Rape & rape victims Archive

Umar Razak, the UK sex abuse monster, flies to Pakistan and says: I’m living the high life – by Jeremy Armstrong, Alun Palmer, Lucy Thornton: One of the abusers at the heart of the Rotherham child sex scandal today boasted he was “living the high life” – leaving his victim distraught. Sick Umar Razaq – released from jail after appealing the length of his
Teenage cricketer Halima Rafique dies under mysterious circumstances:   Editor’s note:  While PCB’s current chairman Najam Sethi is focused on protecting and promoting political and economic interests of his benefactors, Nawaz Sharif, Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman and CIA in particular, this the actual state/plight of cricket at grassroots level
Staring at women is an Indian pastime, even nuns get stared at: travel expert – by Prasun Sonwalkar:     Reports of rape and sexual assaults on women in India continue to make headlines in the British media as the Foreign Office advisory asks women travelling to India to exercise caution and one India travel expert concludes
Boy strangulated after being tortured – by Obaid Abbasi:   Police believe the 10-year-old boy was sexually assaulted before being killed. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD:The body of a 10-year-old seminary student was found in the Koral area late on Wednesday. He had allegedly been sexually-assaulted by an unidentified person
دیوبندی مدرسہ مہتمم کی لڑکیوں سے زیادتی: Source : http://ummatpublication.com/2014/05/14/news.php?p=news-84.gif مدرسہ مہتمم اور اس کا گروہ لڑکیوں کے ساتھ زنا بالجبر کا گینگ چلا رہا ہے۔ مذہبی اثر و رسوخ کی وجہ سے پولیس ہاتھ نہیں ڈالتی اور ہر دفعہ بچ نکلتا ہے۔ اب ہمارے بعض
Females face rape, harassment in Pakistan -by Avinash Advani: “Bravery, give up, willpower, commitment, hardiness, sympathy, ability, guts. That’s what girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” While in Pakistan it is absolutely descending and they are victimizing the rape. Recently Muzafargarh issue has shown
As many as 91 per cent of female domestic workers say they have suffered sexual abuse – by Hassan Naqvi:   A Filipina maid cleans a mirror during a crash course in domestic duties on September 14, 2011. PHOTO: AFP/FILE LAHORE:“As many as 91 per cent of female domestic workers say they have suffered sexual abuse,” Munawar Sultana, senior
A nightmare while I was awake – by Qurat ul ain Haider Zaidi: Mama and Baba can we go back to home. You know I am scared I am in terrible pain-why I cannot speak anything. This is unfathomable for me. I am uncharacteristically nervous! I want to become free I want
Pinpricks of our conscience – by Alizeh Khaleeli:   The Bold font of a daunting question; ‘Are you a Responsible Muslim’ plastered on a flyer, slipped under my door and posted randomly everywhere near my home. It is a weekend class which promises once again in bold font to
Delhi gang rape verdict: Is it a crime to be born a girl in India? – by Maheen Usmani: After the verdict, the family could not contain their grief with the mother saying the court might just as well acquit the rapist. PHOTO: AFP She came from a small town in Uttar Pradesh, but she had big dreams.
Heinous crimes in a misogynist society that validates and perpetuates rape – by A Z: A glimpse into the heinous crimes that are rife in our society but very few come to light. No wonder in a misogynist society that validates and perpetuates rape a major serious newspaper fails to make the distinction between
PIA sexual harassment issue: former medical officer reported incident after a month – by Meher Ali: A female medical officer at Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has lodged a complaint against five men, including PIA’s chief medical officer for Karachi, a deputy medical officer, lab assistant and an ambulance driver, accusing them of attempting to rape
ڈی این اے , رحمت کا فرشتہ – سعدیہ نواز:   انصاف سب کیلیےامریکی ریاست مشی گن کے شہر ڈیٹرائٹ میں 54 سالہ شخص ایڈی جو للیڈ کو سترہ سال جیل میں گزارنے کے بعد 6 جون 2013 کو رہای نصیب ہوئ، اس پر الزام تھا کہ اسنے ایک
A license to rape – by Murtaza Hassan: A series of events in the past few weeks have again highlighted the injustices being committed against women in the name of Islam in Pakistan. Recently, the three accused of raping an 18-year old woman at Jinnah’s Mausoleum were
Pakistan Council of Islamic Ideology: Don’t let DNA con justice in a rape case – by A Z: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), that great avant-garde enabler of Islamic Ideology in the Land of Pure, has decreed today that the DNA evidence does not comprise a substantial proof for conviction in rape cases. The Council opined
According to Jamaat-e-Islami’s Munawar Hasan, it ain’t rape without four witnesses: I found this argument by Munawar Hassan of the religio-political party Jamaat-i-Islami to be unbelievably disgusting and fundamentally blasphemous in the way he invokes the Qur’an to justify blatant misogyny: Anchor: Why did you vehemently oppose the women protection act?
