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Rights Watch - 4th February 2022

Rights Watch | 4th February 2022

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Justice Amir Farooq of the IHC has directed the Federal Govt to enact legislature setting the minimum marriageable age for girls. For more human rights news, keep reading.

Christian couple narrates how their 13-year-old daughter fell prey to forced conversion and marriage

A Christian couple in Gujranwala narrates the trauma of their 13-year-old daughter’s alleged forced conversion and marriage with a middle-aged married man already a father of five.
Kavita Oad being converted in the presence of a cleric purported to be Mian Mithu

Should the state oversee religious conversions?

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While denying any involvement in the case of Kavita Oad's abduction, forced conversion and possibly underage marriage, notorious Barelvi cleric Mian Mithu of the Bharchundi Shareef Dargah has stated that he has never solemnized the nikkah of a minor due to the Child Marriage Act, which he considers contrary to Shariah law.
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Rights Watch | 18th December 2020

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Arzoo Raja case accused Syed Ali Azhar granted bail by sessions judge despite being booked for rape, a non-bailable offense....more HR news
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Rights Watch | 22nd July 2020

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Remand for Khairpur rapist extended: An anti-terrorism court on Tuesday, July 21 extended police custody for Sarang Shar, a retired teacher accused of raping his minor students and then filming the assaults, by another seven days. During the ...
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Rights Watch | 21st July 2020

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Women mutilated, killed in separate cases: A woman and her friend were allegedly attacked and mutilated by the former’s brother-in-law and his son. The two men reportedly held the women by force and then chopped the victims’ noses ...

Child bride found dead just three days after marriage

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Jul 21, 2020: A 12-year-old child bride passed away under mysterious circumstances only three days after her marriage in Dir on Sunday. Naila, a victim of child marriage, was found dead in her room just days after her wedding. The incident occurred ...