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Rights Watch | 18th January 2021

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Relative's DNA confirmed match in the murder and rape of a seven-year-old girl in Khairpur district, police move to apprehend the suspect whose whereabouts are currently unknown; police arrest van driver for raping two minor boys in front of two other classmates in a seminary in Gujjar Garhi area of Mardan; Okara man guns down sister, disposes of her body in a canal following a domestic dispute.

Rights Watch | 16th January 2021

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13 year old boy who had been lured by malicious persons via online game PUBG was found raped and murdered in Nankana Sahib two days after he had disappeared. Family claim that two other boys have disappeared from their area under similar circumstances, and that despite repeated complaints, the police failed to take the matter seriously.

Rights Watch | 15th January 2021

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20-year-old gang rape survivor appeals to Prime Minister and Punjab Chief Minister for justice against her tormentors, claims police colluding with accused; Sindh's Tangwani town resident shoots dead wife for allegedly having an affair a day after their wedding; Lahore man arrested for gunning down polio worker for turning down his proposal.

Rights Watch | January 14th 2021

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A man in Lahore has shot dead a young woman and wounded her sister reportedly after his relationship with the victim turned sour.

Rights Watch | 13th January 2021

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Sindh IG issues directives to set up minority desks and constitute special teams to receive complaints of minority communities in police stations at range, zonal and district levels by next week. The directives are part of the IG's initiative to reform law enforcement.

Rights Watch | 12th January 2021

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Two arrested on suspicion in connection with rape and murder of seven-year-old Momina Larik in Khairpur, Sindh. For more stories, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 11th January 2021

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Man guns down sister for honour in Sindh's Ghotki district, accusing her of having illicit relations with a boy. For more stories on human rights abuses in Pakistan, watch Rights Watch.

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.

Rights Watch | 8th January 2021

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Three men set fire to four girls in front of their parents in Lesharwali area of Muzaffargarh, two minors succumb to burns on the spot while the surviving girls are under treatment at a DHQ. Read more for news on the human rights situation.

Rights Watch | 7th January 2021

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Shia organizations in Sindh stage protests in various towns and cities across the province against the Hazara Shia coal miners massacre in Macch. Keep reading for more news on the rights situation in Pakistan.

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