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Rights Watch | 28 April 2023

Kidnapping of Two Minor Sisters Reported at Seaview, Karachi Two young sisters have been kidnapped from Seaview in Karachi and their family has filed an...

‘After nine years of hard work the accused were punished but they were released...

Parveen Rehman's sister Aqeela Ismail has expressed her disappointment over the decision to release her sister's alleged killers.

SHC to hear man’s plea for recovery of 4 daughters

The SHC has admitted for hearing a petition by an elderly Karachi citizen in which he sought recovery of his four daughters held captive in Gujrat and Rahim Yar Khan for over two years.

Sindhi-Pashtun tensions high following July 10 murder

Sindhi and Pashtun nationalist leaders have called upon both communities to maintain peace, and thwart plans to create division among them as ethnic tensions grip Sindh.

A week later and no clue of missing Karachi girl

By Rehan Piracha: Even seven days later there are no clues to her whereabouts, says the girl’s uncle while speaking to Voicepk.

Civil Society protests against PM’s anti-women remarks

June 26, 2021; By Shere Azam; KARACHI; Members of civil society took to protesting in front of the Karachi Press Club over the PM's statement recently relating women's clothing to rape.

Shia families wont budge until their missing persons are recovered

“I do not know what state he is in,” a mother states. “I am not asking them to release my son. I jus want to know what crime he has committed. The courts are there to award punishments; at least bring him to court.”

The rocky road to slow justice

February 16th, 2021; By Sher-e-Azam & Shehrezad Agha; KARACHI; Maryam a woman with a #disability, was gang-raped by 2 men 4 months ago. "The case is in court, but we don’t even have enough money for a lawyer. We don’t have much hope,” she explains.

Unsafe handling of materials posing threat to population near seaport: SEPA

February 15th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Dust emissions from soybean and pet-coke pose a threat to the urban population living near Karachi’s port area, the Sindh Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) said in a report on last year’s deaths from gas leakage in Kemari

Resolve journalists’ issues within 3 months, PFUJ tells govt

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Friday gave the government a three-month deadline to resolve the ongoing media crisis which has severely compromised the independence of media in the country.