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HRCP calls for appropriate response to children’s massacre

Lahore, December 18: A prompt and thorough probe into the children’s massacre in Peshawar should name all actors who facilitated the terrorists, directly or indirectly, to kill the nation’s future generation, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said on Thursday. The Commission said in a statement: “HRCP urges the government that response to the […]

HRCP slams killing of children in Taliban attack

Lahore, December 16: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called the killing of more than 120 children in a Taliban attack on an army-run school in Peshawar a national tragedy which it said must open the eyes of anyone still harbouring any doubts that Taliban and Pakistan could coexist. In a statement issued […]

HRCP flays Faisalabad violence, urges talks to end imbroglio

Lahore, December 9: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed deep concern over Monday’s violent clashes in Faisalabad and criticised the authorities for not doing enough to maintain law and order as well as failing to constructively engage the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf through dialogue. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Commission said: “HRCP […]

HRCP’s alarm at missing men in SIndh turning up dead

Lahore, December 5: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave alarm at the rapid rise in enforced disappearances in Sindh, with the victims turning up dead. Those taken away are young men, mainly political activists, picked up from various parts of the province in the last few months. Mutilated dead bodies of many of the victims […]

HRCP slams brutal beating of visually impaired in Lahore

Lahore, December 4: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned the police violence on visually impaired protesters in Lahore and said that the violent action again exposed the savagery of the baton-wielding face of what passed for authority in the province. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Commission said: “HRCP is […]

Peshawar carnage Condemned

پاکستان ہندوکونسل کی افواجِ پاکستان سے موثر عسکری آپریشن کی استدعا

پاکستان ہندوکونسل کی افواجِ پاکستان سے موثر عسکری آپریشن کی استدعا، ایک منٹ کی خاموشی، شمعیں روشن کیں، متاثرہ خاندانوں کا غم پوری پاکستانی قوم کا مشترکہ غم ہے، ڈاکٹر رمیش کمار ونکوانی   کراچی / اسلام آباد (18دسمبر2014ئ): پاکستان میں بسنے والی ہندوبرادری کی ملک گیر نمائندہ تنظیم پاکستان ہندوکونسل نے اپنی ایگزیکٹو کمیٹی […]

Barbaric attack on Army Public School in Peshawar: NCJP

National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP), Human Rights body of the Catholic Church strongly condemns the tragic and barbaric attack by terrorists on Army Public School, in cantonment area of Peshawar. We grieve and stand with the families of the children of the affected and killed in this cowardly etc. National Director, Fr. Emmanuel […]

SAHR Condemns the Massacre in Peshawar

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) condemns the massacre at the Army Public School in Peshawar where 141 people have been killed of which 132 are children. Our thoughts are with the bereaved families and pray for the speedy recovery of those that have been injured. The horrific incident is yet another example of the […]

Nomad Gallery Islamabad

Lets express our strongest condemnation on the Peshawar Army Public School’s children’s Killings.   Various organisations and individuals have given protest calls to condemn the brutal act of killing of school children and show solidarity with grieved families.   3:00: Protest call by AWP, Pashtun Nationalist Parties and Student Unions in front of the Islamabad […]

ASR:

ASR condemns the bombing of the school…this is more important at the moment…we must fight back!

Urdu Press Release

پشاور میں بچوں کے قتل عام پرموثر رد عمل لازمی ہے

لاہور 18دسمبر2014ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق(ایچ آر سی پی) نے پشاور میں بچوں کے قتل عام کے واقعے کی فوری اورجامع تحقیقات کرنے اور قوم کی مستقبل کے قاتلوں کے بلواسطہ یا بلاواسطہ معاونت کرنے والے تمام عناصر کو بے نقاب کرنے کا مطالبہ کیا ہے۔ کمیشن نے اپنے ایک بیان میں […]

