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Despite the threats, harassment, false police cases, use of force and surveillance, delay in justice, and debilitating uncertainty, the women from the families of the disappeared have refused to cede space to the perpetrators and to the state apparatus trampling on their rights.
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Thousands of people from all age groups started to disappear in Balochistan. In March 2011, the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances (COIOED) was formed to work on the issue. According to figures released by COIOED in July 2022, a total of 8,696 cases of missing persons have been
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Despite unprecedented efforts of the Pashtun community to bring justice to Mehsud, his killers were scot-free in an extremely dubious legal proceeding. Rao's acquittal is another example of how the Pakistani state authorities, including the judiciary, brazenly discriminate against the minori
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Balochistan [Pakistan], October 10 (ANI): The Chairman of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, Nasrullah Baloch has said that the number of enforced disappearance cases has increased in Pakistan.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Karachi [Pakistan], September 21 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday admitted "limits to govt writ" in missing person's cases and said that the state is responsible for recovering citizens who disappeared by force and termed the issue "more painful than death."
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], September 15 (ANI): Amid rising cases of enforced disappearances in Pakistan, police officials presented a "missing person" before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday.
Karachi [Pakistan], September 14 (ANI): The constant reports of enforced disappearances in Pakistan have raised questions over the role of the special committee, constituted by the former chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, which was supposed to investigate such cases.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Karachi [Pakistan], September 12 (ANI): Baloch women who were demanding the release of missing persons were dragged on the streets of Karachi by police.
Islamabad [Pakistan], September 11 (ANI): Despite efforts by civil society to raise awareness about enforced disappearances, the issue lingers in Pakistan as the State uses it with impunity.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], August 31 (ANI): Former lawmakers and human rights activists on Tuesday demanded to introduce legislation to ensure that limits were imposed on state institutions and laws were introduced in Pakistan that lay down boundaries for the functioning of intelligence agencies
Islamabad [Pakistan], August 30 (ANI): On the international Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, Jeay Sindh Freedom Movement (JSFM) has organized an event as part of an "awareness campaign".
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Kharan [Pakistan], July 29 (ANI): Amid rising cases of enforced disappearances in Pakistan, family members of Aslam Mengal and Shah Fahad Baloch took out a rally on Wednesday to demand their safe and immediate release.