PAKISTAN: Parallel Event on Freedom of Belief in Pakistan

Organised by: International Human Rights Committee (IHRC) UK

Hosted by: Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Hong Kong

Title: Freedom of Belief in Pakistan

Date: 12 March 2015

Time: 15:30 – 17:00

Venue: Room XXII, Palais des Nations


Mr. Baseer Naweed, Senior Researcher – ALRC


Mr. Heiner Bielefeldt – UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief;

Dr. Ayaz Iftikhar Ahmad, O.B.E. – Chairman, International Human Rights

Committee, United Kingdom. Dr. Ayaz will speak about the persecution of

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Pakistan;

Mr. Farooq Aftab – Lawyer and Human Rights Activist in United Kingdom.

Mr.Farooq will speak about the rights of minority communities in Pakistan

Mr. Sardar Shaukat Kashmiri – Chairperson, People’s United Kashmir Party.

Mr. Sardar will speak about the rights of the religious minorities in Pakistan.


Kindly confirm attendance with reply to:

March 2, 2015

Document Type : Announcement
Document ID : AHRC-ANM-009-2015
Countries : Pakistan,
Issues : Freedom of assembly, Freedom of expression, Freedom of religion, Human rights defenders,