Press Release

HRCP slams Ahmadis’ killing in Gujranwala

Lahore, July 28: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has slammed the mob attack and killing of four members of the Ahmadi community in Gujranwala and burning of five houses as “brutalisation and barbarism stooping to new lows”. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission said: “HRCP is shocked and disgusted at the killing of four […]

Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the Gaza Strip: establish an independent commission of inquiry into violations of international law committed during Israeli ‘Operation Protective Edge’ and ensuring accountability

Geneva-Paris, 22 July 2014 The undersigned national, regional and international human rights organisations call upon the UN Human Rights Council, which will convene a Special Session on 23 July 2014, to establish an international independent commission of inquiry to investigate violations of international law, including international crimes, such as war crimes and crimes against humanity, […]

HRCP condemns new security measure

Lahore, July 04: Describing the Protection of Pakistan Bill, adopted by parliament this week, as a blatant attack on the fundamental rights of the people, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has condemned the government for deliberately following the model of a police state. In a statement issued here on Friday the commission said: “The […]

HRCP for more efficient arrangements for IDPs

Lahore, June 27: Expressing concern at reports of hardships still being faced by the people displaced as a result of the military operation in North Waziristan, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for more efficient arrangements for looking after these IDPs and meaningful cooperation between the authorities and civil society organizations. In a […]

Pakistan: Time for real efforts to eradicate torture and implement the Convention Against Torture

LAHORE, June 26: On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the World Organization against Torture (OMCT) and the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) jointly call on the Government of Pakistan to show its commitment to the abolition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment by effectively implementing the United […]

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

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 […]

بے گھر ہونے والے افراد کے لئے موثر انتظامات کئے جائیں:ایچ آر سی پی

لاہور۔27جون :شمالی وزیرستان میں فوجی آپریشن کے نتیجے میں بے گھر ہونے والے افراد کو درپیش مشکلات اور مسائل پر تشویش کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ بے گھر ہونے والے افراد کی دیکھ بھال کے لئے موثر انتظامات کئے جائیں اور اس مقصد کے لئے حکام […]

تشددکے خلاف اقوام متحدہ کے کنونشن پر عملدرآمد کیا جائے

لاہور۔26جون :تشدد کے شکار افراد کی حمایت میں منائے جانے والے عالمی دن کے موقع پر تشدد کے خلاف عالمی تنظیم او۔ایم۔سی۔ٹی اور پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے ایک مشترکہ بیان میں حکومت پاکستان پر زور دیا ہے کہ وہ تشدد اور اس کی تمام دوسری شکلوں کے خاتمے کے عمل کے ساتھ اپنی […]

لاہو ر میں پولیس کی بربریت کی مذمت

لاہور۔16جون :پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے ڈاکٹر طاہر القادری کے سیکرٹریٹ کے باہرپولیس کی پُرتشددکارروائی کی شدید مذمت کی۔ اس پُرتشدد کارروائی میں آٹھ افراد جاں بحق ہوئے اور کم از کم 90لوگ زخمی ہوئے۔ ایک بیان میں کمیشن نے کہا کہ”پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق منگل کے روز رونما ہونے والے ناخوشگوار واقعہ […]

پنجگور کے تعلیمی اداروں کی بندش پر کمیشن کی طرف سے مذمت

پریس ریلیز لاہور 16–جون 2014 بلوچستان کے شہر پنجگور میں عسکریت پسندوں کی طرف سے سکولوں کو زبردستی بند کرانے پر گہرے دکھ کااظہار کرتے ہوئے ہیومن رائٹس کمیشن آف پاکستان نے اسے انتہا پسندی کی بدترین شکل قرار دیا اور کہا کہ یہ اقدام ملک کے لئے تباہ کن ہے۔ پیر کو کمیشن برائے […]

Media Monitoring

Continental Conference on the death penalty in Africa: A decisive step towards an abolitionist continent

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights WCADP – World Coalition Against the Death Penalty FIACAT – International Federation of Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture Press release Continental Conference on the death penalty in Africa: A decisive step towards an abolitionist continent Cotonou, Paris, Nairobi, July 7, 2014 – From July 2 […]

VIETNAM: Blogger Truong Duy Nhat’s two-year prison sentence upheld

JOINT PRESS RELEASE VIETNAM: Blogger Truong Duy Nhat’s two-year prison sentence upheld Paris-Geneva, June 30, 2014. On June 26, the highest jurisdiction in Vietnam upheld a two-year prison sentence against blogger Truong Duy Nhat. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT joint programme, together with the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), denounce the Supreme People’s Court’s decision and call on […]

War crimes in Israel and Palestine: UNSC called to react

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Press release War crimes in Israel and Palestine: UNSC called to react Paris, 10 July 2014 – Attacks on Israel and in the Gaza Strip which caused the death of at least 76 people can be qualified as war crimes. FIDH urges the Israeli authorities and Palestinian armed […]

Burma: Four reporters sentenced to lengthy prison terms

  FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Burma Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma Press release Burma: Four reporters sentenced to lengthy prison terms Paris, Bangkok, 10 July 2014 – The conviction of four reporters to lengthy prison terms is the clearest sign of Burma’s backsliding on press freedom, FIDH […]

The killing of three Israeli settlers should not lead to retaliation and collective punishment

  FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Press release The killing of three Israeli settlers should not lead to retaliation and collective punishment Paris, 4 July 2014 – FIDH condemns grave human rights violations including acts that amount to collective punishment that have occurred in the West Bank and Gaza strip since the kidnaping […]

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