Lahore High Court Archive

Legal drones The ever-awake and perpetually-petitioning Lawyers’ Front acts as the uber protector of the constitution – by Osama Siddique:   As a Pakistani I keenly anticipate the truly happy days we rarely get to enjoy. For instance, my heart goes all aflutter when I hear that the Wukala Mahaz Barai Tahafaz Dastoor (hereinafter ‘The Lawyers’ Front for protecting
Adliya Azad Hay for PML-N: We now concur that our Adliya is Azad. It is free 100%. It is free for all the Muslim Leagues. Be in the N or the Q. While, Moonis Ilahi’s acquittal has found front page space, another case involving
Sharifia Aalu Anday: It’s not Zardari’s corruption they are after, Sharifs want to save their skin In a case of instant justice to the high and mighty, the Lahore High Court has restrained an accountability court from proceeding with references filed against
Judicial relief for LeJ terrorists: A case for rethinking justice – by Ayesha Siddiqa: The Lahore High Court recently ordered the provincial home ministry to take off the names of 25 Sipah-i-Sahaba activists from the police watch-list on the grounds that there was no material evidence against them. Thus, these people were taken off the
Google this, Your Honor! – by Nargis Khan: Yesterday, Justice Azmat Saeed of the Lahore High Court issued orders to the Ministry of Information and Technology, asking to block access to all those websites that spread religious intolerance. This order was given out at the conclusion of
Judiciary’s confrontation with democracy – by Chitaan Janjal: With the entrance of Asif Ali Zardari to corridors of Powers, all the hell broke loose. Establishment is annoyed, right wing political parties are in ire and Media is blowing fire against him. The remaining deficiency is bridged up
LHC bars President Zardari from politics: Another great decision by SLOP: Related article: Chief Justice Ijaz Chaudhry: The new monkey in Lahore Supreme League of Pakistan SLOP’s provincial head’s another great decision in which the full quorum of SLOP’s provincial body directed Mr. President to surrender office of PPP’s co-chairperson
Pakistan belongs to Captain Hammad and Mastois not Mukhtaran, Zarina and Shazia Khalid: کیپٹن حماد اور مستوئیوں کا پاکستان ایما ڈنکن نے ضیاء دور کے اپنے قیام کا سیاسی سفرنامہ لکھتے ہوئے اپنی ہر شعبہ زندگی کے لوگوں سے ملاقاتوں کے حوالے سے اس بات کا خصوصیت سے تذکرہ کیا تھا کہ
Bhutto Reference. Why it should be opened? – by Sikandar Mehdi: I have written few times about people who are spokesperson for ruling PPP. They should be well versed, they should be smart, they should know the PPP & its history, along with all the turmoils that it has gone
Punjabi Islamofascist judicial mafia strikes Z.A. Bhutto again!: Related article: Chief Justice Ijaz Chaudhry: The new monkey in Lahore Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry has been an active member of Jamaat-e-Islami By Omar Khattab in Lahore former CPO Saud Aziz and former SP Rawal Town Khurram Shahzad
In Pakistan, everybody hates Raymond? – by Brandon Wallace: Related articles: Lahore shooting by a US national and “the legal issues to settle”: Some questions for Ejaz Haider Raymond Davis – by Shoaib Adil Curious case of Raymond Davis – by Sindhyar Talpur Civil society demands Raymond Davis’s
Chief Justice Ijaz Chaudhry: The new monkey in Lahore: It seems that one stupid man (now retired CJ Khwaja Sharif) at the helm of affairs at the Lahore High Court has been replaced by another equally incompetent, narrow minded and politically corrupt Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry. The
LHC overstepped in barring Zardari from pardoning blasphemy-accused Christian: HRW: Related Article: Nawaz Sharif’s sectarian poodle in Lahore High Court stays Aasia bibi’s release The Lahore High Court’s order to bar President Asif Ali Zardari from pardoning Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy,
CJ murder plot: Top cops tortured on Shahbaz Sharif’s instructions – by Rauf Klasra: Related articles: We look forward to the follow up story to the plot to kill Justice Sharif- by Chaudry Ahmad Khan and Ahmad Iqbalabadi Special Branch Report to kill Khwaja Sharif “false and baseless” The alleged Plot to kill
Nawaz Sharif’s sectarian poodle in Lahore High Court stays Aasia bibi’s release: Related articles: Justice Khawaja Sharif speaks once again, this time against Hindus – by Abdul Nishapuri Chief Justice of Punjabi Taliban Khawaja Muhammad Sharif blocks deportation of terror suspects “Blackwater responsible for the Data Darbar attack” The story of
Fragile democracy and 64-channels media cottage industry – by Chaudhry Ahmed Khan: I recently came across a comment by the President and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, which really struck me for its succinct and bold portrayal of the Pakistani media. The President was countering one of the many false impressions
LHC Justice: Bail for Sohail Zia Butt, conviction for Rehman Malik!: The honourable judges of the Lahore High Court continue to leave no stone unturned in disgracing the institution of judiciary in Pakistan. On 11th October 2010 the court granted bail to the PML-N leader Sohail Zia Butt and suspended
The News’ psychic powers, Access to Agencies and Ansar Abbasi’s worries – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: The News and Jang Group are the evangelists without whom Pakistan cannot survive or so it seems. The News knows it all. It has sources everywhere and its investigative powers are much stronger than even the top sleuths in
Judge gardi versus Wukla gardi – by Muhammad Amjad Rashid: For sale judges versus unruly lawyers in Lahore WHAT IS JUDICIARY: Judiciary is the group of unbiased persons who are qualified and experienced for the judgments of disputes and other problems in the state. Their duty is to see
