Pakistan

UN urges prompt investigation into murder of Pakistani human rights lawyer

The United Nations today condemned the killing of prominent human rights lawyer Rashid Khan Rehman in Pakistan and urged the Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.

UN official wraps up Pakistan visit with calls to support people affected by insecurity, disasters

Wrapping up a mission to Pakistan that included time in the country’s tribal region, where the protracted suffering of the displaced is “heart-wrenching,” a senior United Nations humanitarian official today stressed the need for more support to millions of people affected by insecurity, natural disasters and chronic malnutrition in the country.