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‘April 18’ observed as Black Day by Pakistan Bar Council
Pakistan Bar Council observes "Black Day" on April 18 to protest the suspension of Supreme Court Practice and Procedure Act, 2023.
Bar Councils fear SC verdict only deepens ongoing constitutional crisis
The Pakistan and all provincial bar councils expressed fear that today’s SC verdict will aggravate the ongoing judicial/constitutional crisis, urging the CJP to constitute a full bench & avert a looming judicial breakdown.
PBC files complaint against Justice Mazahar Ali Naqvi over audio leaks
In a rare move, the Pakistan Bar Council has submitted a complaint of misconduct against Justice Mazahar Ali Naqvi to the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), seeking a thorough probe into the alleged audio leaks attributed to the Supreme Court judge.
Complaint filed against SC judge for violating code of conduct
A complaint has been filed against Supreme Court Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Naqvi in the Supreme Judicial Council for allegedly violating the code of conduct for the apex judiciary.
SC begins suo motu hearing on Punjab, KP poll dates amid call for reconstituting...
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.
AGP proposes allocating at least one seat to a female judge in SC
AGP Khalid Jawed Khan has vowed to propose allocating at least one seat for a woman judge in the SC in the next JCP meeting.
PBC condemns ban on Hamid Mir
June 1st, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; The Pakistan Bar Council has issued a strongly worded presser condemning the “imposition of restrictions and attempts to curtail freedom of expression and digital rights of citizens by taking off air the talk show, Capital Talk of the famous news anchor Hamid Mir.”
Rights Watch | 7th April 2021
Rights and political activists, traders and locals in Karak held a demonstration on Tuesday against the police's failure to apprehend those involved in the rape and murder of four-year-old Hareem Fatima. Protesters threatened of a sit-in if the investigation continues to be delayed. For more human rights news, keep reading.
Civil liberties, judicial appointments and other matters: APC summons party leaders to capital
It was attended by senior leaders of the PPP, the PML-N, the JUI-F, JI, AWP, PK-MAP, the BNP, and PTM among others, as well as members of the judiciary and legal fraternity, reputed journalists and civil society activists.