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HRCP condemns ‘ridiculous’ CII recommendations

Lahore, May 27: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) recommendations that call for violence against women, among other regressive, illegal or redundant advice contained in a ‘model’ law purportedly designed to protect women’s rights. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “As much as […]

GSP + Compliance critical for sustainable economic growth

Lahore, May 20: A consultation on the GSP + regime was conducted by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), at their offices on Friday, May 20th.  The consultation commenced with opening remarks by I.A. Rehman, Secretary General HRCP. An overview of the GSP+ regimes and standards was provided by Professor Zahid Riaz and Dr. […]

HRCP demands end to child labour

Lahore, May 19: A workshop by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), on Child Labour, was organized at their offices on Thursday, May 19th.  In attendance were prominent civil society organizations, focusing on the rights of children, activist and representing the government Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CPWB). Pakistan being a signatory to many […]

HRCP aghast at girl’s jirga-ordained murder

Lahore, May 6: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned the brutal killing of a 16-year old girl following a jirga’s decision to punish her for her supposed role in helping a couple find happiness together. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “It is impossible to not be astounded […]

Media Monitoring

8 March: Being born a girl means clearing a lot of hurdles

Monday 7 March 2016 All throughout their lives, women and girls must face various types of discrimination that greatly compromise their future prospects. During this International Women’s Rights Day, FIDH will be highlighting this sad fact in a video made by Agence Babel, with the voice of American film maker Randa Haines. FIDH reminds us […]

Amnesty International Human Rights Award 2016 goes to Henri Tiphagne from India

Award ceremony to be held on April 25 at the Maxim Gorki Theatre in Berlin, Germany BERLIN, 25 JANUARY 2016 – Indian lawyer and human rights defender Henri Tiphagne will be awarded the 8th Human Rights Award by Amnesty International Germany. The award, which will be presented at an official ceremony on April 25 at […]

Defence of women’s rights and religious response: update and strategies by feminist activists from 11 countries

Paris, Rabat, 16 December 2015 – In the framework of a reflexion on the link between human rights and religion, FIDH conducted a seminar in Rabat (Morocco) on the impact of Islamism on women’s rights in a zone called the “Arc of Crisis”. Some thirty experts representing 11 countries where Islamist groups or parties have […]

Bahrain : Rights groups condemn death penalty sentence of Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Ali Moosa

Paris, 16 December 2015 – The undersigned organisations condemn the practice of capital punishment in Bahrain and urge the Government of Bahrain to commute any and all death sentences issued by its courts. On 29th December 2014, a Bahraini criminal court sentenced Mohammed Ramadan and Husain Ali Moosa to death for their alleged involvement in […]

The killing of Zaman Mehsud

A message from Nepal

Dear all, I am shocked to hear the assassination of Zaman, he sent me some pictures just few days back!!!!  I have no words to express how saddened that I am to hear this. My deepest condolence to you all.

Amnesty International’s condolences for the terrible loss of Zaman Mehsud

Dear HRCP Friends, On behalf of my colleagues at Amnesty International,  I would like to extend our deepest condolences for the loss of your colleague Zaman Mehsud and to express our solidarity in this tragic moment! We knew Zaman Mehsud through his work in South Waziristian, he has been a devoted human rights defender. We […]

Amnesty’s call

AI Index: ASA 33/2817/2015 4 November 2015 Pakistan: Immediately investigate killing of human rights defender and journalist Zaman Mehsud Amnesty International condemns the targeted killing of a journalist and human rights defender Zaman Mehsud on 3 November and urges the government to take immediate steps to ensure a prompt, independent and effective investigation and to […]

German embassy’s statement

“German Embassy shares the grief and sorrow of Pakistan’s human rights and media community about the murder of Zaman Mehsud, journalist and monitor of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. Our thoughts are with his family and with all those who have lost a dear friend and highly esteemed colleague. We trust that perpetrators will […]

Urdu Press Releases

اسلامی نظریاتی کونسل کی مضحکہ خیز سفارشات قابل مذمت ہیں

پریس ریلیز لاہور 27مئی ، 2016 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے اسلامی نظریاتی کونسل (سی آئی آئی) کی ان سفارشات کی مذمت کی ہے جن میں خواتین کے خلاف تشدد اور دیگر رجعت پسند ، غیر قانونی اور فضول تجاویز کو اس ’’ماڈل ‘‘ قانون کا حصہ بنانے کا مطالبہ […]

ہاؤسنگ منصوبے کی جانب سے زمینوں پر قبضے کے طریقے کی تحقیقات کی جائیں

پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی)ملک کے سب سے بڑے ریئل اسٹیٹ ڈویلپر کی جانب سے کراچی میں زمین کے حصول سے متعلق طریقہ کار کی فوری اور مکمل تحقیقات کا مطالبہ کیاہے اور ان اطلاعات پر تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے کہ ریاستی عناصر حقیقی مالکان کو ان کی زمینوں سے […]

انجمن مزارعین پنجاب کے کسانوں کے خلاف طاقت کے استعمال سے گریز کیا جائے

پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی)نے انتظامیہ کی جانب سے انجمن مزارعین پنجاب (اے ایم پی) سے وابستہ کسانوں کو پر امن احتجاج اور ایک کنونشن کے انعقاد کا حق نہ دیے جانے پر شدید تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے۔ اس کنونشن کا مقصد ان کے اس زمین کی ملکیت کے حق […]

قلات میں فوجی آپریشن کے نتیجے میں ہونے والی ہلاکتوں کی اطلاعات باعث تشویش ہیں

پریس ریلیز لاہور قلات کے علاقے جوہان ، اور مستونگ کے علاقے اِسپلنگی سے موصول ہونے والی یہ خبریں پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی)کے لئے تشویش کا باعث ہیں کہ ان علاقوں میں مبینہ فوجی آپریشن کے نتیجے میں بڑی تعداد میں عام شہری ہلاک ہوئے ہیں۔ اگرچہ ان علاقوں تک […]

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