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Torture: An Undefined Word In The Pakistani Legal System

Torture: An Undefined Word In The Pakistani Legal System  Article 1 of United Nations Convention Against Torture (CAT) defines torture in the following terms: For the purposes of this Convention, the term “torture” means


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Pakistan’s Recent Counter-Terrorism Measures: A Critical Look

Pakistan’s Recent Counter-Terrorism Measures: A Critical Look When the harrowing attack of 16 December, 2014 took place, it felt as if the world had stopped spinning – for 144 families, it did. Feeling a surging sense

Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges

Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges Although Pakistan’s military operations against terrorism have been remarkable from a military standpoint, overlapping laws, poorly drafted legislation and troubled court system has proved to diminish their success. The

Intra Court Appeal Shouldn’t Be Abolished

Intra Court Appeal Shouldn’t Be Abolished A couple of months ago, a Senate committee adopted a draft report on “Provision of Inexpensive and Speedy Justice”. The report recommended some necessary amendments to

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Homicide Cases In Pakistan Need Uniformity In Law

Homicide Cases In Pakistan Need Uniformity In Law Homicide in the Islamic Sharia law, forming part of penal law deals with a multifarious system, which is unique in its nature. The law