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In October 2015, the HRCP organised a meeting with Pakistan Rangers Sindh officials to register its reservations over rights violations following the initiation of the Karachi operation. When the indomitable Asma Jahangir, veteran rights activist IA Rehman and HRCP's Asad Butt reached the venue, they ...
The confessional statement of the son of late Saira Naseer, a provincial women wing's leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional, before media was shocking for all. How can a son ... According to a report of HRCP, 2,300 women were killed from 2014 to 2016 in the name of honor. The murderes who ...

According to statistics of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, about 450,000 Pakistanis migrate each year, 300,000 of them illegally. The commission further says that around 20,000 to 26,000 illegal Pakistani immigrants are deported back by Iranian authorities each year, and several of them are ...
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) reported very clearly that a fact finding mission received 'credible testimonials indication large scale sexual abuse of children over many years in village Husain Khan Wala in Kasur district.' This issue was discounted by the politicians as a part of land dispute ...
According to Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), the provisions of the FCR are in violation of the Universal Declaration of human rights and the Constitution of Pakistan. According to sub-section A of the clause authorises the "seizure, wherever they may be found, of all or any of the members ...
Pakistan human rights Commission (HRCP) said attacks on religious minorities and sects, particularly on their places of worship, have increased across the country. ... The situation of minorities is now an open secret, any statement even from minority leaders or rejection from Pakistani politicians or the government cannot ...

When armed men tried to kidnap and threatened to kill him, Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui feared he would become another statistic in a growing list ... the intelligence because of his work trying to improve relations with India," said I.A. Rehman of the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.
sexual abuse is on the rise in Pakistan, with more than 4,000 cases reported in 2016, up 10 per cent on the previous year, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) says. Pakistan tightened its legislation to protect children in 2016 -- criminalising sexual assault, child pornography, and trafficking ...
Pakistan was created for the economic and social welfare of the Muslims of the subcontinent to help them free themselves from the shackles of ... State Bank of Pakistan; Air Marshal (late) Asghar Khan; Ahmed Ali Khan, Editor, Dawn; IA Rehman, director of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan; ...
An eight-year-old girl, Zainab, was allegedly raped and killed in Kasur, days after she went missing from home. The news of her abduction, rape and subsequent murder shook the nation, bringing hundreds together for her funeral on Wednesday. The horrendous event brought flashbacks of the tormenting ...
In 2015 the commission said that Pakistan is one of the worst countries in the world for religious freedom while HRCP's secretary General, Mr IA Rehman, ... The situation of minorities is now an open secret, any statement even from minority leaders or rejection from Pakistani politicians or the government ...
Islamabad (AP) - When armed men tried to kidnap and threatened to kill him, Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui feared he would become another ... by the intelligence because of his work trying to improve relations with India," said I.A. Rehman of the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.
In December a Pakistani activist, Raza Khan went missing after attending a debate meeting to discuss the rising religious extremist violence in the country. ... In a seminar organised by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and Institute of peace and Secular Studies (IPSS) last week in Lahore, ...
Lahore: Speakers at a seminar have demanded that enforced disappearances be criminalised and Pakistan ratify the international convention on enforced disappearances. The seminar was organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and Institute for peace and Secular Studies ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) had expressed serious concerns over the trio's kidnapping and demanded the production of the young students in court. "So far, we know that Mumtaz was only participating in demonstrations. You cannot spot people for raising their voice for any action ...
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and Institute for peace and Secular Studies (IPSS) organized a seminar on 'human rights in the Era of Enforced Disappearances' at Safma Auditorium on Saturday. Human rights community, artist community, academics & teachers, students, rights based ...
The Save The Children aid group fell afoul of the government in 2011, when it was linked to a Pakistani doctor recruited by the CIA to help in the hunt that ... Three members of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) have also disappeared in the past year, chairperson Mehdi Hasan told Reuters.

