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Babar Sattar
Babar Sattar

The writer is a lawyer based in Islamabad.

  • December 15, 2018

    Robin with a twist

    At some point in the evolution of our state’s compact with the citizen, it became the citizens’ responsibility to protect the freedom of the...

  • December 09, 2018

    De facto to de jure

    Maulana Tariq Jameel said it best at the Supreme Court’s population conference: “Our judges are such blessing as they keep doing what they...

  • December 04, 2018

    Rule of law or men?

    By the end of CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry’s tenure and the constant public eye on Court No 1’s proceedings suo motus and trials, the country seemed...

  • November 23, 2018

    Rights as luxuries

    We live in a state in which there exists no responsibility, no certainty and no accountability. If you are not part of the power elite and fall on...

  • November 12, 2018

    Neither law nor order

    Despite the Supreme Court’s orders, Aasia Bibi couldn’t be released from the smaller Multan prison to the larger prison that Pakistan has become...

  • November 03, 2018

    Writ in tatters

    Pakistan has shut down, amid flames of bigotry and hate spreading far and wide.

  • October 20, 2018

    Judicial space

    It was reported last week that a move is afoot to transfer a judge from the Lahore High Court to the Islamabad High Court to be subsequently...