Brief overview of Pakistan’s Criminal Justice System and Role of Federal and Provincial Governments within the purview of Constitution of Pakistan.
Iranian-US relations have been turbulent recently to say the least, and while we are yet to see whether there will be military consequences to these frayed ties, the economic effects on Iran are already being felt in the form of crippling sanctions. In July 2019, President Trump tweeted that Iran had “made a very big mistake” in shooting down a US military surveillance drone that had entered Iranian airspace on 20th June 2019.
The Ministry of Human Rights, Government Of Pakistan, is developing a national programme to introduce Business and Human Rights (BHR) by the adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on BHR. The Ministry in collaboration with UNDP Pakistan and with assistance from the Research Society of International Law (RSIL).
Following the abrogation of Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir was placed under siege. Indian forces controlled the entire area and all exit and entry points, closing off logistical provisions and even food and medical supplies to the valley.
“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound ?” Following the recent armed stand-off between two nuclear-armed states with a combined population of 1.5 billion people earlier this year, the felling of 15 pine trees might seem the least of anyone’s problems. Not…
State of India is an Occupying Power in Jammu & Kashmir and through its actions of 5 August 2019, has attempted to unlawfully annex this territory without any recourse to the will of the people of Jammu & Kashmir. Based on an analysis of the applicable law, this memorandum sets out in broad strokes, the main legal implications of India’s occupation and unlawful annexation.
RSIL’s week-long course engaged 34 participants including professionals and students from diverse backgrounds including law, amongst many disciplines.
India’s right-wing BJP government had long threatened to revoke articles of the Indian constitution granting Jammu and Kashmir special status within the country. Article 370, which had been the basis upon which the Princely State had acceded to India, ensured the state a certain degree of autonomy, with its own constitution, flag and independence over all matters except defence, foreign affairs, and communications.
The UK has licensed over £4.7bn arms exports to the Saudis since they began bombing Yemen. This includes fighter jets and precision-guided bombs. The UK has also subcontracted BAE Systems, Britain’s biggest arms company to provide weapons and engineers to Saudi Arabia.
RSIL held the annual International Law Certification Course (ILCC) at its Lahore office