Journalists in danger

As the United Nations Human Rights Council prepared for its Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan, Reporters Without Borders expressed alarm over growing threats to journalists’ lives and safety in many regions of the country. The free press organization, which has official consultative status with the U.N., had recommended as recently...

Journalist, two cops among 8 gunned down

KARACHI: Eight people including two cops and a journalist of a local newspaper were gunned down while three others were wounded in various parts of the metropolis here on Tuesday.Unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate gunshots on a police head constable Sajid, 40, son of Allah Bux at Timber Market in...

Pakistan to showcase rights record at Geneva

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to present a national report highlighting steps the government has taken to improve the country’s human rights record when the United Nations Human Rights Council will meet next week in Geneva. Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will lead the Pakistan delegation at the Universal Periodic Review...