Daily Archives: March 28, 2009

Pakistan: What next for the rule of law movement

Foqia Sadiq Khan writing for The NEWS raises some pertinent issues that require attention. PTH

Winning in lower courts too

Has David won over Goliath? It seems so. The principled, courageous, and vigorous lawyers’ movement for the independence of the judiciary in the last two years seems to have succeeded. The lawyers’ movement has been unique in its moral underpinnings and spirited protests. But does that mean timely justice will be delivered to common people in the lower courts? This is essential as the lack of it in the lower courts has a potential to give rise to religious militancy in Pakistan. Continue reading


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