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HRCP cautions against strong-arm tactics against AMP peasants

Lashore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed serious concern over the administration denying peasants associated with Anjuman Muzareen Punjab (AMP) their right to peaceful protest and holding a convention aimed at drawing attention to the long struggle for their right to the land they have been cultivating ... Read More »

Women’s exclusion from top governance slots alarming: HRCP

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for addressing the ‘near-complete exclusion’ of women from top governance positions in the country. A press statement issued by HRCP on Saturday, as part of its media campaign ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8), said that even though women ... Read More »

HRCP demands urgent steps to recover girls abducted from Karachi

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the authorities for urgent action to recover three girls reportedly abducted from Karachi in early September and has also voiced alarm over the consistent failure to tackle abduction and trafficking of women. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission ... Read More »

High death toll in heat wave alarming: HRCP

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed alarm over the high death toll amid the prevailing heat wave, especially in Karachi, and called for urgent interventions to prevent further loss of life. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission said: “The high number of fatalities across ... Read More »

HRCP slams massacre in Karachi bus attack

Lahore: The barbaric killing of members of the Ismaili community in a bus attack in Karachi is highly condemnable, but it deserves more than mere words of censure and sympathy from the authorities, the political parties and the civil society, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said on Wednesday. In ... Read More »

HRCP event adopts charter of demands for protecting HRDs

Lahore: A consultation organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) here on Thursday concluded with an 11-point charter of demands calling upon the government to ensure safety and protection for human rights defenders and to facilitate their work. The consultation, attended by a large number of civil society ... Read More »

HRCP demands govt’s focus on denial of rights

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has demanded that the elected government and parliament take ownership of the litany of challenges facing the country, rather than ceding space to the establishment. It is critical for the political leadership to realise that no army operation can be effective or ... Read More »

HRCP slams order to cancel Balochistan talk at LUMS

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave alarm and dismay over the authorities ordering the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to cancel a discussion on Balochistan. HRCP called it unfortunate that that had happened on a democratic government’s watch. The Commission said in a statement ... Read More »

HRCP’s alarm at missing men in SIndh turning up dead

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave alarm at the rapid rise in enforced disappearances in Sindh, with the victims turning up dead. Those taken away are young men, mainly political activists, picked up from various parts of the province in the last few months. Mutilated dead bodies of ... Read More »

Political situation diverting attention from grave human rights concerns: HRCP

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has voiced concern at the emergence and deterioration in a litany of grave human rights concerns across the country and stated that the prevailing political situation, and rise in religious extremism were proving significant hurdles in mounting any serious efforts to deal ... Read More »

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