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Senate Committee in Pakistan Approves Bill for Public Hangings of Rapists Amidst Widespread Concerns
Senate Committee greenlights a bill for public hangings of rapists amidst widespread concerns. The move, intended to curb rape, faces opposition from various sectors, highlighting fears of increased societal brutality and the inefficacy of public executions as a deterrent.
Senate Panel's Approval of Public Hanging Bill for Rapists Stirs Debate A Senate panel's recent approval of a bill proposing public hangings for rapists has...
On Tuesday, the Senate Human Rights Committee met in Islamabad to tackle pressing issues surrounding the wrongful application of blasphemy laws.
The Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has passed a bill to protect parliamentarians from arrests or detentions after a session of both houses is summoned.
By Rehan Piracha: As PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar, leaves his Senate seat we take a look at some of the issues he took note of as Chairman of the Senate Human Rights Committee from 2018 - 2021.
The Senate human rights standing committee has sought a report from the foreign ministry over the delay in the release of Saifullah Paracha, the oldest Pakistani prisoner detained in Guantanamo Bay prison.
A Senate panel on Friday once again deferred consideration on a bill on enforced disappearance after the Interior Ministry sought more time to review objections to a clause which imposes a five-year sentence for lodging fake complaints.
Human Rights Watch has called on Senate of Pakistan to urgently pass the custodial torture bill which will make security offcials accountable for committing offence of torture.
July 13, By Rehan Piracha: The Senate has unanimously passed the Torture and Custodial Death (Prevention and Punishment) Bill 2021, setting a punishment of three to 10 years for public officials guilty of torture and custodial deaths.
Opposition senators have clarified that the federal government itself chose to seek review of the domestic violence bill by the Council of Islamic Ideology
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