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Punjab police recovered an abducted 4-year-old girl and arrested her kidnapper from the Mochi Pura area of Kasur within three hours of her disappearance. While the girl has been safely returned to her parents, police are questioning suspect Jamil to ascertain his motive. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
The family of a married woman who was murdered by her stalker staged a protest outside the Rawalpindi Press Club, and appealed to the Prime Minister for immediate justice. The Punjab Bar Council and the Lahore High Court Bar Association threaten to stage protests if FIRs lodged against 32 lawyers involved in the attack on the Islamabad High Court are not discarded. Overcrowding in Punjab’s prisons went down from 146 percent to 37 percent in the past decade.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government introduced its Human Rights Action Plan on mechanisms for the protection of the rights of citizens, especially women, in the province. For more stories on human rights, keep reading.
A fourteen-year-old girl thwarted her kidnappers on Friday when she raised an alarm in front of a judge in the Rawalpindi Judicial Complex. The girl had been brought to court to record her statement that she had 'willingly eloped' with one of her abductors. For more stories related to human rights concerns, keep reading.
November 12th, 2020; Bureau Report; PESHAWAR; Shabbir Gigyani, senior Peshawar lawyer has filed a petition against a serious lack of medical facilities for those convicted by military courts. There are at least 50 inmates who are suffering from medical complications but have not gotten treatment, which is a violation of their basic human rights.
Trans protection centers planned, ward set up in PIMS to cater to health needs of trans community; ten Kakrali policemen booked for murder and illegal detention in a case regarding the death of a youth due to alleged custodial torture. Elderly man appeals to the Prime Minister to bring back son who has been languishing in an Indian jail despite completing his fourteen-year prison term.
In Pakistan, over 45,00 inmates are on death row. But the apex court has upheld only 22% of death sentences. In 2015, two brothers Ghulam Sarwar and Ghulam Qadir were hanged to death by jail authorities, only to be found innocent by the SC a year later and exonerated.
Minor girl raped and murdered in Charsadda Five-year-old Seema, a resident of Kheshgi Payan in Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was found raped and murdered in an...
Protesters Arrested District Headquarters Hospital Dir employees arrested during protest against non-payment of 2 months’ worth salaries. Police was summoned by the DAO, however they claimed...