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The Joint Action Committee (JAC) in Lahore on Wednesday expressed concerns over the Jaranwala incident and discussed the future of religious intolerance in the region on Wednesday in Lahore.
The Joint Action Committee, a coalition of civil society organisations, has condemnedthe Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (Amendment) Ordinance, saying it would lead to unprecedented censorship and chilling of free speech in digital spaces.
The Joint Action Committee for People’s Rights (JAC) - around 37 human rights groups - have also drafted an open letter urging the Prime Minister to take legal as well as administrative measures to protect minorities
In a meeting held at the HRCP rights activists came together to discuss the rise of the Afghan Taliban
The brutal incident at Machh and the lack of the response shown by the government has given the civil society much to be angry about. They denounced the lack of government writ and demanded protection for marginalised citizens like the Hazaras.