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Rights Watch | 5th January 2021

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Khula decrees received by family courts in Sindh increased sixfold in 2020; Karachi cleric remanded for two weeks in case pertaining to sexual assault and blackmail of a thirteen-year-old girl; Bill presented in US House of Representatives seeking to end Pakistan's status as a non-NATO ally.
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Rights Watch | 21st December 2020

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Samundri Police are on the hunt for a suspect identified as Afzal for gunning down his sister, 35-year-old Zehra Taslim for honour on Sunday. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 20th August 2020

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Police arrest junior lawyer for allegedly providing murder weapon to teen who gunned down blasphemy accused in a Peshawar court. Know more on Rights Watch.

Suicide or murder: Faulty police investigations muddy waters

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Hul 14, 2020: Although Sindh has seen an increase in suicides in the last few years, the real facts and motives behind these incidents often go undiscovered because of a lack of proper investigation. One such incident took place in Tando ...
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Peshawar: Christian man allegedly killed over his desire to buy house in Muslim locality

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Jul 03, 2020: Since June 29th, life has fallen apart for Peshawar’s Christian woman Shaheen Joesph. She has been widowed at just 32 years after her husband Nadeem Joesph succumbed to bullet wounds after battling life and death for ...
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Not without my sons – A mother’s battle for custody

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Jun 25, 2020: Kausar Leghari is a woman who is desperate for the custody of her children and for this she has been protesting outside Karachi Press Club for days. Years ago, Leghari had been a victim of domestic violence. Her husband, Ali Ahmed, ...
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Rights Watch | 5th June 2020

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2 Women & Minor Raped: Two women in the Islamabad Capital Territory were raped on separate occasions. In the first incident, a student from Azad Jammu and Kashmir had been lured by an online friend to his home in G-9/3 where ...
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The Pandemic of Domestic Abuse

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Although the concern behind the prevailing lockdown is to mitigate the spread of the potentially fatal coronavirus, restrictions on movement and forcing people to remain indoors has enabled a different kind of pandemic: domestic abuse ...