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Rights Watch – 15th January 2022

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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.
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Rights Watch | 29th November 2021

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The Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights on Friday approved amendments to the Juvenile Justice System Act, the ICT Child Protection Act and the National Commission on the Rights of the Child Act.

Rights Watch | 26th October 2021

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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.

‘Honour’ killing: Man sets fire to pregnant wife

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In yet another heinous case of ‘honour’ killing, a man along with his father doused kerosene on his pregnant wife and set her on fire in Gujrat. Both father and son have been arrested.

Rights Watch | October 8th, 2021

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Two married women have been killed in the name of 'honour' on the same day at two localities in Swat. In the first incident, a woman, resident of Khawazakhela, was shot dead by her husband because she had left home due to domestic violence a few days ago.

Rights Watch | 4th October 2021

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A young man and woman were gunned down for ‘honour’ by the latter’s brothers in Swat’s Matta tehsil on Friday, after the accused spotted the victims walking together. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 7th September 2021

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Police have apprehended a suspect for raping a young girl and her brother, filming the assaults and using the videos to blackmail them into letting him further molest them for six years.

Rights Watch | 1st September 2021

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A couple were found strangled dead in their makeshift mud hut in Uch, Punjab. Police state the victims had married some days ago against the wishes of their families.

Rights Watch | 4th August 2021

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An ATC administrative judge on Tuesday awarded the police 5-day remand of one Zakir “Antola”, who stands accused of raping and murdering six-year-old Maham in Karachi’s Korangi on July 27.

Rights Watch | 14th June 2021

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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.