Dera’s Rescue 1122 service handles 158 emergencies last week

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Feb 19 (APP):The district’s emergency service- Rescue 1122 provided services in total of 158 emergencies during the last week under the supervision of District Emergency Officer Awais Babar. According to the weekly performance report issued here on Monday, the Rescue 1122 tackled different kinds of emergencies over the week including 114 medical,… Continue reading Dera’s Rescue 1122 service handles 158 emergencies last week

No one has impunity to spread violence; State to ensure law & order: PM Kakar

LAHORE, Jan 2 (APP): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Tuesday reiterated that the State would not allow anyone to unleash violence and kill people in the name of political, ethnic and religious divides as it was its responsibility to ensure law and order. The prime minister, in a lengthy interaction with the students of… Continue reading No one has impunity to spread violence; State to ensure law & order: PM Kakar

Violence against women a violation of human rights: PM

ISLAMABAD, Nov 25 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said committing violence against women in any form was a sheer violation of human rights and dignity. In his tweet in connection with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the prime minister said, “A society cannot claim to be civilized leave… Continue reading Violence against women a violation of human rights: PM

Pakistan commemorates International Day for Countering Hate Speech

ISLAMABAD, Jun 19 (APP): Pakistan joined the international community in commemorating the International Day for Countering Hate Speech. In a statement the Foreign Office Spokesperson Sunday said, “this day is an important occasion to renew global solidarity for combating hate speech which is the prime catalyst for hatred, inter-religious discord, discrimination, incitement to violence, and… Continue reading Pakistan commemorates International Day for Countering Hate Speech

Pakistan strongly condemns India’s recent spree of violence against Muslims

ISLAMABAD, Apr 18 (APP): Pakistan on Monday strongly condemned the campaign of violence and targeted attacks against Muslims by fanatic Hindu mobs in various Indian states. The Foreign Office said the recent despicable attempt to hoist the saffron flag at Jahangirpuri’s Jamia Masjid in New Delhi where Muslims were waiting to break their fasts, revealed… Continue reading Pakistan strongly condemns India’s recent spree of violence against Muslims

Misuse of social media platforms among main drivers of growing religious intolerance worldwide: FM

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Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday said that securitization of state policies, deployment of incendiary rhetoric by public office holders, and misuse of social media platforms were among main drivers of growing incidents of religious intolerance, discrimination and violence worldwide.

Indian authorities spreading hatred, violence against Muslims: Pro Cheng

BEIJING, Feb 11 (APP): Since Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed by Narendra Modi came to power, the Indian authorities have been acquiescing in the extremes of Hindu far-right elements against Muslims. their extreme manifestos are arousing the hatred of Hindus against Muslims and inciting civil society groups to exert violence against Muslims. Judging from the… Continue reading Indian authorities spreading hatred, violence against Muslims: Pro Cheng

Minorities in India being subjected to worst violence: governor

LAHORE, Dec 21 (APP):Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said on Tuesday that the minorities are safe in Pakistan whereas in India they are unsafe and being subjected to the worst kind of violence. He was addressing a Christmas cake-cutting ceremony and talking to the media here. He regretted that every day Indian Muslims and people… Continue reading Minorities in India being subjected to worst violence: governor

UN rights chief appeals for de-escalation amid alarming situation In Occupied Palestinian Territory, Israel

UNITED NATIONS, May 16 (APP):Ahead of Sunday’s emergency United Nations Security Council meeting to address the escalating violence between Israel and the Palestinians, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet appealed to all sides to take steps to de-escalate the increasingly alarming situation in the region. “Over the past 10 days, the situation in… Continue reading UN rights chief appeals for de-escalation amid alarming situation In Occupied Palestinian Territory, Israel

Govt to sacrifice everything for honor of Holy Prophet (PBUH): Shafqat

LAHORE, Apr 17 (APP): Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood said on Saturday the government was even ready to sacrifice everything for the honour and sanctity of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) but violence in the country would not be tolerated. Talking to the media after inquiring after the injured policemen in Jinnah Hospital,… Continue reading Govt to sacrifice everything for honor of Holy Prophet (PBUH): Shafqat

No religion or constitution allows violence against people

ISLAMABAD, Apr 16 (APP): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan on Friday said that no religion or constitution allows violence against people and writ of the government would be maintained through strict action against those trying to create chaos. Responding to points of order raised in National Assembly by the various lawmakers,… Continue reading No religion or constitution allows violence against people

Pakistan urges UN to strengthen its accountability mechanisms to end sexual violence against women in conflicts

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 16 (APP):Pakistan has called for strengthening United Nations’ accountability mechanisms to prevent sexual and gender-based violence that women and girls continue to suffer from in almost every conflict around the world. “The incidence of sexual violence is endemic in situations of foreign occupations and the systematic denial of the right to self-determination,”… Continue reading Pakistan urges UN to strengthen its accountability mechanisms to end sexual violence against women in conflicts

Violence against Afghan civilians surges since peace talks began: UN report

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UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (APP):Despite a drop in civilians killed and injured overall in 2020, there was a rise in civilian casualties following the start of peace negotiations in September, according to a UN human rights report released Tuesday. In their annual Afghanistan Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict Annual Report, the Office of the… Continue reading Violence against Afghan civilians surges since peace talks began: UN report

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