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Rights Watch | November 25th 2020

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A court in Karachi has set Rs 10 million bail bonds for a British national accused of uploading indecent images of his former wife on social media.

Rights Watch | 5th July 2021

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The Gender Protection Unit of the Islamabad Police on Sunday arrested a man for torturing his wife and forcing her to beg for alms. The suspect also shaved her head.
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Rights Watch | 9th June 2021

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B-Division police in on Tuesday arrested a resident of Chishtian for raping his 23-year-old daughter multiple times. The rape survivor claimed she told her mother, brothers and other relatives of the assaults but they did not believe her. For more news on women's rights violations, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 14th December 2020

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Interior Ministry to provide Rs. 4.3 million in compensation to wife of computer engineer Sajid Mehmood who has been missing for the past four years. The amount takes into account the money Mehmood would have provided for his family. For more stories, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 21st May 2021

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80% of accused in rape trials were acquitted by Islamabad's court, mainly due to faulty investigation, weak prosecution and victims/families opting for out-of-court settlements. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 9th January 2021

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Commuters in Karachi on Friday clashed with rally-goers protesting against target killing of Hazara Shia coal miners in Balochistan last week. For more news on the human rights situation in Pakistan, check out Rights Watch.
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Rights Watch | 2nd July 2021

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Arrouti police on Thursday booked the son of a prayer leader under rape and blasphemy charges for abducting and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in a mosque in Chak 761-GB, Pirmahal tehsil.

Rights Watch | 17th April 2021

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One Muhammad Nawaz, a resident of 77/5-L village in Sahiwal strangled dead his sister Sameer Thursday night after she refused to return to her husband following a domestic quarrel. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 25th January 2021

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A Khudian Khas assistant sub-inspector (ASI) has been booked and detained for allegedly raping a woman at gunpoint; police however claim both the rape survivor and her husband are habitual offenders. Mardan police have arrested two of five suspects for gang-raping a married woman on January 20. A Dera Ghazi Khan man murdered his two minor daughters by setting them alight in bid to frame his third wife and her family.

Rights Watch | 14th June 2021

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Police have registered a case against three brothers along with their accomplices for gunning down their sister and her husband, who married of their free will 18 months back, for so-called honour in Jaranwala tehsil. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.