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Call for end to killings in the name of honour

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LARKANA: The ‘black’ custom of karo-kari should be eradicated for good in the name of which countless innocent men and women are mercilessly slaughtered, said MPA Mehtab Akbar Rashdi on Sunday. At the launch of a book Lateefi Fahem by Ada Fazal Qazi at Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Memorial Library she said that the inhuman custom […]

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Surge in ‘encounter’ killings: HRCP

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KARACHI: There has been an increase of over 63 per cent in the number of people killed in ‘encounters’ with personnel of law enforcement agencies between January and February in 2015 as compared to the first two months of 2014, though the total number of overall killings that took place during the same period has […]

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Human Rights in Pakistan

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I have been accused by some friends, that my articles about Pakistan have always been negative. So, hoping to write something positive, I searched through the various local newspapers on the internet, for some upbeat news about Pakistan, but going through the newspapers for the past 3 years, most of the reports that I came […]

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Over 8,500 human rights violations reported in 20 months

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ISLAMABAD: A total of 8,648 incidents of human rights violation have been reported in the country between January 2012 and Sept 15 this year, according to a document of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights submitted to parliament. The document shows that 239 rights violations have been recorded in Islamabad, 1,599 in Punjab, […]

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Targeted attacks claimed most lives: HRCP report

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KARACHI: Some 1,726 people were killed in the city during the fist six months of 2013, showing a steep rise of over 42 per cent against the 1,215 killings recorded during the corresponding period of 2012, says a report. According to the report prepared by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), the single largest […]

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Three women killed in Karo-Kari incidents

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SUKKUR: Karo-Kari claimed three lives in separate incidents on Sunday.A newly-wed woman was killed by her father and cousins in Khairpur. Police said Fahmida Khuhro had eloped and married her lover Rasheed Dasti one month ago. Police said the girl’s father Muhammad Bakhsh managed to convince her to return home and when returned her father […]

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In the name of Honour: Karo kari claims two lives in Sukkur

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SUKKUR: A young woman and a man were shot dead on the pretext of karo kari in Khamiso Badani Jatoi village near Khanpur sistrict, Shikarpur on Wednesday morning. According to reports, the assailant, Mehboob Badani Jatoi, had suspected that his wife, Mai Jamul, was involved in an illicit affair with his cousin, Mir Mohammad aka […]

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Karo-Kari claims nine lives in Sukkur

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SUKKUR: Nine people were killed over Karo-Kari in separate incidents here in Sukkur region on Tuesday. Reports said that in Thulh town of Jacobabad accused Muhammad Hassan Burriro shot dead his daughter Shazia and her alleged paramour Babar Golo in a local market allegedly over Karo-Kari. Later, he managed to flee from the scene.In Village […]

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Dishonourable karo-kari

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THIS is with reference to your report on “Seven killed for ‘honour’ in three districts” (April 3). I was speechless after reading about the young victims of the unforgiving psyche of karo-kari; almost all the seven killed were between 17 and 27 years old. How heartless could the murderers be! All the three districts (Nawabshah, […]

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Three killed over Karo-Kari

SUKKUR: Three people were killed on the pretext of Karo-Kari in different areas of the Sukkur region on Saturday. Police said in Village Kakri in the limits of Lakha Road Police Station accused Shah Dost Brohi shot dead his daughter Dur-e-Bakht and her alleged paramour Abdul Qadir Brohi. Later, the accused surrendered himself before the […]

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34 women declared Kari, killed in Feb: PCHR

BAHAWALPUR – In the last month, 34 women and two men were killed by declaring them Kari while 174 people including 45 women committed suicide and 40 people were sexually harassed, disclosed Muhammad Baqaruz Zaman, a representative of the Pakistan Commission for Human Rights, at Liaquatpur. However, 58 people including 21 women attempted suicide but […]

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Woman killed over Karo-Kari

MIRPURKHAS: A married woman was axed to death on charge of “Karo Kari” (illicit relations) by her husband in village Allah Ditto Khoso on Thursday. Samaro police detained the father of the accused. The accused, Ghulam Rasool Khoso, was absconding. Police said that the victim was attacked with an axe while she had been cooking. […]

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Three killed over Karo-Kari

SUKKUR: Three people were killed on the pretext of Karo-Kari in different areas of the Sukkur region on Saturday. Police said in Village Kakri in the limits of Lakha Road Police Station accused Shah Dost Brohi shot dead his daughter Dur-e-Bakht and her alleged paramour Abdul Qadir Brohi. Later, the accused surrendered himself before the […]

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Woman killed over Karo-Kari

MIRPURKHAS: A married woman was axed to death on charge of “Karo Kari” (illicit relations) by her husband in village Allah Ditto Khoso on Thursday. Samaro police detained the father of the accused. The accused, Ghulam Rasool Khoso, was absconding. Police said that the victim was attacked with an axe while she had been cooking. […]

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