Training Course on “Human Rights and Rule of Law”
Acting Director General, Federal Judicial Academy debunks common misconceptions about Human Rights
The Federal Judicial Academy holds a four-day training course on “ Human Rights and Rule of Law” for Additional District and Sessions Judges from all over Pakistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It is the first training course of its type being held in the Academy.
Mr. Muhammad Hafeez Ullah Khan, Acting Director General , Federal Judicial Academy formally inaugurated this four-day training course organized by the Federal Judicial Academy in association with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes.
“There are a lot misconceptions about Human Rights, but Islam is the only religion which vigorously advocates and guarantees human rights. Human rights are, in fact, the basic rights and freedoms that belong to every person in the world, from birth until death. They apply regardless of where you are from, what you believe or how you choose to live your life. These basic rights are based on shared values like dignity, fairness, equality, respect and independence,” said the Acting Director General of the Academy in his inaugural address in the ceremony held at the Academy.
“This non-traditional type of course will be highly beneficial for you because I personally believe that ensuring Human Rights and establishing the Rule of Law are fundamental pre-requisites to socioeconomic stability and overall growth and development in any country,” Acting DG concluded.
A galaxy of speakers and specialists of international repute will enlighten the participants on these topics: International Human Rights Law, Human Rights Law: Misconception and Myths, National Implementation of International Human Rights Law, Women’s Human Rights Law, Pakistani Human Rights Judgments, Writing Human Rights-based Judgments, Rule of Law and Human Rights In Islam, International Legal Framework for Trafficking in Person, Identification of Victims, and Assistance and Protection of Victims.