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HRCP conference calls for constitutional amendment to protect local governments

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A national conference held by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in partnership with the Friedrich Naumman Foundation for Freedom (FNF), has called for a constitutional amendment to protect the form and tenure of local governments and to ensure that fiscal decentralisation enables local bodies to carry out their functions effectively.

‘After nine years of hard work the accused were punished but they were released...

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Parveen Rehman's sister Aqeela Ismail has expressed her disappointment over the decision to release her sister's alleged killers.

HRCP dissatisfied with court ruling in Perween Rahman murder case

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HRCP Chairperson Hina Jilani expresses dissatisfaction over the acquittal of all five persons accused of the murder of Orangi Pilot Project (OPP) director Perween Rehman and calls on the state to reflect on its ability to provide justice to victims of violence.

National Action Plan on floods integral: activists

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Civil society has demanded that the federal and provincial governments conceive and implement a national action plan for the rescue, relief, and rehabilitation of flood victims in the country.

NCHR to intervene in Nazim Jokhio case

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The National Commission for Human Rights will challenge the removal of names of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) legislators from the list of accused persons in the murder of citizen journalist Nazim Jokhio tortured to death in Karachi last year.

HRCP holds memorial on death anniversary of I. A. Rehman

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On the death anniversary of human rights defender I. A. Rehman, prominent civil society activists and family members shared their memories of him in an event organized by the HRCP

Rights Watch | March 30th 2022

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In a video uploaded to social media Nazim Jokhio's wife Shireen has announced that she has decided to forgive the murderers of her husband.

OBITUARY: Dr Mehdi Hasan breathes his last

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Dr Mehdi Hasan's legacy in Pakistan will always remain that of a staunchly principled professional, a progressive journalist, and a deep critic of those who clamped down upon freedom of expression and freedom of press
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Rights Watch | 6th January 2022

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The FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing on Wednesday announced the arrest of suspects Adnan Ali and Fazal Dad for stalking, filming and blackmailing at least 14 Karachi University students

Extremist groups must be held accountable for violence: HRCP

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Extremist groups should be held accountable for the killings of thousands of people before any negotiations can take place