Pakistan

News in Brief 23 January 2017 (PM)

Mosul displaced tops 160,000

More than 161,000 people have been displaced as a result of ongoing fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the UN announced on Monday.

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Pakistan: UN expert calls for return of four disappeared human rights and social media activists

A United Nations human rights expert today called on the Pakistani authorities to make it a top priority to locate, protect and return home four disappeared human rights and social media campaigners.