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Pakistan Supreme Court


The case against a Pakistan supreme court judge reveals older political faultlines

January 11, 2020 11:47 am

Will Justice Isa — who has been taken off the bench — too demand some kind of reparation for the pain caused to him by the president?

'Unforgivable damage' will occur if bail is not extended: Nawaz Sharif tells Pak SC

April 30, 2019 9:54 pm

On March 26, the Supreme Court suspended Sharif's sentence in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case and granted him bail for six weeks — but with a condition that he would not leave Pakistan during that period.

The spectre of faith

February 01, 2019 12:04 am

Aasia Bibi gets reprieve from Pakistan’s Supreme Court, but the country’s blasphemy laws are unlikely to go soon

Indian content damages our culture, wont allow them on our channels: Pak CJ

January 09, 2019 9:02 pm

Chief Justice Nisar made the remarks while hearing an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority against a high court's decision to ban the broadcast of Indian content on TV channels in Pakistan, Dawn reported.

The Blasphemy Test

November 10, 2018 1:19 am

Pakistan’s apex court has shown guts by acquitting Asia Bibi despite clerics’ anger. A governor of Punjab, Salmaan Taseer, had died at the hands of his own security guard while defending Bibi, who he thought had been framed.

How Asia Bibi went from being the first woman in Pakistan on death row for blasphemy to freedom

November 01, 2018 8:09 pm

After being acquitted of blasphemy by the Pakistan Supreme Court, Asia Bibi walked free Thursday. She had been in solitary confinement for almost 10 years.

Pakistan Supreme Court reinstates ban on broadcast of Indian content on TV channels

October 27, 2018 8:09 pm

The ban was first implemented by PEMRA in 2016 after it received clearance from the Pakistani government. The decision was a fallout of relations between the two countries after the Uri attack.

Pakistan Supreme Court reimposes ban on Indian movies, TV shows

October 27, 2018 5:11 pm

In 2016, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had imposed a ban on airing Indian content on local television and FM radio channels.

Pakistan: Special court to resume trial in Musharraf's treason case early next month

June 30, 2018 1:43 pm

The former president was indicted in March 2014 on treason charges for imposing emergency in the country which led to the confinement of a number of superior court judges in their houses and sacking of over 100 judges.

Pakistan Supreme Court rejects appeal of convict for raping and killing six-year-old girl

June 12, 2018 10:38 pm

The ATC gave him four counts of the death penalty, one life term, a 7-year jail term and Rs 41 lakh in fines.