Pak submits reply to ICJ in Jadhav case

The Hague [Netherlands], December 13 (ANI): Pakistan submitted its reply to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Kulbhushan Jadhav case on Wednesday. Pakistan‘s reply comes after India had submitted its written response to registrar Philippe Couvreur of the ICJ in the same case in September this year. According to Geo News, dismissing India‘s stance on former Indian Naval officer Kulbhushan…

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Seminar seeks early end to HR abuses in Held Kashmir

MIRPUR (AJK)-Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday strongly raised serious concerns over the worsening political and human rights situation in Indian-Held Kashmir. They declared the conflict as the major cause of human rights violations in the region. The seminar was hosted by Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR), a world-fame Kashmiri NGO. The seminar titled “Human…

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SAHR calls for action on section 57 of ICT Act, protecting freedom of expression and allowing political comment in Bangladesh

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional human rights defenders’ network expresses grave concern at the continued institution of cases in Bangladesh against individuals under Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act curtailing fundamental rights to freedom of expression and personal liberty. We note that the use…

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Fact Finding Mission on the Situation of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, 7 – 11 December 2017

Press Statement South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) conducted a fact-finding mission to Bangladesh from 7 – 11 December 2017 to assess the human rights concerns of the Rohingya refugees, in particular those who fled Myanmar due to violence after 25 August 2017, and the social and economic impact of their presence…

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