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Curbing media independence

THERE has been a lot of talk by government ministers and on social media about the menace of ‘fake news’ — a term for misinformation and disinformation popularised by former…

Curbing fake news

From being a haphazard and sporadic activity, the phenomenon of fake news has been organized into a systematic campaign with an express aim to erode facts, undermine the truth and…

Roles and processes: Conciliation and arbitration

Ensuring harmonious labour-management relations depend on the establishment of procedures for the settlement of labour disputes. The law provides a detailed procedure for the settlement of industrial disputes and spells…

Arbitration On Water

Arbitration on water

Reportedly a high-powered delegation of Pakistan headed by Indus Water Commissioner Maher Ali Shah is currently in Washington to hold talks with World Bank officials on Pakistan’s dispute with India…

Neutral arbiters

WHEN a group of people decides to play a sport, it must reach a consensus on the rules of the game. Those rules may or may not be optimal, but…

Arbitration challenge

How does Pakistan perform in international courts of justice? The answer is: it doesn’t perform well. At least two cases strongly reflect successive Pakistani governments’ approach to global litigation. The…