Nov 4, 2023: The local clergy in Patan, District Kohistan has issued a decision that if women working with NGOs are seen on field with men, they would face either expulsion from the area or forced marriage with a local.
Around 200 Afghan pushcart vendors have been left in the lurch after an anti-encroachment drive in Board Bazar. Meanwhile, the district admin says they are considering plans for a model bazaar.
Senior Lawyer and Military Law Expert Col (r) Inam ur Rahim said that the Supreme Court's verdict has permanently closed the door to civilian trials in military courts. He added that military courts only strain the relationship between the Army and civilians.
114 refugee musicians have petitioned the Peshawar High Court against the forced repatriation of Afghan nationals in light of the threats they face back at home.
Despite over a dozen court orders and several citizen demands, local government has at best only been erratic in the country. HRCP's policy paper gives recommendations how to strengthen the LG system especially through an amendment in Article 140-A.