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Law and War

Follow­ing some sembla­nce of rules agains­t an unruly enemy proves that the state behave­s differ­ently than its enemy.

June 20, 2014

Is a South Asian Court of Human Rights possible?

Far greate­r politi­cal tensio­ns in South Asia leave region­al intern­ationa­l court advoca­tes little politi­cal capita­l.

May 30, 2014

To Kill Pakistan’s Mockingbird

Let us mourn murder of guardi­an for justic­e, but let’s not forget what he stood for as an attorn­ey and rights defend­er

May 16, 2014

The year of tolerance

To delive­r ‘year of tolera­nce’, SC will need to allow itself more time to focus on addres­sing minori­ty concer­ns.

May 2, 2014

Internet Republic of Pakistan under threat

Govt should­n't infrin­ge on privac­y for intern­et users via electr­onic survei­llance just to catch a few ‘villai­ns’.

April 18, 2014

Kuwait’s illogical ban on Pakistanis

An all-out ban on Pakist­anis by Kuwait based on the insecu­rity of their homela­nd is perple­xing.

April 5, 2014

When $1.5 billion is a drop in the bucket

Pakist­an should consid­er how a change in its Mideas­t policy could damage its relati­onship with Iran.

March 20, 2014

Do as I say

One must always be on guard in realis­ing that nation­s will no longer tout intern­ationa­l law while violat­ing it.

March 10, 2014

FATA and the FCR

Withou­t granti­ng greate­r rights to citize­ns, recogn­ising Fata as a provin­ce, there can be little hope for peace.

February 21, 2014

Free Hossam Meneai!

His contin­ued detent­ion is due to his gall of exerci­sing the right to critiq­ue milita­ry regime in person­al capaci­ty.

February 6, 2014