People’s Tribunal on Human Rights

Human rights groups including Voice of People, Peoples Vigilance Committee on Human Rights and Bunkar Dastkar Adhikar Manch organised a People’s Tribunal on situation of Education and development among Muslim Weavers and Artisans on Wednesday. Sayeda Hameed, member, Planning Commission of India, chaired the tribunal and heard their problems. The tribunals report…

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Strange Ways of Our MPs

By Zubeida Mustafa A REPORT recently released by Fafen (Free and Fair Election Network), an umbrella organisation of 30 civil society groups working to foster democratic accountability in Pakistan, should provide us some food for thought on the workings of our democracy. Since Dec 2008, Fafen has been monitoring the…

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South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) express concern over the escalating attacks on civilians in Pakistan

The members of South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) express horror at the escalating attacks on civilians in Pakistan which has resulted in the death of about 300 people since mid-October 2009. Two weeks ago, the army launched its offensive in South Waziristan, the tribal territory separating Pakistan and Afghanistan…

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