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Babar Sattar
Babar Sattar

The writer is a lawyer based in Islamabad.

  • 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...

  • October 12, 2019

    Due process as faith

    According to the Justice Project: “Pakistan’s use of the death penalty is amongst the harshest in the world, accounting for 26 percent of the...

  • October 05, 2019

    Why we need speeches

    That many of us are unable to give Imran Khan due credit for his influential New York trip and his speech at the UN reflects the kind of bitter and...

  • October 01, 2019

    The right to rights

    The PTI regime in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa surreptitiously promulgated KP Actions Ordinance, 2019 on August 5 and is now using it to justify holding up...

  • September 21, 2019

    The right to dignity

    Article 14 of our constitution declares citizens’ right to dignity inviolable. But much like Article 9 guaranteeing liberty, Article 14 sits...