The direction of global events is leaning more towards power and interest based decision-making than towards a rule-based system that was installed in the Post World War II era. This direction is made evident through many manifestations.
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Consultation Session in Islamabad on Developing a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights in Pakistan
The panel discussed the scope and practical implications of the Business and Human Rights in Pakistan, also welcoming questions from the participants. The panel was chaired by leaders and professionals from the fields of business, law and human rights.
The Asia Pacific Group (APG) of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a Mutual Evaluation Report (MER) on Pakistan in October 2019. It is an interesting read for anyone looking to understand governance in Pakistan. It maps the trajectory of policy making and its implementation between the federal and provincial governments. It also expounds…
The concept of safe zones has recently been much discussed following Turkey’s cross-border military operation against Kurdish-led forces in Northern Syria and its proclaimed intention to create a safe zone along the Syrian side of the border. This zone would prevent the flow of Syrian refugees into Turkey of which there are already 2.7 million.…
Dr. Shireen Mazari, Federal Minister of Human Rights, had been invited as the Chief Guest at the seminar, while Mr. Sardar Masood Khan, the President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, was the Guest of Honour.
The latest judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in case of Ghulam Hussain vs. the State is an attempt to interpret the codified definition of ‘terrorism’ in Pakistan’s anti-terrorism law. Before entering into the legalese of the judgement itself, it is imperative to ask this question: Why should the Supreme Court of Pakistan venture to interpret the definition of ‘terrorism’?