February 19th, 2021; By Staff Reporter; LAHORE; United Nations’ experts on human rights have lauded Pakistan’s Supreme Court for commuting the death sentence of three mentally challenged inmates. The body has also called upon judiciaries worldwide to follow the example set by the SC of Pakistan.
The Judicial Commission of Pakistan concluded its meeting on July 28 without approving any names for elevation to the Supreme Court after a majority of members rejected nominations of all five judges, sources said.
By Xari Jalil: Muhammad Waris who has been in an Indian prison for 19 years but and even after being ‘technically released’ continues to languish for three years in a UP police station waiting to be repatriated.
The twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks is a moment both to remember the victims and to reassess the profoundly misguided aspects of the US government response.
The IHC has directed Islamabad IGP to submit a report on alleged torture of Shahbaz Gill on August 22 as he undergoes medical tests at PIMS.
AGHS Legal Aid Cell, with the support of the OHCHR and JPP, organized a consultation with members of the lower judiciary regarding implementation of Pakistan's international human rights obligations
کراچی میں جمعہ کی الصبح سوا چار بجے پرانی سبزی منڈی کے قریب قانون نافذ کرنے والے ادارے کے اہلکاروں نے معروف وکیل قادر خان کے گھر پر کارروائی کی اور ان کے گھر کی تلاشی لی گئی ، ان کے بڑے بیٹے اسد خان کو اٹھا کر اپنے ہمراہ لے گئے،قادر خان پشتون تحفظ موومنٹ کے رہنما اور رکن قومی اسمبلی علی وزیر کے دو مقدمات میں وکیل ہیں
Actress Saba Hameed grilled about members of her family in court instead of being questioned about sexual harassment allegations levied by Meesha Shafi against Ali Zafar
According to Section 354 of the Pakistan Penal Code whoever intends to assault or use criminal force against a woman intending to or of the knowledge to outrage her modesty in public, shall be punished with imprisonment for upto 2 years or more, and/or with fine.
The Chief Justice said it was the responsibility of the Islamabad administration and the interior minister to ensure protests stay peaceful in the federal capital. The administration was to give permission and hold the responsibility of protests and gatherings in Islamabad, Chief Justice Minallah observed. The court could neither allow nor stop the protests, the Chief Justice added.