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A Proposed Strategy to Fight Religious Fundamentalism

A Proposed Strategy to Fight Religious Fundamentalism Hasan T. Arslan, Alec Petrone Abstract Religiously based terrorism has been at the center of the United States’ counter-terrorism efforts for more than twenty years. What follows is an analysis of the role played by radical Islamist ideology in the perpetuation of jihadist violence and a discussion of what […]

An Artist’s Murder: Critical Reflections on the Relationship between Contemporary Art and Muslim Political Sensibility

An Artist’s Murder: Critical Reflections on the Relationship between Contemporary Art and Muslim Political Sensibility Syed Sami Raza Abstract In 2004 a young Dutch Muslim murdered a famous Dutch artist and film director, Van Gogh, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The murder provoked an intense wave of propaganda against Muslims and Islam in Europe, particularly in the […]

An Appraisal of Pakistan’s Legislative Response to Counter Terrorism after 9/11 from Human Rights Perspectives

An Appraisal of Pakistan’s Legislative Response to Counter Terrorism after 9/11 from Human Rights Perspectives Hidayat Ur Rehman, Muhammad Arshad Iqbal Abstract Counter terrorism laws must respect fundamental human rights and freedoms because countering terrorism and respecting human rights are complementary to each other and not contradictory. However, like some other states, Pakistan’s counter terrorism legislative […]

Socio-Economic Determinants of Robbery: Evidence from Prisoners in the Punjab, Pakistan

Socio-Economic Determinants of Robbery: Evidence from Prisoners in the Punjab, Pakistan Syed Yasir Mahmood Gillani, Muhammad Wasif Siddqi Abstract The present study explores the socio-economic determinants of robbery through conducting survey of prisoners arrested against robbery in 30 prisons of the Punjab, Pakistan. A sample of 198 prisoners was selected through stratified random sampling technique. Binary […]

History of Women’s Rights Movement and Pro-Women Legislation in Different Ruling Regimes of Pakistan

History of Women’s Rights Movement and Pro-Women Legislation in Different Ruling Regimes of Pakistan Raazia Hassan Naqvi, Muhammad Ibrar, Christine A. Walsh, Ali Imran Abstract This paper outlines the history relevant to the recognition of violence against women (VAW) in Pakistan. It details timelines, important milestones, and organizations involved in the women’s rights movement in Pakistan. In this […]

An Assessment of the Staff’s Capacity to Implement the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Child Protection & Welfare Act 2010

An Assessment of the Staff’s Capacity to Implement the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Child Protection & Welfare Act 2010 Tahira Jabeen, Zia Ullah Akhunzada Abstract Legislation being an integral part of the child protection system around the globe, Pakistan is increasingly incorporating child protection specific laws in its formal child protection system. So far, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Child […]

Female Probationers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan

Female Probationers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan Saira Mairaj, Rubina Munir, Sajjad Hussain, Muhammad Ashfaq Khan Abstract Female criminality is not a new phenomenon. Today, women are involved in all types of crimes ranging from less serious to most serious; however their contribution in crime is low. The study is based on the analysis of primary and secondary […]