Rights Watch | 27 March 2023

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa set to have its first female Chief Justice as PHC judges retire Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is set to have its first female chief justice as two senior judges of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) are retiring this week. After their retirement,...

Rights Watch | 25 March 2023

Funds Shortage Hinders Inmate Facilities at Adiala Jail Shortage of funds has hindered the provision of facilities to inmates at Adiala jail, causing problems with water, electricity, gas, and sanitation. During a visit by Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatha, the Senior...

Rights Watch | 24 March 2023

Man kills his four-year-old daughter A man has been arrested by Thall police in Hangu district for the murder of his four-year-old daughter, after he was unable to convince his wife to return home.  The wife had reported her daughter missing...

Rights Watch | 22 March 2023

Jacobabad gang-rape victim dies after two-month struggle A gang-rape victim, who had been undergoing treatment since Jan 15, when she and her mother-in-law were sexually assaulted at their home in Jacobabad, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Sukkur.  The mother-in-law...
SAHIL released its annual Cruel Numbers report which continues to uncover disturbing statistics of child sexual abuse in the country.
Speakers have emphasized the need for women’s greater participation in the political process to meet the growing economic, environmental, and societal challenges

Rights Watch | 21 March 2023

Woman Allegedly Stabbed to Death by Husband in Karachi Husband allegedly stabs wife to death in Lyari home. Police suspect a family dispute as the reason.  Victim identified as Tahira, taken to Civil Hospital Karachi. In another incident, a man's body...

Rights Watch | 20 March 2023

Two-Year-Old Boy Abducted, Found Dead in Lahore  On Sunday, the police reported that a two-year-old boy, who had been taken away, was found dead in a pond located in Aminpura, a suburb of Raiwind, Lahore. The child, identified as Abu...
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.

Rights Watch | 18 March 2023

Infant Dies in Karachi Suicide Attempt by Financially Distressed Family Due to Inflation A family in Karachi attempted suicide due to financial distress caused by inflation, resulting in the death of a two-year-old girl. The father, who was the sole...