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Viewpoint: The Military Courts Debate

Viewpoint: The military courts debate

No issue has generated as much confusion and controversy in this country as has a hesitant go-ahead the recent parliamentary parties' meeting gave to a government proposal for the establishment…

The Case Against Military Courts

The case against military courts

A few days back when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif began his midnight address to the nation at the conclusion of an All-Parties Conference, many of us had our hopes high.…

Military Courts: A Defence

Military courts: a defence

On the one hand, we should all get behind the Pakistan Army and the entire political class because they are now seemingly united to fight the long overdue war against…

Bribes For Foreigners

Bribes for foreigners

“EACH of you, in doing what you did, helped secure an important contract which benefited, financially, society as a whole; but the ends never justify the means,” an English judge…

Bribes For Foreigners

Bribes for foreigners

`Each of you, in doing what you did, helped secure an important contract which benefited, financially, society as a whole; but the ends never justify the means,` an English judge…

From dreams to death row

IN 2023, 805,088 Pakistanis moved abro­­ad for work, sending back vital remittances which support the national economy. While we celebrate their pursuit for a better life and contribution to Pakistan,…

A Matter Of Reputation

A matter of reputation

The sensational claims made by a media anchor in seven-year-old Zainab’s case have once again drawn our attention to the industry that churns out unverified and slanderous news. While freedom…

International Dispute Resolution

International dispute resolution

International business transactions are generally the outcome of a contractual agreement. These agreements also define the choice of forum through a clause of the agreement and often such clauses in…

Isomorphic mimicry on steroidsMosharraf Zaidi

Every week, there are signs of life in the republic. One week the prime minister initiates a large-scale transformation effort for education by declaring an ‘education emergency’. Another week, the…