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HRCP demands across-the-board action against terrorists

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, February 17: Strongly condemning the Sehwan Sharif suicide bombing and a series of terrorist attacks in the country over the last few days, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has demanded decisive crackdown on all manifestations of violence, especially in the name of faith. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “HRCP is […]

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Monthly Jehd-e-Haq جہد حق

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

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HRCP appalled by anchor’s ceaseless hatemongering

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, February 10, 2017: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over a vicious campaign by a TV anchorperson against several renowned journalists and rights defenders in a tirade that has been going on for weeks. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “HRCP has been horrified by the licence […]

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International Law and Human Rights must be our Compass

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

New York, Paris, 31 January 2017 – President Donald Trump is putting the United States out of step with international human rights principles of non-discrimination and the protection of refugees, declared FIDH today, the worldwide movement for human rights. “Let us be perfectly clear: refugees are not terrorists, they are the first victims of terror,” […]

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Pakistan – Disappearance of human rights defender Samar Abbas

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 14 January 2017, the family of missing human rights defender Mr. Samar Abbas registered a First Information Report (FIR) at Ramna Police station in Islamabad regarding his disappearance from Islamabad on 7 January 2017. Samar Abbas is the president of the Civil Progressive Alliance Pakistan (CPAP). CPAP is a human rights group based inKarachi […]

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HRCP demands bloggers’ recovery, end to climate of fear

| January 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, January 14: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed alarm over a growing sense of insecurity among civil society activists following disappearance of several bloggers over the last fortnight. It has called for their immediate recovery. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Commission stated: “The authorities are surely aware of a climate of […]

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انسانی حقوق کے کارکنوں کی فوری بازیابی یقینی بنائی جائے

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

پریس ریلیز لاہور 09جنوری،  2017 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے گذشتہ چند دنوں کے دوران لاہوراوراسلام آباد میں انسانی حقوق کے چارکارکنوں کی گمشدگی پرتشویش کا اظہار اوران کی فوری بازیابی کا مطالبہ کیا ہے۔ پیرکوجاری ہونیوالے ایک بیان میں کمیشن نے کہا: ” ایچ آرسی پی کو 04 جنوری کو وقاص گورایا اورعاصم […]

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HRCP demands quick recovery of missing activists

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore, January 9, 2017: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over four rights activists going missing in Lahore and Islamabad over the last few days. It has demanded their immediate recovery. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission said: “HRCP is greatly alarmed by Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed disappearing on January […]

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Lahore closure denied people’s right to use thoroughfares: HRCP

| January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

January 5, 2017: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has voiced grave concern over the cavalier manner of the authorities in closing down Lahore on Wednesday, apparently to prevent a protest. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Commission said: “HRCP is shocked by the manner in which the government chose to practically shut […]

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لاہور شہر کی بندش سے عوام کے شاہراہوں کے استعمال کا حق متاثر ہوا ہے

| January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

پریس ریلیز لاہور 05جنوری، 2017 پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق نے اس امر پر شدید تشویش کا اظہار کیا ہے کہ حکام نے بروز بدھ لاہور بند کرنے کے لیے انتہائی غیر ذمہ دارانہ طریقہ کار اختیار کیا۔ حکام کے اقدام کا بظاہر مقصد ایک احتجاج کو رکوانا تھا۔ جمعرات کو جاری ہونے والے ایک […]

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