#JusticeForZainab is Trending On Twitter And It's Sending A Powerful Message

This story is truly heart-breaking

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Zainab was an eight-year-old Pakistani girl who was horrifically raped and killed on her way to a Quran recital.

Zainab's last moments were caught on CCTV, she was being lead away by an unknown man. Her body was found days later in a rubbish dump, 2km from her home.

This is not the first child murder in the Pakistani city of Kasur, (there are reports of 12 similar cases in just two years) and there's uproar from the Pakistani people who think the police could be doing more to put a stop to it. 

The story is having a deep impact around the world

#justiceforzainab is trending

Although some think protest is futile

The people want justice

Riots have started in the city of Kasur where Zainab lived. The people want justice and demand the police do more to catch the killer/put a stop to future killings.

Two people have already died in the riots, according to international reports.


The story has touched a nerve

Her last moments were caught on camera

People will no longer stand for lack of action

Recent reports on social media suggest Zainab's killer has been caught

Senior advocate Ahmad Raza Kasuri announced the killer has been caught and reports suggest the man in the CCTV camera was her a relative of Zainab's.

There was a Rs10 million reward announced for anyone who could identify the killer and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has also announced Rs3 million for the families of the two protesters who were killed.

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Casey Fitzgerald

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