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Training Session on Indigenous Peoples in the International System
18 February – 1 March 2011
Ilulissat, Greenland
Application Deadline 30 November 2010
 On 11 February 2011, UNPO celebrates its 20th Anniversary
 The UNPO Secretariat is organizing a series of events to consolidate its achievements of the last 20 years of existence.
  When: 10 - 11 February 2011
 Where: The Hague, The Netherlands
 - Peace Palace -
 - Municipality of The Hague, City of Justice and Peace -
 What: The way forward for Autonomy and Self Determination
 Who: UNPO Members, Civil Society, No’s Government Officials, Embassies and more
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Daily Times, COMMENT: Human rights in Pakistan —Nizamuddin Text Box: 20 November 2010
Sindh Police Have Worst Record of Rape, Human Rights Violations: Text Box: 29 November 2010
Karachi’s political turbulence fuels militancy

On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears in the following pages. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and "to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories."




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Enforced Disappearances by Pakistan Security Forces in Balochistan

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Contract system of fishing abolished

14 January 2011



KARACHI – The Sindh Assembly on Thursday abolished lease system for fishing in the public waters and made amendments in the Sindh Fisheries Ordinance, 1980, besides passing another bill and amended the Sindh Civil Courts Ordinance, and enhanced the powers of the courts to deal with the property cases. More


















First UN International Day of the Disappeared, Tuesday 30 August 2011

GENEVA (30 August 2011) – “They are not alone in their struggle. Today, the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances marks the first UN International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances; a special day to spotlight this heinous crime, and to remind victims, including the families and associations of victims of those who disappeared, that they are not alone. Full Story

Eid and International Day of Missing Persons

PAKISTAN (30 August 2011) - A Statement from Defence of Human Rights Pakistan. Full Story
















Pakistan: Security Forces ‘Disappear’ Opponents in Balochistan

Government Fails to Confront Military, Intelligence Agencies on Abuses

28 July 2011

Source: Human Rights Watch

New York) – Pakistan's government should immediately end widespread disappearances of suspected militants and activists by the military, intelligence agencies, and the paramilitary Frontier Corps in the southwestern province of Balochistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Several of those “disappeared” were among the dozens of people extra-judicially executed in recent months in the resource-rich and violence-wracked province. More


ANALYSIS: Schamlosigkeit!



The respect that the Arab princes and rulers accord to the rulers and politicians here is apparent from the choice epithets used for them in WikiLeaks. Some are considered dirty but not dangerous and others are dangerous but not dirty, and yet these shameless people go grovelling to their liege lords like serfs and subjects…  More



















Pakistan’s flood aid ‘unspent and mismanaged’

30 Nov 2010


ISLAMABAD: Mismanagement and misuse of cash are hampering relief efforts for Pakistan’s flood victims with nearly 60 million dollars in a prime minister’s fund still unspent, officials say… More


Center wins over Sindh on GST collection

25 Nov 2010


ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, the Sindh government has agreed to surrender its rights over collection of general sales tax on 10 crucial services to the Federal Board of Revenue for one year, paving the way for the smooth adoption of new tax laws by four provincial assemblies



Balochistan: Exploitation of Mineral Wealth

25 Nov 2010

Source: UNPO/

The world's second largest copper-gold reserve in Balochistan seems to attract many greedy companies that seek to benefit from corrupt deals, yet does not attract international attention that condemns this conflict over resources spilling blood… More


UNICEF supports efforts to fight malnutrition in Pakistan's flood-affected Sindh Province

24 Nov 2010

Source: UNICEF

By Carly Sheehan

THATTA DISTRICT, Pakistan, 22 November 2010 – The devastating monsoon floods that recently affected more than 20 million people in Pakistan – including 2.8 million children under the age of five – have brought many underlying problems to the surface. In a country that already had alarmingly high rates of malnutrition, the floods have made the situation worse…  More