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Anti-torture Law must be implemented thouroughly: HRCP report
The HRCP on Tuesday released its evaluation of the anti-torture act. The Commission found that although the legislation is progressive, implementation and accountability remain areas of concern.
Rights Watch | 24 March 2023
Man kills his four-year-old daughter A man has been arrested by Thall police in Hangu district for the murder of his four-year-old daughter, after he...
PTI worker’s father says no FIR registered by police
The family of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf worker Ali Bilal, who allegedly died of police torture, said no case has been registered on their complaint while the government has formed a committee to investigate the alleged custodial death.
The Long Arm of the Law: Police Violence in 2020
The murders of Osama Satti in Islamabad, Sultan Nazeer in Karachi and Muhammad Waqas Ahmed in Faisalabad at the hands of law enforcement agencies point toward a system that is content with its history and unofficial policy of brutal police violence meted out to the very people it is meant to protect. Is justice even achievable for innocents caught in the crosshairs?
Shangla police accused of torturing man to death
Jun 18, 2020: A 52-year-old man in police custody, Said Ali Akbar Shah was allegedly tortured to death at police station Karora in Shangla district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday night. The man had been arrested with 110-gram ...