Pakistan: UN agency begins food distribution to thousands affected by floods

The United Nations today announced it has begun food distributions to tens of thousands of people affected by monsoon floods in the Sindh province of Pakistan, adding that it plans to expand assistance to the Balochistan province later this week.

Serious challenges remain to stop enforced disappearances in Pakistan – UN experts

While welcoming the Government of Pakistan’s intention to tackle the issue of enforced disappearances, a group of United Nations independent experts today stressed that the country still faces serious challenges in addressing the problem.