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Three held in Lahore for child prostitution

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LAHORE: A Child Welfare and Protection Bureau team arrested three men accused of running a child prostitution racket and recovered three children from their custody in a sting operation in Data Darbar area on Saturday night. The suspects were handed over to the Data Darbar police who registered a case against Sabir Kala, Akhtar Ali […]

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NA passes bill against abuse of minors

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ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Thursday passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2015 aimed at protecting children from cruel treatment. The salient features if the proposed Act included the minimum age of criminal responsibility has been raised from seven to 10 years and the upper age limit from 12-14 years, protection of children from cruel […]

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Pakistan’s proposed ‘cyber hudood’

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Karachi: Imagine going to jail for sending emails and posting pictures of friends and family without obtaining their ‘permission’. Retweeting a meme you thought was funny. Making a critical comment on the cyber space about a deal made by a country having ‘friendly’ relations with Pakistan. Imagine having all your online activity stored at every […]

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