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The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, in one of its reports, has recommended to the government to hold public debate on the proposed law.
The HRCP report, 2016, states that while sexual assault against minors, child pornography and trafficking were criminalised through an amendment to the Pakistan Penal Code by parliament, the minimum age of criminal responsibility of a child was raised ...

A Christian man has been arrested on charges of blasphemy in Lahore after he allegedly spoke against Islam. Ashfaq Masih, in his 20s, was arrested a few days ago from Mariam Colony of Green Town after someone in his locality blamed him for speaking ...
On Thursday, the human right Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) also condemned the attack on Asma's associates by a group of lawyers inside a courtroom.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on June 14 drew attention of the NCHR towards the attempted honour killing.
police were called to the scene and Masih was shifted to the Green Town police station. According to Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, petty issues are often settled against minority members by levelling false allegation of blasphemy against them.

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned an attack by scores of lawyers on renowned lawyer Asma Jahangir's associates inside a courtroom in the Lahore High Court (LHC).
While clarifying honour killings, he said that in most of the GB regions such as in district Diamer, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) observed that people kill their daughters in the name of honour and register them as suicides. According to ...
Recently, in May 2017, the annual report shown on human rights was shown by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in Islamabad.
In Pakistan, Domestic Violence is the most pervasive form of violence against women. According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, four women are killed every day, either by their husbands or any other family member. Dowry related violence is a ...
According to the former vice-chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, 20 or more Hindu girls are abducted and converted every month.
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Chairman Dr Mehdi Hassan told The Express Tribune that the move to expel the students was against the principles of freedom of expression.
That act was immediately come into effect in Pakistani peripheries and nationalists and progressive political workers have become its victim," Maqsood said.
They are also threatened by religious extremists," said Asma Jehangir, a human rights lawyer and the director of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. "They are threatened by the military. They are also threatened by people who are deeply (involved) in ...
That act was immediately come into effect in Pakistani peripheries and nationalists and progressive political workers have become its victim," Maqsood said.
Jirgas, or tribal councils, are often called in Pakistan's northwestern regions as a means of local conflict resolution, but their edicts have no legal standing under Pakistani law. More than 500 men and women were killed in honor killings in Pakistan ...
... but their edicts have no legal standing under Pakistani law. More than 500 men and women were killed in honor killings in Pakistan last year, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. Many of those crimes are carried out by relatives ...

That act was immediately come into effect in Pakistani peripheries and nationalists and progressive political workers have become its victim," Maqsood said.
According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Raza, who belongs to Pakistan's minority Shia Muslim community, was one among 15 people arrested by the counter-terrorism department a year ago, accused of blasphemy.
On Wednesday, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) wrote to the National Commission on human rights (NCHR) regarding an attempted honour killing in the capital.
Islamabad: National Commission on human rights' (NCHR) attention was drawn towards an attempted honour killing case in the federal capital by The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Wednesday. The victim who happens to be in her ...
The event was organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) at a hotel in Hyderabad on Monday. Proponents of separate group for the scheduled caste of Hindus claim that if they are recognised in Pakistan as a separate group within a ...
The Guardian reported that Raza is among the lot of 15 people, according to a report by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, who were last year arrested on similar grounds. The verdict was ruled out by an anti-terrorism court in Bahawalpur city in ...
In this context, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Report (HRCP) of 2016 concluded that the minimum wages for unskilled workers are not enough to guarantee a decent living for the average family.
According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Raza is among 15 people who were arrested over blasphemy charges last year.
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the killing of a journalist in Haripur and death threats and an apparent attack against another in Lahore.
Multan, Pakistan - A minority Shiite Muslim was sentenced to death in Pakistan for sharing blasphemous content about Islam on social media, a government prosecutor said.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) condemned the killing of a journalist in Haripur and death threats and an apparent attack against another in Lahore.
The HRCP media monitoring showed that there were more than 2,500 victims of violence in that year and the nature of violence was sexual and domestic including burning incidents as well as honour killings.
Meanwhile, in a letter to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Zarawar has written that his son left home on May 24 without informing the family and that they learnt about the incident at Wagah involving their son from Pakistani television channels.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan told the publication that Raza was one of 15 arrested by the government counterterrorism department last year on accusations of blasphemy.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the killing of a journalist in Haripur and death threats to another in Lahore followed by an apparent attack on him.
Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the killing of a journalist in Haripur and death threats to another in Lahore.
According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Raza, who belongs to Pakistan's minority Shia Muslim community, was one among 15 people arrested by the counter-terrorism department last year, accused of blasphemy.
The "State of human rights in 2013", the annual report published by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, mentioned this threat on its 115th page.
THE FAMILY and friends of a 21-year-old man from Swat in Pakistan, lodged in Amritsar jail after he crossed over without a visa or other documents through Wagah on May 25, are making frantic appeals for his release and return home.
Pakistan last year arrested 15 people, 10 Muslims and five non-Muslims, on blasphemy charges, according to a report issued by the independent rights group Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. The country has never executed anyone convicted of ...
While many adults associate teenage as the most carefree and fun time, unfortunately this is not the case for many young people. According to The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) there were 1,153 attempted suicides across Pakistan and ...
During May 2017, 10 cases of suicides in the Ghizer district were recorded by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan Chapter. In all these cases, the victims were young. There is a general perception that the suicide rate is high in ...
During May 2017, 10 cases of suicides in the Ghizer district were recorded by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan Chapter. In all these cases, the victims were young. There is a general perception that the suicide rate is high in ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reported that about four women are killed every day either by their husbands or any other family member.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) held a 'consultative session' in collaboration with the German NGO Friedrich-Naumann Stiftung fur die Freiheit (FSN), to discuss the issue, which indeed is becoming more and more serious for the small ...
Karachi: June 2, 2017. (PCP) Christian Lawyer and human rights Activist Ms. Jacqueline Sultan phoned her friend from unknown place and said that no one government officer / department has contacted her after receiving death threat letter from unknown ...
Fighting a major war against terrorism, conducting countrywide operations against the militants and establishing military courts across the country to counter terrorism and end it from roots, Pakistan on no grounds can accept this recommendation ...
population First is a communication and advocacy initiative based in India. Their key objectives are 'to help eliminate the falling sex ratio in India's population, sensitize the youth and media to gender issues and improve the quality of health and ...
While many adults associate teenage as the most carefree and fun-time, unfortunately this is not the case for many young people. According to The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan there were 2,131 suicide attempts in 2011 with 5 or 6 teenagers ...
PFF chairman Muhammad Ali Shah, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's Sindh vice chairman Asad Iqbal Butt, Pakistan Institute of Labour education and Research's executive director Karamat Ali and the Aurat Foundation's resident director Mahnaz ...
Representatives of other NGOs - Karamat Ali of the Pakistan Institute of Labour education and Research, Asad Iqbal Butt of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and Mahnaz Rahman of the Aurat Foundation - also supported the fishermen's stance.
According to Amnesty International's annual report 2016-17, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has recorded almost 3,000 cases of violence - including murder, rape and gang rape, sodomy, Domestic Violence and kidnappings - against women and girls ...
Afzal was accused of posting a series of tweets and running a facebook page that allegedly contained anti-Pakistani Army content.


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