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  • Three different bills passed by Pakistan’s National Assembly

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    February 15, 2018   10:29 am

    Pakistan’s National Assembly has passed three bills including the Islamabad Capital Territory Child Protection Bill, 2017, the Juvenile Justice System Bill, 2017 and the National University of Technology Bill, 2018. The Islamabad Capital Territory Child Protection Bill aims to protect children from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). The Act [&hell

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  • One get death sentence, five life sentences and 25 four-year jail terms handed down in Mashal Khan murder case

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    February 7, 2018   1:51 pm

    An anti-terrorism court has sentenced one man to death, and jailed five others for life in the Mashal Khan murder case. Mashal was lynched by a mob at Abdul Wali Khan University last year over allegations of blasphemy, and 25 other people have been sentenced to four years imprisonment each. The sentencing took place at […]

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  • CLAAS demands justice for 13-year-old Christian rape victim

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    February 7, 2018   11:51 am

    CLAAS recently visited a Christian family in Kot Waris near Gujranwala to help them to get justice for their 13-year-old daughter who was raped. Saira was assaulted by Muslim Amir Zaman last month. A criminal case was registered against Zaman after Saira’s father Afzal Masih complained and medical reports. Apart from meeting the family, CLAAS […]

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  • Pakistan: KPK government sealed six Churches in Abbottabad

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    January 24, 2018   1:36 pm

    Six churches in Pakistan have been closed with the local government citing security reasons. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has sealed at least six non-registered churches in Abbottabad. The district administration of Abbottabad claims that since the churches are being established in rental houses and are not registered, the pose a security risk. The District […]

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  • Student who shot dead principal after ‘accusing him of blasphemy’ remanded in custody

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    January 23, 2018   2:05 pm

    A Pakistani student accused of killing his college principal after allegedly accusing him of blasphemy has been remanded in custody. On Tuesday Charsadda District Court remanded Faheem, of 12th grade, in police custody for three days, over the incident in Shabqadar. Faheem is accused of firing six shots at his college principal, Hafiz Sareer Ahmed, […]

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