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HRCP’s alarm over attempt towards the revival of Talibanisation of South Waziristan

Lahore, November 21, 2017: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is alarmed over a recent incident where a peace committee in Wana, South Waziristan, has issued a ban on virtually all socio-cultural activities in the region, including preventing women’s movement outside their homes unless they are with a mahram and prohibiting locals from using […]

Freedom of press and expression needs to be restored in Balochistan.

Lahore: November 20, 2017: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over the prevailing situation in Balochistan in terms of curbs on freedom of expression and a persisting climate of intimidation.  In a statement the Commission said: “HRCP calls upon the government and separatist groups in Balochistan to ensure that the media […]

Mr. I. A. Rehman decorated with the Human Rights Icon Award

Legendary human rights activist Mr. I. A. Rehman was decorated with the Human Rights Icon Award amidst a standing ovation at the 15th Freedom Gate Pakistan (FGP) alumni gathering organized at the Lahore Country Club in Muridke on October 29, 2017. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Pakistan (“FNF Pakistan”) recognized the tireless efforts of […]

Pakistan: 285 Turkish teachers and families risk forcible deportation and persecution

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Pakistan Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Joint press release Pakistan: 285 Turkish teachers and families risk forcible deportation and persecution Lahore, Paris, 26 October 2017: Pakistan must protect 285 Turkish nationals from forcible repatriation, arbitrary arrest, and other human rights abuses, FIDH […]

Media Monitoring

Our children are our future, Let us safeguard their rights

November 20, on Universal Children’s Day, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan organized awareness programs in schools titled, “our children are our future, let us safeguard their rights’’. In Lahore this programs was held at Sanjan Nagar Public Education Trust School and at Syed Ijaz Bukhari School (SEB’s). In Islamabad at joint public school and college […]

Mr. I. A. Rehman decorated with the Human Rights Icon Award

Legendary human rights activist Mr. I. A. Rehman was decorated with the Human Rights Icon Award amidst a standing ovation at the 15th Freedom Gate Pakistan (FGP) alumni gathering organized at the Lahore Country Club in Muridke on October 29, 2017. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Pakistan (“FNF Pakistan”) recognized the tireless efforts of […]

UN Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations on Pakistan

ICJ statement on the UN Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations on Pakistan

Greetings from the International Commission of Jurists!   The UN Human Rights Committee, the treaty-monitoring body responsible for overseeing states’ compliance with the ICCPR, issued its Concluding Observations and recommendations on Pakistan today. Please find the Concluding Observations attached. Some of the Committee’s recommendations include: ·       Ensure the National Commission for Human Rights is able to […]

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

جنوبی وزیرستان میں طالبانائزیشن کی بحالی تشویش کا باعث ہے

پریس ریلیز لاہور 21 -نومبر، 2017 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے جنوبی وزیرستان کے علاقے وانا میں حال ہی میں پیش آنے والے ایک واقعہ پر تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے جہاں ایک امن کمیٹی نے علاقے میں تقریباً ہر قسم کی سماجی۔ ثقافتی سرگرمیوں پر پابندی عائد کردی ہے۔ […]

بلوچستان میں پریس اور اظہار رائے کی آزادی کو بحال کیا جائے

پریس ریلیز لاہور 20-نومبر، 2017   پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے بلوچستان میں اظہار رائے کی آزادی پر پابندیوں اور خوف کی مستقل فضاء پر تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے۔  اپنے ایک بیان میں کمیشن نے کہا : ’’ ایچ آر سی پی حکومت اور بلوچستان کے علیحدگی پسند گروہوں […]

دو سو پچاسی ترک اساتذہ اور ان کے خاندان جبری وطن واپسی اور ایذارسانی کے خطرے سے دوچار ہیں

  پریس ریلیز لاہور 26-اکتوبر، 2017   عالمی وفاق برائے انسانی حقوق (ایف آئی ڈی ایچ اور اس کی رکن تنظیم پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق کی مشترکہ پریس ریلیز   دو سو پچاسی ترک اساتذہ اور ان کے خاندان جبری وطن واپسی اور ایذارسانی کے خطرے سے دوچار ہیں    لاہور، پیرس، 26 اکتوبر،2017 […]

