‘Anti-terrorism laws being used against HR activists’

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Israrud Din, a human rights activist from Gilgit Baltistan, said that anti-terrorism laws in the country are being used against human rights activists, political workers and those who speak up for their rights. He was speaking at a conference titled “The Convention against Torture and Pakistan: Towards Implementation and Accountability” organized by Human Rights […]

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Human rights mockery

Pakistan Press Foundation

HUMAN rights and democracy go together but unfortunately we do not have a good story to tell about the enforcement of fundamental rights enshrined and guaranteed in the constitution. Nothing practical is being done to promote education, health, hygiene, fight against crime, undertake rural development, alleviate poverty alleviation, advance access to housing and basic services. […]

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