HONG KONG: A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing became lawmakers for the first time Monday in the biggest poll since mass pro-democracy rallies in 2014.
MUMBAI: Charities and activists have criticised the draft of India’s first anti-human trafficking law, saying the proposed legislation is flawed and does not address all aspects of the fast-growing crime.
SAN FRANCISCO: The Vietnamese government restricted access to Facebook inside Vietnam for several days this week as part of a broader crackdown on human rights and political dissidents during a visit by President Barack Obama, two activist organizations said on Thursday.
KARACHI: Workers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday clashed with each other in Karachi resulting in wounding of several activists, ARY News reported.
NEW DELHI: Eight Hindu cow rights activists drank pesticide as part of a protest in India calling for the animals to be given greater protection, with one protester dying of his injuries, police said.
KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, daughter of former president Asif Ali Zardari, on Wednesday visited Karachi’s Manzoor Colony and met families of PPP activists martyred in Karsaz bombings in 2007, ARY News reported.
LARKANA: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari today declared the local body (LB) elections in Sindh a ‘test’ for party activists, ARY News reported.
LONDON: A clash occurred on Saturday between the workers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) here in London, during which both the sides hurled bottles and shoes on each other, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: At least nine political activists have been injured due to an exchange of fire in Chungi Amar Sidhu here, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: Workers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Thursday came face to face with each other in Dastagir area of Karachi, however no untoward incident took place, ARY News reported.