View from the courtroom: No law yet to specifically deal with torture cases

DAWN  РWaseem Ahmad Shah

As the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture was observed across the world on June 26 (Sunday), the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) called upon the parliament to criminalise torture in accordance with the UN Convention against Torture (CAT) and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

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