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Rights Watch | 31st May 2021

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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.

Rights Watch | 29th May 2021

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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.
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Rights Watch | 28th May 2021

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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.
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Rights Watch | 27th May 2021

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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.
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Rights Watch | 26th May 2021

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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.
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Rights Watch | 25th May 2021

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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.

Rights Watch | 22nd May 2021

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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.
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Rights Watch | 21st May 2021

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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.

Protecting those Invisible Workers

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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.

Rights Watch | 20th May 2021

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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.