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Pakistan: Overhaul Abusive Police Force - Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Pakistani government should overhaul its police system that enables and even encourages serious human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Successive Pakistani governments have for decades failed to ...and more »

Pakistan police accused of illegally killing hundreds of suspects a year - The Guardian

Senior police were happy to admit the practice of 'encounter killings', in which about 2,000 people died in 2015, Human Rights Watch says. Jon Boone in Islamabad. Mon 26 Sep 2016 02.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 28 Nov 2017 09.14 EST. Share on ...and more »

HRW Documents Rights Abuses by Pakistan Police - News18

Islamabad: Police in Pakistan are guilty of widespread violations of human rights, including random arrests, torture and extra-judicial killings, a prominent rights group has alleged. A report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) titled 'This Crooked System ...and more »

HRW: Pakistan's Police Abusing, Killing Suspects - Voice of America

A global rights defender has called for Pakistan to overhaul its Colonial-era police system, alleging it is filled with “disgruntled” and “corrupt” officers who commit abuses with impunity. The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), while releasing ...and more »

Pakistani police may have murdered nearly 2000 people in extrajudicial killings - Mic

The majority of more than 2,000 people killed in 2015 by Pakistani police in alleged armed encounters may have been staged extrajudicial killings, Human Rights Watch warned in a report on police abuses published Monday. HRW found suspects are ...and more »

Hundreds 'killed' by Pakistan police every year - TRT World

Last year alone, over 2,000 people were killed by police, many of them in illegal encounters where the attempted escape of victims was staged, a HRW report states. Pakistani police officers beat and arrest a lawyer after a clash between lawyers and ...and more »

Rights group urges Pakistan to halt torture, killings by police - Deccan Chronicle

Islamabad: Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Pakistan's police of routinely carrying out extra-judicial killings, torture and arbitrary arrests, and called on Islamabad to implement urgent reforms of its under-resourced forces. The findings were ...and more »

HRW: Pakistani Police Commit Widespread Abuses - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Pakistan's police of carrying out extrajudicial killings, torture, and arbitrary arrests, and called on the government to implement reforms to its forces. The findings were included in a new report released on ...and more »

Pakistan police routinely violates basic human rights: HRW - Financial Express

Police in Pakistan engages in human rights violations such as "arbitrary arrest, torture, extra-judicial killings and sexual violence," with religious minorities especially vulnerable to the "disgruntled and corrupt" officers of the force, a global ...and more »

Rights group says Pakistan's police commit widespread abuse - The Boston Globe

ISLAMABAD — Human Rights Watch said Monday that Pakistan's corrupt and ill-equipped police system encouraged serious rights violations, including arbitrary arrests, torture, and ''encounter killings,'' in which police stage shootouts to kill ...and more »