Press Release

Peasants renew call for land reform, respect for their right

Lahore, November 19: The third Peasants’ National Convention, held by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) at Multan the other day, has reiterated the peasants’ and farm workers’ demand for land reform and expeditious recognition of the farming community’s rights. The convention was unanimously of the view that land reform is vitally needed for […]

HRCP slams Christian couple’s murder over desecration charge

Lahore, November 5:The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over a mob beating to death a Christian couple at a brick kiln where they worked, in Kot Radha Kishan. The couple’s bodies were later burnt in the kiln. In a statement that the Commission issued after on the preliminary findings of […]

HRCP slams Wagah bombing, urges holistic approach to protect citizens

Lahore, November 3: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave dismay over the loss of life in a suicide bombing at Wagah on Sunday and urged earnest steps to deny terrorists the ability to murder innocent people at will. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission said: “HRCP is alarmed at […]

HRCP session stresses need for greater commitment to universal education

Lahore, October 31: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has stressed the need for greater commitment and urgent steps to ensure that universal and compulsory education as guaranteed in Article 25-A of the Constitution of Pakistan is available to every child. The demand was made at a consultation HRCOP organized in Lahore to discuss […]

Killing of missing persons appalling: HRCP

Lahore, November 22: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called the killing of six missing persons, whose bodies were found from different parts of Balochistan during the Eid days, “appalling and unreservedly condemnable”. A statement issued by the Commission on Monday said: “The killing of six missing persons from Balochistan, whose bullet-riddled bodies […]

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

Afghanistan: FIDH supports the International Women’s Film Festival – Herat

Paris, 5 November 2014 – FIDH is proud to support for the second consecutive year the International Women’s Film Festival – Herat, to be held from 8 to 12 November 2014 in Herat, Afghanistan. Organized by Armanshahr Open Asia, FIDH’s member organization in Afghanistan, and Roya Film House, the festival will present 42 films in […]

Cambodia: Eleven human rights defenders jailed

THE OBSERVATORY – PRESS RELEASE Bangkok-Geneva-Paris-Phnom Penh, November 13, 2014. The Cambodian Government must end the repression of land rights defenders and immediately release those imprisoned on November 11-12, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT joint programme, said today. “The government’s latest wave of repression of peaceful protests is extremely […]

Cambodia: Call for the Immediate Release and Acquittal of Seven Imprisoned Land Rights Activists

For Immediate Release ­­Cambodia: Call for the Immediate Release and Acquittal of Seven Imprisoned Land Rights Activists (Bangkok, 12 November 2014) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), together with its members the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights […]

Egypt: increased repression against human rights defenders

PRESS RELEASE – THE OBSERVATORY Egypt: increased repression against human rights defenders Paris-Geneva, October 28, 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), deplores the sentence against Ms. Yara Sallam, Transitional Justice Officer at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights […]

Burmese government urged to investigate the enforced disappearance of Sumlut Roi Ja

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Burma Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma and its partners Joint Press Release Burmese government urged to investigate the enforced disappearance of Sumlut Roi Ja October 28, 2014 – On the third anniversary of the abduction of Sumlut Roi Ja, an ethnic Kachin woman […]

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