Tag Archives: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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

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

Beyond Morality And Legality

Beyond Morality And Legality “Piety and moral conduct construct the countries and prolong the ages” says Imam Jafar Sadiq. Moral intellectualism is a view according to which genuine moral knowledge must take

Roots of Child Labour

Roots of Child Labour Economics or inadequate legal framework? A child is a blooming flower of paradise, a shining star of a scintillating spiral galaxy. Indubitably, a child is a beautiful creation

UN urges Pakistan to end death penalty

A group of independent United Nations human rights experts urged Pakistan to reinstate a moratorium on the death penalty and called for investigation in cases where uncertainty regarding age has resulted in


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: