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Rights Watch | 4 February 2023

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Man commits suicide over poverty A 60-year-old man committed suicide by shooting himself in the Kahna, Lahore.  The victim identified as Saqlain Shah, a resident of...

Rights Watch | 20 January 2023

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14-Year-Old Girl Found Strangled and Thrown in Graveyard in Changa Manga The police in Changa Manga recovered the body of a 14-year-old girl, Fiza, who...

Rights Watch | 18 January 2023

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Multiple Kidnappings Reported in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, including Four Girls Eight people, including four girls, were kidnapped from different areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Unknown individuals...

Rights Watch | 2 January 2023

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6 lakh Dalits held in bonded labour in Sindh Mirpurkhas: Approximately 600,000 Dalits in Sindh are suffering forced labor by landowners, according to the Scheduled...

Voicepk.net impact: giving a voice to marginalized communities

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Voicepk.net is a platform that aims to raise awareness about rights violations and give a voice to marginalized communities by bringing their concerns to the attention of the authorities and the national discourse. We take a look back to some of our stories from 2022 that have had an impact and helped victims get access to justice.

Suicide attempts finally decriminalised in Pakistan

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As an important step towards preventing suicides, President Arif Alvi gave his assent to legislation abolishing the punishment for attempted suicide in the country.

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

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 ...