Pakistan and Human Rights consists of a series of innovative and carefully chosen chapters by leading experts and specialists in the field of human rights law. With contributions from young emerging scholars, many of whom live and work in Pakistan, this volume takes a critical look at the legal ordering of human rights issues in Pakistan today.
Satvinder S. Juss teaches law at King’s College London.
Chapter 1: The Law & Economy of Human Rights in Pakistan by Uzair J. Kayani
Chapter 2: The Plight of Minority Rights in Pakistan by Javaid Rehman and Adrija Ghosh
Chapter 3: Poverty, Bonded Labor and Unaccountable Supply Chains: The Case of Brick Kiln Workers in Pakistan by Maleeha Sattar and Adnan Sattar
Chapter 4: Pakistan’s Constitution and The Right to Health by Muhammad Khan
Chapter 5: Crime and Punishment in Pakistan by Satvinder S. Juss
Chapter 6: The Legal Status of Ahmadis in Pakistan by Yasser Latif Hamdani
Chapter 7: Honour Crimes in Pakistan: A Human Rights Critique of Swara Practice by Neha Ali Gauhar
Chapter 8: Taking Children’s Rights Seriously: Is Pakistan Ready? by Adnan Sattar
Chapter 9: Pakistan’s Death Penalty Law by Satvinder S. Juss
Chapter 10: Enforced Disappearances in Pakistan: A Tool of Terror? by Reema Omer
Chapter 11: The Use of Special Criminal Courts and Tribunals in Pakistan by Marva Khan
Chapter 12: The Pakistani Judiciary and the Suo Motu Jurisdiction by Waris Husain