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M Shahrukh Shahnawaz
M Shahrukh Shahnawaz

  • April 22, 2024

    Tales of dishonour

    Honour crimes also target men. In Sikandar Ali Lashari vs The State, SHC upheld conviction passed by ATC for honour killing of son of a district judge

  • January 02, 2024

    Environmental justice

    Environmental restorative justice is relevant with respect to healing the earth, protecting the rights of indigenous peoples and dealing with...

  • December 13, 2023

    A security threat

    In 2007, the UN Environment Programme concluded in a study about Sudan that the conflict in Darfur was primarily driven by climate change and...

  • November 25, 2023

    COP28: our expectations

    The UAE is all set to host the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference. COP28 will focus on climate finance and the size and individual contributions for...

  • August 28, 2023

    Women and the law

    The Islington Crime Surveys conducted in the 1980s by UK-based criminologists found that 73 per cent of women were concerned about going out alone...

  • June 15, 2023

    Colonialism and the environment

    Decolonization under the Trusteeship Council was finally concluded on November 1, 1994 after the last UN trust territory Palau gained independence....

  • May 27, 2023

    Packed with bullies

    In 2020, a letter by Additional District and Sessions Judge Dr Sajida Ahmed Chaudhry to the then chief justice of Pakistan addressing the harassment...

  • May 08, 2023

    The G20 hypocrisy

    The third Group of 20 tourism working group meeting under India’s presidency will be held in Indian-occupied-Kashmir between May 22 and May...

  • March 16, 2023

    On the right side

    Member of Doctors for the Environment Australia Dr Graeme McLeay’s opinion – that climate protesters are heroes, and on the right side of...

  • December 05, 2022

    Climate policy

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has launched the Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights. The newly created office will...

  • November 01, 2022

    Crime and compensation

    Can Pakistan claim environmental compensation from developed nations, considering the recent study by World Weather Attribution ?Most legal experts...

  • September 22, 2022

    Environmental justice

    The large-scale destruction caused by the recent floods should be a sign for Pakistan to urgently implement environmental rights. This will require...

  • June 18, 2022

    Rights of indigenous peoples

    The international community showed its solidarity with and commitment to safeguarding the indigenous peoples and their rights when the UN...