Today, 100 distinguished citizens and 13 prominent organizations--including the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Shehri, Citizen-police Liaison Committee, Tehrik-e-Niswan, Pakistan Medical Association and the Pakistan Institute of Labour education and Research--have endorsed CAW's charter.
Sindh Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Vice Chairman Asad Iqbal Butt corroborated the account, saying police and plainclothes personnel who arrived in "vehicles without number plates" picked up the two men. The HRCP official stressed that if a crime was committed then these youth ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has reported an average of 650 honour killings annually over the past decade. But since most go unreported, the real number is likely to be much higher, the report said.
Islamabad: A Pakistani court in the southern Sindh province has ordered the police to provide protection to a Hindu woman who was allegedly raped last ... Earlier, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) had said that on an average around 20 to 25 Hindu girls were forcibly converted to Islam every ...
However, lawyers and activists say honour killings are still occurring at an alarming pace. At least 280 such murders were recorded by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) from October 2016 to June 2017, a figure believed to be underestimated and incomplete. The legislation mandates life ...
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan highlighted some positive human rights developments in its quarterly HRCP report including issuance of the first gender neutral passport in June this year was a positive development with regard to rights in Pakistan. It was the first Pakistani passport with the ...
Speaking at a press conference after a meeting organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) at a hotel here on Saturday, she said: "We don't want a judicial commission on it and demand that only a parliamentary committee should investigate the matter." The HRCP meeting was held to ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan counted 728 alleged disappearances last year. ... Haris Nawaz, who often provides insight into the military's thinking for journalists, says no Pakistani should ever criticize the army, which is under pressure to end the insurgency in Balochistan. China is building a ...
The non-governmental Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said in its 2016 annual report that 728 Pakistanis went missing during the year. In January of this ... In one such program, Khan launched an initiative through which Indian and Pakistani school students exchanged letters. "I don't know ...
In a statement issued on the eve of human rights Day, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said: "In the lead up to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human rights in 2018, HRCP believes that the shrinking space for freedom of expression in Pakistan is extremely ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is worried by the rapidly eroding space for freedom of expression in the country. ... In recent months a range of measures have been implemented to restrict Pakistani media's voice, using methods like clampdowns, stoppages, manipulation, enforcement ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is worried by the rapidly eroding space for freedom of expression in the country. ... In recent months a range of measures have been implemented to restrict Pakistani media's voice, using methods like clampdowns, stoppages, manipulation, enforcement ...
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said that despite the Pakistani government being a signatory to the Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) since 2008, little has been done to promote the rights of persons with disabilities or to ensure their equitable ...
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Vice Chairman (Sindh) Asad Iqbal Butt corroborated the family friend's account, saying police and plainclothes personnel who arrived in "vehicles without number plates" picked up the two men. He stressed that if the student has committed a crime, it should ...
Asad Iqbal Butt, vice-chairperson of the Sindh chapter of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, confirmed this to The News after attending the meeting. ... HRCP's Butt said that members of the fact-finding team will probe the disappearances and would meet families of the missing students as well as ...
police said Abdul Hadi, 24, and Hasina Bibi, 19, were killed by relatives for marrying without permission from their elders. Reprisals against women and girls in Pakistan over perceptions of dishonour are common. The independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan had said there are hundreds of ...
Islamabad: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) through a letter to Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has requested him to intervene to help protect minorities' rights, including enhancing adequate security arrangements at their worship places. Importantly, the Human Rights Watch dog ...
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is perturbed by the rapidly eroding space for freedom of expression in the country. ... HRCP emphasised that the government needed to stop ignoring the prevailing situation and resist being part of any repressive measures which were ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is worried by the rapidly eroding space for freedom of expression in the country. ... In recent months a range of measures have been implemented to restrict Pakistani media's voice, using methods like clampdowns, stoppages, manipulation, enforcement ...
Islamabad: The youth of the country is still marginalized and even not has been focus of the UN due to unavailability of specific conventions in this regard, said Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Chairperson IA Rehman on Thursday. He was addressing a National Youth Convention titled ...
Mehdi Hasan, the current chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan -- an independent rights watchdog -- criticizes the Pakistani authorities' role and its silence on the matter, and believes the enforced disappearances are directly linked to the state agencies. "Those who are recovered are ...
The social media uproar over the ban helped the makers; Pakistani twitter rallied against the idea of muting or cutting the film. ... The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan states that sexual violence against women in Pakistan is "rampant" and war contends that at least four women are raped daily.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan estimates that there is one rape every two hours in Pakistan. ... This situation is compounded by the fact that the Pakistani society and the state views violence against women and girls as a private matter and not as a violation of a fundamental human right, nor as ...
Chairman Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Professor Dr Mehdi Hassan has said that the use of religion in politics ends in violence and bloodshed, and this is what they have learnt from undistorted history. He was addressing a seminar on "Centenary of Russian Revolution" at the ...
The characters of the play were death row inmates of a Pakistani prison who loathed their miserable existence and thus, used their resilience and ... raised its voice for important issues that society faces and this particular play Intizaar is very promising for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP).
The characters of "Intizaar" were death row inmates of a Pakistani prison, their miserable existence and their resilience and courage to make their ... always raised voice on important issues faced by the society and this particular play is very promising for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP).
According to the 2016 monitoring report of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), 2500 cases of violence against women were reported across the country. Globally, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women begins from November 25 and from this day activities carry ...
Pakistani human rights activists shout slogans during International women's Day in Lahore on March 8, 2014. PHOTO: ... A 2015 report published by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) found domestic disputes, (alleged) illicit relations, and exercising the right of choice in marriage to be the ...
human right activist Hussain Naqi said, "Ajoka theatre have always raised its voice for important issues confronting by the society and this particular play Intizaar is very promising for Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. The HRCP has been working for a moratorium on capital Punishment since its ...
The social media uproar over the ban helped the makers; Pakistani twitter rallied against the idea of muting or cutting the film. ... The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan states that sexual violence against women in Pakistan is "rampant" and war contends that at least four women are raped daily.
Lahore - The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has slammed the recent spate of enforced disappearances involving Baloch students and activists ... "The HRCP unequivocally condemns arbitrary arrests and detention of all Pakistani citizens, but is particularly concerned when human rights ...
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Monday slammed the recent spate of enforced disappearances involving Baloch students and activists in Karachi. In a statement, it had demanded that these student activists and human rights defenders should be accorded due process if ...
In 2004, a Pakistani official disclosed more than 500 complaints of ... to I.A. Rehman of the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, ...


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