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CASE CLOSED: Man missing for 4 years was being confined in internment centre

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Another Eid has passed away adding to the agony of Shrafat Bibi in Swat. Having searched frantically for her husband in the last fours years, she was finally informed last month that her husband is detained at an internment center.
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IHC tells COIED to submit report on Mudassir Naaru

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The IHC directed the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances to submit a report about Mudassar Naaru, missing since August 2018.

UN panel calls upon raising penalties in proposed bill on enforced disappearances

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A UN panel has called upon Pakistan to raise the proposed max sentence from 10 yrs to 25 yrs, & max 40 yrs for the offence of enforced disappearance

Enforced disappearances jump to record high this year

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A total of 1142 cases of enforced disappearances have been reported to the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances (COIED) in the first six months of 2021

Massive rallies demand release of abducted AWP activist Seengar Noonari

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July 28th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz & Hassan Raza; LAHORE; Today marks the 3rd day since the 'abduction' of AWP Sindh activist Seengar Noonari. His wife told Voicepk that the (uniformed) abductors held her minor children at gunpoint before dragging Seengar away.

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.

Bill on Enforced Disappearances: Not All is Satisfactory

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June 10th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Human rights organisations and representatives of families of missing persons have welcomed tabling of the much-awaited Bill in the National Assembly to criminalise enforced disappearances but say much would depend on how the proposed legislation is implemented for ending the culture of impunity in the country.
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Rights Watch | 8th June 2021

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Police are on the hunt for a man accused of throwing acid on a woman in Lahore’s Johar Town on Monday. The suspect had allegedly threatened to ruin the victim's life when she turned down his proposal. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | June 4th 2021

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Law enforcement authorities have informed SHC that they have located three persons missing since 2015. Two of them were imprisoned in jails while the third had returned home.

Nonbailable warrants issued against Federal Secretary of Interior in missing persons case

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May 20th, 2021; By Staff Report; LAHORE; In a rare move the Sindh High Court has issued non-bailable warrants for the federal sec of interior for repeatedly failing to submit the list of Internment Centers in KP where Missing Persons are being held.