Human Rights Commission
27 Apr 2020
Coronavirus is God's wrath against obscenity of women: Pakistani cleric
A renowned Pakistani cleric has sparked a controversy by blaming women for the coronavirus pandemic.
06 Jan 2020
What is the reason behind Sikh-Muslim tensions in Pakistan?
On Friday, a mob gheraoed a gurudwara in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city and hurled stones at the holy shrine.
12 Apr 2019
Islamabad-Court returns Hindu-girls to husbands saying they weren't converted forcibly
The Islamabad High Court on Thursday said that Hindu sisters Raveena and Reena didn't embrace Islam under duress while allowing them to live with their husbands.
27 Jul 2018
Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally
More than a day after results were due, Imran Khan's PTI has emerged the winner, winning 109 seats out of the contested 269 in the Pakistan assembly. Votes are still being counted.
25 Jul 2018
Pakistan election: Imran Khan's vote may be cancelled over code-violation
The vote of PTI Chief Imran Khan in Pakistan's general elections might be cancelled, after reports emerged that his voting had been recorded on camera.
25 Jul 2018
As Pakistan votes, India, US and China on the edge
Pakistan votes today in its 11th general elections since 1970, incidentally only the second civilian transfer of power in the country.
30 May 2018
Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us
Last week, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, saw one of India's deadliest protests. At least 14 died in police firing as they took out demonstrations against Vedanta's city-based Sterlite copper plant.
11 Apr 2018
Sensational Mumbai cop murder case: Metallic debris found in creek
In a development to the sensational API Ashwini Bidre murder case, Navi Mumbai Police said metallic debris have been found in Vasai creek, within 50-m from the spot where the iron trunk containing her body was dumped.
22 Nov 2017
Rampant sexual abuse of children in Pakistan's madrassas
Religious organizations and police individually enjoy great power, but when combined, the mix can be lethal, especially when there are children involved.
10 Jul 2017
Rs. 10L compensation for 'human shield', but not from army?
The J&K Human Rights Commission has directed the state to provide Rs. 10L as compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar who was tied to the bonnet of an army jeep as a 'human shield'.
22 May 2017
Kashmir human shield incident: Major Gogoi awarded by Indian Army
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat awarded COAS Commendation Card to Major Leetul Gogoi for sustained efforts in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu & Kashmir.
17 Apr 2017
Government stands by 'human shield' decision
The Centre has decided to stand by the army officer who decided to use a stone-pelter as a human shield to allow his men safe passage through a sea of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir recently.
15 Apr 2017
J&K: In fresh controversy, video of army using human shield
In a fresh controversy, on 15th April a video surfaced showing a Kashmiri youth tied to the fender of an army jeep as a "shield".
30 Mar 2017
Durban Racism Case: Diwali Facebook ranter sentenced for racist comments
A 59-year-old Durbanite, Dawie Kriel, was sentenced to a $460 fine or 12 months imprisonment, suspended for five years, by the Durban Magistrate Court.
05 Jan 2017
Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder
Over 100 clerics were arrested by police in Pakistan's Punjab province for celebrating the 6th death anniversary of liberal Pakistani Governor Salman Taseer.
30 Dec 2016
Every street has a story to tell in Delhi!
Delhiites may be in for serious traffic troubles if the public transport network is not improved.
30 Oct 2016
Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report
In the aftermath of the Cyril Almeida case, Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has been sacked from his post.
16 Oct 2016
Pak army concerned over Dawn article
Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, who presided over the meeting that was leaked to the Dawn newspaper said "participants viewed it as a breach of national security."
15 Oct 2016
Travel ban on Dawn journalist lifted
The travel ban imposed on Cyril Almeida was lifted by the Pakistani government.
14 Oct 2016
Hearing of Asia Bibi's final appeal adjourned
Asia Bibi's long-awaited final appeal against the death sentence for blasphemy, was adjourned by the Supreme Court after one of the three judges on the panel stepped down.
14 Oct 2016
Have nothing against Cyril Almeida or Dawn: Pak Army
Last week, Pakistan's Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida reported a "heated" meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that became a top story.