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PPP’s words and actions on students’ unions issue must not differ: Raza Rabbani

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February 17th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; There has definitely been a dichotomy between the “words and actions” of the Pakistan People's Party leadership on the issue of restoring Students Unions, said Senator Rabbani, while responding to a question by voicepk.net.

HRCP report on Karachi floods reveals number of reasons

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December 24th, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; On Wednesday the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) released an in-depth fact-finding report on the devastating urban floods that occurred in Karachi this year.

Gender based violence complaints have intensified in COVID

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December 10th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Complaints related to domestic and online violence has intensified during the COVID period in the country, according to key findings of a report by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan presented at a webinar to mark Human Rights Day on December 10.

گلگت – بلتستان کے انتخابات غیر اطمینان بخش ہیں: ایچ آر سی پی

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بیورو رپورٹ; لاہور; پاکستان کمیشن برائے انسانی حقوق (ایچ آر سی پی) نے تشویش کا اظہارکرتےہوےکہا ہے کہ آزاد انتخابی جائزہ کاروں، اورچار واقعات میں ایچ آر سی پی کے جائزہ کاروں کی ٹیم کو گلگت میں ووٹوں کی گنتی کے دوران پولنگ سٹیشنوں میں داخل ہونے کی اجازت نہیں دی گئی۔

Observers not allowed during vote count in some GB polling stations: HRCP

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November 17th, 2020; BUREAU REPORT; LAHORE; Although the HRCP chief said, the polling process was largely peaceful and orderly, the shortage of polling staff meant that voting entailed long queues. Most polling stations were overcrowded and Covid-19-related SOPs were largely ignored by polling staff, polling agents and voters, she added. In more remote areas, polling was delayed by up to an hour, in part due to poor weather. HRCP was concerned to see that no special arrangements had been made to facilitate persons living with disabilities at polling stations.

No evidence that death penalty deters crimes, states EU Ambassador Kaminara

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October 13th 2020; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; EU Ambassador to Pakistan Kaminara stated that there is no evidence that the #DeathPenalty deters an offence, rather it is the certainty of being caught that helps reduce crimes.
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Waziran’s death must be investigated properly: HRCP

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Jul 15, 2020: In a press release issued on behalf of Dr. Mehdi Hasan, Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) the death of Waziran Begum has been seriously condemned and a proper and impartial investigation ...
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SINDH: A victim of enforced disappearances

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Twenty year old Aqib Chandio was abducted from his home in Gulshan-e-Hadeed, a neighborhood in the Malir district of Karachi in the early hours of Tuesday, July 7, 2020, by plainclothes men. Prior to this latest incident, he had been forcibly picked up on May 30, 2018, before being released a year later. It had only been 9 months since he had come back when unknown people whisked away from the young man yet again.

Farogh Nasim’s Called Out For ‘Misogyny’ During SCP Case Hearing

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Jun 14, 2020: Civil society including members of women’s rights platforms, cultural groups, youth activists, legal community, academicians, litterateurs, and other activists have expressed their outrage and have strongly ...
HRCP calls for immediate release of Idris Khattak

HRCP calls for immediate release of Idris Khattak

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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) held a protest in front of the Lahore Press Club on Friday against the enforced disappearance...