January 2019


SHC orders video conferencing for rape cases

Karachi (HRNW): The Sindh High Court on Thursday ordered all sessions courts and anti-terrorism courts to install screens at courtrooms for hearing of rape and assault cases. The bench ordered courts to ensure video conferencing of…


Pak rejects Indian cavil on FM’s call

Islamabad (HRNW): The Foreign Office on Wednesday rejected objections raised by India over Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s telephone call to All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. A day earlier, FM Qureshi briefed…


Qatar decides to recruit 100,000 Pakistanis

Karachi (HRNW): Consul General of Qatar in Karachi Mishal M. Al Ansari said on Thursday, his country will recruit 100,000 Pakistan citizens by issuing work visa in all sectors, Radio Pakistan reported. Speaking to media during…







China jails leading human rights lawyer

China (HRNW): China has sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang to four and a half years in prison for state subversion.Wang, 42, had defended political campaigners and victims of land seizures, as well as followers…