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SUICIDAL SINDH: Why are so many from Scheduled Castes killing themselves?

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BY XARI JALIL: The suicide rates in Sindh especially among the Scheduled Castes are at an alarmingly high rate. Our investigative report finds out the reasons why so many people in this community resort to killing themselves. The answers are grim.

BISHOP JOHN JOSEPH: He sacrificed himself in protest, but nothing changed

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By Xari Jalil: Bishop John Joseph committed suicide in 1998 protesting against the Blasphemy Law. He was remembered at an event in his commemoration. Data shows that at least 1,949 persons have suffered from false allegations from 1985 till December 2021

Suicide or murder: Faulty police investigations muddy waters

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Hul 14, 2020: Although Sindh has seen an increase in suicides in the last few years, the real facts and motives behind these incidents often go undiscovered because of a lack of proper investigation. One such incident took place in Tando ...

KP: Citizens protest against increasing cases of custodial torture

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Jun27, 2020: Thousands of citizens protested across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Friday, against police torture. Coincidentally Friday also marked the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on Friday, June 26 ...
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Rights Watch | 18th June 2020

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Child Labour: Government has decided to criminalise child domestic labor. Cabinet has approved MoHR's summary to amend the 1991 Child Employment Act. Shireen Mazari also said that Section 4 of the Act ...
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Rights Watch | 5th June 2020

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2 Women & Minor Raped: Two women in the Islamabad Capital Territory were raped on separate occasions. In the first incident, a student from Azad Jammu and Kashmir had been lured by an online friend to his home in G-9/3 where ...
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Rights Watch | 19th May 2020

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Accused To Be Produced After May: Punjab jail authorities notified sessions and accountability courts that under-trial accused prisoners cannot be produced in courts until after May 31 due to the pandemic situation on ...
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Rights Watch | 13th May 2020

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Hearing On Military Court Cases: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) adjourned on Tuesday, May 12, 300 petitions against military court convictions of suspected militants till June 16 to allow the government time enough to ...
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Rights Watch | 24th April 2020

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Women Blamed For Pandemic: Cleric Tariq Jameel terms “immodest” women a cause of the COVID-19 pandemic during the pre-Ramadan live telethon on April 23. As incidents of violence against women during lockdown hit a new high, Tariq Jamil’s ...
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“He Was So Depressed, He Killed Himself”

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As it had been feared by many, the lockdown that had been imposed around the country in order to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus has ended up in worsening the economic woes of those who belong to the underprivileged segments of ...