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Time to save and rebuild democracy

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press release Lahore, July 29. Commenting on the Supreme Court verdict in the Panama papers case and the subsequent developments the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for a nationwide effort to build strong democratic traditions. In a statement issued here today the commission said: The highest court in the land has spoken and its […]

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مستونگ میں ہزارہ برادری کے لوگوں کا قتل قابل مذمت ہے

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

پریس ریلیز لاہور 19جولائی2017 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے بلوچستان میں ہزارہ شیعہ برادری کے خلاف بہیمانہ تشدد کے حالیہ ترین واقعے کی شدید مذمت کی ہے اور اقلیتی برادری کے خلاف تشدد پر قابو پانے اور معروف شدت پسند تنظیموں کے خلاف کارروائی کرنے میں حکومتی ناکامی پر شدید […]

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HRCP condemns the Mustang killing of Hazaras

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press release Lahore, July 19: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) strongly condemns the latest incident of wanton violence against the Hazara Shia Community in Balochistan and takes serious notice of the government’s failure to curb violence against a minority community and its inability to crackdown on known militant outfits.  The latest targeted killing to […]

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SAHR Declaration on Peace, Security and Protection of Human Rights at Borders in South Asia

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) has issued the following declaration on peace and protection of human rights along borders in South Asia. We, members of civil society from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, have gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal on 7 and 8 July 2017 at the Round Table […]

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کمرہ عدالت میں عاصمہ جہانگیر کے ساتھی وکلاء پر حملہ قابل مذمت ہے

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

پریس ریلیز لاہور 22-جون 2017 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی)نے عدالت عالیہ لاہور کے کمرہ عدالت میں معروف وکیل عاصمہ جہانگیر کے ساتھی وکلاء پر درجنوں وکیلوں کے حملے کی شدید مذمت کی ہے۔ بروز جمعرات جاری ہونے والے ایک بیان میں کمیشن نے کہا: ’’ایچ آر سی پی عاصمہ جہانگیر […]

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HRCP condemns attack on Asma Jahangir’s associates in courtroom

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, June 22: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned an attack by scores of lawyers on renowned lawyer Asma Jahangir’s associates inside a courtroom in the Lahore High Court. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Commission said: “HRCP denounces in the strongest possible terms the assault on Asma Jahangir’s associates. […]

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Bangladesh: Conduct a credible investigation into threats of violence andensure protection of Sultana Kamal

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

We, several international and regional civil society organisations express deep concern over violent threats received by Sultana Kamal, a prominent lawyer and women human rights defender in Bangladesh. Sultana received these threats from the radical Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam (Hefazat), a coalition of teachers and students of quami Madrasas1 , after expressing her opinion on a […]

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ایک صحافی کا قتل، دوسرے کو سنگین خطرات تشویش کا باعث ہیں

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

پریس ریلیز لاہور 12-جون 2017   پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے ہری پور میں ایک صحافی کے قتل جبکہ لاہور میں دوسرے کو قتل کی دھمکیوں اور ان پر ہونے والے بظاہر حملے کی شدید مذمت کی ہے۔ پیر کو جاری ہونے والے ایک بیان میں، کمیشن نے کہا:’’ ہمیں […]

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HRCP concern over journalist’s killing, serious threats to another

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press release Lahore, June 12: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the killing of journalist in Haripur and death threats and an apparent attack against another in Lahore. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission stated: “We have received with great concern reports of targeted killing of Bakhshish Elahi, bureau chief of […]

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SAHR Statement on occasion of the campaigns by families of the disappeared reaching 100 days

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of Human Rights Defenders, is issuing this statement to affirm its solidarity with the families of the victims of enforced disappearance protesting in different areas in the North and East of Sri Lanka. In particular, the network extends its support on the occasion of the 100th […]

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