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Babar Sattar
Babar Sattar

The writer is a lawyer based in Islamabad.

  • December 21, 2019

    Rule of law or force?

    Why would a judge open himself to such criticism at the end of a fairly reasoned opinion is a wonder.

  • December 14, 2019

    Are we gangsters?

    We seek inspiration from the fact that this country was founded by a lawyer who viewed constitutionalism and the law as a source of protection for...

  • November 23, 2019

    Pakistan on repeat

    The Faiz Festival last week brimmed with the vigoor of our tenacious youth. The setting was perfect. Faiz’s revolutionary poetry reverberated...

  • November 16, 2019

    Nawaz and the system

    In Nawaz Sharif’s case, the system as represented by the PTI regime has one concern: that NS shouldn’t die on its hands, and if he does, the...

  • November 09, 2019

    Presidential-plus

    Our zeal for a presidential system is abiding. Those who are critical of democracy for being unsuited to the ‘genius of our people’ but who also...

  • October 27, 2019

    Our system at work

    An Anti Terror Court letting CTD officials walk free after the Sahiwal slaughter of innocent citizens isn’t the system malfunctioning. It is the...

  • October 19, 2019

    Anarchy as politics

    The PTI’s diatribe against the JUI-F dharna, and efforts to employ the law to scuttle it is certainly seeped in hypocrisy. The PAT brought to the...