Defence of Human Rights

Month: June 2021

My Story of Struggle: a case of enforced disappearance

Kauser, a resident of Rawalpindi, Chour-Harpal, is in her forties. It has been twenty years since she married Asif Hameed. Asif, who had always enjoyed working as a tailor, worked as an expert in tailoring coats and pants at “Amir and Son Enterprises”, a shop located on Kashmir Road in Rawalpindi. Despite their financial situation, …

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137 enforced disappeared people in Balochistan have returned home, what about the rest?

“We have had some victories and many setbacks on our journey. Since the beginning of our protests, several representatives of the Pakistani state have admitted that security agencies are responsible for enforced disappearances. These admissions led to the establishment of the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances in 2011. The commission, however, has failed to …

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