Tag Archives: human rights


Hassan Niazi

Myopia

Myopia The attack on Paris casts a very large shadow over the world. A tragedy manufactured in the refinery of the entity known as ISIS. The prime ingredient that ISIS uses to


Muhammad Imran

The Concept Of Good Governance In Modern World And Governance By Caliphs Of Islam – Part II

 The Concept Of Good Governance In Modern World And Governance By Caliphs Of Islam – Part II Good Governance and Human Rights Only good governance can ensure protection of Human Rights, otherwise


Sikander Ahmed Shah

HR compliance

HR compliance  PAKISTAN has ratified seven out of the nine core UN human rights (HR) treaties. All these instruments require state parties to submit initial and subsequently periodic reports to treaty committees

democracy

Protection of Women’s Rights in Pakistan – A Practitioner’s Perspective

Protection of Women’s Rights in Pakistan – A Practitioner’s Perspective I was invited to speak briefly at a seminar organized by the Law and Politics Society, in collaboration with the recently launched

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act The US has a shoddy reputation regarding the treatment of civilians at the hands of its military overseas. While US military actions in conflict zones largely go unchecked, their

Algerian Prisoner Held at Guantánamo for 12 Years seeks Reparations from US

Algerian Djamel Ameziane, is seeking compensation from the U.S. government for the nearly 12 years he was held without charge as prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He filed

Law Society To Hold a Programme To Raise Awareness In Lahore

Law Society To Hold a Programme To Raise Awareness In Lahore Non-government Organizations (NGOs) are working with the Law Society to introduce, “Law Awareness Week 2015”, which will include a series of

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Farrukh Dall

Protecting the Right to Adequate Housing

Protecting the Right to Adequate Housing The Supreme Court of Pakistan has recently restrained the Government authorities from demolishing and bulldozing the houses of poor slum dwellers of Islamabad. The order was

last word

Combating Online Misogyny

Team CTL recently attended a discussion on How To Combat Online Misogyny in Pakistan, organized by The Last Word bookshop in collaboration with Susan Benesch of The Berkman Center for Internet and Society


Taha Abdus Samad

Can Forced Labour of Immigrant Workers in the Middle East be Regarded as Slavery?

Can Forced Labour of Immigrant Workers in the Middle East be Regarded as Slavery? When most people think of slavery, they instinctively think of colonialized Africa or the discrimination faced by the

Is Torture Justified?

Is Torture Justified? Presuming that a person has information of an imminent terrorist attack that will cause huge or mass destruction and exterminate human lives, has been arrested by the relevant government

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Child Labor in Pakistan

Child Labor in Pakistan Child labor is the employment of children for work which results in harm to the child’s well being.[1]Not all kinds of work are hence classified as child labor.