A critical view on the dogfight between lawyers and judges in Lahore – by Sikandar Mehdi: Related articles on LUBP: The unruly lawyers, for sale judges and the politics of briefcases – by Sikandar Mehdi No entry for CJ Khwaja Sharif et al Day before yesterday, I was sitting with a friend and all of
I Expect Mr. Chief Justice!!! – by Ali Raja: I think good old Greece would be the appropriate beginning, beginning for a journey of mankind, a journey of social development, a journey in chase of an organized governance structure. With an apology to those fundamentalists who tie every
Yet another report to never see the light of day: At this blog we have previously discussed the case of the Gojra report which, while commissioned and produced by the one-man tribunal of Justice Iqbal Hameed ur Rehman and submitted to the Punjab government in October 2009, has yet
Where is the Gojra report? – by Laila Ebadi: Pakistan has a history of compiling reports on controversial issues and then deciding not to make them public. An example is the Hamood ur Rehman Commission report which took 26 years to see the light of day. Another such
Black coat thugs at it again – by Jinnah Bhutto: A couple of days ago, lawyers in Lahore once again showed their “badmashi”. They are behaving like badmash (law breakers) in the courts. In Lahore yesterday they beat up judge; when other judges came to resolve the matter, they
Khawaja Sharif : ‘The Politically Loyal and Just’- by Hafsa Khawaja: The judiciary of a country is supposed to play a silent and impartial role in doling out justice and withholding the supremacy of the Constitution and Law. Lamentably, in Pakistan the flow of the system always been opposite due
An Open letter to the CJ LHC- by Nimer Ahmed: Nimer Ahmed has written an open letter to Chief Justice Lahore High Court in daily Aajkal…
“Blackwater responsible for the Data Darbar attack”: We don’t need rabid mullahs or pseudo-liberal poodles of the ISI to propagate wild conspiracy theory in Pakistan, Chief Justice of the Lahore Hight Court is more than enough. According to the Chief Taliban Protector in Punjab, Justice Khwaja
Judiciary Strikes Again – LHC provides relief to Sharif Brothers against NAB – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi:   The support base of Nawaz Sharif and family i.e. the judiciary has struck again, providing relief to the family against NAB. It is all but strange that appeals against NAB in favor of Nawaz Sharif are acted upon
The usual suspects are subverting democracy – by Aley Ahmad: The following comment was recently posted on an article on the LUBP. Given some interesting observations that this commenter makes about the LUBP’s policy and content, we are posting it as an independent article. …… What I have come
The story of a sharif judge – by Kashif Naseer: First published at: Kashif Naseer ka blog کہانی ایک شریف جج کی ہمارے یہاں جو لوگ مقام قضاء پر فائز کئے جاتے ہیں، اکثر قاضی بن کر بھی اپنے ماضی میں گم رہتے ہیں۔ طلبہ یونین سے لیکر بار
The un-sharif Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court – by Fawad Manzoor: Cat is out of bag. It has always been said that Khwaja Sharif (Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court) is the “bookie” from Raiwind. He himself admitted in his books that he (and his sons) took money from
Mullah Omar won, Khawja Sharif lost – by Imran Waseem: Lahore High Court in an amazing decision yesterday ordered to ban what is called internet these days, citing the presence of sacrilegious material on websites. As long as specific sites containing sacrilegious material are banned, the decision would be
I am a Sunni, a Shia and an Ahmadi – by H.A. Khan: Two days before as I opened the LUBP Blog to read its daily articles I felt so sad that again a worst wave of religious violence is repeating in our society to divide the society into religious classes and
Justice Khawaja Sharif of LHC repays his debt to Sharifs: Hal jaza al ihsan illal ihsan (“Is the reward of goodness anything other than goodness?”) True to highest standards of Islamic ideals, Justice Khawaja Sharif of the Lahore High Court today ensured to repay the goodness done to him
Justice Khawaja Sharif ka safarnama – by Khaled Ahmed: A lawyer’s ‘safarnama’ A Lahore lawyer Khwaja Muhammad Sharif travelled to the Philippines and the UK in 1995 and carefully recorded his observations during the tour. His jottings became the book that appeared titled Shakh-e-Nazuk kay Ashiyanay (Nests built
Students for a democratic Pakistan discuss Facebook ban: For those of you who can’t watch youtube:
Pakistan and Facebook: both victims of Lahori Islam – by Ahmed Nadeem Gehla: There is a ‘mass madness’ ranging from TV talk shows to headlines of News Papers and debate on internet. Charged workers of religious organisations are out in streets of Pakistan. As Malaysian are relatively more religious people as compared
The Facebook shame – by Ahmad Rafay Alam: source : The News There’s a new joke doing the rounds: what’s the difference between Facebook and the Lashkar-e-Taiba? Answer: Facebook is banned in Pakistan. The Lahore High Court’s un-technical appreciation of social networking sites, the mechanics of the
Internet blockade and urban middle class youth – by Ahmed Nadeem Gehla: On Wednesday 19th May 2010, the Lahore High Court, famous for acting as a “moral brigade” rather than judiciary, once again passed a strange order to ban Facebook across Pakistan on a petition of Muslim Lawyers Forum. The demand
At last, insaf for Rehman Malik – by Khalid Wasti: انصاف ہوتا نظر آگیا ہے کسے وکیل کریں کس سے منصفی چاہیں ============================= رحمان ملک کو ہتھکڑی لگوانی تھی – رحمان ملک پر پانچ تولے سونا چرانے اور ایک کار رشوت میں لینے کا الزام لگایا گیا – اعلی