justice Archive

Women rise to the challenge: first female jirga in Pakistan

When 16-year-old Tahira was murdered in a horrific acid attack last year, her poverty-stricken parents got no justice. Pakistan officials slammed the door in

Pakistan need for change

Pakistan is a divided house. No matter how forcefully it is denied, the fact remains that Pakistan is now a deeply divided society with

Rape abduction and the Afghan Law

By Alissa J. Rubin Amid all the shouting, Lal Bibi and her family are very unsure whether justice will be done or whether they

Dr. Afridi can choose to appeal in higher courts: PM

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Sunday fended off criticism over the conviction of a physician who helped the CIA smoke out Osama bin

675 women have been murdered in the name of honor during this year

At least 675 Pakistani women and girls were murdered during the first nine months of the year for allegedly defaming their family’s honour, a