Because of the state of emergency, nobody will care if I kill you. I will just say I shot you while you tried to run away.
-Police officer to a detainee, overheard by family members of another detainee…
I have no hope of getting justice in this crooked system.
—Umar Daraz, Karachi, January 2016
How do you expect us to recover stolen items from hardened criminals? Do you think they will agree if we say, ‘Be nice to us and return…
“We Can Torture, Kill, or Keep You for Years”
Enforced Disappearances by Pakistan Security Forces in Balochistan
Map of Balochistan
Background: Conflict and Abuses in…
Detained Without Trial
Abuse of Internal Security Act Detainees in Malaysia
Abuse and Ill-Treatment of ISA Detainees in Kamunting Detention Center
The December 2004
Throughout Pakistan employers forcibly extract labor from adults and children, restrict their freedom of movement, and deny them the right to negotiate the terms of their employment. Employers coerce such workers into servitude through physical abuse,…