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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 8 (ANI): The charge of blasphemy has been used as a tool to silence many in Pakistan, especially annual Aurat March that continues to be targeted with unsubstantiated allegations, and scandalized by, as experts call then, upholders of patriarchal inertia.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 20 (ANI): Aurat March organisers in Islamabad have condemned and expressed concern over the first information report (FIR) registered in a Peshawar Police Station on the charge of committing blasphemy.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Peshawar [Pakistan], April 16 (ANI): Aurat March organisers and participants on Thursday were booked by Peshawar police in Islamabad on the orders of a local court on the charge of committing blasphemy.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 8 (ANI): The controversial Blasphemy law in Pakistan, which long have been used to subjugate the minorities in the countries, is now being employed to silence women fighting for their rights.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [US], March 31 (ANI): USCIRF Commissioner Johnnie Moore has asked Pakistan to repeal its blasphemy laws following a local court's decision to order a police probe against the organisers of a march marking International Women's Day over allegations they committed blasphemy.
Karachi [Pakistan], March 28 (ANI): A Pakistani court ordered registration of the First Information Report (FIR) against the organisers of this year's Aurat March in Islamabad for allegedly displaying "obscene posters" and making sacrilegious remarks against religious personalities.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Karachi [Pakistan], March 18 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday called the misuse of blasphemy laws to target Aurat March organisers as 'regrettable'.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], March 7 (ANI): As crimes against women in Pakistan continues to mount, women across the country -- like every International Womens' Day -- would be staging an 'Aurat March' demonstrating against the atrocities that women face, but this time in a more curtailed setting d
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 9 (ANI): Islamabad's Koshar police have registered a First Information Report (FIR ) against Jamiat Ulema e-Islam (F) leader Maulana Abdul Majeed Hizravi and 11 other religious leaders for trying to disrupt Aurat March here.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 08 (ANI): A group of men pelted stones and attacked women participating in the "Aurat March" with sticks, here on Sunday.
Rome [Italy], Mar 08 (ANI): So, they are marching. They are marching in Lahore and in many other Pakistani cities despite being threatened, abused and harassed on social media and otherwise. They are marching in Lahore holding placards with the picture of the late Asma Jehangir, an icon and