Function and Operation of the Anti-Rape Crisis Cells

Interview with Dr. Summaiya Syed Tariq, the Chief Police Surgeon Karachi, on the recently established Anti-Rape Crisis Cells.

‘Resources and overhauling the system required to address honour killings’

Experts agreed that an over-reliance on FIRs in trial proceedings and a lack of resources leading to poor investigations must be addressed amidst other factors

Come #EidulAzha, and attacks on #Ahmadis increase. Why are police unable to prevent such attacks? Why isn't #Pakistan a safe home for them to live in?

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#RightsWatch #Economy

"Sanitation workers in Sindh are not being provided with safety equipment. Due to the lack of seriousness from municipal authorities in protecting them, the number of tragic incidents is on the rise," says Boota Masih.

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The burden of economic hardship invariably falls on the poor, as tragically illustrated by the deaths of three sanitation workers in #TandoMuhammadKhan, Sindh.

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#RightsWatch #Economy

Debt servicing in #Pakistan has surpassed the defense budget. To break free from this vicious debt cycle, Pakistan must cut costs across the board and expand the tax net

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#RightsWatch #Economy

Posters seen around #Jehlum city, where Asim Ashfaque, a former sub inspector turned #TLP leader, has been seen and heard inciting violence against the #Ahmadi community there. Ahmaddiya community across Punjab are facing threats and intimidation with the open support of local


In a display of municipal negligence in Tando Muhammad Khan, near #Hyderabad in #Sindh, three sanitation workers lost their lives to asphyxia. Families blame the authorities for their deaths.


. @freepressunltd, an international press freedom org, has helped form a collective of journalists, lawyers & civil society to monitor investigations & prosecutions of journalists in #Pakistan. It was announced at "Media and Democracy: An Essential Partnership" panel at IBA

Owners of a multinational company went missing three months ago in #Peshawar. Their family demands a judicial inquiry to uncover the true perpetrators, particularly since police officers are visibly involved in CCTV footage

Read: https://voicepk.net/2024/06/abducted-of-four-brothers-a-case-of-justice-and-accountability-failures/

Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani issues notices to secretary of defense and secretary of interior concerning #KhawajaKhurshid, who went missing from #Rawalpindi on June 7, 2024.

Read: https://voicepk.net/2024/06/another-kashmiri-person-goes-missing-ihc-urges-speedy-recovery/

#Missingpersons #Enforceddisappearances

Tehreek e Labbaik (#TLP) has been threatening and making demands to remove the gravestones in the Basti Shukrani, Bahawalpur, #Ahmadi community graveyard.

An Ahmadi delegation was called by local authorities on June 6, 2024, where these demands were highlighted, however they


#RizwanaShaheen was brutally murdered a year ago. Her husband confessed to the crime. The delay in the court granting justice is affecting wellbeing of their children and the battle for their custody



لاہور کینٹ کچہری نے عمران ریاض کو تھانہ سرور کے مقدمے میں ڈسچارج کر کے رہا کرنے کا حکم جاری کردیا ۔ عمران ریاض پر لاہور ائیرپورٹ پر سیکیورٹی بیریئرز کو روندتے ہوئے گاڑی چیک پوسٹ سے زبردستی آگے لے کر جانے کی کوشش کرنے کا مقدمہ درج کیا گیا تھا ۔


پاکستان کے زیرِ انتظام کشمیر کی ہائی کورٹ نے شاعر احمد فرہاد کی کارِ سرکار میں مداخلت کے کیس میں ضمانت منظور کر لی۔شاعر احمد فرہاد گزشتہ ماہ اسلام آباد میں اپنی رہائش گاہ کے باہر سے 'لاپتا' ہو گئے تھے۔ اسلام آباد ہائی کورٹ میں احمد فرہاد بازیابی کیس میں حکومتی حکام نے عدالت کو

Baloch rights activist Dr @MahrangBaloch_ indicates that Baloch Youth Committee will organize another march for the release of #missingpersons. She held a press conference at the #KarachiPressClub today and spoke to us about the atrocities she and her colleagues are facing

پنجاب اسمبلی بجٹ سیشن

صحافیوں کا بازوؤں پر سیاہ پٹی باندھ کر اسمبلی اجلاس کے بائیکاٹ کا فیصلہ ۔ہتک عزت کالا قانون ہے اس کو تسلیم نہیں کرتے، صدر لاہور پریس کلب ارشد انصاری

#DefamationLaw #Budget #PunjabAssembly @OfficialPfuj @HamidMirPAK

"Everyone knows what happened to my husband. All the cases were fabricated – to silence him from raising his voice against oppression through his poetry” - @AinNaqvii

