Tag: Justice Saqib Nisar

  • We reject judicial commission’s report on Saleem Shahzad murder case

    We reject the judicial commission’s report on the Saleem Shahzad murder case, which gives a clean chit to Shahzad’s murderers and instead blames the victim. Shahzad was abducted while driving from his house to a television station in Islamabad on May 29 last year, two days after he alleged in an article that Al Qaeda […]

  • What an egomaniac our CJP is! Appoints same judges as Commission heads!

    To say our Chief Justice, Iftikhar Chaudhry is an egomaniac would be an understatement. While he remains trigger happy to humiliate the sitting government over one thing after another, either through his suo-moto notices or through his “spokesmen” in the media, it is unbelievable to see him appoint the same people who had been appointed […]

  • Mukhtaran Mai verdict: Where the court went wrong – Abira Ashfaq

    With thanks : Tribune Human rights activists are rightfully outraged that the Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the acquittals of five of the accused in Muktar Mai’s case, except Abdul Khaliq. (The State v. Abdul Khaliq, Criminal Appeals No.163 to 171 and S.M. Case No.5/2005, hereinafter “Judgment”) The case offers an opportunity to reignite the […]

  • Disrespecting Constitution in Supreme Court- by Wusatullah Khan

    منگل بیس جولائی کو اسلام آباد میں سپریم کورٹ کے فل بنچ کے سترہ ججوں کے سامنے وہ بھی ہوگیا جو ایک دن ہونا ہی  تھا۔ اٹھارویں ترمیم کو چیلنج کرنے والے ایک صحافی درخواست گزار نے ایک ہاتھ میں قرآن اور دوسرے میں آئینِ پاکستان کی کاپی پکڑ کر ڈرامائی انداز میں کہا ’اگر […]

  • Justice Khwaja Sharif at it again! – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi

    One can now be certain for the reasons why CJP, Mr.  Iftikhar Ahmed Chaudhry, insisted on having Justice Khwaja Sharif to continue as Chief Justice of Lahore High Court and have Justice Saqib Nisar supersede him to be promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court. If you all recall, the

  • The judicial coup and authoritarianism – by H.A. Khan

    In one of his recent TV appearances Dr. Lal Khan, a longtime Marxist, explained that in a capitalist state the judiciary will always  favour and to protect the vested interests of the ruling class. The current judicial crisis makes it clear that the judicial organ of the state seeks to rule the country, unfettered, in an […]