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HRCP moot calls for GSP+ compliance

LAHORE: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) called a moot in which it was agreed that the federal government and the trade community must act expeditiously to ensure compliance with the GSP Plus conditionalities if they want to derive due benefit from the facilities offered by the European Union.

HRCP says turnout good but obstacles for some women voters

LAHORE: Although serious violence was not reported in the second phase of local government elections in Sindh and Punjab on Thursday, amid good voter turnout, women faced difficulties in a number of places in asserting their right to franchise, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said.

HRCP slams threat to heritage in Lahore

LAHORE: Describing the reported move to destroy a part of the GPO building in Lahore for the Orange Train project as vandalism compounded by arrogance, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the Punjab government to review the project and desist from attacking the people’s basic right to preservation of their heritage.

HRCP for stay in hanging of a disabled man

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called upon the President of Pakistan to stay the hanging of Abdul Basit, a paraplegic man, which is scheduled for Tuesday (Sept 22) and grant him reprieve, according to a press statement.

HRCP lauds peaceful conduct of polls in Gilgit Baltistan

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in a statement on Tuesday praised the conduct of peaceful and largely orderly polls for the Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) and observed that other regions of Pakistan could do well to emulate the example of GB polls held on Monday.