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Legal Aid

LHRLA has provided free legal assistance and counselling to thousands of victims and released innumerable persons unjustly detained in jails.

It has received letters from prisoners requesting assistance and conducted many cases for persons marginalized by the legal system, who have no other avenues of redress. LHRLA works for all such persons and a special focus is given to women and children, unarguably the most vulnerable sections of society. LHRLA has helped to release 5000 innocent persons from jail, mostly women and children. It has provided free legal assistance and counselling to 20,000 victims.

 Legal Education Behind Bars
 Jail Reforms
 Paralegal Training
 Minority Groups
Lawyers for Human Rights & Legal Aid
Opp. Sindh Assembly Building, Court Road,
Karachi-74200, Pakistan
UAN: 111-911-912 Fax: 5685938


Shabana Abdul Aziz with her mother Najma, who were arrested by police when her step brother alleged her and her mother in murder of his brother. The mother and daughter were humiliated and harassed in police custody. The two are aquitted now due to the efforts of LHRLA

Sakina, alongwith her two children, was acquitted and released from jail after 7 years of detention in false case under the so-called Islamic Laws

LHRLA has also published a series of guidebooks for prisoners and lay persons to understand the procedures of criminal case trials with or without lawyers.

LHRLA with support from CIDA (the Canadian International Development Agency) has started a three-year project to provide legal aid to the victims of human trafficking. It is also conducting a one-year research project on trafficking.

Legal aid is also provided to the victims of CSA and domestic violence.

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