SAHR appeals to Afghanistan and Pakistan to formulate a joint strategy to confront terrorism and insurgency plaguing their nations

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional human rights organization, is deeply concerned about the tense situation arisen between Afghanistan and Pakistan owing to Pakistan’s instant reaction to the deadly terror attack in Lahore and the horrendous massacre of pilgrims at the Shrine of Sufi Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar…

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Human Rights Watch slams Lankan delegation for dodging women’s rights issues

Human Rights Watch has accused the  Sri Lanka delegation which appeared before the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee), of being  incapable or unwilling to address any issues of substance regarding women’s rights: discriminatory marriage laws, land and livelihood concerns, and strengthening laws that protect women. Extract…

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Amnesty blasts India on rights record

The Amnesty International’s annual report for 2016-17, which was released last week, has drawn attention to the widespread human rights violations in India. These abuses have taken place in many parts of the country and in most fields of life where citizens have enjoyed a constitutional guarantee of basic rights.…

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