Media Links 2006

PESHAWAR: Research study on Swara launched (Dawn News 12 Nov 2006)

‘SWARA PRACTISE IN PAKISTAN CAUSED YOUNG WOMEN’S DEATHS (isiswomen.org 08 Nov 2006)

Pakistan Death penalty by non state actors – Swara killings continue (wluml.org 20 Oct 2006)

DEATH PENALTY Swara Killings in Pakistan Continue (IPS News 27 Sep 2006)

Daily Express Peshawar 16 Sep 2006

Paying a `blood price’ (thehindubusinessline.com 08 Sep 2006)

Daily Express Peshawar 30 Aug 2006

Girls as Sacrificial Lambs (boloji.com 30 Jul 2006)

SC freezes jirga ruling on minor girls’ wedding (Dawn News 29 June 2006)

Court halts five child marriages (BBC News 28 June 2006)

Peshawar High Court declares jirga’s Swara decision illegal (Daily Times 24 June 2006)

Daily Express islamabad 21 Jun 2006

A primitive custom  (The review,Dawn, June 15-21, 2006)

Daily Mashriq Peshawar 13 Jun 2006

Daily Nawa-i-waqt 26 May 2006

Daily Janbaz,Islam Peshawar Aosaf, &  Nawai waqat Islamabad 17 May 2006

Daily Aosaf Islamabad & Daily Nizam Peshawar 17 May 2006

Speakers term Swara, Vani un-Islamic inhuman (The Statesman Peshawar 17 May 2006)

Workshop calls for curbing Swara (Dawn News 15 May 2006)

Speakers demands ban on Swara Custom in Country (The Frontier Post 14 May 2006)

Sheram for joint efforts for eliminating Swara from Pukhtun society (The Statesman 14 May 2006)

Speakers term Swara unjust (The Nation 14 May 2006)

Dreadful ordeal of Swara victims (Dawn News 11 May 2006)

Primitive practices (Dawn News 28 Apr 2006)

Daily Kathara Peshawar 27 Apr 2006

Daily Khabrain Peshawar 27 Apr 2006

Daily Subah Peshwawar 25 Apr 2006

Daily Mashriq Peshawar 25 Apr 2006

High court fights child marriage tradition (UPI.com 25 Apr 2006)

SC seeks action against men who ordered sawara, vani marriages (Dawn News 25 Apr 2006)

3-year-old girls falls victim to vani (The News International Peshawar 24 Apr 2006)

Daily Express Peshawar 23 Apr 2006

Uitgehuwelijkt om een vete te beslechten (de Verdieping Trouw 22 Apr 2006)

Eradication of Swara termed vital (The Frontier Post 19 Apr 2006)

Swara girl decreed by jirga rejected (Daily Times 17 Apr 2006)

Daily Aosaf islamabad 17 Apr 2006

Daily Express & Daily Khabrain Peshawar 15 Apr 2006

Daily Express Peshawar 14 Apr 2006

Daily Express,Jinnah,Nawai waqat & Mashriq 13 Apr 2006

Samar Minallah says SC to be lauded for drop in Swara, Vani cases (The Statesman Peshawar 13 Apr 2006)

Blood feuds and compensation marriages (Infosud.org 11 Apr 2006)

Daily Jihad, Aaj Peshawar & Daily Mashriq Peshawar 07 Apr 2006

PESHAWAR: DPOs asked to ensure ban on Swara, Vani (Dawn News 21 Mar 2006)

Daily Khabrain Peshawar 17 Mar 2006

SC asks police to act against Vani, Sawara (Dawn News 17 Mar 2006)

PAKISTAN: Focus on ‘vani’ – the practice of giving away young women to settle feuds (IRIN News 16 Mar 2006)

Bid to hand over girl in swara foiled (Dawn News 05 Mar 2006)

Daily Mashriq Peshawar 25 Feb 2006

IGPs directed to submit reports about ‘Vani’, ‘Swara’ Victims (The News International 25 Feb 2006)

Petitions against Swara and Vani customs SC directs IGs to stop marriages for compensation (Daily Times 25 Feb 2006)

Police told to protect women from vani, sawara (Dawn News 25 Feb 2006)

What it means to defy vani (Dawn News 28 Jan 2006)

Minor girl saved from clutches of Sawara custom (Dawn News 24 Jan 2006)