Press Release

HRCP urges release of abducted labourers, coastgaurd personnel in Balochistan

Lahore, April 11: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for the release of three labourers and two coastguard personnel believed to be in the custody of an insurgent group in Balochistan. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “HRCP has come to learn that Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) has two coastguard personnel […]

HRCP slams threat to lawyer representing blasphemy accused

Lahore, April 10: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has voiced serious concern and indignation over threats extended to a senior lawyer representing a blasphemy accused inside a courtroom in the Multan Central Prison. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Commission said: “HRCP is extremely concerned about threats given to the lawyers of blasphemy accused […]

Attacks on Raza Rumi, worship places represent new wave of intolerance: HRCP

Lahore, March 31: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed alarm over a number of disturbing developments including the assault on journalist Raza Rumi and attacks on temples in Sindh and called these a new wave of intolerance. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission said: “HRCP has grave concerns over a number of […]

HRCP alarmed at JSQM leaders’ killing, demands probe

Lahore, March 24: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed serious concern over the killing of two leaders of the Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) and called for a transparent probe to nab the killers. In a statement issued on Monday, the commission said: “HRCP wants to voice its grave concern over the […]

HRCP seeks CJ’s help to protect temple in Karachi

Lahore, March 21: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has sought the intervention of the chief justice of Pakistan to protect an old Hindu temple in Karachi that is threatened by the construction of underpasses and flyovers at Clifton. In a letter sent to the chief justice, the HRCP chairperson noted that business interests in complicity with officials of the […]

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

اسلام آباد کی عدالتوں پر حملہ قابل مذمت ہے

پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے اسلام آباد کی ضلعی عدالتوں پر ہونے والے حملے، جس میں جاں بحق ہونے والے افراد میں ایک جج اور متعدد وکلاءشامل تھے، کی مذمت کی ہے اور شدید تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے کہ وفاقی دارالحکومت بھی ایسے حملوں سے محفوظ نہیں ہے۔ پیر کے روز میڈیا پر […]

خضدار میں 15نعشوں کی برآمدگی کے وقوعے کی تحقیقات کی جائے

پریس ریلیز لاہور پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے ہفتہ کے روز بلوچستان کے ضلع خضدار سے 15مسخ شدہ نعشوں کی برآمدگی پر شدید تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے۔ کمیشن نے وفاقی حکومت اور بلوچستان کی صوبائی حکومت سے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ مقتولین اور ان کے قاتلوں کی فوری شناخت […]

انسانی حقوق کے پرُعزم کارکن میاں ناظم الدین کو ہمیشہ یاد رکھا جائے گا

پریس ریلیز لاہور 15-جنوری 2014 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے اپنے سابق سینئر سٹاف ممبر اورانسانی حقوق کے پرُعزم کارکن میاں ناظم الدین کی وفات پر افسوس کا اظہار کیا ہے۔ ایچ آر سی پی نے ایک تعزیتی اجلاس میں خلوص کے ساتھ اُنہیں یاد کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ وہ […]

زائرین کا قتل قابل مذمت ہے، شہریوں کے تحفظ کے لیے ٹھوس اقدامات کئے جائیں

پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے کراچی میں واقع ایک مزار میں چھ افراد کے قتل کی شدید مذمت کی ہے اور جنگجو انتہا پسندوں کے ہاتھوں شہریوں کی ہلاکتوں پر قابو پانے کا مطالبہ کیا ہے۔ اطلاعات کے مطابق مذکورہ چھ افراد کو طالبان نے قتل کیا ہے۔ بدھ کو ذرائع ابلاغ کو جاری […]

مجوزہ قانون جبری غائب کئے جانے کو جائز قرار دینے کی کوشش ہے

پریس ریلیز لاہور 20 دسمبر 2013 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے جبری گمشدگیوں سے متعلق مجوزہ قانون سازی کے حوالے سے ذرائع ابلاغ کی اطلاعات پر تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے۔ جمعہ کے روز جاری ہونے والے ایک بیان میں ایچ آر سی پی نے کہا، یہ افسوس ناک امر […]

