Recommendations by Sweden delivered by H.E. Ms Anna Jardfelt, Ambassador, Permanent Representative.
Sweden acknowledges that Pakistan has made progress in terms of enacting legislation pertaining to safety of journalists, torture, violence against women on a regional level, as well as in reducing the scope of the death penalty, and the de facto moratorium on executions. Sweden stresses the need to ensure that relevant legislation is implemented and enforced. Serious concerns remain, inter alia, regarding continued attacks and threats against journalists, violence against women, and child marriages.
Sweden would like to make the following recommendations: