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Babar Sattar
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Right to life is the foundational human right that is meant to be inviolable. It is hard to quarrel with this straightforward principle. Except of course till you are confronted with Malik Ishaqs in a state and society as bigoted and ...
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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye The much-awaited Judicial Commission report has landed like egg on the PTI’s face. An objective reading of the report leads one to the conclusion that in view of the evidence presented and the arguments made, no fair ...
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye History shows that countries - like individuals - have an amazing capacity to pursue mindless short-sighted policies even in the face of the general recognition that such policies produce nothing but wretchedness for ...
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye There is a long tradition of philosophers (Rousseau, Kant, Hobbes, Locke) alluding to the ‘veil of ignorance’. Rawls used the concept most succinctly in his essay ‘A theory of justice’: “No one (ought to) know his place ...
Saturday, July 04, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye Before ‘patriots’ pounce on the use of the term ‘ability’, it is not used pejoratively to discredit khakis but only to refer to the suitability of the army to do certain things as opposed to others. The question of khaki ...
Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Legal eye What is most striking about the BBC’s report that the MQM’s militants are trained in India, which also funds the MQM’s purchase of weapons? That key sources of the story are Pakistani authorities and yet Pakistan has ...
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye Are events like the Asif Zardari’s recent harangue condemning the military for its sins since Pakistan’s inception a consequence of our unfortunate civil-military imbalance or partly its cause? The provocation appears to ...
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye Political parties too have a sense of immortality like human beings. We know we have to die one day. But, exceptions aside, this immutable fact has little influence on what we do when we are alive. The PPP is like the ...
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye Imran Khan’s reaction to allegations of rigging in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local bodies elections highlights both his appeal and weaknesses. The statement that the PTI is ready and willing to participate in fresh local ...
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye We seem to be losing our sense of proportion and balance as a society. Lawyers may have let idealists down when they failed to take the rule of law movement to its logical conclusion. They may have the proclivity to ...
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Babar Sattar
Legal eye Would Axact’s alleged relationship with fake universities have been as big a scandal for Pakistani media had Axact not been the sponsor of Bol TV? Would it have been as big a story for our honour brigade had the country ...
Benazir’s struggle to protect people of Pakistan
James Shera
Posted : Jun 21, 2015
Burma burns with persecution of Muslims
Barrister Amjad Malik
Posted : Jun 14, 2015