Oppression Archive

Yet another case of “Honour Killing”

A woman was shot dead by her brother in the premises of the Multan High Court for marrying a man of her choice on

Are women safe on the internet?

LAST year, Pakistani law student Khadija Siddiqui was stabbed 23 times by a classmate named Shah Hussain, leaving her lying on the road in

Panchayat sanctions rape of a 17-year-old as retribution

When revenge becomes justice (By Enum Naseer) A panchayat sanctions the rape of a 17-year-old as retribution after her brother rapes a 12-year-old girl in

Corporal punishment: a perversion in Pakistan

IN 2006, Pakistan made a commitment to abolish corporal punishment. In the last 11 years, a number of laws on the subject have been

The forsaken citizens of KP and FATA

At the crack of dawn every day, 15-year-old Kashmali steps out of his house alongside Kohat Road in Peshawar’s Badaber area, where many of