Dr Usman Hameed

  • On 7 February 2020, the national assembly of Pakistan passed a resolution calling for public hanging of child molesters. While the resolution was non-binding, meant for further debate and discussion only, it was met with sharp criticism. Those opposing the resolution included some members of the ...

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  • In what can be termed a major development, on November 19, 2019, the ICC’s pre-trial chamber authorised an investigation into the acts of violence against Rohingya Muslim minority of Myanmar. The authorisation follows a prosecutorial request to conduct an inquiry into possible commission of ...

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  • The UN Convention on Corruption (UNCAC) was entered into force in 2005. Once Pakistan ratified the convention in 2007, the government of Pakistan made corresponding amendments in its domestic anti-corruption law, entitled National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Ordinance of 1999. Since then, several ...

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