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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 | 2nd December 2020

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Barang tehsil's first police station inaugurated in Memola Town; Rawalpindi police move court to open inquiry into death of youth who sustained bullet wounds during a police raid; polio vaccination campaign in Thorhi Bijar village of Qambar-Shahdatkot district in Sindh temporarily disrupted by local imam.

Country-wide polio drive begins after 7-month COVID gap

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September 22nd, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; A five-day nationwide polio campaign has begun with the aim of reaching 40 million children across the country with the lifesaving vaccine after a seven-month suspension during the COVID outbreak.

The challenge of the polio refuseniks in KP

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September 20th, 2020; By Nadia Subahi; PESHAWAR; Health officials struggle to vaccine 200,000 children left out of the polio drive after parents refused to allow vaccination.

Rights Watch | September 9th 2020

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ICJ slams Pakistan's Committee on Enforced Disappearances for not being able to hold even a single culprit accountable in 9 years. Faisalabad police baton-charged Faisalabad workers protesting against lay-offs
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Rights Watch | 19th August 2020

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Pakistan-born quantum astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala becomes first woman to be appointed dean of MIT's School of Science. Know more in Rights Watch.
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Rights Watch | 16th July 2020

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Minors assault boy: Rehman Baba police arrested three young boys for assaulting a 12-year-old in Hazakhwani on the outskirts of Peshawar. According to official reports, the assault took place at about 9 pm when the minor victim ...
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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s anti-polio drive faces obstacles

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Jul 16, 2020: This year, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s southern districts reported 21 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) or poliovirus type 1. Twelve children from Lakki Marwat, four from Tank, two from Bannu, two from South Waziristan and one from ...
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Rights Watch | 15th July 2020

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Activists demand new FIR in Jamshoro murder case: Activists representing various human rights bodies, including the Women’s Action Forum, Let Women Live, and the Democratic Women Front, have demanded registration of a fresh ...
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Rights Watch | 14th July 2020

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Girl Gang Raped In Lahore: A girl who had been lured in by an online friend was gang-raped by 3 suspects in a car at gunpoint in the Millat Park police precinct in Lahore on Monday, July 13. According to the victim, she had befriended one ...