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4 Pakistanis executed for rape and murder in Saudi Arabia

AFP plus additional input from News Desk | The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has executed four Pakistani men on charges of raping and murdering...

Prime suspect in Asma rape and murder case caught

News Analysis | The prime suspect in four-year-old Asma’s rape and murder case has been arrested by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police on Wednesday. The...

Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape

AFP | Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan has been charged with rape, a judicial source said, following claims by two women that he assaulted them in...

Dr. Shahid Masood’s claims about Zainab’s murderer prove false

News Analysis | The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), on Friday, released a report in which they clarified that the accused in Zainab’s murder case...

Zainab case highlights Punjab police incompetence

News Analysis | The Zainab murder and rape case has exposed the gross incompetence, criminal negligence and deplorable ethics of the Punjab police. Zainab was...

Zainab atrocity brings to light other rape cases in the country

News Analysis | After the Zainab murder and rape case was brought to the limelight by Pakistani media, there has been an upsurge of rape...

India’s top court acquits Bollywood director of rape

AFP | India's top court on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Bollywood director accused of raping an American research scholar in a case that...

Kasur incident: What happened and what needs to be done?

News Analysis | An air of misery, rage and helplessness surrounds the city of Kasur after the dead body of a minor girl, Zainab, was...

Is society responsible for Zainab tragedy?

Shiffa Yousafzai |  There is so much on my mind since last night that I can't decide where to start from. I couldn't stop myself...

Celebrities urge authorities to take action after minor’s rape in Kasur

News Desk | An eight-year-old girl named Zainab was brutally murdered after being raped in Kasur. The girl was kidnapped outside of her home and...

Massive protests break out across Kasur to condemn the rape and...

News Analysis | An eight-year-old girl was raped and killed in Kasur. She was found dead after being missing from her home for five days....

Little Zainabs will continue to be raped, murdered & dumped on...

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | As I write these lines, large crowds in Kasur, a historic city near Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab are...

Harvey Weinstein hit by new sexual misconduct lawsuit

AFP | Another actress added her name Monday to the dozens accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of a litany of depraved sexual misconduct as he...

Child abuse continues unabated in Pakistan

News Analysis | A report compiled by an NGO that works against sexual abuse of children has declared that more than 1700 child abuse cases have been...

Will Mahira get her revenge in Verna?

News Desk | The trailer of Shoaib Mansoor's much-awaited 'Verna' has been released. Mahira Khan has taken the center stage as the movie is based...

India’s Apex Court rules that sex with a child bride is...

News Analysis | In a landmark ruling, on Wednesday, Indian Supreme Court has termed the Child marriage a social evil which endangers the health and...

America’s wars around the globe: Necessary and constitutional?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For 45 years, the United States was engaged in a Cold War against the Soviet Union and communism. In the 1960s,...

Finally UNHRC takes up matter of genocide against Muslims

Stephanie Nebehay | The top United Nations (UN) human rights body has agreed to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings,...

Persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Will ASEAN countries find a solution?

Ahmad Rizky M. Umar | ASEAN’s non-intervention is aggravating the plight of ethnic Rohingya Muslims suffering widespread abuse by the Burmese military in Myanmar’s Rakhine...

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