Sameer Khosa

‘Acting’ government

No move has been made to appoint a new chief election commissioner.

Few answers

The Supreme Court has been asked to wade into a political thicket.

Yet another murder

Like the others, Farzana will fade with the news cycle.

Suo motu or societal failure?

MANY have celebrated the frequent use of suo motu jurisdiction by the Supreme Court of Pakistan over the last few...

An ill-explained order

THE boycott of the upcoming presidential election by several of the opposition political parties in the wake of the...

Safeguarding democracy

RECENTLY, the Election Commission of Pakistan appointed certain retired district and session judges as election...

Unfulfilled promise

IN the aftermath of the restoration of the chief justice of Pakistan, there was widespread hope that the judicial system of the country would improve.

Forgotten again

AS it was ever going to be, so it is. Fakhra Yunus committed suicide in March 2012 and her death was met by a cacophony of calls for justice.

The law on citizenship

ON May 25, the Supreme Court of Pakistan suspended Farahnaz Ispahani’s membership to parliament.

Flawed arguments after verdict

IN the aftermath of the Supreme Court verdict that convicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani the argument has been made that the court has given a faulty verdict that goes beyond what the prime

National security, individual rights

ULTIMATELY, the disagreement over the Supreme Court`s decision to hold the memo case maintainable turns on different conceptions about the interplay between national security and fundamental rights.

For judicial transparency

IN an article `Aitzaz speaks his mind, political not legal` published in a national daily recently, it was ...