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پہلی بار پی پی کی “پرواسٹیبلشمنٹ“ حکومت کا اعتراف ادھورا سچ

28-04-2010 – ڈیلی توار

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PAKISTAN: Frontier Corp makes missing persons a marketable commodity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AHRC-STM-068-2010
April 27, 2010

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission

A man named Murad Khan Marri was arrested near his house on June 27, 2009. Since then he was kept incommunicado in secret detention and was thought to have disappeared. His name was entered into the official list of missing persons. On March 27th 2010 the Frontier Corp claimed that he had been arrested trying to enter the country from Afghanistan. On this basis the Frontier Corp attempted to claim the reward money. This case clearly exposes the practice of illegal arrest, illegal detention in secret prisons and the exploitation of this later for claiming rewards. All these are sinister practices that violate the basic norms of decency and the human rights of citizens. This entire episode needs to be seriously investigated and all the perpetrators brought to justice. The victim needs to be compensated for the ordeal he has been exposed to.

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