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Pakistan: Uphold Rights to Speech, Dissent

Expand Pakistani transgender people and civil society activists in Peshawar condemn the August 16, 2018 fatal shooting of a transgender woman,  August 20, 2018.  ©2018 Muhammad Sajjad/AP Images (New York) – Pakistani authorities have muzzled dissenting voices of activists and journalists on the pretext of national security, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019. The government has also failed to ensure the protection of the country’s religious minorities from wrongful prosecution and attacks by militant groups. “The appeasement of extremist groups by successive Pakistani governments…

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