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Pakistan: Illegal detention/prisoner of conscience

, Index number: ASA 33/027/2007

Asma Jehangir (f), Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has been placed under house arrest following the state of emergency imposed on 3 November 2007 by General Musharraf. Amnesty International is concerned for the health of a number of those detained, including Hina Jilani (f), Iqbal Haider (m), I. A. Rehman (m), Brigadier (rtd) Rao Abid Hameed (m), Shahtaj Qizilbash (f) and Imran Qureshi (m).

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