India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Julio Ribeiro, former Mumbai Police Commissioner, said on Monday that he feels like he is on a hit list following the spate of attacks on churches and Christians across the country in the last few months.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Bangladesh's war crimes court today sentenced a former government minister to hang for rape and genocide during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 7, 2014
Police in southwest Pakistan are investigating after a six-year-old girl was strangled and dumped near a garbage heap after apparently being subjected to rape attempts.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 16, 2014
A deaf and mute girl smuggled to Britain and kept as a slave for almost a decade must be paid 100,000 pounds ($160,000) by her captors, a court ruled on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 21, 2014
A 21-year-old woman was raped and hanged from a tree in Pakistan, police said, in a case bearing a chilling resemblance to a spate of similar attacks that sparked outrage in neighbouring India.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Pakistani police have arrested a seminary teacher and two of his friends on charges of gang-raping a college girl in a city in the northwest, a police official said on Wednesday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 18, 2014
A Pakistani girl was allegedly kidnapped, forcibly married twice before being gang-raped and stripped naked to avenge her brother's elopement with a woman from the same village in Punjab province.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 15, 2014
A nine-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Pakistan's central Punjab province, police said today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 28, 2013
A teenage girl survived after being allegedly raped by two unidentified men and then buried in Pakistan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 24, 2013
A British court jailed an elderly couple on Wednesday after a deaf and mute girl was trafficked from Pakistan to work as a servant and then repeatedly raped for nearly a decade.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 14, 2013
A senior police officer and two of his subordinates have been arrested in interior Sindh after being accused of raping two teenage sisters at a police station.
World News | Munizae Jehangir | Thursday October 3, 2013
Recently, there have been protests over the rape of a five-year-old in Lahore. The girl was found at a hospital in Lahore in a critical condition. Doctors confirmed that she was savagely raped, several times and as a result her internal organs are severely damaged. The doctors had to immediately perform an emergency surgery to save her life and now...
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 27, 2013
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi, the second such incident in the country in less than two weeks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 15, 2013
Rights campaigners staged protest rallies across Pakistan on Sunday against the rape of a five-year-old girl in the eastern city of Lahore whose condition is now relatively stable.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 25, 2013
A man allegedly burnt a teenage girl to death after failing to rape her in Pakistan's Punjab province, police officials said on Wednesday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 9, 2013
A man allegedly raped his daughter and later poisoned her to death in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 15, 2013
A Pakistani court has awarded two death sentences to a man who raped and killed an eight-year-old girl in the central Punjab province.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 1, 2013
Members of Pakistani civil society groups held a candle light vigil in the capital to express outrage at the gang rape of a young woman in India and to show solidarity with Indian civil society's demand for stronger laws to punish rapists.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 14, 2012
A six-year-old Hindu girl who was allegedly raped in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has been admitted to a hospital in Karachi about 10 days after she was molested, according to media reports on Friday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 7, 2012
A Muslim man in Pakistan has been arrested after a Hindu girl rejected his claim that she had converted to Islam and married him, Dawn reported. She accused Sarwar Solangi of abducting her and subjecting her to rape for months. The Hyderabad circuit of the Sindh High Court on Monday remanded him in police custody.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 5, 2011
A Pakistani gang rape victim who made headlines for her outspoken stance on the oppression of women has given birth to a baby boy, her husband and hospital officials said Monday. Mukhtar Mai delivered the baby by Caesarian section two weeks prematurely in the central city of Multan, they added.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 14, 2011
A woman was forcibly paraded naked through a village after her sons were accused of sleeping with a married neighbour who became pregnant, police said Tuesday.The incident happened after neighbour Mohammad Salman grew suspicious that the woman's sons slept with his wife in Neelor Bala village, 100 kilometres north of Islamabad, said police official...
World News | Salman Masood, The New York Times | Thursday April 21, 2011
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday upheld the acquittal of five of the six men accused in the gang rape of Mukhtar Mai, the resilient woman who had gained international recognition and emerged as a symbol of the voiceless and oppressed women in the country. A three-member bench of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Shakirullah Jan, upheld a d...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 2, 2011
Recounting a harrowing tale of rape, torture and exploitation, a Pakistani woman who escaped after a year in captivity says she was sold to someone new every few months since being abducted by her husband's friend."Every few months I was sold off to someone new and eventually I even began to forget where I was," said the 45-year-old woman, who was ...