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Rights Watch | 21st June 2021
A man in Lodhran has been arrested for the suspected murder of his wife and then dumping her charred remains into a canal. Apparently, he had dismembered the woman’s body and then burnt it in an oven. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Man seen thrashing wife in viral video arrested
June 14th, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; Usman Arshad, who was seen beating his wife in front of their minor children in a viral video, was arrested on Sunday. The woman's family claims Usman is using his influence to escape charges
Rights Watch | 14th June 2021
Police have registered a case against three brothers along with their accomplices for gunning down their sister and her husband, who married of their free will 18 months back, for so-called honour in Jaranwala tehsil. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 9th June 2021
B-Division police in on Tuesday arrested a resident of Chishtian for raping his 23-year-old daughter multiple times. The rape survivor claimed she told her mother, brothers and other relatives of the assaults but they did not believe her. For more news on women's rights violations, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 1st June 2021
Attock police arrested a seminary teacher for raping a minor student. A case was registered after the rape survivor's father complained to police of the incident. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 22nd May 2021
A man and his three sons have been accused of shooting dead his daughter as well as two brothers of a rival family in an 'honour'-related dispute in the Khao Toru area of Mardan. For more human rights news, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 21st May 2021
80% of accused in rape trials were acquitted by Islamabad's court, mainly due to faulty investigation, weak prosecution and victims/families opting for out-of-court settlements. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 18th May 2021
Armed suspects on Sunday killed one Abdul Hakeem Brohi (35) and Rani (30), the wife of Ghulam Rasool Umrani, at her residence in Jacobabad, allegedly for 'honour'. The assailants belonged to the family of the slain woman's husband. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 3rd May 2021
One Irfan Jatoi, a resident of Pir Usman Shah village in Larkana, on Friday gunned down his two unmarried sisters Maqsooda (25) and Raheela (23). Police suspect Jatoi may have committed the murders in the name of so-called 'honour'. For more news on gender-based violence, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 29th April 2021
One Rubina, who had been gravely wounded after being stabbed by her husband Ejaz some days back , succumbed to her injuries while under treatment at a hospital on Wednesday. Her husband had assailed her following a minor altercation. For more human rights news, keep reading.