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HRCP demands release of Baloch students & activists picked up in Karachi

Lahore, November 27:  The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has slammed the recent spate of enforced disappearances involving Baloch students and activists in Karachi. HRCP has demanded that these student activists and human rights defenders be accorded due process if they are suspected of any crime, or be immediately released by the security forces that have detained […]

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 […]

Media Monitoring

Our children are our future, let us safeguard their rights

On 20th November 2017, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) celebrated the Universal Children’s Day by organizing awareness-raising presentations in selected schools across Pakistan. The presentations entitled, “Our children are our future, let us safeguard their rights’’ included topical video screenings on the Child Rights Convention and lively discussions on children’s rights with pupils […]

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

کراچی سے اٹھائے گئیبلوچ طالبعلموں اور کارکنوں کورہا کیا جائے

پریس ریلیز لاہور 27-نومبر2017   پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے جبری گمشدگیوں کی حالیہ لہر کی شدید مذمت کی ہے۔ جبری گمشدگی کے ان واقعات میں کراچی میں بلوچ طالبعلموں اور کارکنوں کو نشانہ بنایا گیا ہے۔ ایچ آر سی پی نے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ ان طالبعلموں اور انسانی […]

ہمارے بچے ہمارا مستقبل، ان کے حقوق کا تحفظ ہم سب پر لازم

پریس ریلیز 21-نومبر2017 لاہور پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق بچوں کے عالمی دن کے موقع پر حکومت کی توجہ اس امر کی طرف دلانا چاہتا ہے کہ آج بھی پاکستان میں ہزاروں بے گھر بچے جنسی تشدد او جبر کا شکار ہوتے ہیں۔ آج بھی سکول جانے کی عمر کے دو کروڑ سے زائد بچے […]

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 […]

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| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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