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‘Parliamentary committee must examine forced conversions situation in Punjab’

According to evidence the CSJ and PCMR has released a list where out of 74 reported cases of alleged forced conversions and abductions, 55 of them were minor girls from the Christian community, 18 girls were from Hindu and one from the Kalash community.

Campaigners call for new, independent body for missing persons

Speaking at a webinar, organized by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), to mark the International Day of Enforced Disappearances, I A Rehman said the present inquiry commission had proved ineffective in dealing with cases of enforced disappearances as its head was now chairman of the National Accountability Bureau.

Sindh Government and opposition trade barbs over Karachi governance crisis

Aug. 11, 2020: Karachi, the most populated city of Pakistan and the backbone of the country’s economy, is suffering from an intense governance crisis. Following the recent urban floods in the city, the federal government has called ...

COVID Watch | 06th August 2020

Doctor succumbs to the virus: Dr. Muzamil Abbas, a trainee at Nishtar Hospital, died on August 5 after a long battle with COVID-19. Dr. Abbas contracted the virus last month and was taken to Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital in ...

Sindh and Balochistan tormented by enforced disappearances

Aug. 05, 2020: Rafique Umrani was a tailor by profession and a father of five. But for his family he might as well be dead. On September 17, 2017, Umrani was abducted by plain-clothed officials from Nazar Street, Larkana, and to ...
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Rights Watch | 28th July 2020

Minor boy raped in Shikarpur: A 10 year old orphan boy was abducted, tortured, and raped by two suspects in Shikarpur, Sindh on Sunday, July 26. According to the victim’s relatives, the boy was abducted while he was out playing in ...

Rapist alleged to be part of child porn racket

Jul 18, 2020: The father of a child who was molested and filmed by a private tutor in Khairpur has alleged that the perpetrator is actually part of an international child pornography racket. Speaking to Voicepk.net about the incident, the victim’s father ...
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Waziran’s death must be investigated properly: HRCP

Jul 15, 2020: In a press release issued on behalf of Dr. Mehdi Hasan, Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) the death of Waziran Begum has been seriously condemned and a proper and impartial investigation ...

Suicide or murder: Faulty police investigations muddy waters

Hul 14, 2020: Although Sindh has seen an increase in suicides in the last few years, the real facts and motives behind these incidents often go undiscovered because of a lack of proper investigation. One such incident took place in Tando ...

Is Pakistan Serious about Forced Conversions?

Of late, the State seems to be genuinely interested in fostering a safer and more conducive environment for Pakistan’s religious minorities. Their concerns have long remained unaddressed and unresolved so ...