LHC takes up treason plea against Sharif, journalist today

LHC takes up treason plea against Sharif, journalist todayLAHORE – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Lahore High Court (LHC) today in a petition seeking registration of a treason case against him, ex-premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and a journalist for trying to defame state institutions, said sources. In the last hearing, Justice Mazahir Ali Naqvi had summoned Nawaz Sharif, issued […]

HRW urges Pakistan to bring killers of Zaman Mehsud to justice

HRW urges Pakistan to bring killers of Zaman Mehsud to justiceNew York: Pakistani authorities should conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into the killing of journalist and rights monitor Zaman Mehsud, said Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday. Gunmen fatally shot Mehsud on November 4, while he was riding his motorcycle in the Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “We killed him because he was writing against us. […]