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Rights Watch | 1st June 2022
One Abid Ali, a former police officer, shot dead his sister Sajida (50) over a property dispute before taking his own life in Lahore's Nawankot area. Reportedly, the two were in a dispute regarding Sajida's share in a piece of inherited property.
Rights Watch | 11th January 2022
Sialkot police on Monday arrested a doctor for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Sambrial. In a separate incident, Basirpur police arrested a suspect for allegedly raping his 11-year-old step-niece for over 5 months. For more stories on violence against women and children, read more.
Rights Watch | 5th January 2022
Scores of Khaisur residents continued their sit-in for the third day against the killing of 12-year-old Jansada during a confrontation between security forces and TTP fighters last Friday. Protesters demand an official inquiry into the incident and compensation to the victim's family
Rights Watch | 5th July 2021
The Gender Protection Unit of the Islamabad Police on Sunday arrested a man for torturing his wife and forcing her to beg for alms. The suspect also shaved her head.
Rights Watch | 30th January 2021
An inquiry by the social welfare dept found no evidence to substantiate PTI MPA Madiha Nisar’s claims of child sexual abuse at Darul Atfal. Chuttiana police on Friday arrested one Nazir for gunning down his nephew and strangling dead his daughter, whom he suspected of having an affair, for 'honour' in Chak 317-GB. One Munir gunned down his sister Kulsoom and then fled following a row over the ownership of a house in Adda Machiwal in Gujrat
Amendment bill seeks to expedite cases of women property rights
January 21th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; An amendment bill seeking to set 60 days timeframe for civil courts to decide cases of women’s property rights has been passed by the Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice.