Foreign Office accused of swap deal over terror suspects – The Guardian

Posted December 11th, 2007 in news, Pakistan, terrorism by sally

“Two men wanted in Pakistan for alleged terrorist activity have been charged in London under the Terrorism Act as part of what human rights campaigners claim is a secret deal between the two countries.”

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The Guardian, 11th December 2007

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Suspected Atlantic airline plotter faces deportation – The Guardian

Posted November 16th, 2007 in extradition, news, Pakistan, terrorism by sally

“A key suspect behind an alleged plot to blow up airliners over the Atlantic appeared last night to be a step closer to being extradited to Britain after a court in Pakistan dropped charges against him there.”

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The Guardian, 16th November 2007

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Call for Pakistan to Respect the Rule of Law – The Bar Council

Posted November 15th, 2007 in Pakistan, rule of law by sally

“The Heads of the Four Bars in England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland, North and South, have called for Pakistan’s leaders to reinstate the Rule of Law.”

Letter from Heads of the Four Bars

The Bar Council, 15th November 2007

Source: www.barcouncil.org.uk

Appeal over children in Pakistan – BBC News

Posted November 15th, 2007 in child abduction, news, Pakistan, wardship by sally

“A High Court judge in London has issued an urgent plea for four Oxfordshire children being kept in Pakistan by their father to be returned to the UK.”

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BBC News, 14th November 2007

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British lawyers call on President Musharraf to reinstate rule of law – The Times

Posted November 9th, 2007 in constitutional law, news, Pakistan, rule of law by sally

“British lawyers are united in their condemnation of the treatment of lawyers in Pakistan and the dismissal of the Chief Justice and are calling for the re-instatement of the rule of law and the Constitution.”

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The Times, 8th November 2007

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Imran Khan plans UK legal action – BBC News

Posted June 4th, 2007 in incitement, news, Pakistan by sally

“The Pakistani cricketer turned politician, Imran Khan, is due in the UK to plan legal action against another Pakistani politician, Altaf Hussein.” 

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BBC News, 2nd June 2007

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Invasion of privacy – The Sunday Times

Posted June 4th, 2007 in incitement, news, Pakistan by sally

“Police, baliffs, customs officers, firefighters, the Inland Revenue … A whole army of British officials have their own special reasons to deman entry to your home. But is the law always on their side? Richard Girling investigates.” 

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The Sunday Times, 3rd June 2007

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Global legal community joins forces in fight to defend Pakistan judge – The Lawyer

Posted April 30th, 2007 in judges, news, Pakistan by sally

“The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has launched a mission to investigate the arrest of Pakistan’s top judge.”

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The Lawyer, 30th April 2007

Source: www.thelawyer.com