Urgent Appeal Case : The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received updated information that a family from Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) is forced to migrate from their ancestral home due to the brutal tribal custom of Ghag whereby any man can forcibly demands or claims the hand of a woman, without her own or her parents will and free consent. The custom has made life a living hell for the women of the Frontier Region (FR) where might is right. The area is governed under centuries old tribal customs and traditions and the constitution of Pakistan is not applicable, the only semblance of so called writ of the state is represented through a political agent who has little or no influence in the area. Even if the aggrieved women migrate to other parts of the country they cannot seek justice as the area is not under the jurisdiction of any court of law. Read More...
Statement : A senior political activist, Mr. Aftab Ahmed, working for the fourth biggest parliamentary party, MQM, has been allegedly extrajudicially executed in Rangers’ custody. He ostensibly died due to a heart attack, but his body bears evidence of torture, including burns. Read More...
Statement : May 3, today, is World Press Freedom Day. The 2016 theme is “Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms - This Is Your Right!”On this occasion, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has, in a message said, “On this World Press Freedom Day, I urge all Governments, politicians, businesses and citizens to commit to nurturing and protecting an independent, free media. Without this fundamental right, people are less free and less empowered. With it, we can work together for a world of dignity and opportunity for all." Read More...
May 05, 2016 Urgent Appeal Case
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Apr 15, 2016 Urgent Appeal Case
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