PAKISTAN: The life of a 16-year-old girl is in danger after her abduction by a member of the Assembly
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2009
A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission
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.
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
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.