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June 23, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Male activists and intellectuals have expressed their disapproval of the Prime Minister’s recent remarks linking how women dress in public with sexual crimes in society.
July 23, 2021; By Zeenat Shehzadi; FAISALABAD; A 15-year-old girl has been gang-raped and filmed in front of her minor sister in Toba Tek Singh. Suspects held for gang-raping, filming teen in front of minor sister.
A man in Lodhran has been arrested for the suspected murder of his wife and then dumping her charred remains into a canal. Apparently, he had dismembered the woman’s body and then burnt it in an oven. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
A resident of Jatli in Gujar Khan has been accused of raping a woman, blackmailing her into silence, and then inducing a forced abortion with the aid of his family, a lady doctor and several others. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Police have registered a case against three brothers along with their accomplices for gunning down their sister and her husband, who married of their free will 18 months back, for so-called honour in Jaranwala tehsil. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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.
Police are on the hunt for a man accused of throwing acid on a woman in Lahore’s Johar Town on Monday. The suspect had allegedly threatened to ruin the victim's life when she turned down his proposal. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Bangla Iccha police on Saturday, June 5, announced they have arrested a man and confiscated the shotgun he used to murder his two sisters in the name of ‘honour’ in Kacha Mianwali area of Rajanpur. For more human rights news, 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.