Pakista: Fewer death recorded linked to terrorism
A report by the Human Rights Commission of Islamic Republic of Pakistan (HRCP) disclosed on Monday that the amount of deaths connected to terrorist acts continued to decline within the country last year.
Moreover, the report titled ‘State of Human Rights in 2017’ also mentioned that there have been about 333,103 cases pending in the country’s courts last year. The Parliament created a total of thirty four laws in 2017, a drop from 2016 when fifty one laws came into impact.
Last year, the national census for the first time included a class for khawaja siras, or transgenders. In another initial, the govt issued a passport with a transgender class in June 2017, the move was welcomed by the transgender community as a very important milestone.
However, the report added that international travel remained particularly problematic for the citizens as Pakistani passport continuing to be ranked as the second worst passport to travel on after afghanistan.