Ibn Abdur Rehman
Ibn Abdur Rehman, known as I.A. Rehman - born 1 September 1930 in Harayana, India, is a Pakistani peace and human-rights advocate and a veteran communist. A protégé of the great Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, in 1989, he became chief editor of the Pakistan Times. He is founding chair or the Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy and since 1990, director of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. Rehman has been influential for promoting peace in the Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts and in Kashmir as well as for other human-rights issues in Pakistan.
In 2004, he received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Peace and International Understanding.
- "2004 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Peace and International Understanding - Laxminarayan Ramdas and Ibn Abdur Rehman". Retrieved 2008-01-14.
- "Indian American Center for Political Awareness". Retrieved 2008-01-14.
- "Pakistan India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy - Through a decade of stormy waters by B.M. Kutty and Karamat Ali". 19 November 2003. Retrieved 2008-01-14.
- "The Hindu : National : I will continue to fight: Rehman". Chennai, India. 2007-11-16. Retrieved 2008-01-14.
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