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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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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”

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GHRD Written Submission to UN Human Rights Council – 41st Regular Session

Written statement submitted by Stichting Global Human Rights Defence, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status The Secretary-General has received the following written statement which is circulated in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/31. [03 June 2019] UN investigation needed: Forced religious conversion of Rohingya Hindus Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) has investigated… Continue reading GHRD Written Submission to UN Human Rights Council – 41st Regular Session

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The Current Status of Transgender Rights in India

Introduction The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the current situation of the transgender community’s rights in India, with a specific focus on the Transgender Persons Bill proposed in 2016 and amended in 2018. After analyzing the critical points of the Bill, Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) will deliver some recommendations… Continue reading The Current Status of Transgender Rights in India