Discussion forum held on rights of refugees


The Society for Human Rights and Prisoner’s Aid (SHARP) on Saturday organised an Open Discussion Forum for the students of Punjab University, Quaid-e-Azam Law College and Lahore College Women University.
The discussion was based on the “Legal and Social Status of Refugees in South Asian Region in the Context of International Scenario” and it was attended by students from various educational backgrounds, including Law, Political Science, International Relations and Gender Studies.
On the occasion, former Wafaqi Mohtasib director Afzal Khayal and Lahore College Women University Associate Professor Mobina highlighted the violations of basic human rights. Sabahat Riaz, a lawyer in AGHS, discussed the violations of the rights of women, while Quaid-e-Azam Law College faculty member Salman Kazmi elaborated on the rights of refugees.
Former chief justice Justice Tanveer Ahmed Khan appreciated the efforts of SHARP in organising the discussion forum for students. Certificates were also distributed among the students at the end of the forum.