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Pakistan Fails to Arrest Serial Killer Targeted in Rapes, Murders of Young Girls

The chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) in Pakistan reportedly accused the Punjab government and police department of negligence for failing to arrest a yet to be identified “serial killer” accused of raping and murdering at least eight girls between the ages of five and eight since 2015.

Pakistani activists stage a protest in 2016 against the murder of social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch by her own brother

World View: Pakistan Government Totally Capitulates to Hardline Islamist Mob

Contents: Pakistan government totally capitulates to hardline Islamist TLYRAP Barelvi sect mob; Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah of Pakistan (TLYR or TLYRAP) has roots in Barelvi sect and murder of Salman Taseer; North Korea ballistic missiles threaten ‘everywhere in the world’

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Pakistan: Muslim Clerics Declare Transgender Marriages Valid

A group of influential Muslim clerics in Pakistan have issued a religious decree (fatwa) stating that transgender people have full marriage, inheritance and funeral rights under Islamic law, though they may only marry those of the opposite biological sex.

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Report: 99% of Suicide Attacks in 2015 Were Carried Out by Muslims

Islamic extremists carried out nearly every suicide terror attack in the world during the year 2015, and the number of women and young girls among them grew exponentially, according to a report from the Institute for National Security Studies.

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Islamist Spokesman on Easter-Day Massacre: ‘The Target Was Christians’

The Islamist terror group behind Sunday’s suicide bombing in Pakistan has declared that the intended target of the religiously motivated attack that killed more than 70 children and adults was “Christians.” Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), a faction of the Pakistani Taliban, has

Pakistani investigators collect evidence at a suicide blast site in Lahore on March 28, 2016. A suicide bomber who attacked a park thronging with families celebrating Easter killed at least 72 people in Pakistan, with children among the dead.

Pakistani Police Were ‘In a Bar Watching Cricket’ During Taliban Church Attack

Pakistani Christians have long protested the lack of government protection from terrorist attacks and random, unsubstantiated accusations of blasphemy. Sunday’s Taliban attack on two Christian churches in Lahore resulted in the death of at least 14 people, with many dozens wounded. Again, a lack of police presence seems to be a contributing factor in the violence.

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