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Sindh Provincial Assembly Passes Child Marriage Restraint Bill (May 23, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On April 29, 2014, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed Pakistan's first law prohibiting child marriages. ...

Topic: Children's rights; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

National Assembly Extends Ordinance on Protection of Pakistan (February 11, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On February 7, 2014, the National Assembly of Pakistan, the lower house of the country's legislature, ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Establishes Mobile Courts (August 05, 2013) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 28, 2013, Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Dost Mohammad Khan inaugurated the establishment ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Amendments to Anti-Terrorism Laws (April 16, 2013) by Tariq Ahmad

In advance of the dissolution of Pakistan's Parliament at the end of its five-year term, the ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

New Bill on Government Surveillance Passed by National Assembly (January 11, 2013) by Tariq Ahmad

On December 20, 2012, the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the Investigation for Fair Trial Bill, ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

New Law on Local Governance for Sindh Province Promulgated (September 14, 2012) by Tariq Ahmad

On September 6, 2012, the Governor of Pakistan's

Topic: Government
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Judicial Inquiry into Prison Attack (April 30, 2012) by Shameema Rahman

The Peshawar High Court of Pakistan has ordered a judicial inquiry into a prison attack by ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Senate Passes Bill on Establishing a National Commission on Human Rights (March 23, 2012) by Tariq Ahmad

On March 9, 2012, the upper chamber of Pakistan's Parliament unanimously passed the National Commission on ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Supreme Court Initiates Proceedings Against Prime Minister (January 25, 2012) by Tariq Ahmad

On January 16, 2012, the Supreme Court of Pakistan issued a contempt notice to the Prime ...

Topic: Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Agreement to Halt Drug Traffic (November 30, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way ...

Topic: Drug trafficking
Jurisdiction: Afghanistan; Iran; Pakistan

Political Parties in Karachi Ordered to Stop Association with Criminals (October 13, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued a judgment on October 6, 2011, calling upon political parties ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Court Rules Determines Only Federal Government Can Bring Treason Charges (August 17, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On August 10, 2011, the Lahore High Court in Pakistan ruled that only the federal government ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Free Trade Agreement Meeting to Be Held (July 11, 2011) by Constance Johnson

Pakistan and Sri Lanka held the tenth session of meetings of their Joint Economic Commission from ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: Pakistan; Sri Lanka

Chief Justice Castigates Judiciary for Faults and Failings (April 26, 2011) by Krishan Nehra

In an effort to remove misconceptions about the judiciary, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, speaking at ...

Topic: Judges
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Clearance Needed for Artists and Students to Go Abroad (February 24, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On February 23, 2011, Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik, described a government policy on Parkistani artists ...

Topic: National security
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Bilateral Consultations Conducted (December 03, 2010) by Shameema Rahman

On November 1, 2010, Bangladesh and Pakistan conducted consultations at the foreign secretary level concerning a ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; Pakistan

YouTube Banned, Other Sites Restricted (June 29, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 23, 2010, after being presented at a hearing with evidence of the reappearance of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Amendment to Constitution Reduces Presidential Power (June 15, 2010) by Shameema Rahman

Pakistan has amended its Constitution in a manner that shifts power from the President to the ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Court Order Bans Access to Facebook (May 21, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

Based on a petition lodged by the Islamic Lawyers' Movement (ILM), Judge Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhry of ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

Court Orders Confiscation of Musharraf's Property (May 20, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On May 13, 2010, the Peshawar High Court in Pakistan dismissed an appeal, thereby upholding a ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

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Last updated: May 23, 2014