Former judge Justice (retd) Nasira Javed Iqbal criticizes PTI's Jail Bharo Tehreek, stating that the party leader is encouraging others to get arrested but getting bail himself. She has refused to seek bail for her son, Walid Iqbal, who had courted arrest in Lahore.
Lahore High Court grants protective bail to Imran Khan in 9 cases, including 8 terrorism charges. Islamabad High Court temporarily suspends non-bailable arrest warrants until March 18 in Toshakhana case. Tumultuous situation at Zaman Park.
12 hours after the abduction of human rights defender Jibran Nasir, his FIR was filed, and the police say it is investigating, but his whereabouts remain unknown. Meanwhile civil society has expressed its outrage.
The SC held that PEMRA is bound to consider the opinion of the Council of Complaint before passing any prohibition order. The court also noted that any work of art and literature should not be labeled as “obscene” or “vulgar” without apprising its intended message.
The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) declares "self-perceived identity" un-Islamic, sparking controversy over the Transgender Persons (Rights of Protection) Act. While expressing concern for intersex and transgender people, CII suggests amendments to bills presented by Senators. Transrights activists call for empathetic response and protection of fundamental human rights.
Political and legal experts see a ‘minus-one’ scenario with either the Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial or Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
On a suo motu on the Punjab&KP poll dates, the SC has issued notices to President, both governors, ECP, and provincial AGs for Feb 27.
Senior lawyers supported the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill, 2023 passed in the National Assembly on Wednesday. The proposed legislation curtails the discretionary powers of the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo motu notices.
An anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Tuesday remanded Bol News channel bureau chief Siddique Jan in police custody for a single day after his arrest in connection with clashes outside the Federal Judicial Complex.The arrest has been condemned widely by rights bodies.
The HRCP in its fact-finding report on Balochistan demands to end the interference of law enforcement and security agencies in Balochistan’s political affairs and civilian administrative matters.