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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.
The Punjab Child Protection and Welfare Bureau urged children's shelter homes and NGOs to register with the bureau if they have yet to or face jail-time of up to five years and a fine of Rs. 100,000. For more human rights news, keep reading.
A 15-year-old girl in Gujranwala succumbed to critical injuries during treatment at a hospital after she had been raped. She had been dumped at the hospital by the rapist and his accomplice. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Wah Saddar police in Taxila have registered a case against three suspects for confining and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl over the course of three days. According to the FIR, the suspects lured the girl by threatening to spread objectionable videos of her on social media if she did not meet them. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
A man and his second wife along with their accomplices have been accused of throwing acid on his ex-wife on Monday after she filed a claim for alimony in Faisalabad. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Four men were killed while two others were injured in an armed clash between two groups of the Marfani tribe in Garhi Yasin, Shikarpur district, on Sunday, May 23. The incident was the result of a three-year-old 'honour' dispute. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
A man and his three sons have been accused of shooting dead his daughter as well as two brothers of a rival family in an 'honour'-related dispute in the Khao Toru area of Mardan. For more human rights news, keep reading.
80% of accused in rape trials were acquitted by Islamabad's court, mainly due to faulty investigation, weak prosecution and victims/families opting for out-of-court settlements. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
While the battle for workers’ rights continues, even though it is late, the new law passed for the Islamabad territory is a step in the right direction.
One Himmat Ali Brohi on Wednesday, shot dead his 18-year-old sister Nisa and their relative Muhammad Ishaq Brohi (alias Meer) under the pretext of karo-kari in Imamuddin Brohi village, Jacobabad. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.