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Design flaws in IMF programme

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) programmes are regarded as well designed by other multilaterals (with routine consultation amongst themselves on not only synchronizing their policies but also ensuring that there…

This is not how laws are made

Law making by parliament is its most important task and huge responsibility. I do not need to dwell upon its significance and suffice it to say that laws made by…

Qisas & diyat laws

IN case after case of murder and severe bodily harm to innocent people, the perpetrators are often given a clean chit by Pakistan’s courts. The accused, even more emboldened, returns…

Laws, protocols and trafficking

Every country in the world is affected by human trafficking either as a point of origin, transit or destination, and Pakistan is not an exception. The UNODC describes human trafficking…

Germany to overhaul laws to allow energy bailouts

Germany’s government will have the power to take stakes in utilities and impose emergency levies on consumers under proposed legal changes now under discussion, three sources told Reuters, as Berlin…

Laws, sans justice

IN 2011, Aitchison College, Lahore, invited three of its alumni — an industrialist, a politician, and a judge — to speak on the occasion of its 125th anniversary. The judge…