Silent victims -by Shama Junejo: She was raped at the age of ten; she remained silent all these years. Believing that it was not him but her fault, believing that guilty was not that Pied Piper but her. She faced post traumatic stress syndrome
Is rape more common in the USA?: Things can get confusing for a lot of people. Why are USA rape statistics  so high? And if rape is so common in the USA, why do Pakistani women still feel safer living here in the USA as compared
A woman is not a lollipop! – by Shazia Nawaz: India’s brutal gang rape has shocked the world. But this was also an opportunity for us to look inside the minds of average Pakistani and Indian people. Not only several Indian and Pakistani men, but a few Indian women
Rape-protectionism in Pakistan and the role of political parties: Rape is a heinous crime.  It is reflection of a system that is based on coercion and intimidation for those daring to confront the status quo.  In India, the realization has reached its people who are shocked to see
Politics of Rape: Rahila Tiwana 15 December 1990: The CIA (Crime Investigation Agency ) treated me like notorious criminal. Repeatedly they pulled my hair and slapped me on my ace . The wanted to make a false sexual allegation against Asif Zardari (Benazir Bhutto’s jailed husband )
Genocide of Bengal 1971: All India Muslim League was founded in Bengal, Pakistan Resolution was forwarded and presented by Late. Maulvi Fazle Haq but his name is not on the Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore. The vote of Bengalis was 62% for Pakistan. In a memorable
Demanding justice for the 12 year old Christian child who was raped in Punjab: October 14, 2011 To Mr. Asif Ali Zardari President of Pakistan President’s Secretariat Islamabad, PAKISTAN Dear Mr. President, We, the following social activists and members of the web-based online forum The Moderates, have come to know about a dastardly
The vulnerability of Khawja Siras in Pakistan -by Zeeba Hashmi: The fact is they exist, and have been existing here throughout our history. They were the entertainers, the artisans, the lovers, the bodyguards, the warriors, the dancers, the feeble among the crux of the society that never looked at
Original sins: Priest arrested for raping girl: Pakistani Christian clergy is one of the most corrupt segment of the society. Our priests and bishops have been involved in all sorts of corruption and illegal activities, and have been practiced fraud, theft, cronyism and other corrupt behaviour
Listening to Munawar Hasan’s views on rape was very traumatic – by Dr. Shazia Nawaz: You might be angry at Munawar Hassan of Jamat-e-Islami for saying that in order to avoid jail time, victims of rape should stay quiet.  I feel sorry for him.  He reminds me of Nana Jee. He looks like Nana
Mukhtaran Mai case: Other side of the story–By Haider Javed Syed:
Mukhtaran Mai verdict: Where the court went wrong – Abira Ashfaq: With thanks : Tribune Human rights activists are rightfully outraged that the Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the acquittals of five of the accused in Muktar Mai’s case, except Abdul Khaliq. (The State v. Abdul Khaliq, Criminal Appeals No.163
My honor is not bigger than my life! – by Shazia Nawaz: I did not expect Mukhtar’s rapist to go free. There were witnesses to the crime, were there not? But even here in USA, if victim does not get examined right after the rape, valuable information gets lost and rapist
Daughters of the nation —by Mashal Sahir: In Pakistan, the most horrendous abuse of women is rape. According to statistics, 928 women were raped in Pakistan in 2009. However, most cases are never reported due to the humiliation attached to the victim and also because our
My name is Samawia, I was born into the wrong family, in the wrong place: Introduction This is my picture. Do you remember me? My name is Samawia. I am two-and-a-half-year-old. Do you recognize this name? Samawia (or Samavia) is an Arabic name which means ‘from heaven’. I was born in Tajpura. Do you
Kashmir Bleeds, Does Anyone Heed?- by Hafsa Khawaja: Befittingly termed once as ‘Heaven on Earth’, with millions martyred since the past 6 decades, thousands of half-widows, orphans and missing – Kashmir today is a Palestine-in-the-making of Asia. As the Kashmir intifada continues, anyone keeping a keen eye on
No respite – by Kamran Shafi: Source :Dawn I write this at the start of the week during which the Supreme Court starts hearings on the 18th Amendment and the NRO non-compliance case (both hearings have been adjourned). But, just last week, two earthshaking happenings rocked
This is what “Men at Their Best” do the best!: Arrested woman alleges being raped by Rangers * Uzma was caught carrying liquor at a picket near the Pak-India border * Medical examiner refusing to disclose whether Uzma was raped or not * Rangers SP claims woman was in