Hafiz Muhammad Azeem

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Hafiz Muhammad Azeem is an advocate of the High Court and teaches law.

Does law of sedition undermine free speech?

With a crime report registered against the senior politicians of this country under the law of sedition; a controversy arises: whether the law of...

Op-ed: Dire need to eradicate falsehoods about oath-taking as a witness

Justice means fair and moral treatment. In legal semantics, precisely, it means the legal process of judging and punishing people. Then comes the administration...

Op-ed: To catch rapists, Pakistanis need to stop blaming and start supporting each other

Reprehensible, deplorable, despicable, extremely repugnant, and totally unforgivable, indefensible, outrageous, and non-compoundable is the offence rape. However detestable it is, it is still an...

Should Pakistan experiment with presidential democracy as parliamentary governance fails?

Pakistan needs what: a presidential or parliamentary form of government? This debate is not a new one. But now, the debate has reached the...

Family Laws in Pakistan: Dissecting the Procedure

An Indian judge of the Supreme Court A. K. Sikri observed that the law of a society is a living organism. It is based...

Coronavirus fear: What does Holy Qur’an say?

Fear, a word. Currently, it is the most used word overall in the world. Everyone knows why: because of the fear of being infected...

“#Mera Jism Meri Marzi” in eyes of Dignity

This slogan has taken utmost attention by the majority of people on many social media platforms & advertisements as a striking short and memorable...

Child abuse & Public Hanging: Whose dignity matters?

The past several years have seen a continuous surge in shocking and ghastly cases of child abuse in Pakistan. In February, the National Assembly...

Dissection of the idea of “Public Executions” and “Dignity”

Having seen the continuous surge in the shocking, ghastly, and dreadful cases of child abuse in Pakistan, the Members of the National Assembly left...

Pakistan’s faux democracy unable to respect the right to information

“Democracy dies behind the closed doors”, said an American judge Damon Keith in a very famous Detroit Free case. It is a guardian right...

Bar Associations’ Elections: Arousing from slumber

Each year the initial days of January are fixed for the local Bar Associations’ elections. More or less: slogans and banners, heated campaigns and...

Was Musharraf’s verdict a good judgment under the lens of law?

Opinion |The end product of a trial, in a court of law, is the judgment by that court. It is the only allowed interaction...

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