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June 9th, 2021; By Baseer Qalandar; HARIPUR; The mother of 17 y/o, who was stoned to death by her grandfather in Bir, has termed the accused’s claim of carrying out the murder to ‘restore honour’ as an attempt to cover up his rape of his granddaughter
B-Division police in on Tuesday arrested a resident of Chishtian for raping his 23-year-old daughter multiple times. The rape survivor claimed she told her mother, brothers and other relatives of the assaults but they did not believe her. For more news on women's rights violations, keep reading.
Islampura police have registered a case against a 24-year-old man for allegedly abducting a toddler on her way to a neighbour's house for Quran lessons and raping her. The three-year-old was later dumped on a street, but was found and taken to a hospital for treatment. The suspect is currently at large. For more stories on human rights abuses and concerns, keep reading.
Attock police arrested a seminary teacher for raping a minor student. A case was registered after the rape survivor's father complained to police of the incident. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Carabinieri police in Italy have launched an investigation into the possible 'honour' killing of an 18-year-old Pakistani-origin girl, Saman, by her relatives for resisting an arranged marriage with a cousin in Pakistan. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
A 15-year-old girl in Gujranwala succumbed to critical injuries during treatment at a hospital after she had been raped. She had been dumped at the hospital by the rapist and his accomplice. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Wah Saddar police in Taxila have registered a case against three suspects for confining and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl over the course of three days. According to the FIR, the suspects lured the girl by threatening to spread objectionable videos of her on social media if she did not meet them. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
A man and his second wife along with their accomplices have been accused of throwing acid on his ex-wife on Monday after she filed a claim for alimony in Faisalabad. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
A man and his three sons have been accused of shooting dead his daughter as well as two brothers of a rival family in an 'honour'-related dispute in the Khao Toru area of Mardan. For more human rights news, keep reading.
80% of accused in rape trials were acquitted by Islamabad's court, mainly due to faulty investigation, weak prosecution and victims/families opting for out-of-court settlements. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.