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Rights Watch | 28th January 2022
A 12-year-old domestic abuse victim rescued four days ago by the police and CPWB told a judicial magistrate on Thursday that she forgives her father but does not want to return home to live with her stepmother. For more stories on violence against women and children, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 26th January 2022
A child protection court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment and a total fine of Rs. 130,000 to a juvenile convicted of raping and murdering a four-year-old girl in Mardan in 2018. The judge observed that the maximum penalty of death could not be given under the Juvenile Justice System Act 2018
Rights Watch | 17th May 2021
Hujra Shah Muqeem police recovered a chained man at a brick kiln near Panj Pir village in Okara, and arrested the kiln's record keeper after a video of the victim being tortured by the kiln owner went viral on social media. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Juvenile offenders to get bail if trial not concluded in six months, rules LHC
The Lahore High Court held that per the Juvenile Justice Systems Act 2018, a juvenile offender should be released on bail if their trial could not be concluded within six months, provided the offender did not cause any delays in the trial.