رکن پارلیمان کی عوامی فورم پر نفرت انگیزتقریر قابل مذمت ہے: ایچ آر سی پی

پریس ریلیز لاہور 12-اکتوبر، 2017   پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے حکمران جماعت سے تعلق رکھنے والے ایک رکن پارلیمان کی قومی اسمبلی میں کی گئی تقریر پر غم وغصے کا اظہار کیا ہے، جس میں ایک مذہبی اقلیتی گروہ کواشتعال انگیز گفتگو کا نشانہ بنایا گیا اور ان کے […]

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| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

KARACHI: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan organized a panel discussion on harassment and violence against transgenders on [DATE].  Mr  I. A. Rehman, Mr. Asad Butt and Mrs. Uzma Noorani, Ms. Sara Gill, Ms. Shehzadi, Mr. Ihsan Ali and Ms. Raheema Panhwar participated in the discussion. Mr I.A. Rehman explained that traditionally transgenders were employed by […]

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Monthly Jehd-e-Haq جہد حق

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Election to UN Rights Body Spotlights Failings – Leading Rights Groups Call for Action to Match Human Rights Role to Reality

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dear Madam/Sir,   Greetings from the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ).   The ICJ, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are urging Pakistan to take immediate steps towards meeting “the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights,” following the country’s election to the Human Rights Council.   Yesterday, the UN General Assembly […]

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| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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HRCP slams parliamentarian’s hate speech at public forum

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, October 12: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed outrage at the statement made by a parliamentarian from the ruling party in the National Assembly, targeting and calling for discriminatory actions to be taken against a religious minority group. A statement issued by the Commission on Thursday said, “HRCP condemns in the strongest possible terms […]

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| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

پریس ریلیز لاہور 10-اکتوبر،2017   10اکتوبر کو سزائے موت کے خلاف عالمی دن کے موقع پر پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق(ایچ آر سی پی) نے حکومت پر زور دیا ہے کہ وہ ایسے حفاظتی اقدامات کرے جس سے اس بات کو یقینی بنایا جاسکے کہ ایسی سزاؤں کے ازسرنوآغاز سے پاکستان ان ذمہ داریوں کی […]

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Death penalty: HRCP for urgent safeguards to comply with state obligations

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, October 10, 2017: On the World Day against the Death Penalty on October 10, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has urged the government to urgently institute safeguards to ensure that a generalised resumption of executions does not violate Pakistan’s human rights obligations. In a statement issued to the media, the Commission said: “As we observe […]

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عوام میں پائی جانے والی شدید مایوسی کا نوٹس لیا جائے:ایچ آر سی پی

| October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Vital to tackle deep disappointment of people: HRCP

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, October 8: Lack of attention to governance and indifference towards the people’s rights has caused deep resentment and frustration among the citizenry, which all institutions must urgently wake up to address, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said. In a statement issued at the conclusion of its Executive Council meeting, the Commission stated on […]

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Pakistan: EU must use upcoming dialogue to demand progress on human rights

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Pakistan Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Joint press release   Lahore, Paris, 6 October 2017: The European Union (EU) must demand Pakistan make progress in addressing critical human rights issues, FIDH and its member organization Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said […]

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| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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HRCP calls for immediate release of Turkish family

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, September 27: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for the immediate release of Mr. Kacmaz’s family, ex-director of Pak-Turk school, including two young daughters, who were abducted in Lahore today. The family had been residing in Pakistan for a year, on UNHCR asylum seeker certificate, allowing them to stay in Pakistan till […]

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Monthly Jehd-e-Haq جہد حق

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

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اظہار رائے کی آزادی پر حملے کی ہر کوشش کی مزاحمت کی جائے گی

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

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HRCP vows to confront any bid to ambush freedom of expression

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, September 11: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed strong reservations over a proposed draft that is apparently aimed at gagging the print media and said that civil society will vigorously resist any such attempt. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission stated: “HRCP is greatly alarmed by the circulation of a […]

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