طالبان اور پاکستان ایک ساتھ نہیں رہ سکتے: ایچ آر سی پی

لاہور 16دسمبر2014ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے پشاور میں فوج کے زیر انتظام چلنے والے سکول پر طالبان کے حملے میں 120 سے زیادہ بچوں کے قتل کو قومی سانحہ قرار دیتے ہوئے کہا ہے کہ اس قومی المیہ سے ان لوگوں کی آنکھیں کھل جانی چاہئیں جو اب بھی سمجھتے ہیں […]

فیصل آباد کے سیاسی تصادم میں انتظامیہ تماشائی بنی رہی: ایچ آر سی پی

لاہور 09دسمبر2014ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے پیر کو فیصل آباد میں ہونے والے متشدد سیاسی تصادم پر گہری تشویش کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے امن و امان کے قیام کے لیے مناسب اقدامات نہ کرنے اور پاکستان تحریک انصاف کے ساتھ گفت و شنید کے ذریعے صورت حال کو قابو میں رکھنے […]

آسیہ بی بی کے مقدمہ کے تمام پہلوﺅں کا جائزہ لیا جائے

پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے امید کا اظہار کیا ہے کہ عدالتِ عظمیٰ آسیہ بی بی کے مقدمے کے تمام پہلوﺅں کا جائزہ لے گی۔ یاد رہے کہ آسیہ بی بی توہین رسالت کے مقدمہ میںسیشن کورٹ سے ملنے والی سزا کے خلاف اپیل کو ہائی کورٹ نے گزشتہ ہفتے مسترد کردیا تھا۔ پاکستان […]

اڈیالہ جیل میں تضحیک مذہب کے ملزم پر حملہ باعث تشویش ہے

پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے اڈیالہ جیل میں تضحیک مذہب کے الزامات میں قید سزائے موت کے 70 سالہ قیدی پر حملے کی مذمت کی ہے۔ قیدی کو جیل میں تعینات پولیس اہلکار نے فائرنگ کر کے زخمی کر دیا تھا۔ جمعہ کو جاری ہونے والے ایک بیان میں ایچ […]

Media Monitoring

Rights groups urge ASEAN to break silence on enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone

Bangkok, 15 December 2014 – On the second anniversary of the enforced disappearance of prominent Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, we, the undersigned regional and international organizations, firmly condemn the Lao government’s ongoing refusal to provide any information regarding Sombath’s fate or whereabouts. The Lao government’s deliberate silence on Sombath is part of a […]

Vietnam: Conviction of three human rights defenders upheld

Vietnam: Conviction of three human rights defenders upheld Bangkok-Paris-Geneva, December 12, 2014 – The conviction of three human rights defenders on trumped-up charges is the latest act of the government’s relentless repression of independent voices, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (a joint program of FIDH and OMCT) and the Vietnam Committee […]

joint statement on the killing of children yesterday

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and HAQ: Centre for Child Rights are appalled and horrified at the wanton killing of children in Peshawar.Our hearts go out to the the parents, families and the country in this unspeakably tragic hour. Democratic forces must come together to fight this inhumanity. We hope that there will be […]

EU: For an immediate and unconditional recognition of Palestine

Brussels, Paris, 12 December 2014 – FIDH calls on Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to vote in favour of the recognition of the state of Palestine, and to strongly urge Member States to take immediate and unconditional steps to that end. A vote on the recognition of the Palestinian State by the MEPs is […]

FIDH Recommendations to the 13th Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the ICC

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Position paper FIDH Recommendations to the 13th Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the ICC   Paris, 5 December 2014 – On the occasion of the 13th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which takes […]

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Simorgh condemns the bombing of the school and the killing of children teachers. This is the more important issue. agree with Nighat, we must fight back.

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Aurat Foundation

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FIDH: Taliban attack on school in Peshawar is a war crime

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Paris, December 17 – The killing of over 130 children in a Taliban attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan yesterday is a war crime, and those responsible must be held accountable, said FIDH today. “Although the school that was attacked is affiliated to the military, its students are considered civilians and are protected […]

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Land Rights defenders: the forgotten victims of unbridled development

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Afghanistan: FIDH supports the International Women’s Film Festival – Herat

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| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

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