Rightwing Urdu newspaper, Daily Ummat says the Prime Minister Imran Khan might be committing blasphemy by promising to make Pakistan the ‘Riyasat-e-Madina’ (the State of Madina). Prime Minister Imran Khan has promised more than once to make Pakistan a welfare...
Social media based propaganda in Pakistan might have touched its lowest ebb after this episode of political mudslinging put up for public spectacle. A fake notification, purportedly issued by the Information wing of religio – political party Jamiat Ulema Islam...
The issue of moral policing on university campuses is not a new one in Pakistan. But is such an action an overreaction, or a reasonable response? According to some media writers, not only is such a reaction valid, but...
As support poured in for the Hindu community from all over Pakistan after the Ghotki unrest, right-leaning Urdu daily Ummat has blamed the victim itself for the tragedy. A feature in Daily Ummat by Azmat Ali Rehmani claimed that the...
There is a law and order situation in Ghotki, Sindh over alleged blasphemy by a Hindu owner and principal of a local school. An FIR was registered against Notan Lal, the accused when one of his students testified that...
  The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) in Lahore, recently issued a notice to all the cafeterias and canteens on campus to make arrangements for separate sitting of men and women with ‘suitable partition’. The notification added that ‘surprise...
Far right-wing group Majlis-e-Ahrar has taken exception to an interview of Aasia Bibi to The Sunday Telegraph, where she broke her silence about her ordeal of being on a death row for nearly a decade over false charges of...
Pakistan has found a powerful ally to counter its rampant anti-polio propaganda: Facebook has begun cracking down on user accounts and pages responsible for spreading misinformation about the crucial vaccination, and has taken down 31 pages behind the campaign...
Indian media outlets on Friday started reporting, albeit without any source that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s Asia Pacific Group (APG) has blacklisted Pakistan. The decision, Indian media said, was taken after Pakistan could not convince the global...
The International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief is being celebrated across the world today. The day however was largely ignored in Pakistani media despite the fact that Pakistan has remained a long-term target...

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