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Should Jirgas Be Given Constitutional Cover?

Should Jirgas Be Given Constitutional Cover? The philosophy of an Islamic judicial system is none other than what has been told by Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), “People before you were


Javeria Younes

How the Parallel Judicial System of Jirga Perpetuates Injustice For Pakistani Women

How the Parallel Judicial System of Jirga Perpetuates Injustice For Pakistani Women Women in Pakistan continue to fall prey to jirgas, a parallel justice system held by the influential and landholding aristocracy. Rape

Violence in Pakistan: A Gendered Perspective

Violence in Pakistan: A Gendered Perspective Context: Pakistan has been ranked as the third most dangerous place in the world for women.[1] Gender based violence (GBV) in Pakistan has its roots in

Landmark Judgment On Divorce Among Christian Couples

Landmark Judgment On Divorce Among Christian Couples Even though different sects of Christianity see dissolution of marriage in a different light, the consensus of Christian belief revolves around the view that marriage


Rizwana Safdar

Restriction To Freedom of Expression On The Internet Must Be In Line With International Human Rights Law

Restriction To Freedom of Expression On The Internet Must Be In Line With International Human Rights Law Voicing an opinion in a free and express manner without fear and interference is central

Silence Of The Lambs

Silence Of The Lambs – Saving the citizen from falling into error is not  government’s job “Those who won our independence, believed that the final end of the state was to make men

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“Women of Pakistan – Seven Decades after Independence” – Center for Human Rights and Justice, UMT

“Women of Pakistan – Seven Decades after Independence” – Center for Human Rights and Justice, UMT The newly established Centre for Human Rights and Justice (CHRJ) at University of Management and Technology

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Symposium On “The State Of Criminal Justice In Pakistan” by Pakistan College of Law and Pakistan Center of Legal Research and Publication

Symposium On “The State Of Criminal Justice In Pakistan” by Pakistan College of Law and Pakistan Center of Legal Research and Publication PCLRP is organizing a symposium on the “State of Criminal

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

International Women's Day, 12 March 1977. SMH Picture by DAVID BARTHO

Javeria Younes

This Women’s Day Let’s Advocate Change In The Patriarchal Mindset

This Women’ Day Let’s Advocate Change In The Patriarchal Mindset  Every year on the 8th of March the women of the world come together to commemorate and celebrate the spirit of gender

Why Should Pakistan Sign The First Optional Protocol To The ICCPR?

Why Should Pakistan Sign The First Optional Protocol To The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) On December 12, 2016, a mosque owned by the Ahmadi community in Pakistan for