FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, AHRC-STM-102- 2009, May 08, 2009
A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission
PAKISTAN: Sale of girls and Shariah movement operating side by side
According to the journalists in Pakistan, the implementation of religious laws in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) could be linked to the recent increase in the abduction and rape of young girls. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information concerning the case of at least half a dozen girls, aged between 10 and 14, who have been abducted from areas near the Afghanistan border in the recent months.
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