Only five percent of convictions have been made in the rape cases, said the federal minister.
Emergency medical services (EMS) rescued a six-year-old boy hanging upside down in a lake in Maryland. His head ended up partially in the water and he was close to drowning in the lake when the rescue team reached there.
AL-AWJAH, IRAQ: In his native village of Al-Awjah, the mausoleum of Iraq’s executed dictator Saddam Hussein has been reduced to broken concrete and tangled barbed wire, showing no trace of his remains. The man who ruled Iraq with an iron fist for a quarter of a century was hanged at dawn on December 30, 2006, symbolizing the humiliation of Saddam’s followers. US president George W Bush then personally authorized the immediate transfer of the dictator’s body on an American military helicopter from Baghdad to the…
DAMASCUS: The Syrian government has executed thousands of prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty said the executions took place between 2011 and 2015, but were probably still being carried out and amounted to war crimes. It called for a U.N. investigation. Syria's government and President Bashar al-Assad have rejected similar reports in the past of torture and extrajudicial killings in a civil war…
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan must not hang a mentally ill man suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, a rights group said Friday, after a court issued a warrant for his execution next week.
KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: The religious parties took to the streets on Monday in different cities against execution of Mumtaz Qadri, killer of governor Punjab Salmaan Taseer, prompting authorities to beef up security across major spots.
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Bar Association has announced to observe strike and not attend courts against execution of Mumtaz Qadri, killer of governor Punjab Salmaan Taseer.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty slamming Islamabad Tuesday for "shamefully sealing its place among the world's worst executioners".