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Rights Watch | 23rd December 2020

A fourteen-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in Bahawalpur some five months back; the rape survivor's father claims that when he had tried to register a complaint, he was brushed aside by the Nowshera Jadid. A case was filed on Monday, December 21. For more stories on human rights concerns, keep scrolling.

APS ATTACK: 6 years on, parents still await justice

“They are gone and can't come back," says one of the parents. "But we will strive till the end of our days to see that they get justice." Most of the parents of the children martyred during APS massacre have not reached any closure even after the passage of six years. The only times where they have an opportunity for empathy, is when they all collect to remember their lost children. It is only them who can understand the depth of the grief that consumes them.

Journalist Qais Javed killed in Dera Ismail Khan

A journalist from the Dera Ismail Khan area has been killed inside his own home by unknown people. Pakistan has seen 100 journalists killed in the last 20 years according to CPJ.

‘Operations have failed to rid Waziristan of terrorists’

December 7th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Terrorists are still killing residents in Waziristan despite a decade of security operations in the region, says MPA Mir Kalam Wazir from North Waziristan in a panel discussion with Voicepk.net.

Militancy rises again in Lower Dir

October 8th, 2020; By Kamran Ali; LOWER DIR; Lower Dir, which once was a hub of TTP is again witnessing a rise in militancy. A banned outfit posted banners in different parts of the city and warned the people against cooperating from the govt.

Parachinar locals express fury at increasing terrorism

Jul 24, 2020: The latest bombing that hit Parachinar Town has triggered anger and fear among the locals of the city with the re-emergence of violence in the area. Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been ...

BLA’s attack is aimed at Chinese interests in the country: analysts

Jun 29, 2020: The Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) has reportedly claimed the responsibility of attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) building in Karachi. The BLA has also released the picture of suspected attackers, who were killed ...