Investigators look for clues to Mahmud’s murder as free-speech fears grow

KARACHI: Investigators have found no match for casings of bullets that killed a prominent human rights activist, dashing hopes for quick answers to a murder that has raised fears for … Read More

Investigators look for clues to Mahmud’s murder as free-speech fears grow

Investigators look for clues to Mahmud’s murder as free-speech fears growKARACHI: Investigators have found no match for casings of bullets that killed a prominent human rights activist, dashing hopes for quick answers to a murder that has raised fears for the safety of dissenting voices. Gunmen on a motorcycle attacked activist Sabeen Mahmud, the director of The Second Floor (T2F) on April 24 in the […]

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Rights activist shot dead after seminar on Baloch issue

Rights activist shot dead after seminar on Baloch issueKARACHI: Sabeen Mahmud, social media campaigner and human rights activist who founded the social forum T2F, was shot dead on Friday evening, minutes after the end of an interactive discussion ‘Unsilen­cing Balochistan’ organised by her and attended by journalists and rights activists, including the founder leader of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, Abdul Qadeer […]

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Civil Society Organizations hiding their identity for fear of militants in Balochistan

Civil Society Organizations hiding their identity for fear of militants in BalochistanA grave situation prevails in Balochistan where the civil society organizations have removed boards and name plates from their office buildings, their staff and officials do not carry ID cards or any other document while travelling for the fear of militants. According to them the NGO people are the main target of militants and other […]