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CDA tells cabinet it is trying eviction alternatives for I-11 Katchi Abadi

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 10, 2013. Islamabad – The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to make a forcible eviction operation the “last resort” to remove the 7,995 Katchi Abadi residents from sector I-11. “A big forced operation is not foreseen which will only […]

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Australian award for Acid Survivors Foundation

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Dec 14, 2012. Islamabad – In 2009, when Aziz Mai’s husband tried to sell their children, Mai resisted. Her husband threatened her with violence. When she sought refuge at her maternal home with her children, she was accused of stealing her […]

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Pakistan needs serious action on human rights front

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Oct 19, 2012. Islamabad – The government of Pakistan needs to be open toward working with the international community and institutions to improve the condition of human rights in the country. “We want to challenge the view that any international engagements […]

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