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Dated: 29-April-2015 The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Nasir-ul-Mulk took Notice on press clipping of daily Jang dated 09.04.2015 containing the column (“SINDH KI KHAWATEEN SY INSAAF – QOOMI TARJEH NAHI”) wherein it was stated that few weeks ago a lady Allah Wadhaye ...

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April 30th, 2015

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PAKISTAN: Husband kills wife with pretext of defending “honour”; Sindh government supports murderer

PAKISTAN: Husband kills wife with pretext of defending “honour”; Sindh government supports murderer

Urgent Appeal Case : The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that a woman has been killed by her husband and brother-in-law, who claim to have been acting to defend “honour”. The woman was murdered in front of her father and brother. The

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April 16th, 2015

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Point of Public Importance Raised by Senator Samina Abid Regarding Shaheed Tahira Khoso at Senate of Pakistan on 08-07-2015.

Point of Public Importance Raised by Senator Samina Abid Regarding Shaheed Tahira Khoso at Senate of Pakistan on 08-07-2015.

Senate Debate PDF Link PAGE 82-83 Download link: Point of Public Importance Raised by Senator Samina Abid Regarding Shaheed Tahira Khoso at Senate of Pakistan on 08-07-2015.

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July 20th, 2015

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My sister was a victim of honour killing and I demand justice!

My sister was a victim of honour killing and I demand justice!

Feudal lords have ruled over Sindh and Balochistan for centuries now. These land-owning stalwarts proudly protect their out-dated customs and traditions, without any resistance. Why? Because no one has the power or the will to stand up against them; and this has cost us many

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July 3rd, 2015

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SC takes notice of abuse of women in Sindh

SC takes notice of abuse of women in Sindh

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court took notice on Wednesday of instances of abuse of women in Sindh and summoned reports from the provincial police. Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk fixed the matter for hearing in the second week of May and directed Advocate General of Sindh Fateh ...

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April 30th, 2015

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CJP takes suo-moto notice over burning of Ghotki women

CJP takes suo-moto notice over burning of Ghotki women

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk on Wednesday took suo-moto notice over burning of mother, daughter after gang rape at Ghotki. The court also issued notice to Inspector General of Police Sindh, Advocate General Sindh and Chairperson National ...

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April 29th, 2015

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Suo moto on gang rape, burning of mother and daughter in Sindh set for May hearing

Suo moto on gang rape, burning of mother and daughter in Sindh set for May hearing

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk has taken suo moto notice of a gang rape of a woman and her 12-year-old daughter in Sindh, who were then set on fire by their assailants. According to a statement released on Wednesday, the chief justice had taken notice of ...

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April 29th, 2015

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No justice for the Tahiras’ of Sindh

No justice for the Tahiras’ of Sindh

No justice for the Tahiras’ of Sindh MANESH KUMAR — UPDATED Every day, at least two to three (and sometimes even more) cases of honour killing or karo-kari are reported in the Sindhi media. These cases now hardly acquire more than a column’s space in Sindhi ...

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April 24th, 2015

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طاهره کوسو جو قتل ۽ سنڌ پوليس

طاهره کوسو جو قتل ۽ سنڌ پوليس

جيڪب آباد ۾ ”بحريا فائونڊيشن“ منجهان پرائمري ۽ هاءِ اسڪول جي تعليم حاصل ڪري گريجوئيشن ڪندڙ 21 ورهين جي نوجوان عورت طاهره کوسو کي سندس ور وقاراحمد عمراڻي مبينه طور مار ڪٽ ڪري، بعد ۾ قتل ڪيو. قتل جي اها واردات طاهره کوسو جي والد، ڀاءُ ۽ ٻين مائٽن جي اڳيان ڪئي وئي. اڄ طاهره کي ...

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April 24th, 2015

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Who will stop domestic violence killings?

Who will stop domestic violence killings?

A recent facebook community by the name of Justice for Tahira Khoso has been going viral over social media. Tahira was yet another female victim of domestic violence in Pakistan, where hundreds of cases are registered every year, excluding the ones that aren’t even reported.

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April 24th, 2015

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A month on, Tahira Khoso’s murderers still at large

A month on, Tahira Khoso’s murderers still at large

KARACHI: Police have failed to trace the killers of 21-year-old Tahira Khoso, who was shot dead in front of her father, brother and uncle, on March 19 this year in Jacobabad. Tahira was married to Waqar Umrani around 11 months earlier. She was a graduate and belonged to one ...

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April 22nd, 2015

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