is gravely concerned to know that Inam Bhatti, a well-respected academic at MUET in Jamshoro, was abducted from Karachi Airport, allegedly by security officials.
has already met the police authorities in Punjab and Sindh, and reiterated that the use of torture and humiliating, inhuman or degrading treatment is unacceptable - irrespective of the accusation or charge.
'The inquiry into Salahuddin Ayubi's death in custody is a positive sign,but respect for the inviolable human rights of those in custody must be embedded into police training and structures - matched by the necessary resources - if the police are to serve as protectors rather than antagonists,' HRCP
According to the HRCP
literature distributed in the rally, the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances (COIED) - a constitutional body mandated to hear such cases - had received 6,277 complaints and was able to address 4,020 out of them.
At a reference held in memory of BM Kutty at HRCP
's central secretariat in Lahore, HRCP
's Secretary-General Harris Khalique said that Kutty's profound interest in different facets of life was matched by his deep interest in humanity and the human condition.
's Honorary Spokesperson I A Rehman, a long-time comrade of Mr Kutty, recalled his remarkable contribution to people's understanding of Balochistan - its aspirations and the challenges it faced.
He said HRCP
would be raising voice against missing persons.
urged the state to investigate the recent raid on Ms Ismail's house in Islamabad, reportedly by a large contingent of men in civilian clothes.
In a statement Sunday, HRCP
has said that, 'Today, more than ever, the human rights movement in Pakistan needs a collective conscience.
is also perturbed to learn from other sources, including an independent team of human rights activists who visited Hayat Khan's mother immediately after the video was released, that this was not an isolated incident.
Talking to APP, Nasreen Azhar, Chairperson HRCP
on Tuesday said that the objective was to get the institution, parents and community must be taken on board to protect the children's rights.
, in a resounding statement, takes notice of the bare minimum the government did to facilitate impoverished small business owners by issuing notices a short time in advance.