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Missing NA bill on enforced disappearance found with Senate secretariat

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The Senate Secretariat received a bill on criminilisation of enforced disappearance on November 10, two days after it was passed in the National Assembly putting a question mark on the reported statement of Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari about the bill going missing in transit to the upper house.

Naaru’s mother to PM: Find my son

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"I will ask him, What’s the purpose of being a PM when you are helpless," says Rahat, mother of missing journalist Naaru

False claim of enforced disappearance will lead to 5 years in jail: NA panel

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False claim of enforced disappearance punishable by up to 5 years

Civil Society demands dissolution of COIED

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A provincial consultation meeting called for the establishment of a joint platform against enforced disappearances in Pakistan.

Bill on enforced disappearances inches towards vote in NA

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A much-awaited bill on enforced disappearances has cleared another hurdle in the lower house of parliament

Top Officials Want Enforced Disappearances ‘Legalized’

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As the protests against enforced disappearances grow louder and the world marks the International Day for Enforced Disappearances, in Pakistan, it may be the other way round.

CASE CLOSED: Man missing for 4 years was being confined in internment centre

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Another Eid has passed away adding to the agony of Shrafat Bibi in Swat. Having searched frantically for her husband in the last fours years, she was finally informed last month that her husband is detained at an internment center.

UN panel calls upon raising penalties in proposed bill on enforced disappearances

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A UN panel has called upon Pakistan to raise the proposed max sentence from 10 yrs to 25 yrs, & max 40 yrs for the offence of enforced disappearance

Massive rallies demand release of abducted AWP activist Seengar Noonari

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July 28th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz & Hassan Raza; LAHORE; Today marks the 3rd day since the 'abduction' of AWP Sindh activist Seengar Noonari. His wife told Voicepk that the (uniformed) abductors held her minor children at gunpoint before dragging Seengar away.

Enforced disappearances near record high in 2021

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May 10th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The number of complaints of enforced disappearances lodged this year with the state-appointed Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances is set to cross the highest annual tally of total new cases in the previous five years, according to data from the commission.