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Detention in Pakistan: The Means to an End or the End Itself?


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Detention in Pakistan: The Means to an End or the End Itself?

Detention in Pakistan: The Means to an End or the End Itself? Detention is the deprivation of the right to liberty, and under Article 9 of the Constitution of Pakistan, no person can

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

Groping In The Dark

Groping In The Dark Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad has been launched in the aftermath of the recent deadly suicide attack at Sehwan Sharif. The blast claimed lives of 88 devotees and injured hundreds more

Failed Promise

Failed Promise Although former US President Obama’s administration has achieved milestones correcting the previous regime’s botches, surely, closure of Guantanamo Bay has been neglected. Despite his efforts and condemnation, he could not

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Research Society Of International Law’s Latest Publications

Research Society Of International Law’s Latest Publications The Research Society of International Law (RSIL) will be launching two of its most recent publications: Understanding International Humanitarian Law: A Primer on IHL Pakistan’s

European Union Rights Court Permits Secret Hearing

European Union Rights Court Permits Secret Hearing The European Court for Human Rights dismissed the claims of three students who said that their almost two weeks of detention without charges violated their

Witness Protection In Pakistan: Current Laws, Amendments and Comparison With Other Countries

Witness Protection In Pakistan: Current Laws, Amendments and Comparison With Other Countries Introduction Although, the Protection of Pakistan Act 2014 [1] exists and Sindh Assembly passed a resolution for the said subject