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Enforced Disappearances: Pakistan Nightmare Continues

IT’S the stuff of nightmares: the sudden arrival of a number of men into the privacy of one’s home, a search, and then a family member taken away. 947 more words

Pakistan: The state of human rights remains dismal


Dawn (Pakistan)

THE details may change somewhat from year to year, even show an improvement here and there, but the overall picture of the state of human rights in this country remains dismal. 500 more words

Censored: Babar Sattar's article on the Pashtun peace movement; solidarity with academic Ammar Ali Jan and Geo TV

“PTM could very well stand for Pakistan Tahafuz Movement, for peace is indivisible”

Lawyer Babar Sattar writes an excellent weekly column in The News. This week column didn’t run because, as he tweeted, the media is banned from mentioning PTM, and Geo and the Jang Group (that publishes The News) … 1,717 more words


Today Raza, tomorrow me

I met Raza one chilly evening in December 2007, during the agitated, confusing and angry “winter of our discontent”. It was on a quiet street in GOR I in Lahore, where friends had gathered to mount a vigil in support of a judge of the High Court who had refused to take oath under the new Provisional Constitutional Order of General Musharraf’s Emergency Rule. 436 more words


Pakistani Senators Express Concern Over Disappearances Of People


Senators express concern over enforced disappearances

Nadir GuramaniUpdated October 26, 2017




The Senate’s Standing Committee on Human Rights on Thursday expressed severe concerns over the issue of missing persons and said that those responsible were yet to be identified. 210 more words


Ayotzinapa: Three years later, we do not forget.

In the afternoon of the 26th September 2017 groups of solidarity gathered in front of the Mexican Embassy in London, UK to mark the third anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 students of Ayotzinapa. 433 more words

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Russian Occupation of Crimea Marked by Grave Human Rights Violations -- Arbitrary arrests, detentions, enforced disappearances, ill-treatment and torture

Sept. 25, 2017, at 5:13 a.m.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Russia is committing “grave” human rights violations in Crimea, including its imposition of citizenship and by deporting prisoners, a U.N. 43 more words