Pakistan

Appraising the Limitations of Linking Climate Reparations to Human Rights

Appraising the Limitations of Linking Climate Reparations to Human Rights

Image Description: devastating climate-induced flooding in Pakistan Pakistan’s climate change minister Sherry ...
Blasphemy, Human Rights, the Intervention of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the Mansha Masih Case

Blasphemy, Human Rights, the Intervention of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the Mansha Masih Case

Image Description: A photograph of an open Bible with focus on a verse from the Gospel of John. A Christian Cross ...
Haseen Ullah v Naheed Begum: Supreme Court of Pakistan Confirms that a Husband is Obligated to Provide ‘Maintenance’ to His Wife

Haseen Ullah v Naheed Begum: Supreme Court of Pakistan Confirms that a Husband is Obligated to Provide ‘Maintenance’ to His Wife

Image Description: A photograph of  the Supreme Court of Pakistan. There is a flag of Pakistan, made up of a green ...
Mumtaz Bibi v Qasim: Islamabad High Court’s Landmark Judgment on Child Marriage

Mumtaz Bibi v Qasim: Islamabad High Court’s Landmark Judgment on Child Marriage

Image description: Children in a village in Sindh Pakistan. As per a recent UNICEF report, Pakistan is home to ...
The ‘Crimmigration’ of Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees in India

The ‘Crimmigration’ of Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees in India

Image description: Sri Lankan refugees in India. Many of them hold pieces of paper in their hand. India has ...
Muhammad Shahzad Khaliq v. The State: Survivor-Centric Guidelines in Responding to Child Pornography

Muhammad Shahzad Khaliq v. The State: Survivor-Centric Guidelines in Responding to Child Pornography

Image Description - A picture of Judge's Gavel. In August 2015, a gang running a pedophile and pornography ring ...
Muhammad Wasim v. The State: Loopholes in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2016

Muhammad Wasim v. The State: Loopholes in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2016

Image Description: A sketch of four women protesting against gender-based violence and holding a poster which says ...
Ameer Bakhsh v. Additional Sessions Judge: On Marriage without Iddah

Ameer Bakhsh v. Additional Sessions Judge: On Marriage without Iddah

Image Description - A woman (face unseen) in a sparkling salwar kameez, bangles and with henna decorated hands ...
Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

The Parliament of Pakistan had passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act in May 2018 and it might ...
Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan declares the custom of Swara as un-Islamic and unconstitutional

Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan declares the custom of Swara as un-Islamic and unconstitutional

On 25 October 2021, a three-judge bench of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan (FSC) headed by the FSC Chief ...
Nadia Naz v President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan: Supreme Court of Pakistan Restricts the Scope of ‘Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act 2010’

Nadia Naz v President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan: Supreme Court of Pakistan Restricts the Scope of ‘Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act 2010’

On 5 July 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) delivered the judgement in Nadia Naz v. ...
Supreme Court of Pakistan declares “two-finger test” unconstitutional

Supreme Court of Pakistan declares “two-finger test” unconstitutional

On 4 January 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan pronounced a significant judgment in Atif ...

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