(By Murtaza Haider) Consuming pork is sinful and forbidden in Islam. However, Islamic law does not prescribe whipping or incarceration to those who consume pork. The religious doctrine may prohibit certain behaviours and consider them sins. This does not make those acts a crime.
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Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the creation of a special force to provide security to the religious places of minorities, after a spate of attacks at their places of worship.
Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jilani had taken suo moto action against discrimination of minorities and increasing intolerance towards them.
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The Supreme Court of Pakistan was informed on Thursday that work had been completed to materialise the inclusion of overseas Pakistanis in the forthcoming general elections.
The apex court was further apprised that a recent meeting of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and other functionaries of the government, discussed the issue of providing voting . . . → Read More: ECP prepares to make voting arrangements for expats
The commission formed to probe the missing persons case has submitted its report in the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) Wednesday, Geo News reported.
According to the statistics in the report, 24 cases were completed in Sindh while 100 are still pending.
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MQM’s chief Altaf Hussain, of late, appears to have landed in a deep trouble. He is presumably faced with a double jeopardy. He has come under suspicion of his connection with Dr. Imran Farooq’s murder. Secondly he has picked up a row with the Supreme Court of Pakistan on delimitation of constituencies.
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By Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan
Not merely an abstract idea
After forty years of serving as a judge, I still ponder and reflect as to whether our judiciary is truly independent or not.
Sixty five years back, the nation became independent and these past sixty five years it has spent in knowing as to whether . . . → Read More: When will we attain Independence of Judiciary
The Supreme Court of Pakistan in its interim order in Balochistan law and order case, held Frontier Corps (FC) responsible for the disappearances in the province.
The three-member bench of the SC headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry resumed the hearing of Balochistan law and order and missing persons cases on Wednesday.
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