Tag: Justice

A quest to provide swift justice in Pakistan

News Analysis | Today, the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan will start proceedings on a petition filed in the apex court seeking fresh rules for...

UN Secretary General pays tribute to Asma Jahangir

AFP | The United Nations Secretary-General has paid tribute to Pakistan's "human rights giant" Asma Jahangir following her death by cardiac arrest at the weekend,...

Are Nawaz’s anti-judiciary antics justifiable?

Raja Waqas Shabbir | The political landscape of this unpredictable country continues to face unbelievable chaos. The mainstream political parties are hitting below the belt...

Talal Chaudhry given one week to respond to contempt of Supreme...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court served a show-cause to the Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry on Tuesday, ordering him to file...

Shahzeb murder case sent back to ATC by the Supreme Court

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan has set aside the Sindh High Court (SHC) order to remove the terrorism clauses from the...

Family of another man killed in Naqeebullah encounter demands justice

News Analysis | Family of Muhammad Ishaq, who was one of the three other people killed with Naqeebullah in a controversial police encounter on 13th...

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

AFP | US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he would keep Guantanamo Bay open, breaking from his predecessor Barack Obama's lengthy and ultimately failed efforts...

SC fines Punjab government for not submitting report in Katas Raj...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs. 100,000 rupees on the Punjab government for failing to submit its...

Is a DNA test enough to convict the culprit in Zainab’s...

News Analysis | A DNA test report is not enough to convict a suspect according to the rulings of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and...

Zainab culprit to be produced before Anti-Terrorism Court today

News Analysis | The main culprit in the Zainab murder and rape case will be produced before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) today. The chief justice...

Rao Anwar has the right to a transparent investigation: Bilawal

News Analysis | Pakistan’s People Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari demanded a ban against police encounters all over the country. He said that while addressing...

CJP threatens to take over Evacuee Trust board over Katas Raj

News Analysis | A three member bench of the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan headed by the Saqib Nisar, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), heard...

Imran and Zardari to join PAT protest against Model Town massacre

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) will join Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) protest on 17th January. The leadership of both...

Indian Judges revolt against the Chief Justice in order to preserve...

News Analysis | Four top Indian Supreme Court judges convened a press conference on Friday that was seen to reflect the growing rift with the...

Kasur incident: What happened and what needs to be done?

News Analysis | An air of misery, rage and helplessness surrounds the city of Kasur after the dead body of a minor girl, Zainab, was...

After years of war Iraq now battles corruption

AFP | They have fled the country, their pockets full, or been released from prison under amnesties: despite Iraq's "war" on corruption, those guilty of...

Why accountability of house of Sharif is in doubt?

News Analysis | The conspiracy theory says Nawaz is back. The media’s narrative is built on Nawaz’s ability to penetrate the system and apparent success...

Union Minister calls Dalits to renounce Hinduism

News Analysis | Invoking Babasaheb Ambedkar, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said he embraced Buddhism only after he was convinced that Dalits would not...

How is Indian culture an impediment to justice for victims of...

Devika Sakhadeo | The #MeToo campaign that encourages women to speak up about their experiences of sexual assault harassment has been a catalyst for such accusations across political,...

Furious mob beat five women for witchcraft in India

News Analysis | A group of five women was beaten harshly for practicing witchcraft in Madhupur village in Badasahi block of Odisha, India. Villagers accused these...

‘Coup de Grace’ of the Old System in Saudi Arabia

Gen (r) Mirza Aslam Beg | While the courts of justice were functioning in Saudi Arabia, the crackdown in the name of corruption, in the absence...

I persuaded Benazir Bhutto against returning to Pakistan: friend

News Desk | Desmond de Silva, an old friend of former prime minister, the late Benazir Bhutto has revealed how he implored her not to...

Sharjeel Memon in jail on 10 days remand: One land two...

News Analysis | Sharjeel Memon, the Ex-Information Minister, of Sindh, has been given to police on a 10-day remand until November 4 by the Accountability...

Dear Mr. Nawaz Sharif: Masses are on the side of law

Dr. Farid A Malik | The law is equal whether you are a ruler or a subject! Law deal everyone equally whether you are a ruler or...

Sharif’s playbook to escape justice; 2017 edition.

PML-N government ministers and their supporters in the media are continuously trying to give the impression that the ruckus and rowdiness which lead to...

ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants of Imran Khan

News Analysis | The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued non-bailable arrest warrants of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan for his continued absence from...

PML-N : A Private Limited Company or a Political Party ?

News Analysis | The Central Executive Committee of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday approved an amendment to the party's constitution which allows a...

Lahore High Court orders Punjab Govt: Release Justice Najfi report on...

News Analysis | In a development that took Pakistani media by storm today, the Lahore High Court ordered Punjab Govt.to make public Justice Najfi report...

Can technology ensure speedy justice in Pakistan?

Saud Bin Ahsan | One of the main functions of law in society is the administration of justice. With democracy gaining strength in Pakistan, the...

Parliament vs. Supreme Court: Long standing resentment coming to the fore

The government has unveiled its proposal to revise the articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution which the Supreme Court invoked when its five-judge...

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