Zohra Yusuf is a human rights activist and a freelance journalist. She is the former Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and is currently a council member of HRCP. She has been a member of HRCP since 1988; a council member since 1990; served as Vice Chair (Sindh) & as Secretary General also. It should be noted that all positions held for HRCP are voluntary & elected. Zohra’s previous positions in human rights organizations include Vice-President, FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights, Paris-based organization); Bureau Member, South Asian for Human Rights, a Colombo-based human rights organization, and board member of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. She is also among the founding members of Women’s Action Forum. Zohra has written extensively on issues related to the media and human rights. She has also contributed chapters to several books on the media, human rights, peace and culture.