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Shia lawyer killed in targeted attack

By: Riaz Ahmad PESHAWAR: The former vice chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan’s (HRCP) provincial chapter and a prominent lawyer belonging to a Shia family, Malik Jarar Hussain was gunned down in what appeared to be a targeted attack on Gulbahar Road Friday morning. Hussain was on his way to drop his children […]

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Human Rights Commission of Pakistan demands swift recovery of abducted NGO workers

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned Thursday’s abduction of four volunteers working with an NGO in Karachi, and urged the government to act swiftly to secure their release. In a statement issued on Friday, the commission said, “The HRCP strongly condemns the abduction from Maripur, Karachi, of four NGO workers and […]

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