FACES Pakistan organized a Christmas dinner on 15th December 2016 in the honor of ambassadors of European Union and senior diplomats in Islamabad. The event was hosted by Provincial Minister for Minorities Affairs and Human Rights, Hon. Mr. Khalil Tahir Sandhu, Government of Punjab. At the dinner, he said that the state should take some concrete measures to protect the social and constitutional rights of religious minorities in Pakistan. Mr. Sandhu claimed that severe legal actions are being taken against the people and organizations that are against peace and interfaith harmony in the country and the region.
International Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10th December to honor the adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the UN General Assembly on the same date in 1948. The declaration was the first document of human rights signed by all member countries and one of the first major achievements of newly formed United Nations.
This year FACES Pakistan conducted and participated in a seminar organized by Ministry of Human Rights and Minority Affairs,