Pakistan: Release Pashtun human rights defender immediately and unconditionally
Pakistan’s authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Gulalai Ismail, a Pashtun human rights defender, who was detained on her arrival at Islamabad airport today
South Asia: Truth and justice still elusive for thousands of victims of enforced disappearance
As the world marks the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance, Amnesty International calls on governments across South Asia to deliver long overdue truth, justice and reparations to the families of thousands of people who have been forcibly disappeared, some of them decades ago.
State-sponsored hate spurs new era of social activism
The world is reaping the terrifying consequences of hate-filled rhetoric that threatens to normalize massive discrimination against marginalized groups, Amnesty International warned today as it launched its annual assessment of human rights.
Pakistan: End impunity for attacks on journalists
The attacks on Taha Siddiqui and other Pakistani journalists must be immediately and effectively investigated by the authorities, Amnesty International said today, calling for an end to impunity for such attacks.
Pakistan: Military courts won’t deliver justice
Pakistan’s lawmakers must immediately reverse their decision to reinstate military courts, Amnesty International said today.
Amnesty International Annual Report around the South Asia Region
The report, “The State of the World’s Human Rights”, delivers the most comprehensive analysis of the state of human rights around the world.
Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17: Pakistan
Armed groups continued to carry out targeted attacks against civilians, including government employees, which resulted in hundreds of casualties.
Amnesty International Annual Report 2017 (South Asia): ‘Politics of demonization’ breeding division
Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017. Civil society under assault across South Asia
Pakistan: Drop travel ban on Dawn journalist
Pakistan’s authorities must immediately revoke a travel ban on a leading journalist and allow the media to operate freely and without fear
Pakistan: Stop execution of death row prisoner with mental disability
Pakistan’s authorities must not execute Imdad Ali, a death row prisoner with a history of mental illness
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