South Asians for Human Rights

Promoting Democracy, Upholding Human Rights

Pakistan’s dangerous anti-terrorism law

Published in “The Express Tribune” on July, 20th :: Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain on July 11 gave Pakistani citizens a new reason to fear the country’s security forces. He signed […]

Civil society vs the state

Published in DAWN on Jul 03 By I.A. Rehman. CIVIL society is once again facing the awkward question as to whether it must always support an elected civilian government, regardless of its performance, […]

Women trafficking

Source Article: Daily Times, Pakistan Called one of the modern forms of slavery, human trafficking affects 2.5 million people around the world, most of them women and children. Nearly every […]

Don’t Resume Executions – HRW Asks of Pakistan

Pakistan’s government should revoke its decision to resume executions and renew its moratorium on the death penalty, Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists said in a joint […]