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Rights Watch | October 8th, 2021

Two married women have been killed in the name of 'honour' on the same day at two localities in Swat. In the first incident, a woman, resident of Khawazakhela, was shot dead by her husband because she had left home due to domestic violence a few days ago.

Rights Watch | October 7 2021

Man's eyes gouged out for being friend with sister https://youtu.be/rS95iP7HC4I Two brothers allegedly gouged out the eyes of one man Nasir with a sharp instrument only...

Rights Watch | 6th October 2021

A trial court once again acquitted three accused in the retrial of the 2008 Mazar-e-Quaid rape case. In May, the SHC had overturned their initial acquittal. In 2013, a judge held that DNA was not considered evidence under the Hudood laws.

Rights Watch | 4th October 2021

A young man and woman were gunned down for ‘honour’ by the latter’s brothers in Swat’s Matta tehsil on Friday, after the accused spotted the victims walking together. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Rights Watch | October 1st 2021

Police have registered a case against 2 persons for sexually abusing a 13-year-old mentally handicapped girl. The accused abused the girl for the past 4 weeks

Rights Watch | September 24th 2021

Italy has demanded that the Pakistani Govt extradite the parents of 18-year-old Saman Abbas, who were allegedly involved in murdering Saman. More on Human Rights in our bulletin.

Rights Watch | September 23rd 2021

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a property dealer

Rights Watch – 20th September 2021

Police have arrested a resident of Somar Goth in Steel Town, Karachi for raping a seven-year-old girl on Saturday. The suspect had reportedly snatched the girl as she slept.

Rights Watch | September 17th 2021

IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan has said that a database of habitual sexual criminals is being prepared to keep an eye on those involved in such crimes. More on Human Rights in our bulletin.

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