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Woman beaten to death

SUKKAR: A woman was tortured to death by her husband during a dispute over some domestic issue in Dinnal Pirzado village near Kandiaro on March 14, 2004. Behram Pirzada beat his wife, Amina, with a rod over some domestic dispute, However, the truth was revealed when a woman relative found torture marks on the body […]


Languishing in lockups By Hina Shahid

Women prisoners are often held in custody indefinitely by male police officers without the knowledge of the courts. Most incidents of sexual abuse occur during this period of illegal detention. It was a typical after­noon in the courts of law. The British-built red­brick building called the City Court was echoing with noise, and presented a […]