Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

Pak approved HR bill to restrict intel agencies from detaining citizens illegally

Islamabad, Fri, 09 Mar 2012 ANI

Islamabad, Mar 9 (ANI): The Pakistan Senate has unanimously approved the Human Rights Bill 2012, restricting intelligence agencies from illegally detaining any citizen of the country.


The bill, which was passed during a meeting of the upper house chaired by Farooq H Naek, will pave the way for the formation of the Human Rights Commission, The Express Tribune reports.


According to the bill, no intelligence agency will be able to detain any citizen illegally. It will also empower the commission to survey any jail or secrets prisons to check for illegal confinements.


It also states that the armed forces and intelligence agencies will be answerable to the commission and parliament. Besides, it would also restrict foreign funding for NGOs without approval.


During the course of proceedings, the House also unanimously passed a resolution condemning terrorist attacks on the public rallies in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.


The resolution was moved by ANP Senator Haji Muhammad Adeel. (ANI)


Manohar Lal being presented with a memento
Manoj Tiwari BJP Relief meets the family members of late Ankit Sharma
Haryana CM Manohar Lal congratulate former Deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani on his 92nd birthday
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.