Missing Persons

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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.

“Missing persons, not militants” – Families protest Ziarat encounter killings

Families of missing persons claimed that security forces killed at least five listed missing persons in allegedly staged encounters in Ziarat.

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Pakistan awaiting Indian nod for consular access to girl arrested there

The Foreign Office on Thursday said it is awaiting Indian response to a consular access request for Pakistani girl #IqraJeewani who was arrested there in Jan. Her father appealed to both governments to expedite her repatriation on compassionate grounds.

The Professor who prompted a series of resignations in universities across Afghanistan

Meet Obaidullah Wardak, a professor from Kabul University who prompted a series of resignations in universities across Afghanistan in solidarity with female students.

Taliban ban women from universities in Afghanistan

A letter by the Ministry of Higher Education instructed universities to immediately suspend access to female students on 20 December 2022. 

Parliamentarians clash over MNA Hina Rabbani Khar representing Pakistan in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

Female parliamentarians across the board rallied in support of Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar after a disgruntled MNA criticized the government for sending a woman to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.