Lawyers Movement Archive

The great Liars movement and Iftikhar Chaudhary – Syed Riaz Al-Malik Hajjaji:   In 2007, great Liars Movement, ooops Lawyers Movement took place which restored the finest crooked, corrupt Jamaati Talibani Qazis to Supreme Court. But we forget Liars Movement Part 1 aka PNA Movement which facilitated the Coronation of “anti-establishment”
Shia Genocide continues as “Human Rights activist” Asma Jahangir backs Pro Taliban Judiciary: Shia genocide: 23 killed, 50 injured in Shikarpur imambargah blast The continuing massacres of Shias all over Pakistan by Deobandi terrorist group and ISIS affiliate, ASWJ-LeJ highlights the complicity of Pakistan’s pro Taliban judiciary as well as those activists
وکلا کا فوجی عدالتوں کی تشکیل کےخلاف احتجاج کا فیصلہ: پاکستانی وکلا کی سب سے اعلیٰ تنظیم پاکستان بار کونسل کے زیر انتظام وکلا کنونشن میں فوج کی سیاسی معاملات میں مداخلت کی مذمت اور 21ویں آئینی ترمیم کے تحت فوجی عدالتوں کے قیام کو بنیادی حقوق کے خلاف
فوجی عدالتوں کے خلاف وکلاء تحریک : چند سوالات – عامر حسینی: پاکستان بار کونسل کی جانب سے منعقدہ ایک وکلاء کنوشن میں لاہور ھائی کورٹ بار کے صدر شفقت چوہان نے مذھبی بنیادوں پر دہشت گردی کرنے والوں کے خلاف فوجی عدالتیں قائم کرنے کے خلاف قرارداد پیش کی جسے
Nawaz Sharif is behind the Lawyers Movement Part 2 to undermine military operation against Taliban-ASWJ terrorists: As before, Nawaz Sharif is behind the Lawyers Movement Part 2, this time to undermine Pakistan army’s operation against takfiri khariji terrorists of the Taliban (TTP) and Sipah-e-Sahaba (ASWJ-LeJ). In this endeavour, PM Nawaz Sharif is helped by none
عدلیہ: مولوی مشتاق سے جسٹس جیلانی تک – عمار کاظمی: شہید بھٹو کی پھانسی سے پہلے بھی عدلیہ کی تاریخ قابل فخر نہیں تھی تاہم اس قتل کے فیصلے کے بعد سے یہ تاریخ اور بھی شرمناک ہوگئی۔بھٹو کے عدالتی قتل کے بعد پہلی با ر پاکستان میں سپریم
Joyless Justice: The Unhappy Legacy of Pakistan’s Newly ‘Independent’ Judiciary -by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari: Plato’s philosophical discussion, the Crito, illustrates the dilemma faced by those of us who yearn for an independent judiciary in Pakistan. Too many of us had to suffer at the hands of a judiciary so independent that it often
Justice Louise Arbour concerned about direction of Pakistan’s Supreme Court: Related posts: Pakistani Supreme Court has gone overboard – by Justice Markandey Katju (Supreme Court of India) Constitutional misbehaviour of the Pakistan Supreme Court (Part II) -by Justice Markandey Katju Justice Louise Arbour has a distinguished career devoted to
The grand exposè -by Adnan Rehmat: Leaving aside the merits or motives of Malik’s sensational charges, what is clear is that the hour requiring a judgment on the judiciary’s performance is, for better or for worse, upon us By Adnan Rehmat In hindsight it was
For upholding the Constitution, Prime Minister Gillani gets convicted! – by Farhad Jarral: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has just convicted an elected Prime Minister for following an explicit Constitutional clause (Article 248 (2)) – on the basis of an Ordinance passed by a military dictator, General Musharaf (Contempt of Court Ordinance 2004) – who
Azaad adliya ka virsa: آزاد عدلیہ کا ورثہ پاکستان کی تاریخ کے سب سے بڑے عدالتی بحران کا آغاز اس وقت ہوا تھاجب سابق چیف آف آرمی سٹاف جنرل پرویز مشرف نے وردی میں چیف جسٹس آف پاکستان کو اپنے کیمپ آفس میں
Looking back at the Lawyers’ Movement -by Ayesha Siddiqa: The protests, rallies and demonstrations by the legal community from 2007 to 2009 took everyone in and outside Pakistan by surprise. People were impressed with the perseverance of the lawyer’s from around the country in the face of a
