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Rights Watch | July 9th 2021

A man has been arrested for harassing and assaulting a woman in Multan after the video of the incident went viral on social media. The police took action after the viral CCTV video showed the man harassing a woman.

Rights Watch | July 8th 2021

Islamabad Police has arrested four suspects who were seen sexually harassing a boy and a girl in a viral video on social media.

Rights Watch | 6th July 2021

Inspector General (IG) of Police Punjab Inam Ghani on Monday, July 5, issued directives to the Additional IG Investigation Punjab Fayyaz Ahmed Dev to ensure justice is served to a rape survivor from Kasur during a brief.

Rights Watch | 5th July 2021

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.

Rights Watch | 2nd July 2021

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 | July 1st 2021

Police have arrested a cleric on charges of raping a nine-year-old girl in Pattoki tehsil of Kasur.

Rights Watch | 28th June 2021

Police on Sunday arrested the uncle of a four-year-old girl whose decomposing body was found stuffed in a gunny sack in some fields in Basti Azizabad, Khanewal district, a day before. Initial reports suggested the victim was raped before being murdered. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 21st June 2021

A man in Lodhran has been arrested for the suspected murder of his wife and then dumping her charred remains into a canal. Apparently, he had dismembered the woman’s body and then burnt it in an oven. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 15th June 2021

A resident of Jatli in Gujar Khan has been accused of raping a woman, blackmailing her into silence, and then inducing a forced abortion with the aid of his family, a lady doctor and several others. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.

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