Parvez Hassan

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"Dr. Parvez Hassan is the Senior Partner of Hassan & Hassan (Advocates) in Pakistan and also currently the President of the Pakistan Environmental Law Association. He has been actively involved in rule of law issues in Pakistan throughout the duration of his career. He led the nation-wide lawyers’ movement in 1983 against General Zia ul Haq. Later, in November 2007, he was brutalized by the police and arrested in a lawyers rally against General Pervez Musharraf. He is also the founder of the Dr. Parvez Hassan Environmental Law Centre at the University Law College at Punjab University and the co-founder of the Asia-Pacific Centre of Environmental Law in Singapore. " [1]

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  1. Board, Foundation for the Future (DEMOCRACY), accessed February 7, 2011.