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A woman languishing in pain for the past three days in Peshawar's Hayatabad Medical Complex after she was on fire by her husband and in-laws succumbed to her injuries on Monday. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
April 22nd, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Hailing the passage of Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2020 in National Assembly, activists say the law on domestic violence remains one of the least implemented laws across Pakistan.
One Muhammad Nawaz, a resident of 77/5-L village in Sahiwal strangled dead his sister Sameer Thursday night after she refused to return to her husband following a domestic quarrel. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
One Muhammad Sharif shot dead his wife, Kulsoom (32), after years of quarreling in Hasilpur, Punjab. The suspect initially claimed his wife was murdered by assailants but later confessed to shooting her following an argument. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
A mother of two children along with several villagers of Chak 11 Ford Wah staged a protest against Bakhshan Khan police for aiding her rapist, an influential landlord, by throwing out her complaint despite a medical exam confirming sexual assault. For more news on women's rights abuses, keep reading.
The body of a young woman, later identified as Zameera, was discovered at a construction site in Madina Colony, Manghopir, Malir, on Tuesday. Police have detained her husband Ghulam Haider and her brother for questioning in what is being investigated as a possible 'honour' killing. For more human rights news, keep reading.
TTP threatens organizers of women's rights rallies on International Women's Day for alleged blasphemy and obscenity following online misinformation campaign targeting Aurat March and Aurat Azadi March. For more human rights news, keep reading.
Man guns down wife and her alleged paramour in the Mangoli area of Nasirabad district, Balochistan for 'honour' on Tuesday. Police have arrested the assailant and confiscated the murder weapon. For more stories on human rights abuses in Pakistan, keep reading.
A Lahore anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday adjourned till March 11 hearing for the jail trial of Abid Malhi and Shafqat Bagga, accused in the motorway gang-rape incident, following cross-examination of four prosecution witnesses. For more human rights-related stories, keep reading.
February 26th, 2021; Bureau Report; PESHAWAR; Female aid workers say they face violence in homes and are killed when they go out for work as protests express outrage at the killings of their four colleagues in North Waziristan.