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Rights Watch | 4th March 2021

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The body of a 10-year-old girl who was reported missing by her family two days ago was discovered stuffed in a box in her home in Gagay Wali village in Gujranwala. Police suspect the minor may have been sexually abused before being murdered and have arrested a relative for questioning. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 2nd March 2021

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Police on Monday arrested three of five suspects for gang-raping minor students of Government High School Jampur in D. G. Khan, and distributing videos of the assault online. For more stories of human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 1st March 2021

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One Asghar Mirani, a resident of Mirani village near Pano Aqil, Sukkur, shot dead his sister Zainab and their relative Abbas Mirani for honour after accusing the two of having an affair. Police are on the hunt for the absconded suspect. For more news on human rights violations in Pakistan, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 22nd February 2021

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Jazz launches 3G and 4G services in South Waziristan border areas a month after Prime Minister Imran Khan assured provision of quality internet in the region. Students express relief and joy over finally being able to attend online classes. For more human rights stories, keep reading.

Erasing rape through forced nikkah-namas

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In voicepk.net's special webinar, senior analyst and journalist Rashed Rahman together with MPA Musarrat Jamshed Cheema of the PTI, former AIG Gender Crimes Maria Mehmood, former Chair of the PCSW Fauzia Viqar & Executive Director of the AGHS Legal Aid Cell Nida Aly discuss the lacunae in rape laws, barriers to implementation, and inability of the police and the justice system to look past the nikkah-nama and see sexual crimes against women and children.
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Rights Watch | 19th February 2021

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Two minor children and two women in Dijkot, and a minor boy in Pakistan were subjected to sexual assault on Thursday, February 19. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 15th February 2021

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Police on Sunday lodged a case against one Muneeb, a resident of Sohailabad in Dijkot, for abducting and sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy from his neighbourhood. The accused is currently at large. For more stories on human rights violations in Pakistan, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 13th February 2021

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Steel Town police on Friday, February 12, announced the arrest of three men accused of abducting a college student from Gulshan-e-Hadeed and sexually assaulting her on February 9. DNA test results awaited before police can proceed with further legal action. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 8th February 2021

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Ahmedpur East police launch search operation for three men, including a police constable, for kidnapping and raping two sisters in illegal captivity over the course of several days. A resident of Leerwani village in district Jacobabad gunned down his niece and her alleged paramour for 'honour'. 15,000 IDPs and their families stage protest after being deprived of government rations for the past three months.
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Rights Watch | 4th February 2021

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Acting on a tip from Interpol, FIA’s Cybercrime Wing arrested one Zaheer from Sialkot for distributing child pornography online. Harbouring suspicious of her character, Falak Sher of Chak 459 GB hacked his wife Ishrat to death for 'honour'. UET Peshawar, the UNHCR and the Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees sign MoU on creating academic opportunities and developing technical skills of Afghan refugees.