's role was to devise best mechanism for promotion of vulnerable masses facing violence and advancement facilities to ensure human rights.
They said, 'NCHR
being an independent commission could raise the voice of Kashmiri people facing Indian oppression and has a strong say among the global community.'
Under the national policy guidelines, the NCHR
pledges to assist where needed in any manner possible, all human rights defenders individually and in groups in carrying out their core functions.
Shamrose Satakzai Coordinator National Commission for Human Rights Balochistan Chapter Said ' NCHR
is an apex Human Rights State Body which is obliged to protect the Human Rights Defenders in line with the motto i.e.
The participants were informed that the essence behind the NCHR
policy guideline was UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders according to which 'Everyone has the right, individually and in association with others, to promote and to strive for the protection and realization of human rights and fundamental freedoms at the national and international levels'.
In a joint statement on Thursday, the rights activists pointed out that a national watchdog of human rights like the NCHR
was essential for a democratic country as well as for compliance of the international commitments.
Addressing a joint press conference civil society representatives said that complying with its international obligations, Pakistan established a National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR
Talking to The Nation, one of the members of visiting team said that Chairman NCHR
has directed the Director General NAB Lahore to bring improvement in the facilities for arrested accused.
This came in the NCHR
's report sent to the parliament which included the council's comment on the draft constitutional amendments, related to increasing women representation in the parliament and the establishment of higher councils of judicial bodies and a senate.
The Sindh core advisory committee of the NCHR
on enforced disappearances will be headed by the NCHR
Member from Sindh Ms.
Addressing SUNA Forum Wednesday , the NCHR
Chairperson, Eman Fathal-Rahman said the convocation of the workshop in Sudan was the fruit of considerable efforts and participation of the NCHR
within framework of human rights.
Moreover, the chairman said that the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights chairman had directed the Ministry of Human Rights to draft a bill on enforced disappearances within a month in collaboration with the NCHR
and other stakeholders.