October 10 – 16, 2016

October 13: Two booked on blasphemy charges in Kasur A prayer leader and student were arrested on blasphemy charges for burning pages torn out from the Holy Quran. Dawn October 14: Teacher...

October 3 – 9, 2016

October 4: Four Hazara women killed in Quetta At least four Hazara women were killed and one other injured when unidentified assailants opened fire on their bus as they traveled to...

September 19 – 25, 2016

September 20: Christian teen charged with blasphemy A Christian teenager was charged with blasphemy for sharing controversial content on social media. Express Tribune September 22: Man arrested for blasphemy in Kasur A disabled man...

September 5 – 11, 2016

September 10: Polio official killed in Peshawar Unidentified gunmen shot dead a senior member of the country’s polio eradication campaign in Peshawar. Express Tribune

September 12 – 18, 2016

September 16: Suicide blast kills 36 in Mohmand Agency At least 36 people were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide attack on a local mosque in Mohmand Agency...

August 22 – 28, 2016

August 23: Two religious leaders killed in Karachi Two ASWJ seminary leaders were shot dead inside their office by unidentified assailants. Express Tribune August 23: Shia man gunned down in Karachi...

August 29 – September 4, 2016

September 1: Lady polio worker attacked in Larkana Polio worker Sughra Lashari was injured in a gun-attack while on duty with a co-worker. Daily Times September 2: Peshawar's Christian Colony attacked...

July 25 – 31,2016

July 26: Hindu charged with blasphemy in Ghotki A Hindu man was arrested for allegedly desecrating the Holy Quran, an act that prompted mass protests and a shutdown by the...

August 1 – 7,2016

August 1: Two Shias gunned down in Quetta Motorcyclist gunmen shot dead two members of the Shiite community on the outskirts of Balochistan’s capital. Daily Times August 4: Hindu doctor killed...

Pakistan and the Battle Over Dishonorable Killings by JI President Sherry Rehman

by:  Sherry Rehman

The heinous murder of social media star QandeelBaloch has triggered a long-overdue wave of introspection in Pakistan about how it treats its women. Her “honor killing,” at the hands of her own brother,...