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Is The Misuse of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Wiping Out Its Religious Minorities?


Yusra Sohail

Is The Misuse of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Wiping Out Its Religious Minorities?

Is The Misuse of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Wiping Out Its Religious Minorities? The foundation of Pakistan was meant to provide the Muslims of India with a homeland in which they could reside


Muhammad Zafar

Undue Influence – Section 170 (a) (i-vii) of Election Act 2017

Undue Influence – Section 170 (a) (i-vii) of Election Act 2017 This article is not the complete interpretation of S.170 of the Election Act 2017. It is specifically about clause (a) of the Act which has an ‘either-or’ condition,


Muhammad Ahmad Pansota

Child Protection

Child Protection The abduction, rape and murder of little Zainab has not only robbed one family of a child but has also ravaged this country. She was not the first child we

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Roundtable Discussion on Corporal Punishment in Legislation

Roundtable Discussion on Corporal Punishment in Legislation Lahore; December 20th, 2017: Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) recently organized a meeting at the Grand Palm Hotel, Lahore with government bodies, parliamentarians and the civil society on a

Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan on Surrogacy: From Judicial Islamization of Laws to Judicial Legislation

Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan on Surrogacy: From Judicial Islamization of Laws to Judicial Legislation Introduction In Farooq Siddiqui v Mst. Farzana Naheed (Sh. Petition No.2/I of 2015), decided on 16 February 2017,

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


Mian Nairab Khurshid

Dilemma Of The Pakistani Legal System

Dilemma Of The Pakistani Legal System “All existing laws shall be brought in conformity with the injunctions of Islam as laid down in the Holy Quran and Sunnah, in this Part referred

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Amnah Mohasin

Licence To Kill

Licence To Kill Vigilante justice has become a norm in Pakistan. Supporters of vigilante justice justify their actions by quoting the poor law and order situation and diminishing public trust in the

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Men Protection Act

Men Protection Act Before discussing the need of the hour, let me open up my words with one of the not so essential (neglected) part of our ‘so called’ Islamic society, “women”.

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Asfandyar Khan Tareen

Professional Ethics of Advocates; Bitter Reality Check

Professional Ethics of Advocates; Bitter Reality Check I wear a black coat to uphold the rule of law, but the legal system of my country contains many flaws. I wear a black

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Asma Bangash

Islam, Law Of The Land, Women’s Rights And Women’s Day In Pakistan

Islam, Law Of The Land, Women’s Rights And Women’s Day In Pakistan March 8 comes and goes every year. Like every year, this year also seminars, workshops and conferences were held all

Domestic Violence In Pakistan: Is Legislation Available?

Domestic Violence In Pakistan: Is Legislation Available? One out of every five women, experiences some sort of domestic violence in her life time around the globe. Domestic violence can be described as

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Homicide Cases In Pakistan Need Uniformity In Law

Homicide Cases In Pakistan Need Uniformity In Law Homicide in the Islamic Sharia law, forming part of penal law deals with a multifarious system, which is unique in its nature. The law