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Zeeshan Haider

Debt drives kidney harvesting in Pakistan's citrus orchards

11 Sep 2017

KOT MOMIN, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The decision to sell her kidney was easy for Ismat Bibi, a housewife in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Pakistan issues landmark transgender passport; fight for rights goes on

28 Jun 2017

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan's marginalized transgender community on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to issue its first passport with a transgender category as an important milestone in the struggle against discrimination.

Pakistan issues landmark transgender passport; fight for rights goes on

28 Jun 2017

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan's marginalized transgender community on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to issue its first passport with a transgender category as an important milestone in the struggle against discrimination.

Pakistani transgender woman shot for refusing sex with attackers - police

15 Jun 2016

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender woman in Pakistan was shot for refusing to have sex with attackers who broke into her home, in the latest in a series of assaults on trans people, police said.

Pakistan to issue biometric passports to curb human trafficking to Europe, Gulf

19 May 2016

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan plans to issue biometric passports from next year to halt the thousands of people who are being trafficked overseas, largely to European and Gulf nations, officials said.

World News

German Greens leap in EU vote, eyes now on France

Germany's Green party doubled its share of the vote in Sunday's European Parliament election, leaping into second place behind Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and above the centre-left Social Democrats.