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Rights Watch | 09th July 2020

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Domestic Violence Bill to be Tabled Today: The Domestic Violence (Protection and Prevention) Bill 2020, prepared by the Ministry of Human Rights, will be tabled in the National Assembly today. The bill already has approval from the Cabinet ...
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Rights Watch | 06th July 2020

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Honour Killing: One Tanveer Gadhi was shot dead in the name of honour by Gulraiz Gadhi and 8 other men in Chak 271/GB of Rajana District Toba Tek Singh. Gulriaz was pardoned by his family for killing his sister for allegedly having an affair ...
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Rights Watch | 12th June 2020

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Academic Freedom: Khairpur police arrested Assistant Professor Sajid Soomro of the Shah Abdul Latif University over allegations of blasphemy on Wednesday. JUI-F is now pressurizing Bhitai Nagar police of Hyderabad to lodge a similar ...
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Rights Watch | 24th June 2020

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Husband Tortures & Kills Wife In Sukkur: Police apprehended Rasool Shah and his nephews, Razzaq and Bashir Shah, for torturing and clubbing to death Shah’s wife, Najma on Tuesday, June 23. Najma’s body, which was missing her eyes, was ...
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Rights Watch | 02nd July 2020

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Teen Shot, Girl Wounded in Honour Crime: Gunmen shoot dead Zahid (18) and wound Naheed (17) in Karachi’s Orangi Town on Wednesday, July 2. According to local police, the girl’s family believed the two teens were in a relationship. Naheed’s ...
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Rights Watch | 01st July 2020

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Shot Dead For Honour: Ahsan Jakhrani of Ali Hassan Jakhrani village in Jacobabad shot to death his wife, Sakhiran Jakhrani (27) and Jabal Jakhrani (37), a resident of his neighbourhood, for the honour. A case has been registered at the Mouladad ...
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Rights Watch | 5th June 2020

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2 Women & Minor Raped: Two women in the Islamabad Capital Territory were raped on separate occasions. In the first incident, a student from Azad Jammu and Kashmir had been lured by an online friend to his home in G-9/3 where ...
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Rights Watch | 2nd June 2020

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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 ...
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Rights Watch | 07th July 2020

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Woman Set on Fire for Honour: Syed Bilal Hussain Shah of Sarai Saleh village of district Haripur in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has accused his in-laws of setting his wife on fire and killing her for honour. Shah and his wife had contracted ...
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Rights Watch | 30th June 2020

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Idris Khattak Detained: Owais Khattak moved the Peshawar High Court seeking orders for the production of his brother and rights activist Idris Khattak. Owais has requested PHC to direct production of the investigation records of detention ...