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Recap of Najafi report on Model Town massacre
Voicepk.net revisits a report by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, who headed a tribunal of inquiry into the 2014 Model Town massacre in Lahore.
Rights Watch | 29th January 2022
A man was killed during a routine police check within the limits of Tehkal police station in Peshawar on Friday. Officials claim the victim was carrying a loaded pistol which he accidentally fired, killing him on the spot. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 7th May 2021
Eagle Squad officers on Wednesday allegedly opened fire on a car at Sariab Road, Quetta, killing 22-year-old student Faizan Jattak and injuring his cousin. Balochistan Government Spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani assured justice to the slain youth's family. For more news on human rights issues, keep reading.
Rights Watch | 17th April 2021
One Muhammad Nawaz, a resident of 77/5-L village in Sahiwal strangled dead his sister Sameer Thursday night after she refused to return to her husband following a domestic quarrel. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
The Long Arm of the Law: Police Violence in 2020
The murders of Osama Satti in Islamabad, Sultan Nazeer in Karachi and Muhammad Waqas Ahmed in Faisalabad at the hands of law enforcement agencies point toward a system that is content with its history and unofficial policy of brutal police violence meted out to the very people it is meant to protect. Is justice even achievable for innocents caught in the crosshairs?
Rights Watch | 9th January 2021
Commuters in Karachi on Friday clashed with rally-goers protesting against target killing of Hazara Shia coal miners in Balochistan last week. For more news on the human rights situation in Pakistan, check out Rights Watch.
Rights Watch | 6th January 2021
Mourners enter third day of protest against killing of 11 Hazara Shia Muslim coal miners in Mach, demand presence of the Prime Minister, immediate arrest and trial of murderers, and removal of Balochistan government. For more, keep reading.