Rs. 7.89 million allocated for Human Rights beneficiaries in last four years

ISLAMABAD, May 25: The federal government has allocated Rs 7.89 million on the financial assistance of 596 beneficiaries under Human Rights ministry during the last four fiscal years.

According to an official statement, the funds have been operationalized to provide financial assistance to the victims and affectees of human rights violations including kidnapping, rape, police encounters, the arrest of women, extrajudicial deaths and tortures.

The regional directors of the Ministry of Human Rights in provinces with the collaboration of different NGOs were working to collect required data and applications of victims to support their families with providing 10,000 to 20,000 amount
each.

The Human Rights Ministry under the PTI-led government was also committed to facilitating the deserving families of victims with maximum support.

The official statement also said the government would also take all necessary legal and administrative steps including appropriate changes in the existing Laws and it has also been effectively providing financial assistance to victims of Human Rights violations in the form of Human rights relief and revolving funds, Arsh and Daman Funds.

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