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Rights Watch | 21st June 2021

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A man in Lodhran has been arrested for the suspected murder of his wife and then dumping her charred remains into a canal. Apparently, he had dismembered the woman’s body and then burnt it in an oven. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Zubair Mujahid

Report demands probe in journalists murder: involvement of MQM, Mirpurkhas police suspected

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Press freedom watchdogs have called upon the authorities to explore the suspected involvement of Mirpurkhas police and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in the 2007 murder of journalist Zubair Mujahid

Lawyers convention resolves to resist attacks on media and judiciary

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The All Pakistan Lawyers Convention on Assault on Judiciary and Media was held on Thursday under the auspices of the SCBA in partnership with the PBC, the HRCP, the PFUJ, AGHS and SAFMA. The convention unanimously resolved to resist persistent attacks on the media and the judiciary by a hybrid authoritarian regime and its above-the-law perpetrators.

Rights Watch | 15th June 2021

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A resident of Jatli in Gujar Khan has been accused of raping a woman, blackmailing her into silence, and then inducing a forced abortion with the aid of his family, a lady doctor and several others. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.

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.
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Rights Watch | June 10th 2021

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Youth blocked the main Mirali-Miramshah Road in North Wazristan to protest abduction of a fellow student on Wednesday. The teenager was kidnapped on his way home from school on Tuesday.
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Rights Watch | 9th June 2021

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B-Division police in on Tuesday arrested a resident of Chishtian for raping his 23-year-old daughter multiple times. The rape survivor claimed she told her mother, brothers and other relatives of the assaults but they did not believe her. For more news on women's rights violations, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 8th June 2021

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Police are on the hunt for a man accused of throwing acid on a woman in Lahore’s Johar Town on Monday. The suspect had allegedly threatened to ruin the victim's life when she turned down his proposal. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 7th June 2021

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Bangla Iccha police on Saturday, June 5, announced they have arrested a man and confiscated the shotgun he used to murder his two sisters in the name of ‘honour’ in Kacha Mianwali area of Rajanpur. For more human rights news, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 2nd June 2021

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Islampura police have registered a case against a 24-year-old man for allegedly abducting a toddler on her way to a neighbour's house for Quran lessons and raping her. The three-year-old was later dumped on a street, but was found and taken to a hospital for treatment. The suspect is currently at large. For more stories on human rights abuses and concerns, keep reading.