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HRW: Pakistan’s Police Abusing, Killing Suspects

A global rights defender has called for Pakistan to overhaul its Colonial-era police system, alleging it is filled with “disgruntled” and “corrupt” officers who commit abuses with impunity.   The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), while releasing findings of a new report Monday, said it has documented a range of police abuses in three of the country’s four provinces, including torture, arbitrary arrest and detention, extra-judicial killings and other ill-treatment of detainees,...

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