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Zia Ullah Ranjah
Zia Ullah Ranjah

The writer is a lawyer.

  • November 04, 2019

    Defining terrorism

    M Cherif Bassiouni, an eminent professor of criminal law, said that "to define terrorism in a way that is both all-inclusive and unambiguous is very...

  • October 13, 2019

    Life sentence

    Amidst considerable confusion in the public and the legal fraternity about the duration of a life sentence, CJP Asif Saeed Khan Khosa has questioned...

  • September 21, 2019

    Policy and the law

    The Global Climate Risk Index released by the public policy group Germanwatch places Pakistan among the top ten countries that are experiencing the...

  • September 14, 2019

    Kashmir and the law

    The recent annexation and illegal occupation of the State of Jammu and Kashmir by India has highlighted, once again, the seven-decades-old Kashmir...

  • August 31, 2019

    BJP and Indian federalism

    India is widely seen as a federal democracy. However, the BJP’s recent move to scratch the ‘special status’ of Jammu and Kashmir by removing...

  • August 10, 2019

    A challenge for the Indian Supreme Court

    Removing the ‘special status’ of Indian-held Kashmir through a rushed presidential order is likely to create a constitutional challenge for the...

  • July 02, 2019

    Human rights in the digital age

    Our digitally connected world poses serious challenges to human rights. Internet use and mobile connectivity, low-cost and fast computing systems,...