Human Rights Defenders

Civil Society demands national policy for the protection of human rights defenders

Today a joint media briefing was organized by civil society organizations including Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Network (PCSN), Tribal NGOs Consortium (TNC), FATA Commission for Human Rights, Civil Society Joint Working Group, Partners for Prevention and Response (p4RR), EVAWG Alliance Members, TransAction, National Action Coordination Group and Pakistan National Human Rights Defenders Network (PHRDN). The Civil Society organization demanded that the Federal Government should adopt Protection Policy for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs). In 2012 Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Brazil provided a recommendation for Pakistan to consider establishing a national policy of protection of human rights defenders. While Denmark recommended that Pakistan […]