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Rights Watch | 22nd January 2021
Gujranwala man admits to killing wife for honour as well as his four children who saw him committing the crime by crushing their skulls; Lahore police nab three for abducting, raping and then murdering a 13-year-old boy whom they 'befriended' through the online game PUBG; Lahore man arrested for repeatedly raping his daughter over the course of two years
Rights Watch | 21st January 2021
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
Rights Watch | 18th January 2021
Relative's DNA confirmed match in the murder and rape of a seven-year-old girl in Khairpur district, police move to apprehend the suspect whose whereabouts are currently unknown; police arrest van driver for raping two minor boys in front of two other classmates in a seminary in Gujjar Garhi area of Mardan; Okara man guns down sister, disposes of her body in a canal following a domestic dispute.
Rights Watch | 15th January 2021
20-year-old gang rape survivor appeals to Prime Minister and Punjab Chief Minister for justice against her tormentors, claims police colluding with accused; Sindh's Tangwani town resident shoots dead wife for allegedly having an affair a day after their wedding; Lahore man arrested for gunning down polio worker for turning down his proposal.
Rights Watch | 11th January 2021
Man guns down sister for honour in Sindh's Ghotki district, accusing her of having illicit relations with a boy. For more stories on human rights abuses in Pakistan, watch Rights Watch.
Rights Watch | 8th January 2021
Three men set fire to four girls in front of their parents in Lesharwali area of Muzaffargarh, two minors succumb to burns on the spot while the surviving girls are under treatment at a DHQ. Read more for news on the human rights situation.
Rights Watch | 7th January 2021
Shia organizations in Sindh stage protests in various towns and cities across the province against the Hazara Shia coal miners massacre in Macch. Keep reading for more news on the rights situation in Pakistan.
Rights Watch | 5th January 2021
Khula decrees received by family courts in Sindh increased sixfold in 2020; Karachi cleric remanded for two weeks in case pertaining to sexual assault and blackmail of a thirteen-year-old girl; Bill presented in US House of Representatives seeking to end Pakistan's status as a non-NATO ally.
Rights Watch | 4th January 2021
A man gunned down his wife and her alleged lover in a village in Bannu; Dijkot police are on the hunt for two accused who had fled after they were discovered raping a nine-year-old boy; the FIA arrested a Karachi cleric for molesting a thirteen-year-old girl and blackmailing her family with sexually explicit images of the minor.
Rights Watch | 24th December 2020
A Lahore sessions court magistrate has summoned Meesha Shafi and seven others to appear in court for a January 18 hearing on the defamation suit filed against them by Ali Zafar. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep scrolling.