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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man and his father in Sanghar have been arrested for allegedly killing his 10-year-old sister to trap his father-in-law in the murder case.
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.
The KP police department has issued new SOP under which regional and district police officers will supervise rape investigations within their jurisdictions across the province. For more human rights news, keep reading.