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Judicial body for cross border prisoners’ rights must be revived

Human rights activists and experts while discussing the plight of Pakistani and Indian prisoners in either country's jails, have called for the revival of the joint judicial commission on prisoners.

Rani Bibi: Condemned to be Free

Rani was arrested and charged with the murder of her husband. Even though the police found no physical evidence connecting her to the crime, she was still arrested and even convicted. The only reasons given were that she was last seen with her husband before his disappearance. Not only did the legal system pin the crime of murder on a minor girl and jailed her for so long, it also ignored her appeals.
Rights Watch

Rights Watch | 04th August 2020

Honour killing scourge in Malir: The father of Sumaira Akram Khan, 20, reported to police that his son had murdered both his daughter and her husband Zahid, 21 for marrying of their free will in Malir, Karachi. Acting upon the father’s ...