Treaty Review Of The International Covenant On Civil And Political Rights

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (hereinafter referred to as the Covenant) came into force on March 23, 1976.The purpose of the Covenant is the realization of the inherent dignity of human person through the provision of civil and political liberties and securities according to law. Pakistan signed the Covenant on April 17, 2008 […]

UN Convention Against Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment

United Nations Convention against Torture (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) came into force on June 26, 1987 whereby the purpose was to effectively counter torture throughout the world. Pakistan signed the convention on April 17, 2008 and ratified it on June 23, 2010. Basic Structure of the Convention: Article 1 of the convention defines […]