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Rights Watch | 28th March 2022
The Kolhi community on Sunday blocked the Khipro-Umerkot highway in protest against the abduction of Gori Kolhi and the Khai police’s refusal to register an FIR. This is the fourth such incident of the kidnapping of Hindu women and girls in the past eight days
Rights Watch – 15th January 2022
A 10-year-old boy was killed after being raped by unknown suspects in Nasirabad, Balochistan. An autopsy found torture marks on the victim's neck and chest. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 26th October 2021
The Federal Shariat Court has declared the custom of swara un-Islamic, observing that it violates a number of basic rights of women and girls.
‘No minimum age for conversion in Islam’: LHC
LHC has rejected a petition by Gulzar Masih seeking custody of his 13 y/o daughter.
HR ministry’s bill on forced conversions flawed: CII interim report
The CII has stated in an interim report that a draft bill on forced conversions contains several clauses inconsistent with Sharia law
Should the state oversee religious conversions?
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.
Rights Watch | 13th February 2021
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.
Farah Shaheen marriage violates Child Marriage Restraint Act
January 7th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; The sessions judge in Faisalabad rules that the marriage of victim of conversion, Farah Shaheen was prime facie in violation of law as the marriage certificate was not registered in the concerned municipal corporation.
Being a “Girl Child” in Pakistan
October 11th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; This International Day of the Girl Child, Voicepk.net looks back at the past year & brings you heart-wrenching stories that we reported on, of girls who were robbed of their childhood.
Rights Watch | 20th July 2020
Minor raped & killed: A 5-year-old boy from Chak 97/M of Lodhran who went missing on July 17 has been found dead. Police registered FIR after his naked body was discovered on July 18 as autopsy reports confirm the suspicion of rape ...
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