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Pardoning war criminals

The US-led war on Iraq, which formally began in March 2003 but essentially started more than a decade earlier with frequent aerial bombing and oppressive economic sanctions, was greenlit by…

Criminal attack

December 30, 2020 was a sad day for the patriotic Pakistani Hindu community because a violent mob succeeded in attacking the Teri Temple and Samaadhi (Tomb) located at district Karak,…

Restorative justice

A CONSTANT stream of reports of violence against women and children has given rise to widespread outrage against impunity for such crimes and loud calls for accountability. There are, however,…

Justice?

Justice?

At long last, Fatou Bensouda, the ChieBy f Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that “all the statutory criteria under the Rome statute for…

The Quest For Justice

The quest for justice

Justice, and the right of all Pakistani citizens to it, was of course a major platform on which the 2018 election – bringing the PTI to power – was fought.…

Justice For Haiti

Justice for Haiti

The UN has ended its 15-year long peacekeeping presence in Haiti. Ostensibly sent to reinforce security, build rule of law and promote human rights, UN peacekeepers leave a more problematic…

Focus on justice for all

ONE of the most significant activities at the United Nations last month was a review of the progress towards realising Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 (peace, inclusive societies, justice for…

Justice For Farishta

Justice for Farishta

Islam describes the killing of one innocent person as the slaughter of all of humanity. The constitution of Pakistan protects the sanctity of human life, and binds the state to…

Courage to do justice

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.” — Julius Caesar AT one level, the recent Supreme Court judgement in the Aasia Bibi…