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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s new terror law ‘green light for abuse’, says HRW

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Terror law green light for abuse, says rights group A tough anti-terror law gives a "green light for abusing suspects" and should be withdrawn, ... could be used to suppress peaceful political opposition and criticism of government policy. "This vague and over-broad counterterrorism law gives a green light for abusing suspects ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Horror of child abuse finally out in the open in Muslim Pakistan

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Gujranwala Stream of sexual attacks make headline news in a traditional Muslim nation that is being forced to open its eyes to heinous crimes Horror of child abuse finally out In the open In a rural village in Pakistan's eastern rice belt, two teenage sisters left for school one recent day on a muddy village path far too narrow for cars. Within hours, ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi's thirst for water unquenched

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by AP

    ... distribution points where they sell the stolen water. "I personally know some people previously associated with drug mafias who have switched to the water tanker business," Fareed said. ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy in Lahore, Pakistan

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:49pm by AP

    ... into holding court sessions inside jails and keeping witnesses from coming to the defence of those on trial. Failure to [try attackers] will … send the message that anyone can commit … abuses DAVID ... the message that anyone can commit outrageous abuses and excuse them as defence of religious sentiments," said David Griffiths of Amnesty International. ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani separatist militants blow up three gas pipelines

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 03:45pm by Reuters

    ... accused both the Baluch rebels and government security forces of serious human rights abuses, including kidnapping, torturing and killing civilians. ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Death sentence in Pakistan for Briton who claimed to be a prophet

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... was arrested, confirmed the sentence. Pakistan's tough blasphemy laws have attracted criticism from rights groups that say they are frequently abused to settle personal scores. In 2012, Rimsha ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani student who died stopping suicide bomber hailed as local hero

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:08pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad Hundreds of people praise and commemorate bravery of 17-year-old who blocked attacker from nearing his school People in Pakistan are praising a teenage boy ... the teenager was known for openly criticising militants. “Aitzaz Hasan used to tell all that one day he would capture some suicide bomber, and his class fellows used to laugh,” he said. “But this boy ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Nawaz Sharif to broker talks between Afghan officials and ex-Taliban No 2

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 11:15am by Reuters

    ... Afghan High Peace Council delegation did meet with Mullah Baradar, but in practical terms they discussed nothing because he was drugged and was unable to talk," the senior Afghan government ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Prayers in secret for Malala's Nobel prize

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in Pakistan, school friends hope to see her win the Nobel Peace Prize this Friday- but they dream in secret, under pressure from a society deeply ambivalent about the teenage activist. Malala, who ... and then to continue her education. Malala has become one of the most famous teenagers in the world, attracting support from the likes of Madonna, Angelina Jolie, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bono. But this rise ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai wins EU’s Sakharov rights prize

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 05:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Malala has become a global icon of the struggle for girls’ education and peace Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan’s teenage activist, on Thursday was awarded ... of a British teenager – TV shows like Masterchef and Ugly Betty, fried chicken and cheesy potato snacks. But her determination to campaign for education, fired by her own mother’s illiteracy, remains ...




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