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Draconian Cybercrimes Bill

Draconian Cybercrimes Bill

The Cybercrimes Bill 2016 has been unanimously passed by the Senate after incorporating about 55 amendments in the draft received from the National Assembly. It will now be sent back…

Economic Crimes: A Truly Global Threat

Economic crimes: a truly global threat

As we work to recover from a financial meltdown and near economic collapse the threat posed by economic crime is fresh in the air. These crimes emerge as a result…

Social Contract

Social contract

There are many theories about the origin of the state and its role in the life of its citizens. One view is that the state is inherently an oppressive institution,…

Political and social matters

At the moment our country is witnessing a bloodbath, and when the rulers are questioned as to why this is happening and why they don’t do anything to stop it,…

Rape and the law

In a previous column (‘Reform the System’, Sep 18) on these pages, I had stated that severity of punishment alone does not stop criminals from committing sexual crimes; the real…

Karmic cycle

It is entirely unbelievable that delegates belonging to Western countries are, due to fear of the Covid-19 outbreak, reluctant to go back to their home countries, and trying to seek…

State Of Due Process

State of due process

Jurisprudence of the period when the Constitution is abrogated or put in abeyance needs to be ignored as a precedent for the reason that during that time basic constitutional norms…

The Political Curse

The political curse

The situation in Sindh has worsened over time instead of moving towards prosperity. Various incidents of attacks on minorities, kidnappings, killings and social crimes have emerged from the province, which…