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Busting vaccine myths

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Why are antibody test counts so low after getting vaccinated for COVID-19? Is it unsafe for pregnant women to get the jab? Is AstraZeneca's vaccine dangerous for younger people? Health experts have the answers...

Rights Watch | 8th May 2021

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IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah termed the Federal Investigation Agency's use of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act against journalists the ‘worst example of censorship’ during a hearing in the case of journalist Asad Ali Toor. For more human rights news, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 7th May 2021

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Eagle Squad officers on Wednesday allegedly opened fire on a car at Sariab Road, Quetta, killing 22-year-old student Faizan Jattak and injuring his cousin. Balochistan Government Spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani assured justice to the slain youth's family. For more news on human rights issues, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 6th May 2021

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A Judicial Magistrate (East) on Wednesday granted police three-day custody of a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a ten-year-old girl in Karachi's Essa Nagri neighbourhood on Tuesday. For more news on violence against women and children, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 3rd May 2021

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One Irfan Jatoi, a resident of Pir Usman Shah village in Larkana, on Friday gunned down his two unmarried sisters Maqsooda (25) and Raheela (23). Police suspect Jatoi may have committed the murders in the name of so-called 'honour'. For more news on gender-based violence, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 30th April 2021

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Nowshera police on Thursday arrested Mufti Sardar Ali Haqqani for delivering a 'provocative' speech against women educators, doctors and nurses in a video that went viral on social media. He was granted bail by a judicial magistrate on submitting two surety bonds. For more news on human rights, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 29th April 2021

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One Rubina, who had been gravely wounded after being stabbed by her husband Ejaz some days back , succumbed to her injuries while under treatment at a hospital on Wednesday. Her husband had assailed her following a minor altercation. For more human rights news, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 28th April 2021

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Rahim Yar Khan Additional Deputy Commissioner-General recommended lodging cases and expelling four monitoring and evaluation assistants (MEAs) under the Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act 2010 after it was found the officials were sexually harassing teachers at during visits to girls schools. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 27th April 2021

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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.

Rights Watch | 24th April 2021

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The Sindh Assembly on Friday passed the Sindh Child Protection Authority (Amendment) Act 2021 under which special child courts will be established in all districts in the province. For more news on human rights, keep reading.