A far larger number of persons are shown as missing than actual, meeting told.
Police say Raza was recovered 10 days ago; reportedly in good health.
In landmark judgement, court introduces strict consequences for officials involved in enforced disappearances.
State agencies held responsible for failure to collect information, take effective measures to track down missing person
About 5,177 cases of missing persons have been received by the commission.
Missing scientist, spouse "not in intelligence agencies’ custody", says ministry statement.
Says he will soon ask nation to ‘offer a sacrifice for a cause’.
CJP orders LEAs to make information gathering and recovery of missing persons a priority, set up a special cell.
SHC had summoned inspector general of Sindh police A D Khawaja for not appointing a focal person for missing persons.
Recommends those guilty of committing this offence as well as extrajudicial killings should be prosecuted as criminals.
“We are waiting to see what happens about the accusation made by NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal,” says Iftikhar Gillani.
Country’s borders should be under constant surveillance to check movement of people, observes Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan.
“Disappearances are a tool of terror," says Amnesty International.
Disappearances a tool of terror, constitute crime against humanity if part of systemic attack, says Amnesty.
Records confirm the extensive use of the blasphemy law to settle personal scores.
"We all know who is responsible, but we don't make that information public," says Senator Farhatullah Babar.
Those who have committed crimes should be punished accordingly and innocents should be released, Justice Afzal says.
Another list of 131 missing persons has surfaced, says Senator Nasreen Jalil.
SC orders that all persons held in detention centres should be allowed to meet their relatives within a week.