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In a press statement yesterday, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) voiced serious alarm over arbitrary curbs on freedom of expression, a climate of intimidation and the authorities' stated intent to act against any perceived slight to the ...
Islamabad, Pakistan -- Pakistan's government is cracking down on social-media critics of the nation's powerful military, a move many activists and opposition lawmakers say is aimed at suppressing free speech and political dissent.

Emmanuel Neno, executive secretary of the Pakistani bishops' Catechetical Commission, condemned the ongoing arrests of social media activists.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), in its statement, voiced serious alarm over arbitrary curbs on freedom of expression, a climate of intimidation and the authorities' stated intent to act against any perceived slight to the armed forces ...
The law has been receiving criticism both by civil society forums and political parties. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan also come to support PTI over the issue. In a statement, published a day ago, HRCP criticised the government over arrests ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), in its statement, voiced serious alarm over arbitrary curbs on freedom of expression, a climate of intimidation and the authorities' stated intent to act against any perceived slight to the armed forces ...

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has urged Pakistani officials to fully prosecute Khan's alleged killer. "The state's abject failure to protect Mashal Khan's right to life has created great panic and horror among students and academia," the ...
A Pakistani government crackdown on social media to deter anti-military content has prompted accusations of curbing freedom of expression and victimizing political activists.
A Pakistani government crackdown on social media to deter anti-military content has prompted accusations of curbing freedom of expression and victimizing political activists.
In a statement issued on Friday, activists including Pakistan Institute of Labour education and Research's Karamat Ali, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's Asad Iqbal Butt, Sindh Labour Solidarity Committee's Habibuddin Junaidi, veteran trade union ...
Quetta - PTI chief Imran Khan Friday saw a role of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the ICJ order to halt execution of Indian spy-terrorist Kulbhushan Jadhav, and warned the government against muzzling the social media.
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has voiced serious alarm over arbitrary curbs on freedom of expression, a climate of intimidation and the authorities' stated intent to act against any perceived slight to the armed forces through ...
Punjab Higher education Commission and Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association remained at loggerheads throughout the year 2016," reads the report recently launched in Islamabad.
This refusal of Karachi police to register the case against an influential landowning family highlights the deep ties between feudalism and justice in Pakistani society. In Pakistan, the powerful group of feudal politicians, a creation of ... Human ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has voiced serious alarm over arbitrary curbs on freedom of expression, a climate of intimidation and the authorities' stated intent to act against any perceived slight to the armed forces through the ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has reported horrific crimes against women including rape, gang rape, acid attacks, beatings, torture and "honour" killings.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has issued its annual, State of human rights (2016) report, and it makes for a harrowing tale.

Islamabad - The mortality rate for HIV/AIDS has surged in the country despite receiving more funds than demanded to stem the spread of the disease, says report.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) released its 'State of human rights 2016' report in Islamabad.
Islamabad - The mortality rate for HIV/AIDS has surged in the country despite receiving more funds than demanded to stem the spread of the disease, says report.
... Group Development Pakistan and National Commission on the Status of women is part of the report "State of human rights in 2016" launched by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP). It said that in 2014, a total of 153 acid attacks were recorded.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reports 1,843 cases of Domestic Violence in Pakistan between 2004 and 2016. This doesn't include other instances of violence like 'honour' killings, kidnapping, rape and acid attacks.
According to a report of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), during the financial year 2016-2017, authorities in Pakistan again failed to fulfil their promise of allocating at least four to six per cent of their GDP and at least 15-20 per cent ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has welcomed the removal of 47 individuals' names from a list under Fourth Schedule of the Anti-terrorism Act in Gilgit-Baltistan, and called for a fair hearing for those remaining on the list.
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has welcomed the removal of 47 individuals' names from the fourth schedule of the Anti-terrorism Act in Gilgit-Baltistan and called for a fair hearing for those remaining on the list.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reports 1,843 cases of Domestic Violence in Pakistan between 2004 and 2016. This doesn't include other instances of violence like honor killings, kidnapping, rape and acid attacks.
Lahore - The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has welcomed the removal of 47 individuals' names from a list under 4th Schedule of the Anti-terrorism Act in Gilgit-Baltistan, and called for a fair hearing for those remaining on the list.
Little surprise that HRCP's annual report (2016) makes for typically sombre reading. Each year, for the past few years, our political elite take credit for fighting to preserve democracy, and so on.
The NGO "Human Rights Commission of Pakistan" (HRCP) has released a report on the state of human rights in the country for the year of 2016.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said the country was among the world's most prolific enforcers of the death penalty, having executed 87 prisoners in 2016.
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday offered a mixed report card in its annual look at the state of human rights in the country, welcoming the enactment of new laws to protect women but decrying an uptick in religiously ...
The independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has documented the trend in its annual report issued Wednesday in Islamabad.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday offered a mixed report card in its annual look at the state of human rights in the country, welcoming the enactment of new laws to protect women but decrying an uptick in religiously motivated ...
Islamabad: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) spokesperson, Asma Jahangir, on Wednesday said courts that are responsible for protecting human rights have been infringing on the rights of the people.
Islamabad: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) reported that deaths linked to terrorism in Pakistan dropped 45 percent in 2016 compared to 2015 while the federal parliament made 51 laws during the year, more than double the of the last year's ...
The independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has documented the trend in its annual report issued Wednesday in Islamabad.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said the country was among the world's most prolific enforcers of the death penalty, having executed 87 prisoners in 2016.
Reportedly, around 500 patients travel to India for treatment of liver and heart-related ailments at major hospitals in New Delhi, Chennai and other cities.
"The Pakistan Medical Association demands of the government of Pakistan and the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan to take up this issue with international human rights organisations. They should ask India from doing refusing medical visas," the ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said the country was among the world's most prolific enforcers of the death penalty, having executed 87 prisoners in 2016.
Nasreen Azhar, Council Member of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), said that the history of Pakistan was evident of an enlightened society which later deteriorated. "Our youth, especially students can learn several critical lessons from the ...
Nasreen Azhar, Council Member of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said that the history of Pakistan was evident of an enlightened society which was later turned into a religious bigotry. She said that our youth, especially students could ...
According to the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), nearly 1,100 women were killed by relatives in Pakistan last year in so-called honour killings, while many more cases go unreported. The Aurat Foundation's annual report of 2016 ...
Islamabad - The authorities have noted pathetic condition of prisoners, particularly women, in jails all over the country. In the absence of a regulatory framework in relation to the prison conditions and non-implementation of prison laws and rules ...
... GB and in front of National Assembly. The copies of the motion have been sent to Prime Minister of Pakistan, GB CM, chief secretary, chief justices of supreme appellate court, minister for law Gilgit-Baltistan, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan ...
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan coordinator Azmat Ali Alizai said that the residential quarters of the senior officers had been provided three to four water connections while thousands of residents were dying for a drop of clean water.
Tragically, the Pakistani authorities reap short-term benefits from the illegal military and economic involvement of China in Gilgit-Baltistan, a situation which contributes to the state's security forces being able to commit human rights violations on ...
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan coordinator Azmat Ali Alizai said that the residential quarters of the senior officers had been provided three to four water connections while thousands of residents were dying for a drop of clean water.
We must have to stop child labour across the country and must have to play our role to report such violations to concerned authorities such as Human Rights Commission of Pakistan," he stated. Sarfraz Gill expressed concerns about blue-callers workers ...
Asad Iqbal Butt, vice chairman of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), said that there should be only one demand of the workers that they should be provided appointment letters.


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