Pakistan: Protests Rage After 7-Year-Old Girl Found Raped, Murdered

HeadlineJan 12, 2018
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In Pakistan, protests have erupted nationwide after the body of a 7-year-old girl was found raped and murdered in a district south of Lahore. Zainab Amin was last seen in surveillance camera video holding a man’s hand as she walked near her home in the town of Kasur. Her body was later retrieved from a garbage dumpster. It was at least the 12th such incident in the district over the past year. On Wednesday, thousands joined a funeral for Zainab, protesting the failure of Pakistani authorities to stop the sexual assault and murder of children.

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