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Rights Watch | 27 May 2023
Honor Killing Suspected: Woman Fatally Shot by In-Laws During Divorce Filing A woman named Tahmina Sangro was fatally shot in Larkana, reportedly by her brothers-in-law,...
Struggling for hope: The unseen misery of Quetta’s Shanti Nagar
The Hindu residents of Quetta's historic Shanti Nagar face extreme hardships; poverty, discrimination and inadequate housing, to list a few.
Women’s Rights Under Taliban Regime: ICJ and Amnesty International Expose Grim...
The International Commission of Jurists and Amnesty International shed light on the chilling reality of women's rights under the Taliban in Afghanistan. Their report reveals systematic human rights abuses against Afghan women and girls.
Rights Watch | 26 May 2023
Prayer leader imprisoned for student's murder A prayer leader has been sentenced to prison for killing a student. The verdict was delivered by Additional District...
Prominent Journalist Sami Ibrahim Missing Amidst Intensifying Crackdown on PTI
Concerns rise as senior journalist & TV anchorperson Sami Ibrahim goes missing amidst state crackdown on PTI. Islamabad police are investigating the situation, but no conclusions yet.
Where else in the world can civilians be tried in military...
Trying civilians in military courts is considered illegal by international human rights organizations. However, the process continues in countries with a history of military rule or where military regimes exist.
Rights Watch | 25 May 2023
Alleged In-Law Torture Claims Life of Woman in Taxila A woman in her mid-twenties reportedly died as a result of torture inflicted by her in-laws...
Amendment or not? Govt, legal experts differ
The necessity for an amendment to the Army Act to try civilians in military courts has been disregarded by Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah. But the ISPR has announced that the process has been initiated.
Imran Riaz Khan’s disappearance remains a mystery
Police have still not presented Imran Riaz Khan in Lahore High Court, 12 days after he has gone missing. Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah raises questions by calling it a case of 'self-abduction'.
Explainer: Is an amendment necessary to try civilians in military court?
How can civilians be legally tried under military laws? How do civilian governments decide what cases should be tried in military courts? How high is the conviction rate in military courts? Voicepk.net answers these questions and more