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NCHR to intervene in Nazim Jokhio case

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The National Commission for Human Rights will challenge the removal of names of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) legislators from the list of accused persons in the murder of citizen journalist Nazim Jokhio tortured to death in Karachi last year.

HRCP holds memorial on death anniversary of I. A. Rehman

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On the death anniversary of human rights defender I. A. Rehman, prominent civil society activists and family members shared their memories of him in an event organized by the HRCP

Rights Watch | March 30th 2022

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In a video uploaded to social media Nazim Jokhio's wife Shireen has announced that she has decided to forgive the murderers of her husband.

OBITUARY: Dr Mehdi Hasan breathes his last

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Dr Mehdi Hasan's legacy in Pakistan will always remain that of a staunchly principled professional, a progressive journalist, and a deep critic of those who clamped down upon freedom of expression and freedom of press
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Rights Watch | 6th January 2022

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The FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing on Wednesday announced the arrest of suspects Adnan Ali and Fazal Dad for stalking, filming and blackmailing at least 14 Karachi University students

Extremist groups must be held accountable for violence: HRCP

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Extremist groups should be held accountable for the killings of thousands of people before any negotiations can take place

18th Amendment roll back an existential threat to country: Farhatullah Babar

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July 3rd, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The roll back of the 18th Constitutional Amendment and Pakistan’s re-engagement with the Taliban militia are the two foremost existential threats to the country, Farhatullah Babar, Pakistan People Party Secretary General, said at a memorial reference for late senator Usman Kakar.

Kakar’s martyrdom raised people’s awareness against exploitation: Afrasiab Khattak

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July 3rd, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The martyrdom of late senator Usman Kakar has raised awareness among the masses to continue their struggle against exploitation in the country, Afrasiab Khattak

Civil Society protests against PM’s anti-women remarks

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June 26, 2021; By Shere Azam; KARACHI; Members of civil society took to protesting in front of the Karachi Press Club over the PM's statement recently relating women's clothing to rape.

Missing persons’ law futile until agencies brought under parliamentary oversight

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June 24th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz & Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Hina Jillani, chairperson of the HRCP points out that bringing about a law to control enforced disappearances is futile stating that the crisis can only be resolved by making security agencies subservient to the parliament.