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How the media should cover cases of rape

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She has been brutally raped, with visible marks of physical injuries. Her mental state, trauma and the psychological impact of this agonising incident are yet to be assessed. Her name is all over the media, her face splashed, her parents interviewed and by now everyone who watches 24/7 news channels knows the minutest details of […]

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Young girl kidnapped from Gilgit raped

RAWALPINDI: An accused, Abdulah, kidnapped a young girl from Gilgit, brought her to Rawalpindi, raped her for six days in a room of a hotel and ran away, police said.One Samya Bibi, resident of Muslim Colony, village Kino Daas, Gizir, Gilgit, lodged a complaint with the Waris Khan police saying that her beloved, Abdulah brought […]

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Man arrested for rape and murder of 11-year-old

Munawer Azeem ISLAMABAD, Feb 22: Police have ‘arrested’ an MA student for the recent rape and murder of an eleven-year-old girl. The student, a boyfriend of the girl’s tutor, has confessed to the crime. Inspector Mehboob Ahmed, Station House Officer at Bhara Kahu, confirmed only that the accused was in police custody, and other senior […]

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Infant murdered for father’s refusal to withdraw rape case

KASUR: A two-year-old girl was axed to death by the alleged rapists of her mother after her father refused to withdraw a rape case against them at Raday Baht village in Sarai Mughal police limits. Sarfraz and others had allegedly raped the wife of Nazar Muhammad when she was going to Okara to meet her […]

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Outlawed in Pakistan — Kainat Soomro’s story on film

Amid the media storm that broke after the gang rape and death of a 23-year-old Delhi girl Jyoti Pandey, two journalists have made a short film that follows the story of a teenage girl allegedly raped in a village in Dadu, rural Sindh in 2007. The story revolves around the central character of the film, […]

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Ever increasing rape

By: ASIM IQBAL Rape, the worst form of violence against women, is increasing by the day in Pakistan. In 2011, 827 rape cases were reported while in 2012 the number of cases crossed the 2,700 mark. The situation is so bad that even minor and early teenage girls are not safe. Only last month, three […]

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2 gang rape accused arrested

TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN: Police arrested two accused of gang-rape and produced them before the court. Accused Laiq Chandio and Hassan Chandio had kidnapped a 15-year-old girl Navi Kolhi from Tando Ghulam Haider in the limits of Moya police and gang-raped her. The police arrested both accused and challaned them in the court of Additional Magistrate-II […]

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Are women responsible for rape?

By: MOMINA GIRANAZ ONE of my male friends shared a post on his Facebook wall which I would like to share with readers. The post states: “Men should be offended when someone claims that women should prevent rape by not wearing certain things or not going to certain places or not acting in a certain […]

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Rape victim’s family seeks justice

CHINIOT: The family of a schoolgirl, who was allegedly raped by five men almost a month ago, has appealed to the authorities to provide her justice and protection. Riaz and Kaneez Bibi, parents of the 7th class student of the TCF School located in the Ahmadpura locality of Chiniot City, say the accused are asking […]

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Three remanded in girl’s rape, murder case

MIRPURKHAS: An anti-terrorism court remanded on Friday three men in police custody for their alleged involvement in the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl. The Satellite Town police produced the three suspects before Judge Ghulam Mustafa A. Memon of the ATC for remand. The court remanded the suspects for four days and directed the […]

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Minor girl found raped, strangled

MIRPURKHAS: A minor girl, who had gone missing on Jan 11, was found raped and murdered in Mir Allahbachayo Colony on Wednesday, police said. They said that the body of nine-year-old Nimra was found wrapped in a plastic bag in a playground behind the Government Comprehensive Higher Secondary School after some residents informed the Satellite […]

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Girl escapes rape attempt

By: Nazir Siyal LARKANA: A young girl, abducted for rape was brutally injured by armed men in a village of Kashmore District.The relatives of the girl protested and demanded of the high authorities to bring culprits to justice. Earlier, when the victim was sleeping at her home with family in the jurisdiction of A-Section police, […]

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Targeting Hindu girls for rape

By: Darya Khan Chandio HYDERABAD: This is with reference to an article of January 5 by Ayesha Asghar titled “Targeting Hindu girls for rape”. I agree with the writer but would like to add my two cents about the role of national media on his issue. These days in Pakistan, the media is a powerful […]

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Rape-tainted cops fired from service

SHEIKHUPURA: District Police Officer Rana Abdul Jabbar terminated from service three police officials including a Head Constable and two constables posted at Safdarabad Police Station on charges of involvement in a rape incident happened in Mandi Dhaban Singh locality. According to details, Roqia Bibi, a resident of Mandi Dhaban Singh, submitted a complaint to the […]

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