Commission urges to make public the whereabouts of Disappeared people during conflict era

  August 30, 2017 By: INSEC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has showed its concern on state failing to make public the whereabouts of the people enforcedly disappeared during the armed conflict by state and conflicting party.

The commission said that complaints have been lodged at the commission for the whereabouts of their loved ones and commission had even exhumed the body, in some cases, and made it public.

“Out of the complaints lodged at commission, the whereabouts of 846 people are still unknown. It is a pain for the victim not to know the whereabouts of their loved ones even after 10 years of CPA accord”, states the press released by the commission on August 30.

The statement further states that the victim’s family are deprived of right to know the truth and cultural rights along with right to receive relief, At the same time there is psycho-social affect for the family members.

The NHRC said that the situation of impunity prevails because of state failing to identify and take action against the accused.


Online Desk