Topic: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
An aide to Pakistan President Zardari told the Monitor that Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian who has been in jail on blasphemy charges, will be granted a pardon or clemency. She was to be executed Nov. 8.
11/24/2010 12:52 pm
The absence Pakistan’s landowners, who use their money and influence to gain seats in parliament, highlights deep social divisions going back to independence.
09/29/2010 04:56 pm
During Friday prayers, Taliban militants stormed two mosques in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 80 worshippers of the Ahmadi Islamic sect. Why are they targeting the Ahmadis?
05/28/2010 01:15 pm
A New York court's conviction of Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui for the attempted murder of US soldiers in Afghanistan has stirred anti-American anger in Pakistan.
02/04/2010 01:17 pm
The ranks of lashkars have grown to 8,000, according to local leaders, since the Army retook the valley in June. Some residents worry about militarizing the population.
09/17/2009 01:00 am
The arrest of Maulvi Omar, a high-profile spokesman for leader Baitullah Mehsud until his recent death in a US drone strike, is another blow to the Taliban.
08/18/2009 01:00 am
Authorities arrested 100 people and sought 700 more in connection with Saturday's deadly mob attack. Threats against Pakistan's minorities are increasing, watchdog reports.
08/03/2009 01:00 am
A video of a girl being lashed 34 times for allegedly being seen with a man who was not her husband has prompted a chorus of condemnations led by President Asif Ali Zardari.
04/05/2009 01:00 am
Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif defied house arrest to rally protesters in Lahore Sunday.
03/16/2009 01:00 am
Authorities arrested hundreds of lawyers and activists and banned public gatherings in two provinces.
03/12/2009 01:00 am