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Shireen Mazari

Mazari deletes tweet linking French President Macron with Nazis

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has withdrawn a tweet claiming that French President Emmanuel Macron was treating Muslims like Nazis had treated Jews in World War 2. The foreign ministry of France had demanded Pakistan authorities withdraw

PTI ended taboo on enforced disappearances: Mazari reminds Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has taken Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to task for raising the issue of enforced disappearances in Balochistan. In a tweet, the federal minister said Maryam Nawaz has just “discovered” the issue of

Govt not bringing law on public execution in rape cases: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari has said that the government is not bringing a law on public execution in rape cases. Talking to media, Shireen Mazari said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has opposed the public

Mazari under fire for inaction against rape incidents

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari has condemned the gang-rape on the Lahore motorway, calling it a ‘horrific’ incident. Taking to Twitter, the minister assured that MOHR regional office immediately asked for an action report from the

Shireen Mazari hands over report on women prisoners to PM Imran  

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights, Dr. Shireen Mazari has presented a report on the plight of women in Pakistan’s prisons to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday. Shireen Mazari said she had presented the report to the prime minister.

All encroachments should be treated equally according to law: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari has said that all the encroachments should be treated equally according to law. In a tweet on Wednesday, Mazari wrote that during a meeting held earlier, the cabinet once again had directed Capital Development

Mazari takes notice of harassment at educational institutions

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari has taken notice of the cases of harassment at educational institutes that have been reported over social media in the past week. Shireen Mazari said, “Have taken note of serious harassment allegations of young

Rape as a weapon of war used by India in IOK: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has reminded how India used rape as a weapon of war in Occupied Kashmir and continues to carry out the horrendous crime. On the occasion of International Day for Elimination of Sexual

India’s fascist adventurism suffered a major blow: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari reacted to the reports of Indian army personnel being killed in violent clashes with Chinese troops along the border in the disputed Ladakh region. In a tweet on Wednesday, the federal minister said

World Child Labour Day 2020 aims to protect children amid pandemic

World Day Against Child Labour 2020 is being observed across the globe with focus on the impact of coronavirus crisis on child labour. The COVID-19 health pandemic and the resulting economic and labour market shock are having a huge impact

Mazari expresses disappointment over India’s continued occupation in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has expressed disappointment over Indian premier Narendra Modi’s continued occupation force in held-Kashmir. On a tweet on Wednesday, Shireen Mazari shared the news of a Kashmiri who was run over and killed

Tariq Jameel’s remarks about women, youth unacceptable: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has said Maulana Tariq Jameel’s misogynistic and ignorant comments blaming women and youth for the ongoing COVID-19 crisis were absolutely unacceptable. Mazari said on Twitter “The COVID19 pandemic is a result of

Mazari takes notice on razing of shanty huts in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has taken took notice of razing of shanty huts located in Sector G-11/4 in Islamabad. She warned that action will be taken immediately if any police official is involved, calling the

National Assembly passes Zainab Alert Bill with majority vote

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed “The Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery Bill, 2020 with a majority vote, days after the Senate had passed the bill after making certain amendments. The bill is aimed at making provisions for raising

Mazari raises human rights issues with EU special representative

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has met European Union Special Representative on Human Rights Mr Gilmore in Geneva. During the meeting, the federal minister raised her concerns over violations of Human rights in Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Celebrities voicing social issues

Earlier this month, the landmark Zainab Alert bill was passed by the National Assembly for missing children and minor victims of sexual abuse. The bill was termed a huge success by Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari but there has been

India today looks more like Hitler’s Germany: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari expressed sadness on how India had become Germany; the one under the leadership of Adolf Hitler. In her tweet, Dr. Shireen Mazari wrote, “Sadly India today looking more and more like

Child abuse policy

The horrific sexual assault of a ten-year-old minor by a seminary cleric in Mansehra is once again a reminder that child abuse is still prevalent in our society. Enough has been said about the sickening issue plaguing our society and

India has become a racist state due to its new law: Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari said that India has become a racist state according to its own new Citizenship Act law. Shireen Mazari tweeted about the Indian government’s newly passed law about its Citizenship Amendment bill that excludes

Parliamentary committee meeting to be held on Dec 9

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari is scheduled to chair the parliamentary committee meeting on Monday at the Parliament House. During the parliamentary committee which will be summoned on 9th December, the names will be decided from

International Day of Girl Child being observed today

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights, Dr. Shireen Mazari on International Day of the Girl Child announced an awareness campaign to signify the day of girl-children. In a tweet, Dr. Shireen Mazari announced a dedicatory awareness campaign to signify the

Shireen Mazari slams daily news over offensive cartoon

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari on Wednesday has slammed Daily News for publishing an offensive cartoon of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari took to Twitter to display her anger and rage on the recently

Twitter denies suspending President Alvi’ account over IOK post

ISLAMABAD: Twitter has sent a notice to President Arif Alvi regarding his tweet on the situation of the Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK). The notice served to the President stated that Twitter has received a complaint regarding Arif Alvi’s account related