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I am Generation Equality: GHRD celebrates International Women’s Day 2020 in Nepal

GHRD, along with its partners, organised an event on Sunday 8th March to mark International Women’s Day 2020 in Nepal. International Women’s Day is commemorated every 8th March to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also highlights ongoing gender inequality and calls for further change. Unfortunately, Nepal still faces huge… Continue reading I am Generation Equality: GHRD celebrates International Women’s Day 2020 in Nepal

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Stop the torture of Pashtuns in Pakistan: GHRD protests outside the United Nations in Geneva

Tortured Pashtuns from Pakistan pour their heart out before the United Nations by displaying a Pavilion at Broken Chair Geneva - 3rd March 2020 Pashtuns living in Pakistan have been the victims of widespread violence by the Pakistani establishment. They have been mistreated, tortured, discriminated, and intimidated by the Pakistani Army. Human rights activists from… Continue reading Stop the torture of Pashtuns in Pakistan: GHRD protests outside the United Nations in Geneva

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FOR SALE: GHRD receives reports of young girls being sold in Pakistan

Global Human Rights Defence has received reports that young girls from minority communities are being sold in Pakistan. A local news bulletin from a mosque in Pakistan appears to have published a list of girls from minority communities with corresponding prices. GHRD, with our partner Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP), continues to monitor the situation… Continue reading FOR SALE: GHRD receives reports of young girls being sold in Pakistan

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“Pakistan Army Stop Killing in Afghanistan” – Banner displayed at the Broken Chair in Geneva Protesting Pakistan Army’s murders in Afghanistan

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, 27 February 2020 – The war in Afghanistan has been on going since 2001. According to statements by the UN, last year, more than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded. In order to destabilise Afghanistan after the withdrawal of US troops from the region, Pakistan is preparing to mobilise its assets including… Continue reading “Pakistan Army Stop Killing in Afghanistan” – Banner displayed at the Broken Chair in Geneva Protesting Pakistan Army’s murders in Afghanistan

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Billboards displaying an exposition on “Stop Human Rights Abuse of Pashtuns by Pakistan Army”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, 25 February 2020 - Since the attacks of September 11 2001, the Pakistan government has been carrying out brutal policies against the Pashtuns under the name of the global fight against terrorism. These practices include torture, enforced disappearance, arbitrary detention and hostage-taking. Moreover, the Pakistani Army has used disproportionate force, killing and… Continue reading Billboards displaying an exposition on “Stop Human Rights Abuse of Pashtuns by Pakistan Army”