The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) expressed great sorrow over the killing of Zaman Mehsud, an HRCP monitor for South Waziristan, in a targeted attack in Tank on Tuesday.
The commission, in a statement, said, “We announce with great sorrow and grief, the killing of Zaman Mehsud, a dedicated member of the HRCP family . . . → Read More: Zaman Mehsud of HRCP killed in Tank attack
Only five bullets were needed to silence Multan’s bravest son, Rashid Rehman. Those who mourned his death were many: the weak and the destitute, single women without family support, landless peasants, bonded labourers working in brick kilns and farms, and of course, Junaid Hafeez and his family.
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“In Rashid Rehman’s death, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has lost a courageous and committed human rights defender. The forces of religious extremism, unchecked by the state, may have won a battle but not the war”, HRCP Director Hussain Naqi said. He was speaking at an event . . . → Read More: Human Rights Activist and Lawyer murdered
Ethnic, sectarian and politically-linked violence in Pakistan’s financial capital Karachi has killed at least 740 people so far this year, a human rights organisation said Tuesday.
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