Alarming numbers reveal that the conviction rate in GBV cases is only one to two percent. Participants at an AGHS conference discussed special laws on rape and gender-based violence
Shopkeeper Arrested for Burning Hands of 5-Year-Old Boy A shopkeeper in Multan has been arrested for brutally torturing a 5-year-old boy by submerging his hands in boiling oil. The incident took place in the Latan area of Chak 4-Faiz. The...
In a momentous achievement for Pakistan's tribal regions, Samreen Amir has made history by becoming the first woman to be appointed as a Station House Officer in a tribal district. Her new role places her at the Parachinar Police Station in Kurram District.
There have been 21 cases of conversions of mostly Hindu and Christian minor girls only in Bahawalpur in the past few years; around 162 questionable conversions had been reported in the media between 2013 and 2020.
By Xari Jalil: 15 years and still no arrests regarding the Karsaz case.
April 9th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; A 3 member Supreme Court bench has declared that protection against arbitrary arrest & detention is part of one's right to liberty and fair trial, and held that the mere nomination of a person in an FIR does not warrant an arres
The KP government spokesperson said that a probe is underway to ascertain which group is behind the Bajur Attack. Meanwhile, ISKP has claimed responsibility and warned of more attacks on JUI-F.
The family of a girl, who was reported to have died in a fire incident in Sukkur last Sunday, fear she may have been abducted by the arsonists as her body was never found
Human rights activists and experts while discussing the plight of Pakistani and Indian prisoners in either country's jails, have called for the revival of the joint judicial commission on prisoners.
May 2, 2021; By Munizae Jahangir; LAHORE; Pakistan’s top officials recently indicated that the state would like to ‘mainstream’ the religio-political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik, Pakistan (TLP). But it is still unclear if the ban will remain.