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HRW calls on Senate to promptly pass custodial torture bill

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Human Rights Watch has called on Senate of Pakistan to urgently pass the custodial torture bill which will make security offcials accountable for committing offence of torture.
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Rights Watch | 14th January 2022

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In the trial regarding the attempted assassination of exiled blogger Ahmed Waqass Goraya in the Netherlands, which commenced in a UK court on Thursday, it was claimed that defendant Gohir Khan accepted £100,000 for the murder on the behest of persons based in Pakistan..

Rights Watch | October 7 2021

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Man's eyes gouged out for being friend with sister https://youtu.be/rS95iP7HC4I Two brothers allegedly gouged out the eyes of one man Nasir with a sharp instrument only...
Human Rights Watch slams move to curb press freedom with PMDA

Human Rights Watch slams move to curb press freedom with PMDA

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As the Human Rights Watch denounces the proposed PMDA as a move to curb freedom of expression, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry made it clear that the government will not budge on clauses regarding "fake news" and the rights of journalists
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Rights Watch | 23rd July 2020

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HIV cases increasing in Pakistan: The UNAIDS 2020 report names Pakistan as one of two countries in Asia reporting “sharp increases” in HIV infections. The report provides updates on the current state of the HIV epidemic and ...
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Rights Watch | 22nd July 2020

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Remand for Khairpur rapist extended: An anti-terrorism court on Tuesday, July 21 extended police custody for Sarang Shar, a retired teacher accused of raping his minor students and then filming the assaults, by another seven days. During the ...
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Rights Watch | 21st July 2020

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Women mutilated, killed in separate cases: A woman and her friend were allegedly attacked and mutilated by the former’s brother-in-law and his son. The two men reportedly held the women by force and then chopped the victims’ noses ...
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Rights Watch | 20th July 2020

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Minor raped & killed: A 5-year-old boy from Chak 97/M of Lodhran who went missing on July 17 has been found dead. Police registered FIR after his naked body was discovered on July 18 as autopsy reports confirm the suspicion of rape ...
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Rights Watch | 17th July 2020

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Jirga demands government investment in women’s advancement: Jirga elders in the Torghar district accused the government of not acting to further women’s social advancement. A European Union (EU) programme for Community Driven Local ...