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Our children are our future, let us safeguard their rights

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Mr. I. A. Rehman decorated with the Human Rights Icon Award

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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UN Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations on Pakistan

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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ICJ statement on the UN Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations on Pakistan

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Internship Programme

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is providing a two-month internship opportunity. Hurry up and apply and also help spread the word. HRCP Internship HumanRights SavingHumanity

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SAHR appeals to Afghanistan and Pakistan to formulate a joint strategy to confront terrorism and insurgency plaguing their nations

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional human rights organization, is deeply concerned about the tense situation arisen between Afghanistan and Pakistan owing to Pakistan’s instant reaction to the deadly terror attack in Lahore and the horrendous massacre of pilgrims at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif, Sindh. Violence […]

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Press Release: Condolence on Suicide Bombing at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Commission for Justice and Peace, a rights based organization of Pakistan Catholic Bishops’ Conference, strongly condemned the horrific incident of bombing at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif. As per the reports up to 88 devotees were slain in the attack but the death toll is increasing by […]

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SAHR expresses concern on the increasing visa restrictions in South Asia

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) a regional human rights network, is concerned about the increased visa restrictions in the region. Recently, Ms. Sultana Kamal, a prominent lawyer and human rights activist in Bangladesh, who is also a SAHR Bureau Member, was denied visa to visit India in December 2016. She is the present chairperson […]

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Another accidental death reported at Gadani ship-breaking yard

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

KARACHI: The abrupt death of a young worker on Sunday afternoon at the Gadani ship-breaking yard number 69 further reinforced the lack of safety measures in place despite repeated accidents that have resulted in several casualties. Dilshaad, 24, was taking a break at cargo ship Snowdon, owned by Aamer Sattar, when the lock of the […]

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BAHRAIN: Court postpones verdict for the fifth time of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, facing up to 15 years in jail

| December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paris-Geneva, December 17, 2016 – For the fifth time in a row, Court postpones verdict of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab as he remains jailed for his tweets and his human rights activities in violation of his right to freedom of expression. Furthermore, the health of Mr. Rajab has seriously deteriorated since his arrest in June 2016. On December 15, 2016, after a fifteen […]

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