Child labour: ‘Child domestic workers face brutal torture’

LAHORE: The Child Rights Movement (CRM) Punjab – a collaboration of civil society organisations – staged a demonstration in front of the Press Club on Tuesday in protest against the alleged murder of two domestic child workers by their employers in Lahore this month. Erum Ramazan, a 10-year-old domestic help, and Azra, 16, were allegedly killed…

Six Pakistanis killed over visit to Sufi Muslim shrine

(Reuters) – Six bodies were dumped at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi on Tuesday, accompanied by a note purporting to be from the Taliban saying the men were killed for visiting the shrine, police said. Most Pakistanis are Sufis, a form of worship that emphasizes a personal relationship with Allah. The…

PPP founder’s anniversary: Asif Ali Zardari pays glowing tributes to Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhuto, says Bhutto judicially murdered but his legacy lives on

ISLAMABAD: Today January 5 on the eve of the 86th birth anniversary of the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan’s first directly elected Prime Minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto the PPP workers are rejoicing that even though the founder father of Party was physically eliminated his legacy continues to live to guide and inspire the people.…

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pays tributes to Shaheed Salman Taseer

KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan Peoples Party said Shaheed Salman Taseer was truly a Martyr of Humanity because he was killed for showing sympathy in a society, under threat from blood-thirsty extremists devoid of spiritually. On 3rd Martyrdom Day Anniversary of Shaheed Salman Taseer, PPP Patron-In-Chief said country is under extreme danger of being…

Salmaan Taseer’s third death anniversary today

LAHORE: The third death anniversary of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer Shaheed will be observed today (Saturday). Civil society organisations, human rights activists and other organisations have scheduled ceremonies to mark his death anniversary. A candlelight vigil will be held at Liberty Market, Lahore, in the evening. Salmaan Taseer was the 26th governor of Punjab and…