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HRCP slams ROs’ ‘irrelevant questions’

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has noted with alarm a horde of undesirable developments across the country that it feared would circumvent people’s democratic rights and strengthen obscurantist elements. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “Just when the citizens were hoping that the lead-up to the general elections would […]

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HRCP slams series of unfortunate events on eve of elections

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has noted with alarm a horde of undesirable developments across the country that it feared would circumvent people’s democratic rights and strengthen obscurantist elements. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said: “Just when the citizens were hoping that the lead-up to the general elections would […]

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HRCP launching report tomorrow

Islamabad: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) launching its annual report “state of Human Rights in 2012” here at local hotel on 4th April (Thursday). In the launching ceremony Zohra Yusuf, I.A. Rehman and Kamran Arif will address on the report. Source: Business Recorder

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HRCP says ‘honour killings’ on the rise in Pakistan

Akhtar Amin PESHAWAR: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Sunday said killing of girls marrying without the consent of the family members was on the rise in Pakistan. HRCP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Coordinator Shahidullah Khan told The News that women were being killed in the name of “honour” even on suspicion or for going […]

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It’s a shameful act: HRCP

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan expresses deep grief and anger at the unchecked attack on over 100 homes belonging to the Christian community in Badami Bagh Lahore on Saturday. The shocking incident occurred after a Christian young man was accused of blasphemy. In a statement, the HRCP said: It is regrettable that the […]

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Another govt failure: HRCP

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the twin bombing in Karachi and slammed the unending targeting of citizens because of their belief. A statement issued by HRCP on Monday said: “Another week, another city. Sunday’s bombings in Karachi constitute yet another failure of the government and the intelligence agencies to protect […]

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HRCP urges Zardari to visit Quetta

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Pervez Ashraf to take personal initiatives for guaranteeing security of life to the Hazara Shias. While requesting President Zardari to visit Quetta, HRCP Chairperson Zohra Yusuf said: “Within seven weeks of this year, two massacres of the […]

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Govt urged to rescue Pak crew on ship stranded in Indian waters

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has urged the government to immediately intervene to help five Pakistani crew members stuck on their ship at an anchorage in India who have not been paid salaries for months and only have food left for a few more days. The Commission said in a statement on […]

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