Call for steps to curb enforced disappearances:Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Hyderabad Task Force,

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HYDERABAD: Speakers at a programme asked the government to evolve a comprehensive strategy to curb enforced disappearances, financially support victims` families and rehabilitate those missing persons who came back after suffering harassment.They were addressing a gathering held to observe `International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances` organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Hyderabad Task Force, held at the local press club on Wednesday.

Writers, social and nation-alist activists Dr Ashothama Lohana, Prof Mushtaque Mirani, Bukhshal Thalho, Mustafa Baloch, Haseen Musarrat, Imdad Chandio, Sohail Sangi, Manzoor Thaheem and Badar Soomro suggested that the government should ratify the UN convention for protection of missingpersons immediately. They said more than 200 persons who had gone missing over the past three months in Sindh and urged the government to financially support victim families and allocate fund s to rehabilitate missing persons who came back.