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Babar Sattar
Babar Sattar

The writer is a lawyer based in Islamabad.

  • 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...

  • October 13, 2018

    Damned before trial

    Why has NAB consistently failed to prosecute those accused of corruption, and seek convictions against them and help curb corruption? Because those...

  • October 06, 2018

    Burden of fairness

    The Islamabad High Court’s judgment releasing Nawaz Sharif pending adjudication of his appeal lays bare infirmities in the accountability court...

  • September 29, 2018

    Judging entitlement

    In this age of populism and self-righteousness, some of the jurisprudence being produced by the Islamabad High Court is a breath of fresh air.

  • September 15, 2018

    The CJP’s dam fund

    Writing about an issue as touchy as this, one must start with a few disclaimers. Water is a necessity and access to it must be seen as a subset of a...