October 23, 2021

Pakistan village council orders ‘revenge rape’ of girl

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From BBC Some 20 people from Multan, Pakistan, have been arrested for ordering the rape of a teenage girl, in revenge for a rape her brother allegedly committed. Police said the families of the two girls are related. Members of both had joined forces to decide what should be done. “A jirga [village council] had […]

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling

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From BBC Nawaz Sharif and his family have denied any wrongdoing Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled there is insufficient evidence of corruption to remove Nawaz Sharif from the role of prime minister. It instead ordered a further investigation into money transfers. Questions arose over the business dealings of Mr Sharif’s family when three of his […]