Saad Rasool

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Saad Rasool is a lawyer based in Lahore. He has a Masters in Constitutional Law from Harvard Law School.

#JusticeForZainab

Saad Rasool | There are no words to express the grief, the shock, and the anger that people of Pakistan feels at the death of...

Hudaibya Decision: Should Ex-heads of NAB from Gen. Amjad to Qamar...

Saad Rasool | A three-member bench of the honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan has released its detailed judgment in the Hudaibya case, dismissing NAB’s appeal...

Pakistan: Dethroning of a King by a court

Saad Rasool | The ongoing Panama Saga – which started in the Spring of 2016, when the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released series...

A sorry tale of lawyers vandalism and ‘judicial surrender’

Saad Rasool | Just as our national gaze is focused on NAB references against the Sharif family, the review petition in Panama case, and Benazir...

Law of the mafia: PML-N lawyers on fire

Saad Rasool | This has been a harrowing week for the legal community, particularly in Punjab. What started off, earlier in the month, as the latest...

Maligning the honourables; PML-N’s declaration of war

Saad Rasool | Thousands of years of human history bears testament to the fact that when dynasties and empires are faced with imminent decline, they...

“History was made: Decline of a Dynasty Televised Live”

Saad Rasool |  The decline of a man, his political clique, political culture, and political time, is being televised, live, across Pakistan. At the time of...

A moral judgment?

Saad Rasool | The honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan, on Friday, disqualified Mian Nawaz Sharif, from being member of the National Assembly, under Article 62(1)(f)...

Disqualification without trial?

Saad Rasool | The three-member implementation bench of the honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan has reserved its judgment in perhaps the most publicized case in...

Can the SC disqualify the PM (and Maryam Nawaz) without referring...

Saad Rasool | What Dr. Shahid Masood calls ‘Operation Dhabardoos’, seems to be well under way. Braving through a barrage of criticism and character assassination, the...

Panama Case: should Supreme Court render the final judgement?

Saad Rasool | The Panama Leaks case is about to reach its much-awaited crescendo. And for the second time, over the past one hundred days,...

The summoning of the Sharif family by JIT: Shall we praise...

Saad Rasool | Last week had been consumed with speculations and talk about Mr. Nawaz Sharif and his family’s appearance before the Panama case JIT....

Pakistan’s Challenge: Investigating the King’s Coterie

Saad Rasool | There is a fantastic (true) story about Morris Dees, a civil rights lawyer in the United States who, at the peak of...

Pakistan’s culture of Politics thrives on the many Nihal Hashmis

Saad Rasool | The infamous speech of Mr. Nihal Hashmi – an abominable (former) Senator of PML-N – has laid bare the rotten core of...

Islamic Military Alliance: Seeking Non-Muslim help against a Muslim sect

Saad Rasool | This past week, leaders of almost 50 ‘Islamic’ nations met, under the leadership of Donald Trump and the frail King Salman, as...

Pakistan Army: The hope that got shattered

Saad Rasool | The Dawn Leaks issue has fizzled out, almost as inexplicably as it arose. And, in the aftermath, a significant fraction of Pakistanis...

JIT: Now is the real test of Pakistan’s institutions

Saad Rasool | Earlier this week, the honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan, pursuant to the Panama Leaks judgment, dated 20th April, 2017, constituted the special...

Nawaz’s Silence on Indian Involvement in Sponsoring Terror in Pakistan

Saad Rasool| On Monday, Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor, announced that Ehsanullah Ehsan, the former spokesperson for prescribed...

Blood and Mayhem: The true face of a blind impotent society

Saad Rasool | The barbarity of events that transpired in Abdul Wali Khan University of Mardan, against the helpless Mashal Khan, puts age-old tales...

When will the criminal silence of the state over Shia killings...

Saad Rasool | On Thursday, last week, 24 innocent Shias were killed, and more than 100 others got injured, as a car bomb ripped through...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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