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Parliamentary question - E-002095/2019Parliamentary question

Human and women's rights violations in Pakistan

Question for written answer E-002095-19
to the Commission
Rule 130
Agnieszka Kozłowska-Rajewicz (PPE)

Taking into consideration Question E-000494/2019 and Commissioner Malmström’s answer and Question E-005012/2018 and Commissioner Thyssen’s answer;

Taking into consideration the Commission’s biannual report (COM(2018)0036), which mentions that Pakistan receives the majority (74%) of preferential treatment under the GSP+, yet notes that the situation there is ‘mixed’ and requires further work;

Taking into consideration that although legislation on honour killings was reformed in 2016, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has found that the number of honour killings continues to increase, recording 737 such crimes between June 2017 and August 2018, creating doubts as to whether Pakistan is able to effectively implement laws and conventions it has ratified:

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