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Stop the torture of Pashtuns in Pakistan: GHRD protests outside the United Nations in Geneva

Tortured Pashtuns from Pakistan pour their heart out before the United Nations by displaying a Pavilion at Broken Chair Geneva - 3rd March 2020 Pashtuns living in Pakistan have been the victims of widespread violence by the Pakistani establishment. They have been mistreated, tortured, discriminated, and intimidated by the Pakistani Army. Human rights activists from… Continue reading Stop the torture of Pashtuns in Pakistan: GHRD protests outside the United Nations in Geneva

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FOR SALE: GHRD receives reports of young girls being sold in Pakistan

Global Human Rights Defence has received reports that young girls from minority communities are being sold in Pakistan. A local news bulletin from a mosque in Pakistan appears to have published a list of girls from minority communities with corresponding prices. GHRD, with our partner Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP), continues to monitor the situation… Continue reading FOR SALE: GHRD receives reports of young girls being sold in Pakistan

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“Pakistan Army Stop Killing in Afghanistan” – Banner displayed at the Broken Chair in Geneva Protesting Pakistan Army’s murders in Afghanistan

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, 27 February 2020 – The war in Afghanistan has been on going since 2001. According to statements by the UN, last year, more than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded. In order to destabilise Afghanistan after the withdrawal of US troops from the region, Pakistan is preparing to mobilise its assets including… Continue reading “Pakistan Army Stop Killing in Afghanistan” – Banner displayed at the Broken Chair in Geneva Protesting Pakistan Army’s murders in Afghanistan

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Billboards displaying an exposition on “Stop Human Rights Abuse of Pashtuns by Pakistan Army”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, 25 February 2020 - Since the attacks of September 11 2001, the Pakistan government has been carrying out brutal policies against the Pashtuns under the name of the global fight against terrorism. These practices include torture, enforced disappearance, arbitrary detention and hostage-taking. Moreover, the Pakistani Army has used disproportionate force, killing and… Continue reading Billboards displaying an exposition on “Stop Human Rights Abuse of Pashtuns by Pakistan Army”

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“Plight of media and press in Pakistan”: banner displayed at the United Nations Office of Geneva at the iconic Broken Chair

Press Release GENEVA, 26th February 2020 – It is a well-known fact that the media in Pakistan is increasingly affected by the government’s restrictive policies. According to journalists, Pakistani media now only operates as a formality and instead acts as a propaganda tool of the state. To display this plight of the media and press… Continue reading “Plight of media and press in Pakistan”: banner displayed at the United Nations Office of Geneva at the iconic Broken Chair