Press Release

HRCP hopes SC will look at all aspects of Asia Bibi case

Lahore, October 20: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed the hope that the Supreme Court will look at all aspects of the case of Asia Bibi, whose appeal against her conviction by a trial court on a blasphemy charge was turned down by the high court last week. In a statement issued on […]

Political situation diverting attention from grave human rights concerns: HRCP

Quetta, October 14: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has voiced concern at the emergence and deterioration in a litany of grave human rights concerns across the country and stated that the prevailing political situation, and rise in religious extremism were proving significant hurdles in mounting any serious efforts to deal with these concerns. […]

HRCP’s rally against Death Penalty

Lahore, October 10: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has welcomed the postponement of the moratorium on capital punishment by the government and has called for a thorough review of the death penalty regime in the country. In a statement made by the HRCP representatives at a demonstration held on Oct 10, 2014 with […]

Attack on blasphemy accused at Adiala appalling: HRCP

Lahore, September 26: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned an attack in Adiala Jail on a 70-year old man sentenced to death over blasphemy charges. The prisoner was shot and injured by a policeman at the prison. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “HRCP is not only appalled by the […]

HRCP for stay of execution, abolition of death penalty

Lahore, September 11: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over reports that, despite an informal moratorium on executions, a murder convict is scheduled to be hanged in Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, on September 18. HRCP has called upon the government to stay the hanging and announce a formal moratorium on executions. […]

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 […]

Urdu Press Release

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 […]

پھانسی پر پابندی برقرار رکھی جائے، سزائے موت کو ختم کیا جائے

پریس ریلیز لاہور۔11ستمبر :پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے ان خبروں پر شدید تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے کہ پھانسی کی سزاﺅں پر عملدرآمد پر عارضی پابندی کے باوجود قتل کے ایک مجرم کو 18ستمبر کو اڈیالہ جیل میں پھانسی دے دی جائے گی۔ ایچ آر سی پی نے حکومت سے […]

اقتدار کی موجودہ کشمکش پر اظہار تشویش

پریس ریلیز لاہور۔05اگست :پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق(ایچ آر سی پی) نے ”مسندِاقتدار پر کسے قابض ہونا چاہئے“ کے حوالے سے جاری لڑائی پر شدید تشویش کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے کہا ہے کہ موجودہ صورتحال ریاستی امور کو نظرانداز کرنے کانتیجہ ہے۔کمیشن نے حکومت سے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ وہ لوگوں کے حقیقی مسائل پر […]

تحفظ سے متعلقہ حالیہ اقدام قابل مذمت ہے

لاہور۔04جولائی :اِس ہفتے پارلیمان میں منظور ہونے والے ”تحفظ پاکستان ایکٹ“ کو عوام کے حقوق پر بیہمانہ حملہ قرار دیتے ہوئے، پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے حکومت کی جانب سے جابرانہ ریاست کے نمونے کو دیدودانستہ اختیار کرنے کے عمل کی مذمت کی ہے۔ جمعہ کو یہاں جاری ہونے والے […]

Media Monitoring

Egypt: 10 Urgent Measures to End Violence Against Women in the Public Sphere

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Joint statement Egypt: 10 Urgent Measures to End Violence Against Women in the Public Sphere   29 September 2014 – Women in Egypt are subjected to daily sexual harassment and assault on the streets, on public transport and in the workplace. The attacks against female demonstrators in Tahrir […]

“Arbitrary Preventive Detention of Activists in Belarus”

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organisation in Belarus Human Rights Center Viasna Release of a report  “Arbitrary Preventive Detention of Activists in Belarus”   Paris-Minsk, 29 September 2014 – In a report released today, our organisations establish that the authorities in Belarus systematically arrest activists prior to important public events […]

More Action, Less Conversation Needed at the Human Rights Council

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Press release More Action, Less Conversation Needed at the Human Rights Council Geneva, 26 September 2014 – The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) is increasingly failing to fulfill its mandate to address gross and systematic violations, despite calls from human rights defenders and victims of human rights […]

Syria: Free Prominent Rights Defenders

JOINT STATEMENT   Syria: Free Prominent Rights Defenders Verdict Scheduled in Charges Before Anti-Terrorism Court (Geneva, September 5, 2014)  –The Syrian government should immediately and unconditionally release the arbitrarily detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Ghareer, 79 organizations said today. The Syrian Anti-Terrorism Court is expected to issue its verdict on September 24, 2014 in their trial for “publicizing terrorist acts.” Darwish […]

KYRGYZSTAN: The Supreme Court refuses to review the sentencing of Mr. Azimjan Askarov to life imprisonment

PRESS RELEASE - THE OBSERVATORY   KYRGYZSTAN: The Supreme Court refuses to review the sentencing of Mr. Azimjan Askarov to life imprisonment Paris-Geneva, September 9, 2014. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), condemns the latest court decision regarding the sentencing of human rights […]

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