Tag Archives: Torture

Failed Promise

Failed Promise Although former US President Obama’s administration has achieved milestones correcting the previous regime’s botches, surely, closure of Guantanamo Bay has been neglected. Despite his efforts and condemnation, he could not


Amnah Mohasin

Pakistan’s Grim Tales Of Custodial Torture And Coerced Confessions

Pakistan’s Grim Tales Of Custodial Torture And Coerced Confessions Did Aftab Ahmed’s death bring custodial torture into the limelight or did a can of worms just open up in Pakistan? What puzzles

Prisoners’ Rights In Jeopardy

Prisoners’ Rights In Jeopardy Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and


Dr Usman Hameed

Is Aut Dedere Aut Judicare (Extradite or Prosecute) Obligation A Duty Rooted in Customary International Law? Part II

Is Aut Dedere Aut Judicare (Extradite or Prosecute) Obligation A Duty Rooted in Customary International Law? Part II 2.2)- Nature of the crimes Even if it is accepted that duty to extradite


Javeria Younes

Half Fry Full Fry – A New Torture Technique Used By Pakistani Police

Half Fry Full Fry – A New Torture Technique Used By Pakistani Police “Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he

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Ayesha Siddique Khan

Is The Use Of Torture Under Any Circumstances Justified?

Is The Use Of Torture Under Any Circumstances Justified? ‘Torture anywhere is an affront to human dignity everywhere’ – George Bush in 2003. In the present era of global conflict and terrorism, civil


Sami Ur Rahman

Conflicts Not of an International Character and the Applicable Law

Conflicts Not of an International Character and the Applicable Law ABSTRACT The International humanitarian law (IHL) recognizes two categories of armed conflict: international armed conflict (IAC) and non-international armed conflict (NIAC). A

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