Missing Persons

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...

SHC to hear man’s plea for recovery of 4 daughters

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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.

No option left except holding a sit-in: Naaru’s mother

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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.

Families of missing persons fear their loved ones might be killed...

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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.

Missing Person’s families carry out a 50-day sit-in protest in Quetta

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Voicepk Editor-in-Chief Munizae Jahangir speaks to the grieved families of missing persons in Quetta and hears their concerns and demands.

Judicial proceedings alone cant resolve missing persons issue: Rana Sanaullah

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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.

‘Internment Centers are the Guantanamo Bay of Pakistan’ : Farhatullah Babar

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Former Pakistan Peoples Party senator Farhatuulah Babar has said the internment centres are the Guantanamo prisons of Pakistan

Nationwide demos held for Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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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.'

Once again, Senate panel defers enforced disappearances bill

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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.

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