According to data received by Voicepk, the conviction rate in cases of sexual abuse including rape remained at 3.6%. Out of 7988 cases, only 160 people were punished by the courts for committing sexual offences. The 65% of people who faced trial for sexual crimes got acquitted by the trial courts.
Police have not been able to apprehend or trace suspects who attacked the residence of a Geo News channel reporter in Kohat as the Kohat Press Club held a demonstration to protest the incident.
  By Rehan Piracha & Xari Jalil LAHORE Outdated and discriminatory bail laws from the Colonial era, and rampant neglect by the state authorities in Pakistan have not only resulted in overcrowding in Pakistani jails and prisons, but have also deprived prisoners...
Senior lawyers supported the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill, 2023 passed in the National Assembly on Wednesday. The proposed legislation curtails the discretionary powers of the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo motu notices.
Violent clash between Baloch and Pashtun students at Quaid-i-Azam University leaves several injured. The campus shut down indefinitely, and students asked to vacate hostels due to precarious law-and-order situation. Five students arrested, and a case has been registered against more than 400 students.
Sabahat Rizvi elected as Secretary LHCBA in 130 years of history. Sabahat gets 4310 votes. Another female candidate Rabbiya Bajwa won the seat of Vice President of LHCBA.
An Additional District and Sessions court in Islamabad has convicted a rape accused sentencing him to imprisonment for the remainder period of his natural life. The convict raped a foreign national while working with her as a security guard.
UN Special Rapporteurs have urged the Pakistan Government to investigate a 'kill list' published on Facebook by TTP and provide details of its response in connection with Usman Kakar's death and threats to journalists Gul Bukhari and Fazal ur Rehman Afridi and former Senator Farhatullah Babar. The government has 60 days to respond, failing which all communications will be made available in a report presented to the UN Human Rights Council. The UN rapporteurs have also urged measures to prevent harm to the individuals named on the list.
Speakers have emphasized the need for women’s greater participation in the political process to meet the growing economic, environmental, and societal challenges
Police in Gujranwala have failed to arrest an absconder whose wife accused him in a video of poisoning her. Kiran Shahzadi recorded the video from the hospital bed but died later.