Human rights protection
PESHAWAR— Parliamentarians, civil society, including lawyers, trade unions, and business community whilst voicing their recommendations expressed concern for the protection of Human Rights defenders and emphasised the volatile security situation as an impediment in their work towards promotion of human rights in general. They were speaking at forum organized by Democracy Reporting International (DRI) at Peshawar in continuation of efforts to consolidate stakeholder opinion and recommendations regarding human rights compliance with Pakistan’s international commitments. She said that a lot of efforts are required to increase human and labour rights protection. She urged civil society to make use of the Right to Information and Right to Services Act and make the government more accountable and transparent.