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Crime and police

The Arabic word ‘noor’ has multiple meanings. Depending on the context, it can mean brightness, divine light, or simply ‘light’. ‘Raushnai’ is a Persian word having similar meanings, but it…

Protecting children from cybercrime

Cyber communication has directly or indirectly affected almost all strata of society and all facets of our lives. Now that it is an integral part of our day-to-day socio-economic lives…

Crimes against logic

In August 1985, at a conference in Havana, Fidel Castro laid out the facts and figures and indeed the mathematical impossibility of the Third World ever being able to repay…

War crimes

Threshold question: should we hold trials or join Joe Stalin like he proposed after WWII for Hitler and his Hit Men, and just lynch those responsible, their crimes being so…

Ukraine’s crimes

While nowhere near the scale of the Russian atrocities, there is mounting evidence that Ukrainian forces have committed war crimes over the course of the Ukraine-Russia war. The allegations, and…

Crime and compensation

Can Pakistan claim environmental compensation from developed nations, considering the recent study by World Weather Attribution (WWA)? Most legal experts believe that it might not be possible as there exists…

A climate of crime

There has been an extraordinary rise in street crime across major cities in the country, notably Karachi and Lahore. According to official figures and in a matter also discussed in…

War crimes

In the last month of the year 1942, the Allied forces issued “the first joint declaration officially noting the mass murder of European Jewry and resolving to prosecute those responsible…

Eco crimes

On Feb 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. The assault, by what’s widely considered the second-most powerful military in the world, was on…

Israeli crimes

The only possible response to the hasty offer Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid made to the Palestinians to conduct “a joint pathological investigation” into the killing of renowned Al Jazeera…