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Rights Watch | 11th February 2021

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30-year-old woman with properties to her name found dead under mysterious circumstances in her home in Chakwal. Police yet to determine sexual assault, but place suspicion on relatives of the woman, who had been living alone after the death of her parents, who may have had an eye on her properties. For more news, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 21st January 2021

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Balochistan Home Minister assures ANP leaders of the government's efforts for the recovery of ANP Balochistan chapter information secretary Asad Khan Achakzai; Faisalabad girl who has been residing at a women's shelter since November was found to be three months pregnant as a result of sexual assault; FC soldier who gunned down Karachi University student Hayat Baloch last year has been awarded the death penalty by a district and sessions court
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Rights Watch | 19th December 2020

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Lahore police on Friday arrested one Naveed for strangling his sister to death for honor just days before her wedding. Naveed said he had heard unsavory rumors of her ‘character’. For more stories on human rights issues, continue reading.
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Rights Watch | 14th December 2020

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Interior Ministry to provide Rs. 4.3 million in compensation to wife of computer engineer Sajid Mehmood who has been missing for the past four years. The amount takes into account the money Mehmood would have provided for his family. For more stories, keep reading.

An unbearably long wait for a missing father

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November 14th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; To mark a year since rights activist Idris Khattak's Enforced Disappearance Voicepk talks to his daughter Talia Khattak who details a rare meeting with her father last month.

Idris Khattak is still a victim of enforced disappearance: UN experts

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UN human rights experts have said the concealment of human rights activist Idris Khattak’s fate and whereabouts to this day constitutes a continued offense of enforced disappearance.

Gulshan Tagar in high spirits, says family

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October 31st, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Gulsher Tagar is healthy and in high spirits, says the family of the missing activist who returned home to his village in Matiari district 39 months after his alleged abduction from Karachi in 2017.
Relatives of missing persons in protest

“خدارا میرے لاپتا بیٹے کی ایک جھلک دکھا دیں تاکہ اُس کی بیوی...

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چارسدہ سے تعلق رکھنے والی حلیمہ بی بی پچھلے چار سال سے اپنے لاپتا بیٹے سہیل کی بازیابی کے لئے دربدر کی ٹھوکریں کھا رہی ہیں. ان کے بیٹے کو 2017 میں اس کے ولیمے دن نا معلوم افراد گھر سے اٹھا کر لے گئے تھے

Enforced disappearances an embarrassment for State: IHC CJ

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October 2nd, 2020; BUREAU REPORT; LAHORE; IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah has observed that it is a matter of embarrassment for the state to admit that elements within it are forcibly disappearing people as senior lawyers said the failure of the State to honor court verdicts did not bode well for rule of the law.

‘PM should probe extension given to COIED’

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September 28th, 2020; BUREAU REPORT; LAHORE; The Prime Minister should probe into the extension of three years given to the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances as the commission has been a source of frustration for victims, said Amina Masood Janjua