Who is Supreme – Parliament or The Supreme Court? – by Farhad Jarral: It’s been a trend in Pakistani media to make headlines and breaking news on television that the Government is unstable and rumors of the imminent military coup are always floating around. The headlines and breaking news syndrome gained further
A critical tribute to Aitzaz Ahsan – by Asadullah Ghalib: Source: Daily Express News
Why is Asma Jahangir repentant? – by Farman Nawaz: Although confession is not a tradition in Pakistan but since restoration of judiciary few very prominent and impartial leaders of the lawyers’ movement have openly criticized the same judiciary which got freedom because of their sincere efforts. Some journalists
What Arab Spring? This is Saudi Winter! – by Abdul Basit: Related post: Saudi winter in the Middle East and Hamas militants’ attack on Shia Muslims in Gaza The public lynching and gruesome murder of Libyan dictator Maumar Qaddafi is not a matter to be celebrated; rather it represents another victory for
Holier-than-thou Middle-Class and Anna Hazare Phenomenon -by Suleman Akhtar: Anna Hazare is personification of holier-than-thou middle class morality that aspires to see every seed blossoming overnight, despite being outright apolitical. The dilemma of middle class is that it holds the moral grounds of Jesus and fantasizes about the
Book Review: The Redefined Dimensions of Baloch Nationlist Movement: Book: The Redefined Dimensions of Baloch Nationalist Movement By: Malik Siraj Akbar Editor The Balochhal Publishers: Xlibris Subject: Balochistan, Politics, Nationalism Book Reviewed by Arif Jamal Author of Shadow War: The Untold Story of Jihad in Kashmir Most Pakistanis,
Resistance and Law: Land Mark Decision by Indian Supreme Court – by Shaheryar Ali: “…people do not take arms, in an organized fashion, against the might of the state, or against fellow human beings without rhyme or reason. Guided by an instinct for survival, and according to Thomas Hobbes, a fear of lawlessness
Dunya ki tarikh gawah hai: De-realisation of lawyers movement’s anthem: دنیا کی تاریخ گواہ ہے دنیا کی تاریخ گواہ ہے اس عدل کے سنگ جمہور نہ ہوگا یہ حال رہا تو ملک ہمارا وحشت، خوف سے دور نہ ہوگا جوعدل کرے کمزور ادارے جوعدل کرے کمزور اکا ئیاں دنیا
Conspirators in the judiciary – by R.A. Toori: Conspiracies, hate-mongering, cynicism, criticism, scepticism and sycophancy are the hallmarks of Pakistan’s politics. In fact Pakistan’s political history is replete with palace intrigues and conspiracies. From the founder of Pakistan Qauid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to President Asif Ali Zardari,
Let’s have a revolution in Pakistan: Yeh, Yeh, Yeh! A conversation with Raid Shamat and Sasha Sham-me – by Razzak Memon: Related article: Let’s agitate for regime change in Pakistan: Tunisia and Egypt style – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi (Editor’s note: The following is a purely fictional piece and any resemblance to real life characters is purely coincidental. While we may
‘Chief Sahab’ how was this ‘interview’ possible under house arrest? – by Farhad Jarral and Hafsa Khawaja: A few baffling events have come into view, including the situations that occurred during the tumultous time of Musharraf’s November 3 Emergency and the Judiciary Movement such as the interviews conducted by various media names with CJ Iftikhar Muhammad
Memory Loss of Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan: Mehran Bank Scandal and Barrister Akram Sheikh – by Aamir Mughal: According to a recent report published in The News based on Chaudhry Nisar’s conversation in Geo TV’s Capital Talk: Opposition leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has claimed that intelligence agencies were once again active for the downsizing of politicians.
