Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Tuesday refused to meet the UN delegation investigating the issue of enforced disappearances, saying that the matter is sub-judice, Express News reported.
The team arrived in Pakistan Monday on a 10-day mission to investigate the missing persons issue.
The team’s arrival sparked a debate during a National Assembly on Monday and the parliamentarians dubbed the fact-finding exercise a ‘threat to the country’s sovereignty.’
During their 10-day mission, the team will tour all provincial headquarters, meeting political leaders, government officials, civil society organisations and human rights activists to gather information on cases of enforced disappearances in the country.
The experts will analyse and review measures adopted by Pakistan to eradicate the practice, including issues related to truth, justice and reparation for victims.
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