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Rights Watch | 17th April 2021

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One Muhammad Nawaz, a resident of 77/5-L village in Sahiwal strangled dead his sister Sameer Thursday night after she refused to return to her husband following a domestic quarrel. For more human rights stories, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 5th April 2021

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One Muhammad Sharif shot dead his wife, Kulsoom (32), after years of quarreling in Hasilpur, Punjab. The suspect initially claimed his wife was murdered by assailants but later confessed to shooting her following an argument. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 29th March 2021

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A mother of two children along with several villagers of Chak 11 Ford Wah staged a protest against Bakhshan Khan police for aiding her rapist, an influential landlord, by throwing out her complaint despite a medical exam confirming sexual assault. For more news on women's rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 24th March 2021

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The body of a young woman, later identified as Zameera, was discovered at a construction site in Madina Colony, Manghopir, Malir, on Tuesday. Police have detained her husband Ghulam Haider and her brother for questioning in what is being investigated as a possible 'honour' killing. For more human rights news, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 13th March 2021

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TTP threatens organizers of women's rights rallies on International Women's Day for alleged blasphemy and obscenity following online misinformation campaign targeting Aurat March and Aurat Azadi March. For more human rights news, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 10th March 2021

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Man guns down wife and her alleged paramour in the Mangoli area of Nasirabad district, Balochistan for 'honour' on Tuesday. Police have arrested the assailant and confiscated the murder weapon. For more stories on human rights abuses in Pakistan, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 9th March 2021

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A Lahore anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday adjourned till March 11 hearing for the jail trial of Abid Malhi and Shafqat Bagga, accused in the motorway gang-rape incident, following cross-examination of four prosecution witnesses. For more human rights-related stories, keep reading.

Female aid workers express outrage at Waziristan killings

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February 26th, 2021; Bureau Report; PESHAWAR; Female aid workers say they face violence in homes and are killed when they go out for work as protests express outrage at the killings of their four colleagues in North Waziristan.
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Rights Watch | 24th February 2021

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21 year old Iram, wife of Zeeshan, succumbed to injuries sustained during brutal torture by her husband and in-laws in Lahore's Nishtar Colony. Deceased's family alleges Iram was regularly brutalized by her husband of two years. A case has been registered against the accused. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 13th February 2021

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Steel Town police on Friday, February 12, announced the arrest of three men accused of abducting a college student from Gulshan-e-Hadeed and sexually assaulting her on February 9. DNA test results awaited before police can proceed with further legal action. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.