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Extrajudicial killings: How the security officials abused law to kill Rahim...

More than 10 cases of extrajudicial killings were reported in Lakki Marwat, Khybar Pakhtunkhwa, last year – the most recent victim being Rahim Gul, who lost his life last week.

Pakistan sees mass rallies, calls for action on Human Rights Day

Various rights organisations, political movements and other forums marked World Human Rights Day with rallies and seminars to highlight prevalent human rights issues.

Families March for Missing Loved Ones: Long Journey from Turbat to...

Families of missing Baloch persons are marching a long distance from Turbat to Quetta. This march comes after a sit-in protest and aims to draw attention to the serious issues of enforced disappearances and the alleged killing of Balaach Mola Bakhsh.

Rights Watch | 15 Nov 2023

Caretaker Federal Cabinet Forms 3-Member Committee to Address Missing Persons Issue The caretaker federal cabinet in Islamabad has formed a 3-member committee to address the...

Rights Watch | 14 Nov 2023

IHC Seeks Comments on Removal of Judge and Child Labor Laws in Rizwana Torture Case The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has requested detailed comments from...

Rights Watch | 13 Nov 2023

Domestic Dispute Turns Violent: Man Stabs Wife and Attempts Suicide in Karachi In Orangi Town, Karachi a distressing incident unfolded when a 60-year-old man named...

Rights Watch | 11 Nov 2023

Police Launch Investigation into Honour Killing of Couple in Rawalpindi A couple was killed in an honour-related incident following their love marriage, according to the...

Rights Watch | 10 Nov 2023

Woman Sets Herself Ablaze Over Dowry Theft in Muzaffargarh A 35-year-old woman from Khangarh, Qadirabad, self-immolated after her household items, including dowry belongings, were stolen....

Rights Watch | 8 Nov 2023

Child worker found dead at employer’s home in Lahore A young child laborer was reportedly discovered dead by hanging at his employer's home in Lahore's...

Rights Watch | 7 Nov 2023

Schoolteacher Accused of Child Abuse in DI Khan; Search for Suspect Underway A distressing incident in DI Khan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, involves a four-year-old girl allegedly sexually...

Rights Watch | 6 Nov 2023

Peshawar High Court Grants Bail in Honour Killing Case The Peshawar High Court has granted bail to a Swat resident suspected of being involved in...

Rights Watch | 4 Nov 2023

Honour Killing Claims Lives of Young Couple in Swabi A young couple in Swabi was brutally killed in an honour-related crime in the remote Parmuli...

Rights Watch | 3 Nov 2023

Man Murders Two Nieces and Injures Son Over Mobile Phone in Jacobabad Man fatally shoots two nieces in the name of family honour, also injuring...

Rights Watch | 2 Nov 2023

Couple Shot Dead in Khanewal Over 'Honour' by Bride's Relatives A couple who recently had a court marriage was shot dead in Khanewal, allegedly by...

Rights Watch | 1 Nov 2023

Teenage Girl Found Dead in Parents' Home After Sexual Assault in Karachi A teenage girl in Korangi, Karachi was found dead in her home, having...

Rights Watch | 31 Oct 2023

Punjab CM Takes Action on Viral Threats to Newlywed Couple Punjab's Caretaker Chief Minister, Mohsin Naqvi, has taken notice of a viral social media report...

Rights Watch | 30 Oct 2023

Four Suspected Robbers Shot Dead in an Encounter in Karachi Four individuals suspected of robbery were extrajudicially killed in Saudabad during an early morning encounter....

Rights Watch | 28 Oct 2023

Man Arrested for Raping Pregnant Cousin After Deceptive Job Promise in Lahore A man has been apprehended by the Liaqatabad Police in Lahore for sexually...

Rights Watch | 27 Oct 2023

Alleged Sexual Assault of 12-Year-Old Boy in Kohat Prompts Swift Police Action In Kohat, a 12-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by three individuals in...

Rights Watch | 26 Oct 2023

Female Police Officer Alleges Senior Officials of Harassment Female police officer, Rubina Shaheen Baloch, with 22 years of experience in Sindh police, accuses senior officials...

Rights Watch | 25 Oct 2023

Alleged honour killing claims two lives in Sargodha A woman and her lover were reportedly murdered by her brother and cousin in the name of...

Rights Watch | 24 Oct 2023

4-Year-Old Girl Raped in Islamabad A 4-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a homeless man who lured her from the street to an unfinished building...

Rights Watch | 23 Oct 2023

Man arrested in Karachi for 'honour' killing of his brother and sister-in-law Karachi police apprehended a man on Saturday for allegedly murdering his sibling and...

Rights Watch | 21 Oct 2023

Stagnation in Investigation: No Breakthrough in 6-Year-Old Boy's Rape and Murder Case No progress has been reportedly made in the case of a six-year-old boy...

Rights Watch | 20 Oct 2023

Three Arrested in Lahore in FIA Crackdown on Human Trafficking In its ongoing crackdown on human trafficking, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) apprehended three individuals...

Rights Watch | 19 Oct 2023

Fatal Shooting in Rawalpindi Mosque Courtyard: Couple Slain in Love Marriage Dispute A couple was fatally shot in a mosque courtyard today, allegedly by the...

Rights Watch | 18 Oct 2023

16-year-old housemaid ‘poisoned to death’ in Karachi A 16-year-old housemaid named Sonia in Karachi's Gulshan-e-Iqbal area was allegedly raped and fatally poisoned by her employers,...

Rights Watch | 17 Oct 2023

Woman Allegedly Kidnapped and Assaulted by Cousin and Accomplice in Rawalpindi A 21-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted by her cousin and...

Rights Watch | 16 Oct 2023

Prayer Leader Arrested for Attempted Rape of Minor in Mosque in Kasur A prayer leader in Habibabad was arrested by Pattoki Police for allegedly attempting...

Rights Watch | 14 Oct 2023

179 Detained on Blasphemy Charges, 17 Sentenced, Senate Committee Inquires In Pakistan, 179 people are currently detained and facing blasphemy charges, with 17 already sentenced,...

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