Friday, November 16, 2007

Pakistan: Rights in the Absence of Law?

Jurist, November 16, 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Sadaf Aziz of the Lahore University of Management Sciences Faculty of Law in Lahore, Pakistan, says that the government’s use of plainclothes thugs to brutally suppress dissent and protest in the present "emergency" makes it clear that Pakistan's citizens have been divested of basic rights to the point where they have no obligation to abide "rules" decreed by power....

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