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Farrukh Dall

NA 122: Should PTI Demand Legal Action Against Election Staff?

NA 122: Should PTI Demand Legal Action Against Election Staff? After examining the judgment of the Tribunal in NA 122 case and the relevant provisions of law, I have determined whether Pakistan


Daud Aziz Khokhar

A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine

A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine   In a recent verdict by the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP), the constitutionality of, inter alia, the 21st Amendment — whereby


Zaineb Aumir

Compliance With Adverse WTO (World Trade Organisaton) Rulings

Compliance With Adverse WTO (World Trade Organisaton) Rulings   Introduction There has been a positive attitude of compliance by Member States of the WTO with adverse rulings. This article consists of an


Nida Usman Chaudhary

Implications of Key BIT Provisions (Bilateral Investment Treaties)

Implications of Key BIT Provisions The aim of this paper is to review all the protective provisions found mostly in all BITs, whether coming from customary international law or enunciated through the


Dania Malik

Little Abused Souls Await Justice

Little Abused Souls Await Justice In every civilized nation of the world children are regarded as innocent, special and valuable assets through whom significant societal transformation occurs. Due to this very reason


Imaan Zainab Hazir Mazari

Protecting our Children: Kasur in Perspective

Protecting our Children: Kasur in Perspective Sexual abuse in Pakistan is widespread and often goes unchecked. Societal norms, particularly the notion of ‘family honour,’ result in double-punishment for victims of sexual abuse: