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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.
Official Secrets (Amendment) Bill passed by National Assembly with minor changes. Government allies express discontent, cautioning against its potential future use against current administration members.
The coalition parties of the PML-N-led ruling alliance, civil society, and lawyers have rejected the amendment bill of the Official Secrets Act, terming it "an attack on democracy.