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  • Qureshi for FCR abolition to ease tribesmen’s suffering

    GHALANAI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf vice-chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said Fata tribesmen were the real defenders of Pakistan and its frontiers and their sufferings should be eased by doing away with the ‘draconian’ FCR law...

    He was addressing a public meeting at Safi tehsil here
  • Administrative cadre doctors upset at abolition of MS posts

    PESHAWAR: Many doctors from the administrative cadre are likely to lose chance of promotion after the abolition of the posts of medical superintendents in all four government teaching hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Lately, the government did away with the posts of medical superintendents in Khyber Teaching Hospital, Lady Reading Hospital and Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar and Ayub Teaching Hospital in Abbottabad in line with...

  • SC rejects plea for abolition of death penalty

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking abolition of the death penalty in Pakistan on the grounds that miscarriage of justice is bound to happen in the presence of an ineffective and defective criminal justice system in the country...

    The verdict said the petitioner had failed to show how, on the basis of these two articles, the Supreme Court, while exercising its jurisdiction in terms of Article 184(3) of the...

  • SC dismisses petition seeking abolition of death penalty

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking the abolition of death penalty, maintaining that life and liberty are not absolute under the Constitution of Pakistan...

    The petitioner, Barrister Zafarullah, from the Watan Party had filed the petition seeking the abolition of the death penalty, arguing that punishment was against the fundamental rights in a country where the criminal justice system was...

  • Tribal area abolition plan sparks agitation

    The protesters were carrying banners and placards inscribed with slogans against abolition of special status of tribal area Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur...

    The provincial home department’s sub-committee on law and order issued a notification of constituting a body under the chairmanship of commissioner and regional police officer of Dera Ghazi Khan to prepare a plan for the merger of the BMP in the Punjab police and abolition of...

  • Bajaur parties vow to strive for FCR abolition

    KHAR: Bajaur Political Alliance, an umbrella organisation of all political parties, has rejected the recommendations of Fata Reforms Commission (FRC) for changes in the current tribal system and decided to expedite efforts for abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and extension of fundamental rights to the tribal areas...

  • JSM commemorates abolition of One Unit

    Speaking at a public gathering held by his party at Sachal Goth to observe the 46th anniversary of the abolition of the One Unit, he said the rulers had always taken wrong decisions that ultimately caused huge damage to the country and “now Pakistan is notorious for being a centre of terrorism”...

    ”Despite the abolition of the One Unit, said Mr Junejo, Sindh had lost its grandeur and glory as the influential lords and Pirs who got...

  • AJK bar seeks Shariat Court’s abolition

    MUZAFFARABAD: The Bar Council in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Tuesday demanded a repeal of the AJK Shariat Court Act 1993 and the abolition of the Shariat Court established under it to bring the ‘parallel judicial system’ to a halt...

    Amjad Ali Khan, vice chairman of the AJK Bar Council, told a press conference that the AJK Shariat Court Act was inconsistent and in conflict with the Interim Constitution Act, 1974...

  • Parties in Gilgit call for abolition of all federal taxes

    GILGIT: A multiparty conference called by the Gilgit-Baltistan Importers and Exporters Association here on Monday declared illegal the imposition of all federal taxes, including the customs duty, on the GB people till settlement of the constitutional status of the region...

    The MPC announced complete support for the over two-month-long boycott of the China-Pakistan trade by the GB traders, labourers and transporters, through the...
  • Road to abolition

    TEN years ago, in 2008, Pakistan took a much-needed step towards abolition of the death penalty by establishing a moratorium on executions...

    Throughout the world, countries are gradually moving towards abolition, some by maintaining moratoriums and others through reducing the number of offences that are punishable by death and putting in place protections for the most vulnerable...

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