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If Hina Jilani says the situation is bad, people should sit up and take notice. As special representative of the . secretary-general on human rights defenders for eight years and a prominent lawyer and civil society activist in Pakistan for the last two decades, she has worked tirelessly on an agenda for peace without flinching. Yet the problems facing Pakistan today appear insurmountable even by her superhuman standards. This is the first time in 30 years that I feel absolutely overwhelmed," she says. Not defeated, but overwhelmed.
The Commission on Human Rights in April of this year requested the Secretary-General to appoint a special representative to report on. .Ms. Jilani is a practicing lawyer in Lahore, Pakistan, specializing in human rights issues.
The Commission on Human Rights in April of this year requested the Secretary-General to appoint a special representative to report on the situation of Human Rights Defenders in all parts of the world and on possible means to enhance their protection in full compliance with the "Declaration on Human Rights Defenders". The appointment is made for a period of three years. In 1980, she founded the first women's law firm in Pakistan.
For most of its existence, Pakistan has been ruled either directly by the . Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES). Hina Jilani, Human Rights and Democratic Development in Pakistan (Montreal, 1998), p. 5. oogle Scholar.
For most of its existence, Pakistan has been ruled either directly by the military or by military-controlled governments. For most of its existence, Pakistan has been ruled either directly by the military or by military-controlled governments. 17. Charles H. Kennedy, ‘Presidential-Prime Ministerial Relations: The Role of the Superior Courts’, in Kennedy and Rais, Pakistan: 1995, pp. 7–8.
Hina Jilani, the former UN Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders, delivered the Drinan Lecture . Contemporary threats to security - noted Hina Jilani, the 2018-2019 Robert F. Drinan, .
Hina Jilani, the former UN Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders, delivered the Drinan Lecture on "Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Times of Crisis" at Georgetown Law on October 3. Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Georgetown Law - go far beyond wars between states. Today, peace can no longer be associated only with the absence of war.
Hina Jilani on the value of the rights. discourse in the context of political Islam. Excerpts from an interview with. Being human rights people we do believe in the freedom of religion. I am. not advocating that everybody has to become an atheist. Hina Jilani is one of Pakistan’s most influential human rights activists and. a leader of Women’s Action Forum, the group that began the modern. but it should have nothing to do with the public domain and certainly laws. and rights cannot emerge from religious edicts and injunctions.
Hina Jilani (Urdu: حنا جیلانی؛ born 1953), is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a human-rights activist from Lahore in Punjab, Pakistan. Early life and education. Roles at the United Nations. Non-profit organizations. Jilani commenced practising law in 1979, while Pakistan was under martial law.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (Urdu: تنظیم حقوق انسانی پاکستان) (HRCP) is an independent, democratic non-profit organisation. Founded in 1987, it is one of the oldest human rights organisations in the country. HRCP is committed to monitoring, protecting and promoting human rights in Pakistan. It is not associated with the government or with any political party.
Indonesian Indonesia Ines Pohl: You are very critical of the human rights situation in Kashmir and India, and I see that you like to present yourself as .
Indonesian Indonesia. Ines Pohl: But Prime Minister Khan, there are many who say that the human rights situation in the Pakistani part of Kashmir is also not good. How would you respond to that? Imran Khan: Well, it's very easy to find out. We invite anyone from anywhere in the world to visit the Pakistan side of Kashmir and then go to the Indian side. Ines Pohl: You are very critical of the human rights situation in Kashmir and India, and I see that you like to present yourself as a representative of the Muslim world. But when it comes to China and the Muslim Uighur community, you are not as vocal.
Human rights defenders have suffered harm and face grievous threats to their life, liberty, security, independence and credibility.
Hina Jilani served as the first UN Special Representative for Human Rights Defenders to the UN Secretary General (2000-2008). In 2006, she was appointed to the UN International Fact-Finding Commission on Darfur, Sudan. Hina Jilani has been in the forefront of human rights in Pakistan beginning from Zia Ul-Haq's dictatorship in the 1970s. You served as the first mandate holder of the UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Human Rights Defenders from 2000 to 2008 and shaped that seminal mandate. Human rights defenders have suffered harm and face grievous threats to their life, liberty, security, independence and credibility.