Press Release

HRCP calls for a clear plan for sustainable development

Lahore, July 03: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the government to seriously prepare for realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as these targets correspond to Pakistani people’s aspirations in nearly all fields of life. In a statement issued here today the commission said: “The international community is busy finalizing the […]

HRCP condoles passing of I. A. Rehman’s wife

Lahore, June 25: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed its deep sorrow and grief over the demise of Tauseef Rehman, wife of HRCP Secretary General I. A. Rehman. In a statement on Thursday, the Commission said: “We the members of the HRCP family are deeply saddened by the passing of Tauseef Rehman, Mr […]

HRCP on executions: human dignity should be respected all year round

Lahore, June 23: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has welcomed the suspension of executions in Ramazan and called for an unbiased assessment of a general resumption of hangings. In a statement issued on Tuesday, HRCP said: “The Commission welcomes the government decision to stop executions ‘in reverence for the Holy month of Ramadan […]

High death toll in heat wave alarming: HRCP

Lahore, June 22: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed alarm over the high death toll amid the prevailing heat wave, especially in Karachi, and called for urgent interventions to prevent further loss of life. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission said: “The high number of fatalities across the country as […]

Media Monitoring

NSA/Surveillance: Damning new revelations and still no judicial inquiry

Paris, 25 June 2015 - FIDH and LDH recall that they filed a complaint in July 2013 aimed at the NSA, the FBI and their surveillance practices under the PRISM programme. After more than 18 months since the opening of the preliminary investigation into the case, the Paris Prosecutor had still not made clear how it […]

European governments must take action to release political prisoners in Azerbaijan

Paris, 4 June 2015 – One week before the opening ceremony of the first European Games in the history of the continent, FIDH calls on the European leaders to make the participation of their countries in the opening ceremony of the Games contingent upon the release of political prisoners and activists placed in pre-trial detention […]

Orange in the Occupied Palestinian Territory The company recognizes its responsibility – the State shareholder should halt its support of Israeli settlements

Paris, 27 May 2015 – On the day of the annual meeting of Orange shareholders, 27 May 2015, civil society organisations (NGOs and unions)* urge the company and the French State, a shareholder in the group, to intervene and put a halt to human rights violations to which they would be contributing indirectly through their […]

Joint Statement of Korean civil society organizations calling for immediate humanitarian aid for Rohingya boat people

Approximately 8000 ethnic and religious minority Rohingya peoples and Bangladeshi migrants who left Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh to escape to Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia are slowly dying on sea due to the respective governments’ refusal to allow migrants ashore. The government of Thailand, which is the mid-way stopover for these migrants, has recently closed off […]

HRCP condemns Karachi incident

SAHR Statement condemning the killing of civilians in Karachi

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a democratic regional network of human rights defenders, strongly condemns the attack on members of the Ismaili sect, killing 47 and injuring a dozen more, by gunmen in Karachi, Pakistan. On 13 May, six armed men on three motorbikes had opened fire on a bus carrying a group of […]

PAKISTAN INDIA PEOPLES’ FORUM FOR PEACE & DEMOCRACY (India)

PRESS STATEMENT May 14, 2014   Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace & Democracy (PIPFPD) strongly condemns the brutal attack in Karachi where 47 people including women were gunned down. The attackers targetted an Ismaili community bus. Jundullah, an anti-shia militia and a splinter group of Tehrik-e-Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack.   The killing […]

Pakistan: Arrest, Prosecute Sectarian Killers

(New York, May 14, 2015) – The Pakistan government should investigate and bring to justice those responsible for the May 13, 2015 attack on members of the Ismaili Shia community in Karachi that killed 43 people, Human Rights Watch said today. An extremist group called Jundullah, a splinter group of the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP), or Pakistani […]

Karachi incident calls for appropriate and immediate action to counter religiously motivated terrorism: CHRE

Centre for Human Rights Education- Pakistan, an organization working to promote religious tolerance and respect of religious diversity has strongly condemned the barbaric attack on the Ismaili community (a group of Shia Muslims) in which at least 46 died and 24 injured including children reportedly.     Mr. Samson Salamat, Director of the Centre for […]

HRCP condemns Peshawar incident

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 […]

Urdu Press Releases

مستحکم ترقی کے لیے واضح منصوبہ بنایا جائے

لاہور 03جولائی2015ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے حکومت سے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ وہ مستحکم ترقیاتی اہداف کے حصول کے لیے سنجیدگی سے تیاری کرے کیونکہ یہ اہداف تقریباً تمام شعبوں میں پاکستانی عوام کی خواہشات کی ترجمانی کرتے ہیں۔ آج جاری ہونے والے ایک بیان میں کمیشن […]

ایچ آر سی پی کوآئی اے رحمن کی شریک حیات کی وفات کا شدید دُکھ ہے

لاہور 25 جون 2015ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے ایچ آر سی پی کے سیکرٹری جنرل آئی اے رحمن کی شریک حیات توصیف رحمان کی وفات پر گہرے دُکھ کا اظہار کیا ہے۔ جمعرات کو جاری ہونے والے ایک بیان میں کمیشن نے کہا: ”ہمیں ایچ آر سی […]

