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Another Baloch victim of extra-legal killing

Press Release, 1 September 2009

Lahore: Strongly condemning the brutal murder after abduction of another Balochistan leader, Rasool Bakhsh Baloch, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has reiterated its demand for earnest efforts to prevent killing of dissidents and to resolve the cases of missing persons. 226 more words

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HRCP slates bid to gag Balochistan newspapers

Press Release, 28 August 2009

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Friday called upon the government to respect press freedom in Balochistan and end the practice of laying virtual siege of independent newspapers’ offices in the province. 190 more words

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Serious concerns over mass graves, extrajudicial killings, IDPs’ plight in Swat: HRCP

Press Release, 12 August 2009

Lahore: A fact-finding mission of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) to Swat has documented accounts of extrajudicial killings by the security forces, discovery of mass graves in the conflict-hit region, and the continued suffering of the civilian population. 727 more words

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Targeted Killings in Karachi

Press Release, 9 June 2009

Karachi: In a statement issued on Tuesday 09th June 2009, HRCP Vice-chairperson (Sindh) Ghazi Salahuddin has expressed deep concern over the alarming rise of violence in Sindh that is highlighted by the latest spate of targeted killings in Karachi. 325 more words

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Talban are the greatest threat

Press Release, June 2, 2009

The kidnapping of 500 students of the Razmak Cadet College by the Taliban is hair raising. It is yet another barbaric act, which shows, without any doubt that the Taliban and their allies are the greatest threat to peace within Pakistan. 53 more words

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HRCP for a crash plan for IDPs

Press Release, May 07

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the federal government to immediately set up a special task force to implement a crash plan for extending relief to the large number of people displaced in the ongoing conflict in the country’s northern part. 230 more words

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Avoid civilian casualties, HRCP asks govt

Press Release, April 29

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Wednesday expressed serious concern at reports of civilian casualties during operation by the security forces in Lower Dir district. 345 more words

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