The ordinance was a green signal for anti-Ahmadiyya elements to open the floodgates of tyranny with the help of the State. Here is a list of some notable incidents involving blasphemy accusations: Department of State estimates that in at least civilians were victims of violence in Balochistan.
According to a study carried out in by Human Rights Watchit is estimated that between 70 and 90 percent of women and girls in Pakistan have suffered some form of abuse. It has failed to ensure legal redress after violations have occurred.
It will take many years and large amounts of aid to rebuild and recover. Zia ul-Haq was a Sunni.
The bomber attacked a Shia procession which was held to mark Ashura. He is presently held in confinement and has expressed fear of reprisals by Islamic Fundamentalists.
A mob of two thousand Muslims torched over homes and two churches. Law enforcement authorities do not view domestic violence as a crime and usually refuse to register any cases brought to them.
All of the victims were Pakistani Christians. That is why Bangladesh happened in and Balochistan is simmering now. Masih has been released. Women and girls are frequent targets of abuse. Societal actors also are responsible for human rights abuses.
The government often ignores abuses against children and religious minorities, and some government institutions and Muslim groups have persecuted non-Muslims and used some laws as the legal basis for doing so. The cases of Masood Janjua, Faisal Faraz and Atiq-ur Rehman remain open and Amnesty continues to encourage members to work on these cases.
In alone, an estimated people were disappeared from the region. Hundreds of thousands have lost small businesses, and millions of farmers may be unable to plant crops in the next planting season.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan estimates that these groups and others killed 2, innocent persons and injured another 3, in After nearly a decade after the incident 5 of the 6 accused of gang raping her were acquitted while the sixth faces life in prison.
As such, much domestic political opposition in Pakistan has been directed against the China-Pakistan trade corridor.
Karachi police chief Tariq Jamil said the victims had their hands tied and their mouths had been covered with tape.
Missing persons Pakistan According to journalist Ahmed Rashid writing inestimates of the number of disappeared in Balochistan "are between hundreds and several thousand. By JuneBaluchistan in whole became a region of Pakistan.
The report condemns Pakistan for systematic state-sponsored religious discrimination against Hindus through bigoted "anti- blasphemy " laws.The Pakistan government is increasingly silencing critical voices of journalists and activists under the pretext of national security.
Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in In a first, the UN body OHCHR (UN Human Rights office of The High Commissioner) published a report on human rights situation on both sides of Kashmir and slammed both India and Pakistan. Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice Donate Now Get Updates On Rights Issues From Around The Globe.
Human rights violations in the Balochistan province of Pakistan have drawn concern and criticism in the international community, being described by Human Rights Watch (HRW) as having reached epidemic proportions. The violations have taken place during the ongoing Balochistan conflict between Baloch nationalists and the Government of Pakistan over the rule of Balochistan, the largest province.
WASHINGTON: The United Nations has appointed Javaid Rehman, a British-Pakistani legal scholar, as UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran.
Human Rights & Pakistan - An Overview Minority Report violence. The history of state-ordained discrimination against minorities is a long and painful one in Pakistan.Download