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Apex court regrets limited definition of harassment in 2010 Act

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The SC in its judgment greatly regretted the limited definition of harassment in the 2010 Act, terming it "a myopic piece of legislation" which failed to address harassment in all its manifestations

Co-accused’s confessional statement must be corroborated by incriminating material: SC

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May 19th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; The Supreme Court in its recent judgment has held that no one can be implicated in a case merely on the basis of the confessional statement of a co-accused even at the stage of bail.

Remarks made by chief of minorities’ commission regretted by activists

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The People’s Commission on Minority Rights (PCMR) has expressed dismay over the reported remarks of Chela Ram, the chief of the state-appointed National Commission on Minorities (NCM), expressing his disagreement with the content of the report presented by the one-man Shoaib Suddle commission to the Supreme Court.

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.

Senate polls will be held under secret ballot but secrecy not absolute, opines the...

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March 1st, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Senate polls will be held under secret ballot but secrecy not absolute opines the SC. Senior lawyers say revealing the identity of a voter is against the spirit of the Constitution as ministers call for traceable ballots.

Anticipatory bail “most extraordinary by all means”, re-asserts the Supreme Court

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January 30th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; The SC has re-asserted that anticipatory bail can only be granted in the “most extraordinary” circumstances prompting mixed reactions from the legal fraternity. Former Vice-Chair PBC Abid Saqi has called it "Judicial Exploitation".

APS ATTACK: 6 years on, parents still await justice

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“They are gone and can't come back," says one of the parents. "But we will strive till the end of our days to see that they get justice." Most of the parents of the children martyred during APS massacre have not reached any closure even after the passage of six years. The only times where they have an opportunity for empathy, is when they all collect to remember their lost children. It is only them who can understand the depth of the grief that consumes them.

Mysterious petitions demanding Presidential form of government

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September 2nd, 2020                                         By Rehan...
Rights Watch

Rights Watch | 06 August 2020

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Civil rights in KP under threat: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Actions (In Aid of Civil Power) Ordinance, granting the military far-reaching authority to arrest anyone from anywhere within the province and detain them for indefinite ...

‘My abduction has a direct relation with contempt case’: Matiullah Jan

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Jul 22, 2020: Senior journalist Matiullah Jan appeared in the Supreme Court today for the hearing of a suo moto case against him. Matiullah was abducted on Tuesday morning but was recovered later at night after a period of 12 ...