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Gender based violence complaints have intensified in COVID

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

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

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.
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SINDH: A victim of enforced disappearances

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.