Disowned Migrants


The government has failed to provide legal assistance to citizens detained abroad- many languishing miles away from home for several years.

In the latest hearing of the migrant workers case in Lahore High court, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah asserted that the reply submitted from the government is unsatisfactory and shows that the government has no policy to protect the fundamental rights of the oversees Pakistanis. It is clear that these citizens are left to represent themselves in an alien justice system and in a foreign language- inevitably facing conviction and execution.

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