Canadian MPs express concern over human rights violations in Pakistan.

A group of Canadian lawmakers has expressed concern over the violation of human rights in Pakistan.

In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, 16 members of the Canada-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group called for immediate action to address the issue.

The lawmakers highlighted the crackdown by the Pakistani government on leaders and workers of the PTI party. They expressed distress over the arrest of more than 7,500 PTI workers, including women, by police.

They emphasised the importance of the right to peaceful protest and strongly condemned all acts of violence and arrests. They also stressed the need for fair trials in civilian courts in Pakistan.

The letter even drew attention to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, which deemed the arrest of PTI chief and former prime minister Imran Khan illegal and unjust...

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