QUETTA: Lawyers boycotted court proceedings here on Tuesday to protest against the North Waziristan incident and torture on a lawyer in Quetta. They demand judicial probes into both incidents.

Lawyers did not appear in the Balochistan High Court and subordinate courts and hoisted black flags outside courtrooms to register their protest against the violence at a military check-post in North Waziristan and torture on Advocate Shoaib.

They demanded judicial inquiries into both incidents and said that the people responsible for the incidents should be brought to justice.

Published in Dawn, May 29th, 2019