بہتر انتظام کے ذریعے مزید اموات کو روکا جاسکتا ہے: ایچ آر سی پی

لاہور 23 جون 2015ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے شدید گرمی کے سبب ملک بھر خصوصاً کراچی میں ہونے والے انسانی جانوں کے نقصان پر شدید اضطراب کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ انسانی جانوں کے مزید نقصان کو روکنے کے لئے فوری اقدامات کئے جائیں۔ منگل کے روز جاری […]

ملک میں ہونے والے بلدیاتی انتخابات میں گلگت۔ بلتستان کی تقلید کی جائے: ایچ آر سی پی

پریس ریلیز لاہور 09 جون 2015ء پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے گلگت۔بلتستان کی قانون ساز اسمبلی کے انتخابات پرامن طور پر اور قرینے کے ساتھ کروانے کی تعریف کرتے ہوئے توقع ظاہر کی ہے کہ پاکستان کے دوسرے علاقے آئندہ بلدیاتی اور عام انتخابات میں گلگت۔بلتستان کی تقلید کریں گے۔ ایچ آر سی پی […]

Events

Promoting Humanitarian Values and Human Rights in the Fight against Extremism

“Promoting Humanitarian Values and Human Rights in the Fight against Extremism” Master training workshop held at HRCP Secretariat Lahore on 19-21 October 2012             Main themes and resource persons Background and evolution of human rights movement and moves towards its implementation (Mr. Muhammad Tehseen: Director SAP-PK)   Different types of extremism, their impact on our […]

A lecture on Votes and Human Rights

A lecture on Votes and Human Rights was held at the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan office. It was said that democracy is the best form of government despite shortcomings in its process of voting and nature of representation in parliament. Those who attended and spoke on the topic included; professor Imdad Chandio of Khairpur […]

Health dialogue on measles outburst in Sindh

HRCP Task Force Hyderabad and Civil Society Organization jointly hosted a Health dialogue on recent outburst of measles cases in Sindh at Hyderabad Press Club, in which 22 representatives of various NGO and media persons participated. The speakers expressed concern that more than 200 children had died and 15,000 were suffering from the disease but the health ministry and concerned departments […]

Other Recent Posts

Monthly Jehd-e-Haq جہد حق

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

June 2015

Continue Reading

Pakistan: New National Human Rights Commission welcome but may be ‘toothless’ at birth

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

While the constitution of Pakistan’s first National Commission for Human Rights is welcome, the Commission risks being toothless unless its powers are extended to investigate human rights violations allegedly committed by the security agencies, the ICJ warned today. The ICJ was informed that members of the National Commission for Human Rights were notified on 20 […]

Continue Reading

HRCP lauds peaceful, orderly polls in Gilgit Baltistan

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lahore, June 9: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has praised the conduct of peaceful and largely orderly polls for the Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) and observed that other regions of Pakistan could do well to emulate the example of GB polls held on Monday. Based on the initial reports submitted by HRCP […]

Continue Reading

پھانسیاں دینے سے جرائم کم نہیں ہوتے

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

لاہور 04 جون 2015ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے موجودہ سال کے دوران پاکستان میں پھانسیوں کی تعداد میں اضافے پر گہری تشویش کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے کہا ہے کہ اس سال کے دوران 135مجرموں کو تختہ دار پر لٹکایا گیا اور گزشتہ دس برسوں کے دوران کسی […]

Continue Reading

HRCP alarmed over record executions

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lahore, June 3: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern that the number of executed death row prisoners in Pakistan this year reached 135 on Wednesday, the highest for any year in a decade. HRCP has called for halting executions and abolishing capital punishment. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the […]

Continue Reading

HRCP welcomes polls in KP, slams violence, curbs on women’s vote

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lahore, June 01: While welcoming the conclusion of local government elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed its concern that the rifht of women to cast their vote continued to be denied and the arrangements made for the maintenance of law and order and for smooth polling were grossly […]

Continue Reading

HRCP condemns Mastung killings, demands justice

| May 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lahore, May 30: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned the murder of at least 21 passengers of two Karachi-bound buses in Mastung district on Friday and demanded that the killers should be brought to justice and road travel is made secure from such wanton acts of violence. In a statement issued on […]

Continue Reading

وکلاءکی ہلاکت پر ایچ آر سی پی کا اظہار افسوس

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

لاہور 26مئی 2015ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے ڈسکہ میں پولیس فائرنگ سے دو وکلاءکی ہلاکت پر گہرے دُکھ کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے کہا ہے کہ ایسی صورت حال میں پولیس کی طرف سے اختیار کئے جانے والے طریق کار اور رویے کو تبدیل کرنا ضروری ہے تاکہ […]

Continue Reading

Lawyers’ killing by cops points to deep-rooted problem: HRCP

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lahore, May 26: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has slammed the killing of two lawyers in Daska in targeted police firing, and called for a thorough look at the police modus operandi to ensure that force is used to protect citizens rather than killing them. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Commission […]

Continue Reading

قلات میں سکیورٹی فورسز کے آپریشن سے متعلق ایچ آرسی پی کی تشویش

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

لاہور 22مئی 2015ء پریس ریلیز پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے ضلع قلات میں سکیورٹی فورسز کے ایک آپریشن میں شہریوں کی ہلاکت کی اطلاعات پر تشویش کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ عوام کو آپریشن کی تفصیلات سے آگاہ کیا جائے۔ جمعہ کو جاری ہونے والے ایک بیان […]

Continue Reading