Basic Human Rights

Highlights from HRCP Annual Report ‘State of Human Rights in 2016’

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has launched its annual report ‘State of Human Rights in 2016’ in a local hotel in Islamabad today (May 10, 2017). The highlights of the report as provided by HRCP are given below for your information. State of Human Rights in 2016 Highlights Laws and law-making The federal parliament made 51 laws in 2016, more than double the previous year’s output of 20 laws Ordinances promulgated by the president decreased from 12 in 2015 to six in 2016 Provincial legislatures adopted 81 laws in 2016, a significantly low output compared to the 120 laws enacted in […]