...

Pakistan: Two Christian brothers sentenced to death for web blasphemy

Islamabad: A Pakistani court has sentenced two Christian brothers to death for blasphemy in Pakistan, media reports said.

Hamid Ansari: Indian 'lover' finally released from Pakistani prison, returns home

Islamabad: Ending his long stay in a Pakistani jail, Indian national Hamid Ansari has been freed from the prison and returned to the country on Tuesday.

Canada in talks with Pakistan over Asia Bibi, says Canada PM Trudeau in Paris

Paris: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said his country is talking with Pakistan over Asia Bibi, whose acquittal of charges of blasphemy sparked massive row in South Asia, medi ...

Italy committed to helping Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi: Foreign Ministry

Milan: Amid fears for her safety following her acquittal of blasphemy after eight years on a death row, the Italian government on Wednesday said it is committed to helping Pakistani ...