Read: https://voicepk.net/2024/06/ahmad-farhad-sent-to-jail-on-14-day-remand-charged-for-terrorism-by-atc-declared-missing-by-ihc/

#ReleaseAhmadFarhad @ImaanZHazir @HamidMirPAK @Matiullahjan919

ہتک عزت بل قانون کی شکل اختیار کر گیا۔ قائم مقام گورنر پنجاب ملک احمد خان کے دستخط کے بعد گزٹ نوٹیفکیشن جاری ۔ صحافیوں کی جوائنٹ ایکشن کمیٹی کا قانون کو لاہور ہائیکورٹ میں چیلنج کرنے کا فیصلہ اور آنے والے دنوں میں صوبائی اور وفاقی اسمبلی بجٹ اجلاس کی کوریج کے بائیکاٹ کا بھی

نوشہرہ کے علاقہ اکبر پورہ میں ملزمان کی فائرنگ سے پشتو آرٹسٹ خوشبو قتل .... ملزمان خوشبو کو شوبز میں کام کرنے سے منع کررہے تھے،پولیس کا موقف ۔شوکت نامی شخص کل رات کو اٹھا کر لے گیا ۔اس پر تشدد کیا اور پھر فائرنگ کر کے قتل کر دیا۔۔ مقتولہ کے بھائی کا بیان ۔۔بھائی کی مدعیت میں


The fifth #polio case of the current year was reported from #Quetta on Saturday, 17 days after the victim’s death. According to the Regional Reference Laboratory of National Institute of Health (NIH), the latest victim was a two-year-old boy who passed away before the

Several #PTI leaders including @ShehryarAfridi1, @ShandanaGulzar and @HaleemAdil , have been booked for alleged anti-state and provocative speeches during a public gathering in #Bostan area of #Pishin. The FIR included charges under sections 123-A (advocacy against Pakistan’s

Residents of Charmang valley of #Bajaur tribal district staged a protest against lack of basic facilities and education. The demonstration was organized by Hasham Welfare Organisation, a body of youth. They warned of boycotting the July 11 by-election on PK-22 and upcoming

“The state must stop groups [such as TLP] from threatening Ahmadis for sacrificing animals on Eid ul Azha. It has previously placed such groups on the fourth schedule and detained them, and it should follow the same practice again this time” @PeterJacobCSJ, President of Centre

“We understand that either the state is directly involved in disappearances of individuals or these acts are conducted with the state’s acquiescence. Because we filed the case against #ISI and other state agencies, we were able to recover Farhad. However, in #Pakistan, we must

“FIR filed on May 13 is against 400 unknown persons. #Farhad’s name was not initially included among these individuals. His name was added later with malafide intent. He is charged with sharing objectionable tweets, a charge that appears to be concocted” @ImaanZHazir, Counsel for

#AhmadFarhad was forcefully kidnapped from his house on May 15. He was later arrested for a bailable offense of not showing his CNIC at a security barrier on May 30. We maintain that his period of detention is illegal. Attorney General assured the court that Farhad would be

The state has allowed the narrative of terrorist organizations to flourish, but it has shown persistent intolerance for the freedom of expression of thinkers and poets

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ضلع شانگلہ کے علاقہ زڑہ ڈہرئی کے محمد حکیم 16 مئی کوضلع ہیڈ کوارٹرزہسپتال الپوری میں اپنی سولہ سالہ بیٹی کی لاش لے کر پولیس کو رپورٹ کی کہ اُس کی بیٹی نے گلے میں پھندا ڈال کر خودکشی کرلی ہے۔ پولیس نے شک پڑنے پرسیکشن 174 کے تحت انکوائری کا آغاز کیا اور ابتدائی تفتیش میں بچی کے

چمن دھرنا کے خلاف والے کریک ڈاؤن میں منتظمین کے مطابق گولیاں لگنے سے ایک بچہ جاں بحق ہو گیا جبکہ کم از کم از کم تیس مظاہرین زخمی ہوئے جن میں 6 کی حالت تشویشناک ہے۔ ڈپٹی کمشنر چمن اطہر عباس راجہ کا کہنا ہے کہ مظاہرین کے پتھراو کے نتیجے میں کم از کم پندرہ سیکیورٹی فورسز زخمی ہوئے

[1/7] Sex crimes against women and children

Per at least two national newspapers, six rape incidents were reported from #Punjab while one emerged in #KhyberPakhtunkhwa. Five of these incidents were #gangrapes while four minors were assaulted in three cases in various parts of

Journalists and press organisations express concern over the issuance of notices to 34 TV channels for airing press conferences of lawmakers as it may curtail #pressfreedom in the country


#FreeSpeech #SupremeCourt

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