Hafiz Muhammad Azeem

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

Role of DNA Evidence in rape cases

The virus of rape has turned itself into an epidemic. This can be observed from the available statistics. There are at least 11 rape...

Op-Ed: Dissecting Rape, Virginity Test, and Consent as a defence-plea

“Prosecution is bound to prove its case beyond any reasonable shadow of doubts”, this is the universally accepted inalienable principle that regulates the conviction...

Op-ed: Advisory Jurisdiction of Supreme Court

‘Jurisdiction’ generally can be understood as the “Power of a court to adjudicate cases and issue orders, or the territory within which a court...

Op-ed: Chemical castration of sex offenders

Reprehensible, deplorable, despicable, extremely repugnant, and unforgivable, indefensible, outrageous, besides a non-compoundable, is the offence rape. However, how much detestable it is, it is...

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...

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