Pakistan: UPR Submission April 2012 by Asian Human Rights Commission

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Freedom of Expression

The report highlights concerns regarding widespread corruption and impunity, which undermine efforts to establish justice and the rule of law in the country, as well as violations of the freedom of expression and the media, discrimination and violence against religious minorities, issues relating to the independence and functioning of the judiciary and the repressive and dangerous climate within which human rights defenders operate in the country.

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Removes all legal provisions that threaten the freedoms of the expression and the media

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Asian Human Rights Commission

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