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Pakistan: Human rights crisis in Karachi
1 February 1996

Some 1770 people were killed in Karachi in 1995. Both law enforcement personnel and armed opposition groups are alleged to be responsible for ...

Report       ASA 33/001/1996

Pakistan: Further information on fear for safety
19 December 1995

Masood Alam Khan, arrested on 20 November 1995 was released on 15 December. His family were required to pay to secure his release. His two ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/031/1995

Women in Pakistan: Disadvantaged and denied their human ...
6 December 1995

Women in Pakistan suffer widespread human rights violations in a society where women are disadvantged in many areas. Torture, including rape in ...

Report       ASA 33/023/1995

Pakistan: Women's rights are denied despite election ...
6 December 1995

News Service 235/95. AI INDEX: ASA 33/29/95. EMBARGOED UNTIL 6 DECEMBER 1995. PAKISTAN: WOMEN'S RIGHTS ...

Press Release       ASA 33/029/1995

Pakistan: Further information on fear for safety: Masood Alam ...
30 November 1995

AI has learned that Waheed Alam Khan and Tanvir Shariff Khan have now been released from custody. Wahedd Alam Khan was reportedly beaten whilst ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/030/1995

Pakistan: Fear for safety: Masood Alam Khan, Waheed Shariff ...
23 November 1995

There are serious fears for the safety of three brothers arrested recently by the paramilitary Rangers in Karachi. Family members have not been able ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/027/1995

Pakistan: Appeal to ban public flogging
1 November 1995

AI welcomes the decision of the federal cabinet on 2 October 1995 to approve a bill which seeks to abolish public flogging of prisoners in all cases in ...

Report       ASA 33/025/1995

Pakistan: Further information on prisoners of conscience ...
21 September 1995

Zafar Yab Ahmad has been released on bail on health grounds from Camp Jail, Lahore. He was originally held on charges of sedition and was alleged ...

Urgent Action       ASA 33/022/1995

Juveniles and the death penalty: executions worldwide since ...
29 August 1995

Since 1985, eight countries have executed juvenile offenders - those sentenced to death for crimes committed when they were under 18 - even though ...

Report       ACT 50/005/1995

Pakistan: Violations and abuses not abating in Karachi
16 August 1995

News Service 152/95. AI INDEX: ASA 33/21/95. 17 AUGUST 1995. PAKISTAN: VIOLATIONS AND ABUSES NOT ABATING IN KARACHI. ...

Press Release       ASA 33/021/1995