Media Monitoring

RUSSIAN FEDERATION: The appeal court orders ADC “Memorial” to register as a “foreign agent”, amid marred judicial proceedings

PRESS RELEASE - THE OBSERVATORY RUSSIAN FEDERATION: The appeal court orders ADC “Memorial” to register as a “foreign agent”, amid marred judicial proceedings Paris-Geneva, April 9, 2014. In a hearing observed yesterday by the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (FIDH-OMCT joint programme), the Saint Petersburg City Court upheld that the Anti-Discrimination Centre (ADC) “Memorial”, a Russian […]

Third Anniversary of Arrest: Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja

9 April 2014 Third Anniversary of Arrest: Calls for the Release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja International and Local Civil Society Groups Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Bahraini Human Rights Defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on the Third Anniversary of His Arrest The undersigned civil society organizations express their serious concern for the health and well-being of […]

FIDH campaign for human rights defenders in jail

FIDH campaign for human rights defenders in jail Dear Friends, We are proud to present the international FIDH campaign  #ForFreedom dedicated to human rights defenders in jail. #ForFreedom is a participatory campaign to increase media attention and speed up the release of arbitrarily imprisoned human rights defenders. It is YOUR campaign! #ForFreedom offers an original, […]

Launch of CAUSE : Coalition Against the Unlawful Surveillance Exports

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights INVITATION Launch of CAUSE : Coalition Against the Unlawful Surveillance Exports followed by an open dialogue on ICT companies and human rights Friday 4 April @2.30PM University Foundation 11 rue d’Egmont, Brussels Recently, the Amesys case and many others have raised questions on the human rights responsibilities of […]

Largest-ever ASEAN civil society conference urges regional governments to establish human rights protection mechanisms

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights ALTSEAN-Burma – Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma Joint press release Largest-ever ASEAN civil society conference urges regional governments to establish human rights protection mechanisms   Paris, Rangoon, 25 March 2014 – ASEAN leaders must listen to the voices of civil society and grassroots organizations in the region, FIDH […]

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Egypt: 529 death sentences against Morsy supporters in conclusion of an unfair trial

| March 26, 2014

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Press Release Egypt: 529 death sentences against Morsy supporters in conclusion of an unfair trial Cairo, Paris, 25 March 2014 – FIDH expresses its utmost concern after an Egyptian court sentenced to death 529 defendants, concluding a procedure that has flagrantly violated the most fundamental guarantees of a […]

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Pascal Simbikangwa convicted of genocide and complicity in crimes against humanity A great victory for the victims of the Rwandan genocide and for universal justice

| March 18, 2014

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights LDH – Ligue des droits de l’Homme (France) Joint Press Release Pascal Simbikangwa convicted of genocide and complicity in crimes against humanity A great victory for the victims of the Rwandan genocide and for universal justice Paris, 14 March 2014 – After six weeks of hearings, the Criminal […]

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Crimea: 16 March referendum not admissible in international law

| March 18, 2014

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights Press Release Crimea: 16 March referendum not admissible in international law Paris, 14 March 2014 – FIDH considers that owing to the serious Human Rights violations being committed in Crimea, the conditions under which the March 16 referendum is organised are contrary to international law. “The legal and […]

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Rape victim’s suicide damns criminal justice system: HRCP

| March 14, 2014

 Lahore, March 14: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern after the death of a rape victim who had set herself ablaze because a police report had helped the rapist get bail in the case. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “HRCP is pained beyond words by the death […]

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HRCP condemns CII’s anti-women edict

| March 12, 2014

Lahore - March 12: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned the retrogressive move by the Council of Islamic Ideology to roll back the Muslim family laws and called upon the government to stand fast in defence of women’s rights. In a statement issued here today the commission said: “At a time when the […]

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