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Rights Watch | 26th January 2021

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Rawalpindi couple convicted of abducting, raping and blackmailing a student with footage of her assault, accused gets death penalty while his wife gets life term. A young university student who was abandoned by her paramour at the emergency ward of a Lahore hospital died due to a botched abortion, police have arrested the suspect as well as his accomplice. Civil society organizations express serious concern over amendment to KP child protection law that will make public videos of executions of sex offenders.
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Rights Watch | 25th January 2021

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A Khudian Khas assistant sub-inspector (ASI) has been booked and detained for allegedly raping a woman at gunpoint; police however claim both the rape survivor and her husband are habitual offenders. Mardan police have arrested two of five suspects for gang-raping a married woman on January 20. A Dera Ghazi Khan man murdered his two minor daughters by setting them alight in bid to frame his third wife and her family.
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Rights Watch | 23rd January 2021

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CanSinoBIO has offered Pakistan special access and pricing options for 20 million single-shot COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to the firm's local partner AJM Pharma Pvt; Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani reiterates schools are obligated to call in half its enrolled student body for classes on alternating days; Fisherfolk community denounces discriminatory policies, calls for uplift schemes and an end to harassment of fisherfolk by security personnel
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Rights Watch | 22nd January 2021

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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
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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 | 20th January 2021

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IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah holds Prime Minister and federal cabinet responsible for enforced disappearances in the federal territory; Peshawar police arrest a man for sexually assaulting two minor boys in the past week; Lower Dir police constitute two teams for the recovery of missing 12-year-old Hina
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Rights Watch | 19th January 2021

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Some 400 public and private institutions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have formed inquiry committees under the purview of the province's workplace harassment laws; two suspects in case pertaining to alleged forced suicide of Dr. Maha refuse to submit DNA samples, stalling inquiry; two cousins have admitted to raping and murdering seven-year-old Momina Larik
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Rights Watch | 18th January 2021

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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.
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Rights Watch | 16th January 2021

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13 year old boy who had been lured by malicious persons via online game PUBG was found raped and murdered in Nankana Sahib two days after he had disappeared. Family claim that two other boys have disappeared from their area under similar circumstances, and that despite repeated complaints, the police failed to take the matter seriously.
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Rights Watch | 15th January 2021

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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.