This leprous daybreak: Pakistan’s apex court’s misplaced focus – by pejamistri: Ali Ahmed Kurd is absolutely right in saying that: یہ داغ داغ اجالا یہ شب گزیدہ سحر وہ انتظار تھا جسکا یہ وہ سحر تو نہیں (Transl: This leprous daybreak, dawn night’s fangs have mangled – This is not
Objectives of Pakistani Conspiracy Theorists – by Anas Abbas: Objective 1. To denigrate Baluchistan’s resistance movements and to present a picture where the blame of all Baluch sufferings go to foreign elements even though the real culprits are the Punjabi elite and the Pakistan army for their military
Media freedoms versus responsibility (holy cow syndrome): Published today in The News Much has been said about media accountability and the dire need of a regulation framework for Pakistan’s new power centre. Pakistani media has earned its freedom and independence after a long, often bloody, struggle
The evolution of Dawn News – from English Medium to Urdu Minded – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Being stationed abroad, I do not receive many Pakistani channels. Until February 2010, I was a little spoilt for choice by receiving Geo!, Dawn News, ARY, AAJ News, PTV and Indus TV on my receiver. Having moved residences, the
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
Why is Athar Minallah causing panic to The News? Why now? – by Fawad Manzoor: This is with reference to Ahmad Noorani’s rejoinder titled “Why is Athar Minallah so panicky?” which was published in The News on 19 June 2010. About face by Ahmed Noorani on Mr Athar Minhallah is so panicky. Even though
Athar Minallah responds to posts on Let Us Build Pakistan:   Being largely appreciative of the article of Athar Minallah titled “Who are betraying the unsung heroes of the lawyers’ movement?” that was published in The News on June 16, 2010 and also a note being posted by Fawad
On Athar Minallah and the betrayal of the unsung heroes – by Fawad Manzoor: Update: Mr Minallah’s response to the LUBP post This is with reference to a recent op-ed by Mr. Athar Minallah (ex-spokesman for the SC Chief Justice) which appeared in The News on 16 June 2010. In his sobbing column,
Athar Minallah’s response to Ansar Abbasi & Gang: In a befitting reply, Athar Minallah has questioned the attacks on himself, Ali Ahmed Kurd, Aitzaz Ahsan and Justice Tariq Mahmood in the last few weeks by the gang led by Ansar Abbasi at The News. It is true
Evolving campus politics – By Nadeem Paracha: In 1947 the only established student organisation in the newly created country of Pakistan was the Muslim Students Federation (MSF), the student-wing of the Muslim League. The Muslim League began to disintegrate as Pakistan’s first ruling party. Consequently, the
My choice today: Fri 13 June 2008 – Long March or Short March?: Aitezaz Ahsan: Lawyer or Politician? Ajmal Niazi Long march or short march? How many participants? “I am a victim of my own creation” Agha Msood Hussain meets Musharraf rraf Geo TV ki haqeeqat… Nasar Malik جیو ٹی وی ؟
My choice today: Tue 10 June 2008 – Lawers Movement and Fake Posturing: Niaz A Naik, Jahangir Karamat and Nawaz Sharif Warna bardasht kar – Wusatullah Khan Musharraf and reconciliation – Asadullah Ghalib Enough of posturing TRUE, posturing is an essential element of statecraft but our politicians need to be reminded that it is
Lawyers Movement and Fake Civil Society: My choice today: Fri 6 June 2008 The so-called civil society in Pakistan and the lawyers’ movement – By Munno Bhai What about the earlier illegalities? By Fatehyab Ali Khan What about the earlier illegalities? By Fatehyab Ali Khan