Rights Watch | 2nd June 2020

Rights Watch

Tortured To Death

A seven-year-old domestic worker, Zohra Shah was tortured to death by her employers in Rawalpindi’s Bahria Town on Monday.

She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. Her employers confessed to beating her for freeing their pet birds to inform the police.

Disabled Minor Raped

A 14-year-old girl with disabilities was sexually assaulted by 6 people multiple times in Lawa, Chakwal according to the police.

Medical reports are to come but a strong possibility of assault suspected. One identified suspect has sought bail while 2 are still at large.

Man Kills Wife

Shamim Bibi was tortured to death by her husband Javed Akhtar over a domestic dispute in Kot Radha Kishan, Kasur on Saturday.

Javed left Shamim critically injured outside her brother’s house in Mudhkey. She was rushed to a hospital in Lahore but could not survive.

Pakistani Inmates Die In Afghanistan

16-year-old Wasim Khan dies of COVID-19 in Bagram Jail near Kabul. Another 43-year old Pakistani inmate, Nisar Ahmad had already died.

A total of 170 Pakistani and Afghan are said to be infected in Bagram Jail, while the living conditions are very poor, say media reports.