PAKISTAN: The life of a 16-year-old girl is in danger after her abduction by a member of the Assembly

May 22, 2009

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission

Saira Bano

A teenage girl was killed by her brother, as she eloped with a non-Muslim man. The case was reported at the Mehmoodabad police limits. The accused brother and girl’s beloved are in police custody.

Shahnaz, 35, Farah, 18

A MAN shot dead his sister and niece on suspicion in the Green Town police limits on Monday.

Female Pakistani singer killed In Peshawar

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Ayman Udas, a rising female vocalist in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province, was shot at her home, allegedly by her own brothers.


Ghotki woman running for her life after being declared ‘Kari’ by husband
Accused not arrested despite FIR registration

Monday, April 20, 2009
By Aisha Masood


Honour killing condemned through art

ISLAMABAD: An exhibition of paintings titled ‘No honour in killing: making visible buried truth’ by various artists opened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts on Wednesday.

Study finds honor killings a major portion of Pakistan's homicides

Human Rights Watch defines “Honor Killings” as follows: "Honor crimes are acts of violence, usually murder, committed by male family members against female family members, who are held to have bro

Asia Mamdani

SUKKUR: A husband cut her wife's nose on allegations of having illicit relations with another man here in Kashmor.

The SKSW Campaign denounces the flogging of a woman in Pakistan

The Global Campaign to Stop Killing and Stoning Women! urges the government of Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of the flogging of a young woman in Swat.

Rise in karo-kari linked to continuance of jirgas in Sindh

KARACHI: Members of the Sindh Assembly were informed on Saturday that despite a ban on jirgas, they are still being regularly conducted and held in the province.