Pakistan takes tangible steps to protect human rights, discourage torture
Kamran Michael says constitution of Pakistan prohibits use of torture in all forms.
Pakistan has taken scores of administrative and policy measures to ensure that all its citizens enjoy human rights and are protected from torture.
According to official sources, a Pakistani delegation led by Minister for Human Rights Kamran Michael informed the UN committee on Convention against Torture that constitution of Pakistan prohibits the use of torture in all forms.
The parliament has been very active in adopting legislation to address issues of violence against women, and it has passed Anti-Rape and Anti-Honour Killings bills.
The delegation apprised the committee that Pakistan continues to uphold provisions of the UN Convention.