Defence of Human Rights

Month: July 2021

The disappearance of Masood Janjua- Quest for Truth & Justice

“When I look back and realize that 16 years have passed since Masood’s disappearance, my nerves shatter, and the intensity of the dagger-like pain increases. However, I am also thankful that a struggle started in Masood’s name has brought thousands of previously disappeared loved ones home and united countless broken-hearted families. Every day when I …

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The landscape of Injustice: The Space for Activism Around Enforced Disappearances

“The need to lend a voice to suffering is the condition of all truth” We didn’t say that. Theodor Adorno did. But it continues to be heard, explored and put into action across the world. The erasure of a person’s identity is recognized in neoliberal terms as the greatest violation of their rights. The identity …

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Enforced Disappearance or Enforced Discipline?

The practice of Enforced Disappearance is becoming a menace, impinging upon the fundamental human rights of the citizens of Pakistan. It is chilling to think about the victim’s situation. The enemy here is invisible – and the perpetrators of this hateful practice enjoy almost complete impunity. According to our organization’s fact sheet, as of July …

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