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Dasti has concerns over PPA Act

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: Declaring such laws as Pakistan Protection Act 2014 would produce characters like ‘Gullu Butt’, the member of National Assembly (MNA) Jamshed Dasti has challenged the bill in Islamabad High Court. Advertisements The independent lawmaker from Muzaffargarh has stood against the bill which, as claimed by him, is otherwise …

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President signs the Pakistan Protection Bill into law

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has signed the Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014 into a law on Friday. According to the Human Rights Watch (HRW), the new law violates Pakistan’s international legal obligations. However, the bill will double the utmost sentence for terror offences to 20 years besides authorize the security …

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HRW appeals Lankan government to shelter Pakistani refugees

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the government of Sri Lanka to give permission of stay to the members of minorities of Pakistan until the UN refugee agency establishes its decision for their international shield. At least 142 Pakistanis are detained during police raids in Sri Lanka in June …

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