Pakistan amends its Constitution to reinstate military courts for terrorists

By Syed Raza Hassan, 22 March 2017
Pakistan‘s parliament on Tuesday amended the constitution to reinstate secret military courts that try civilians charged with terrorism offences, something activists have warned will lead to human rights abuses. The government and Pakistan‘s powerful military say the country’s civilian judicial infrastructure is ill-equipped to deal with such cases, partly as judges fear becoming victims of rev[...] Read more here: The Wire


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