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Curbing sources of Corruption

The practice of granting development funds amounting to billions every year to the elected members of parliament and provincial assemblies has over the years become one of the biggest sources…

Disturbing reactions

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has acquitted Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman accused of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death by a lower court. On Wednesday, Oct 31, the…

Disturbing Reactions

Disturbing reactions

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has acquitted Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman accused of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death by a lower court. On Wednesday, Oct 31, the…

A Culture Of Arbitration

A culture of arbitration

Is international arbitration important for Pakistan? Before answering this question, consider the billions of dollars at stake and the amounts actually and potentially payable by Pakistan in cases such as…

A Disturbing Trend

A disturbing trend

The Pakistani state has mixed religious beliefs and politics to such an extent that it has become impossible to separate the two. The use of religion by the state to…

Curbing Terrorism

Curbing terrorism

The attack on a church located inside the high security zone of Quetta has resulted in mourning and condemnation. This incident is one in a series of ongoing attacks against…

Papa’s Motorbike

Papa’s motorbike

If you stand by a busy road in Lahore for half an hour, you can easily take more than a dozen pictures like this. It is the image of a…

Arbitration: A Lost Cause?

Arbitration: a lost cause?

It is common cause between lawyers, judges and most of Pakistan that our legal system is broken. And yet nothing ever happens to change that fact. Why is this so?…