Thursday, April 14, 2011

Report paints bleak picture of human rights in Pakistan
The state of human rights in 2010 remained bleak as thousands of people were killed in violent incidents, deprived of education, health and housing facilities, targeted due to extremism and growing intolerance and displaced due to floods says the annual report, “State of Human Rights in 2010” released by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan on Thursday.
• As many as 12,580 people were murdered, while 581 kidnappings for ransom and 16,977 cases of abduction were also reported.
• 500 Hindu families from Balochistan migrated to India because of threats to their lives and security.

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