Pakistani criminal court system *
* This diagram shows the courts dealing with core criminal practice. Other courts, military courts, tribunals and bodies not included in this diagram may also deal with ancillary and military criminal matters.
Posts related to Pakistan
- Decision on torture allegations against British officials
In a joint statement with the Metropolitan Police Service, the Crown Prosecution Service in England and Wales has announced its decision not to charge any named individuals following investigations into allegations that officers within the British Intelligence Services colluded in the ill-treatment and torture of detainees in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Metropolitan Police Service intends [...]
- The problem of partial lawyers in Pakistan and India
The NY Times reported on Monday that over 1,000 lawyers in the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad, led by a legal grouping called the Movement to Protect the Dignity of the Prophet, have signed a statement supporting the man accused of killing the prominent, secular-minded governor of Punjab, on January 4, 2011. The governor, Salman Taseer, had been [...]