Tag Archives: Justice

Will Khadija’s Case Finally Herald Justice For Women Of The Country?

Will Khadija’s Case Finally Herald Justice For Women Of The Country? The dark side of  lawyers’ cartel in Pakistan has been exposed in the case of law student Khadija Siddiqui, who was

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


Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

The Rule Of Godfathers In Legal Profession

The Rule Of Godfathers In Legal Profession – The True Kings  “As I entered the courtroom for Ayesha’s disappearance case, the room was packed with scores of lawyers chanting degrading, profaning and shouting

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An Interview With Asma Jahangir

An Interview With Asma Jahangir Once again military courts are all the rage. Yes, there was a ‘sunset clause’ when the APS tragedy forced the 21st amendment two years ago. And, sure, for


Muhammad Ali Nekokara

Access To Justice And Legal Aid

Access To Justice And Legal Aid According to a report titled Understanding the Informal Justice System: Opportunities and Possibilities for Legal Pluralism in Pakistan (2015), 98.2 per cent of respondents in a


Muhammad Imran

Judicial Accountability Begins At Home

Judicial Accountability Begins At Home  Ch. Muhammad Akram v Registrar Islamabad High Court (IHC) The Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan, in a recent judgment titled Ch. Muhammad Akram v Registrar Islamabad High


Nauman Qaiser

Accountability In The Land Of The Pure

Accountability In The Land Of The Pure Self-accountability is no accountability in a country such as Pakistan. Even the so-called independent bodies of accountability like the NAB, FIA, FBR and SECP are

International Criminal Court: An Effective Guarantee For Justice

International Criminal Court: An Effective Guarantee For Justice Is there any order and justice in this world? While this might be an expression of prosaism, it’s still justifiable. When we read the