Coronavirus: Appalling quarantine conditions at Pakistan’s Taftan exhibits worst of humanity

Reportedly, Pakistan held pilgrims returnees from Iran at the Taftan border in camps where multiple people were squeezed in and had no basic facilities such as toilets, blankets or towels. Women, children and elderly suffered the same fate. Those held there have complained of animal-like treatment and said they haven’t stayed at a more dirty place ever in their lives. Many people just want to escape and leave these appalling conditions. It was previously reported that these returnees have now spread across the country and Sindh province’s government made startling revelation that many of these returnees were testing positive. Read … Continue reading Coronavirus: Appalling quarantine conditions at Pakistan’s Taftan exhibits worst of humanity

With rampant misogyny, homophobia, Punjabi-Sunni supremacy, Pakistan wonders why the world isn’t buying its ‘pro-human rights’ Kashmir stance

Pakistani leaders have been screaming human rights violations in the Indian-held Kashmir all the while wondering why isn’t the world taking them seriously now that they appear to be championing ‘human rights’. The only explanation they could come up with … Continue reading With rampant misogyny, homophobia, Punjabi-Sunni supremacy, Pakistan wonders why the world isn’t buying its ‘pro-human rights’ Kashmir stance

Hint to shut down social media spells trouble for internet freedom in Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairman General (retired) Amir Azeem Bajwa has reportedly recommended to the government to shut down social media in the country as the only viable solution to stop blasphemy on the internet and come up with own … Continue reading Hint to shut down social media spells trouble for internet freedom in Pakistan