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Selective justice

CCTV footage of former Sargodha University CEO Mian Javed, who died in custody last week, has sent shock waves across the country about the state of human rights in Pakistan.…

Towards Inclusive Justice

Towards inclusive justice

Justice is not only about having an eloborate book of law to define individual and collective obligations, and duties and rights as citizens of a state. Justice is more about…

Supervised justice

The Panama verdict brought with it a new dimension in the justice delivery system wherein the judgement has required that an honourable judge of the Supreme Court be appointed to…

Social Media As Oppression

Social media as oppression

First off, let me briefly define social media so as to differentiate it from traditional media as well as ‘alternative media’. By social media I imply such outlets where the…

No Justice, No Peace

No justice, no peace

“Without justice, there can be no peace. He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps perpetrate it.” -Dr Martin Luther King Junior The…

A Social Democratic Alternative

A social democratic alternative

The mainstream parliamentary parties are being eroded as the alignment of democratic forces breaks down and the Charter of Democracy evaporates at the altar of expediency. With this erosion, the…

Time For The Justice Of Solomon

Time for the justice of Solomon

We have run out of options. The time has come for Imran Khan to take charge of this country as the prime minister of Pakistan. There are six months left…

Vigilante Justice

Vigilante justice

In the annals of Pakistan’s justice system, the suo motu will be inscribed as the most glaring example of a national obsession with quick fixes. From ‘police encounters’ to ‘military…

Justice Denied

Justice denied

Zainab’s tragic murder has jolted the conscience of every citizen of the country. The incident has caused shock and concern owing to the magnitude of crime and the fact that…

How To Define Socialism

How to define socialism

In our contemporary global society, socialism has become a cliché that denotes a vast array of political approaches and ideologies that purportedly defy the political, economic and cultural status quo.…