Rights Watch | 30 January 2023

Family alleges murder of 4-year-old girl found in sewage tank Family alleges murder of 4-year-old girl found dead in sewage tank. The family of Mehrun Nisa, whose body was found in an uncovered sewage tank a day after going missing,...
Local tribes have opposed gas supply to Punjab from North Waziristan gasfield, calling on the government to prioritise the provision of gas to residents in the tribal district. MNA Mohsin Dawar moves call-attention notice over issue in NA.

Rights Watch | 18 January 2023

Multiple Kidnappings Reported in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, including Four Girls Eight people, including four girls, were kidnapped from different areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Unknown individuals kidnapped Atiq's brother in the Bhara Kahu area and Umar's brother Shahzad in the Lohi...
Senior lawyer & former President of Supreme Court Bar Association Abdul #LatifAfridi, fondly called Latif Lala, was shot and killed today in the bar room of the Peshawar High Court premises on Monday. Afridi, a notable leader of the Lawyers Movement, was 80 years old.
Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman, a leader of the Haq Do Gwadar Movement, was arrested by police this Friday morning. He has been booked in 17 FIRs for allegedly disturbing public peace and the alleged murder of a policeman. However, the details of the case are unclear, as the internet has been shut down in the area.
Various political parties protested against the growing unrest in Mohmand tribal district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The protesters warned the government that the effects of ongoing unrest in the tribal areas would soon be seen in Lahore and Karachi as well.
January 10, 2023 Staff Report LAHORE A letter written by a group of Special Rapporteurs to the Government of Pakistan expresses regret about the current situation of forced conversions in the country and has pushed the government to take action against these...
Members of the Punjab Bar Council, Rana Asif, protesting against the contempt of court action against Councilor Rana Asif, lawyers staged a strike in the subordinate courts of Lahore and staged a dharna in front of the Lahore High Court Judges Gate.
Police in Muzaffargarh on Monday arrested five suspects who chopped off the nose of a youngster on suspicion of having an affair with a woman in their family.

Rights Watch | 7 January 2023

Sindh cabinet approves reserved seats for transgender community in local councils The Sindh cabinet approved reserved seats for transgender individuals in local councils, as well as reserved seats for women, youth, labor or farmers, non-Muslim members, people with disabilities, and...