Pakistan

Facts and Figures

Number of women police: 3,700

Number of Police stations: 1392

Police Population ration: 1:304 persons

Strength of Police: 575,000

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The tyranny of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

The tyranny of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

On 16 May, 2014

The recent assassination of lawyer and prominent human rights defender, Rashid Rehman

Amnesty International’s ‘Stop Torture’ campaign: Police, security forces use torture with impunity in Pakistan, says AI

Amnesty International’s ‘Stop Torture’ campaign: Police, security forces use torture with impunity in Pakistan, says AI

On 16 May, 2014

The word ‘torture’ does not appear in the Pakistan Penal Code, even

Wrongs versus Rights

Wrongs versus Rights

On 13 May, 2014

In recent months, the government has made it routine to promulgate anti-terrorism

‘Illegal’ detention: Court reserves order on contempt plea against Saddar SHO

‘Illegal’ detention: Court reserves order on contempt plea against Saddar SHO

On 08 May, 2014

fr die FreiheitA district and sessions court reserved on Wednesday the order

FIR order against journalists unlawful

FIR order against journalists unlawful

On 06 May, 2014

The unanimous opinion of legal experts is that the additional sessions judge

Forgotten rights

Forgotten rights

On 06 May, 2014

ENFORCED disappearances. Sectarian killings. Attacks on minorities. Honour killings. The list of

37,000 apply for recruitment in police

37,000 apply for recruitment in police

On 06 May, 2014

About 37,000 candidates have applied for 1,500 posts of constables to be

Perveen Rehman’s murder case: Right groups ask SC to take action against police

Perveen Rehman’s murder case: Right groups ask SC to take action against police

On 06 May, 2014

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and 11 other petitioners moved

A practice most foul

A practice most foul

On 05 May, 2014

In what has become tragically recurrent, a five-year-old girl was married off

Big brother is watching: Govt to install cameras in food departments, police stations

Big brother is watching: Govt to install cameras in food departments, police stations

On 05 May, 2014

cThe Sindh government has planned to install CCTV cameras at food department

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