On Wednesday 15th May 2019, we were delighted to welcome students from Utrecht University School of Governance to our head office in The Hague. They were here to learn more about the key issues facing minorities in South Asia, and what we do at GHRD to fight violations of their human rights. After listening to… Continue reading Utrecht University School of Governance Students visit GHRD
Nepal was struck by a heavy rainstorm during the night of the 31 March 2019. Reports estimate that there are at least 31 deaths and 400 injuries. These numbers are only expected to rise during the coming days. The storm has hit multiple villages to the south of Kathmandu, leaving a trail of destruction. Currently,… Continue reading Humanitarian Aid in Nepal
On 8th March 2019 we coordinated simultaneous events in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan to celebrate International Women's Day.
On the 5th of November, Global Human Rights Defence's (GHRD) attended the press briefing held by Mr. Saif-ul-Malook. Mr. Malook represented Asia Bibi before the Pakistan Supreme Court and has currently sought refuge in The Netherlands. The Pakistan Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi of Blasphemy charges citing lack of evidence on 31st October 2018. Since… Continue reading Asia Bibi Lawyer’s Press Conference
On the 22nd September 2018, GHRD organised a protest in Geneva to raise awareness about the unjust Blashpemy law in Pakistan.