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Update: Kajal Bheel Case

January 19th, 2015: Kajal’s court hearing was postponed today. All court activity was suspended in Pakistan, due to strikes protesting against cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad. Kajal was at the court, but returned with her abductor. A new date for the hearing is expected within the next few days.


Protection of minority children: Forced Marriages in Pakistan

Today Justice Sijad Hussian Shah rendered a verdict in the case of Anjali Meghwar, who was abducted and forcefully married in October 2014. The 12-year old girl has been handed over to her abductor, who she was forced to marry within a matter of hours after her abduction. During the court hearing, when asked by the judge, the girl nodded in agreement with her intention to stay with the man she was married to in October.


PRESS RELEASE: We Demand Justice and Protection for the Victims of Massive Arson Attack, Bangladesh

GHRD is deeply troubled by the scale and ferocity of the pervasive attacks against indigenous people in CHT. The perpetrators of arson attacks on indigenous Jumma people’s homes, shops and places of worship in Naniarchar Upazila of Rangamati District must be brought to justice. Solid measures must be taken to address the urgent need for protection of Jumma people in the area.



2013 Human Rights Report - Pakistan


2013 Human Rights Report - Pakistan shows the state of human rights for religious minorities in Pakistan during 2013. This report is based on fact findign missions and extensive research done by GHRD staff and local human rights defenders.


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