Reforming the Judiciary in Pakistan

29 01 2010

URL: http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=5728&l=1. Source: International Crisis Group.

This report examines the legacy of military rule that has seen superior courts unwilling to uphold fundamental freedoms. Motivated by self-preservation and self-interest, Pakistan’s superior judiciary has not just failed to oppose Islamic legislation that violates fundamental rights but has also repeatedly failed to uphold the constitution.

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