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Protection against arbitrary arrest is key to fair trial: SC

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April 9th, 2021; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; A 3 member Supreme Court bench has declared that protection against arbitrary arrest & detention is part of one's right to liberty and fair trial, and held that the mere nomination of a person in an FIR does not warrant an arres

Bill protecting the armed forces from ridicule termed un-necessary

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April 8th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz & Hassan Raza; LAHORE; Legal expert have termed a proposed bill, which levies strict penalties for ridiculing the army, an attack on Freedom Of Speech. We talked to the members of the committee who proposed & opposed the bill.

8 children are abused daily in Pakistan: Sahil

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April 8th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; 8 children were abused daily in Pakistan last year, states Sahil in its report Cruel Numbers 2020 about statistics on various forms of child sexual abuse reported in newspapers across the country.

Meesha need not appear for next hearing

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April 8th, 2021; By Asra Haque; LAHORE; Meesha Shafi finds reprieve as Add. Sessions Court Judge suspends a Judicial Magistrates' orders for her to appear before the court in the next hearing of Ali Zafar's criminal defamation suit.

Woman slapped with terror charge after throwing purse at judge

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April 7th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha and Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; A woman in Rawalpindi landed in jail after police charged her with a terrorism offence for allegedly throwing her purse at a civil judge

Juvenile offenders to get bail if trial not concluded in six...

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The Lahore High Court held that per the Juvenile Justice Systems Act 2018, a juvenile offender should be released on bail if their trial could not be concluded within six months, provided the offender did not cause any delays in the trial.

روزنامہ امت کی بازاری زبان: مالک رفیق افغان کی کارستانی

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تحریر: احمد سعید; لاہور; عورت مارچ کے متعلق گھٹیا الفاظ سوشل میڈیا پر تو عام استمعال ہوتے ہی تھے مگر سوموار کے روز روزنامہ امت نے اپنے پہلے صفحے پر خواتین کے لئے نازیبا الفاظ کا استعمال کیا. آخر ایک بازاری لفظ اخبار کی زینت کیسے بن گیا؟

Suspects of heinous crimes can’t be denied fair trial: SC

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April 6th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; The Supreme Court has ruled that the constitutional guarantee of fair trial under Article 10A cannot be taken away from an accused even in cases of heinous crimes.

Family accuses police of partiality in disabled woman’s rape case

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April 6th, 2021; By Zeenat Shehzadi; FAISALABAD; A woman with speech and hearing disability has been allegedly gang-raped in Bhowana tehsil while the suspects have obtained pre-arrest bail in the case.

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‘LoC ceasefire commendable, but may not lead to full diplomatic ties’

Foreign policy experts say the recent ceasefire may not lead to full restoration of trade and diplomatic relationship between India and Pakistan but is an opportunity to build up trust between both governments

SAHR pays tribute to Kamran Arif

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Afghan peace process in no jeopardy despite Taliban statement: experts

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