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5 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

A prominent Pakistani activist who fled into exile voiced fear for the life of her father, saying he was thrown back in jail in what she sees as retribution for her outspokenness. Gulalai Ismail, who won international recognition for her campaigns for girls before falling afoul with authorities, said her father, who recently survived Covid-19, was denied bail on charges she says are trumped up.

 


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