Admission of afghan refugee in Rawalpindi college

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On 2nd October 2017, Mr. Muhammad Nasir, an Afghan Refugee and a PoR card holder, currently residing in Razia Abad near PSO Petrol pump, Paratal, Jang Saidan Islamabad, visited SHARP office. He told that he has passed SSC examination from Federal Model Secondary School for Boys Rawalpindi (Rawalpindi Board) and now wants to get admission in Hasmat Ali College Rawalpindi in F.Sc. The Principal has refused and is not allowing for admission due to some Read More …

Afghan students go back to school at Jhelum

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Access to quality education is the fundamental right of every human without any discrimination of cast, color, race and creed. Unfortunately, bias attitude by the society towards the afghan refugees has been witnessed many a times. SHARP-Pakistan team received information from District Jhelum that administration of Govt. Elementary school Thekrian was reluctant to promote/register Afghan students (more than 15 students in different grades) to next classes and asked them to leave the school treating them Read More …

Relocation of Afghan Refugees-93 families protected

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Almost 93 Afghan families (539 individuals having PoR cards) were living in the village Noor Pur for the last 20 years. Noor Pur village comes under the jurisdiction of Police station Rango in Tehsil Hazroo, district Attock. District Attock in Punjab is considered one of the most sensitive locations in Pakistan because of the military installations, Airbase (Kamra) and its geographical location (provincial border of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). In terms of accessibility, there are Read More …

Stamp papers issued to Afghans-Ending Exploitation

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Community members of Afghan community living in Jand district Attock shared In SHURA meeting ( conducted on 8th-march-17 ) that under the policy shift of Govt.of Pakistan for Afghan refugees the Afghan refugees are not issued the Stamp paper by stamp vendors even though they are legally registered having PoR cards. This creates hurdle to make any business activity /agreement. To resolve the issue SHARP-Pakistan team visited some stamp vendors and inquired about the issue. Read More …

Afghan Student gets admission in university

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Badar Khan, an Afghan Refugee currently residing in Mir Pur Azad Kashmir with POR Card # ER20740925751. Badar got admission in M.Com Department at Federal Urdu University Islamabad .When he went to deposit admission fee in University admission office the staff refused to deposit his fee and informed that Afghans are not allowed to get admission in the University based on POR card. They shared that the University classes will start within 2-3 days after Read More …

Recovery of employee’s wages and settlement

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Two brothers Hassan & Nadir worked with a local factory in Swabi. Both were terminated in year 2013 with an outstanding compensation and gratuity of around half million due on employer. The employer refused to pay the settlements. With the help of a private lawyer, they filed a suit for recovery in local court under Workmen Compensation Act. Later they approached SHARP-lawyers who took up the case. Keeping in view the poor financial condition, time Read More …

Support in issuance of duplicate PoR card to a kidney patient

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A 60 years old Juma Khan, a resident of Sawary city in District Buner is registered Afghan Refugee with NADRA. His health condition is very weak with chronically ill and suffering from kidney disease. He lost his POR card somewhere few months ago. On his demand, SHARP-Pakistan’s lawyers provided him assistance in furnishing an affidavit and lodging a police report in the Pal centre at Gagra Police Station Buner. As per UNHCR and NADRA rules, Read More …

Establishment of Grand Shura/ Liaison Committee for refugees and government agencies

The efforts of SHARP-Pakistan team remained highly successful in formation of a grand Shura/liaison committee at two Refugee Villages (RV) i.e. Panian and Padhan in Haripur. In past the formation of these Shuras was carried-out BHU wise situated in different sectors of the RV. On 6th March a general meeting of all the five Shura of Panian and Padhana RVs was convened in which the refugees/participants were briefed regarding the purpose of establishment of the Read More …