Day: January 15, 2013

PAKISTAN: “THE HANDS OF CRUELTY”: ABUSES BY ARMED FORCES AND TALIBAN IN PAKISTAN’S TRIBAL AREAS: Amnesty International

Amnesty International: After a decade of insurgency, Pakistan’s Tribal areas remain in a state of crisis. In the Tribal areas, the courts are barred from upholding the fundamental rights protections guaranteed under Pakistan’s constitution. This document summarizes the report by Amnesty International which shows that, rather than investigating and prosecuting […]

A road straddling two religions

Source: The Hindu In an inspired moment, the street in Alwarpet was named after two giants of the legal field, K. Bhashyam Iyengar and Basheer Ahmed Sayeed Fellow heritage enthusiast and writer, Dr G. Sundaram, wondered as to the origins of Bashyam Basheer Ahmed Street in Alwarpet. Have the signboard […]