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Women's character irrelevant in rape trials

Survivor’s character irrelevant in rape trial

Under the Anti-Rape Bill 2020, a woman's "character" will not be relevant while investigating rape. But is this something new that the bill introduces and how practical is it to ensure this?

Rights Watch | 7th May 2021

Eagle Squad officers on Wednesday allegedly opened fire on a car at Sariab Road, Quetta, killing 22-year-old student Faizan Jattak and injuring his cousin. Balochistan Government Spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani assured justice to the slain youth's family. For more news on human rights issues, keep reading.