This article examines the jirga system in Pakistan and uses recent judgements to argue how they can be viewed as a transgression of human rights
This article examines the potential impacts of the recent Safia Bano case on policing in Pakistan
This article examines how international law is shaping the policing of gender based violence in Pakistan.
This article aims to delve into the factors which prevent women from seeking help from the police and discusses the steps necessary to address the institutional and cultural impediments to women’s access to justice.
This article highlights the salient criminal amendments proposed by the Pakistani government and discusses their context and merits.
This articles uses instances of selective justice to highlight the threat it poses to the rule of law.
This article explores ways in which Pakistan can reshape its law enforcement and policing response to extremism and terrorism
This article highlights how to rethink and re-design a more optimistic discourse on the subject of criminal justice reform in Pakistan.
This article highlights recent instances where international human rights standards have been recognised in Pakistan’s criminal courts and analyses how they may be used as a tool within the criminal justice system.
This piece is concerned with the enactment of ITO 2020 and its implementation or lack thereof, while relying on the seminal Lahore High Court judgement in Yasir v. the State case as a guiding framework.