Rights Watch | 26 December 2022

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Six security personnel were killed in terrorist attacks in Balochistan. On Sunday, six security personnel, including a captain, were killed and at least 17 people were injured in terrorist attacks in Balochistan, Pakistan. In one incident, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED)...
The SHC has admitted for hearing a petition by an elderly Karachi citizen in which he sought recovery of his four daughters held captive in Gujrat and Rahim Yar Khan for over two years.
Journalist Mudassar Nauru's mother says no option other than holding a sit-in along with mothers of other missing persons after authorities told the IHC on Monday that a panel investigating her son's disappearance became dysfunctional after previous law minister Azam Nazeer Tarar's resignation.
Missing persons can be killed in encounters, fear families of victims of enforced disappearances. Noted activist Mama Qadeer says he still faces threats over organising protests for the victims of enforced disappearance in Balochistan.
Voicepk Editor-in-Chief Munizae Jahangir speaks to the grieved families of missing persons in Quetta and hears their concerns and demands.
Federal Minister for interior Rana Sanaullah has said that the judicial proceedings alone cannot provide a solution to the problem, instead, all stakeholders must sit together and admit mistakes on their part to resolve the issue.
Former Pakistan Peoples Party senator Farhatuulah Babar has said the internment centres are the Guantanamo prisons of Pakistan
by Rehan Piracha/Xari Jalil: 'Enforced disappearances are continuing with impunity in Pakistan, and this trend is putting people beyond the protection of the law and at the risk of torture or death.'
A Senate panel on Friday once again deferred consideration on a bill on enforced disappearance after the Interior Ministry sought more time to review objections to a clause which imposes a five-year sentence for lodging fake complaints.
Families of missing persons claimed that security forces killed at least five listed missing persons in allegedly staged encounters in Ziarat.