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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.

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.

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
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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

Missing persons’ law futile until agencies brought under parliamentary oversight

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June 24th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz & Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Hina Jillani, chairperson of the HRCP points out that bringing about a law to control enforced disappearances is futile stating that the crisis can only be resolved by making security agencies subservient to the parliament.

Threatened, tortured, killed, sacked – HRCP report highlights plight of jouralists

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June 2nd, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has put out a detailed policy brief discussing a diverse set of issues faced by working journalists in Pakistan, the report also makes concrete policy suggestions on how to address some of these challenges.

انسانی حقوق کمیشن کی سالانہ رپورٹ: 2020 آزادی اظہار اور معیشیت کے لئےمشکل رہا

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مئی ٥ ٢٠٢١; اسٹاف رپورٹ; لاہور; انسانی حقوق کمیشن نے اپنی سالانہ رپورٹ براۓ سنہ 2020 کوجاری کر دیا ہے. رپورٹ میں بتایا گیا ہے کے پچھلے سال ملک میں عورتوں اور بچوں پر تشدد کے کسیز میں اضافہ ہوا جب کہ صحافت اور آزادی اظہار رائے پر بھی مزید قدغنیں بھی لگائی گی.

Pakistan’s human rights situation worsened during the pandemic, finds HRCP

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May 5th, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; In its flagship report, the HRCP found that the COVID1-9 pandemic had aggravated Human Rights violations in Pakistan, and urged the government to deliver the rights and freedoms legally and constitutionally entitled to the people of Pakistan.

Rights Watch | 7th April 2021

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Rights and political activists, traders and locals in Karak held a demonstration on Tuesday against the police's failure to apprehend those involved in the rape and murder of four-year-old Hareem Fatima. Protesters threatened of a sit-in if the investigation continues to be delayed. For more human rights news, keep reading.