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

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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