Rights Watch | 19th June 2020

Rights Watch

Missing Persons

Activist Idris Khattak who went missing 7 months ago is in the custody of the Military Intelligence and is being charged under Official Secrets Act 1923.

Journalist Anisur Rehman was recovered by the police from a locality in Islamabad on Thursday night. He mysteriously went missing on June 10.

200 Set Free

PHC CJ Waqar Seth & Justice Naeem Anwar overturned sentences of 200 people convicted by military courts & ordered their release on Wednesday.

290 appeals filed by alleged militants & their facilitators convicted by military courts were opposed by AGP Khalid Javed but court said they were not given a fair trial.

Harassment In Prisons

Inquiry report finds allegations in viral video of harassment in Lahore’s prison baseless and fabricated just to malign and target the character of the officers.

Report stated that no such incident took place in 126 years of jail history and the matter has been sent to FIA cyber crime wing for a forensic examination.