Articles tagged with: judicial crisis
** This post was originally published on FASTRising Official blog on March, 19th, 2009. **
The short version, by our in-house wit: An idea whose time has come cannot be contained – nor container-ed.
While the nation celebrates and the most pessimistic activists are in wait-and-see mode till the 22nd of March, it behooves us to do a tally.
At the national level, a large number of people have finally seen a practical demonstration of the effectiveness of popular power in a democratic setup – however young and weak our …
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry reached Lahore on Saturday noon to administer the oath of newly elected members of Lahore district bar and address a convention of lawyers. His flight landed around 12 in the noon at Lahore airport where president Supreme Court Bar Ali Ahmad Kurd, Chaudhry Atizaz Ahsan, deposed judge Khalil Ramday and large number of lawyers, civil society activists, students and workers of PML-N, Jamaat-i-Islami, Tahreek-i-Insaaf and other political parties received him.
Earlier, large number of lawyers and civil society representatives see off him at Islamabad …
Following is an email from Aitzaz Ahsan, leader of the Lawyer’s movement where he clarifies his position, his relation with the movement and his reasoning.
Aitzaz Ahsan : right or wrong ?
My dear Samad,
I opened your mail yesterday and was deeply pained by it and by its tenor.
Of late there is a veritable campaign being fostered on the net and many mails are targeting the leadership of the Lawyers Movement. There is no doubt that most of the criticism is pointed at me but the beauty of …
Advocate Faisal Siddiqi discusses the achievements and challenges of the Lawyer’s movement in this interesting article. He divides the movement into four phases: First [March 9th, 2007 - July 20th, 2007],
Second [July 21st, 2007 - November 2nd, 2007], Third [November 3rd, 2007 - February 17th, 2008] and
Fourth [February 18th, 2008 - August 27th, 2008] and narrates the historic achievements and the challenges that the movement faces.