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Immediately after the December 16 Taliban attack on Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar last year, Pakistan scrapped a six-year informal moratorium on executions, and approved “execution of death penalty in terrorism-related cases”. The…

Terrorism financing

Pakistan’s counter terrorism (CT) efforts often revolve around intelligence gathering, followed by policing, and, in many cases, undercover intelligence-led operations. These are no doubt integral CT components. But for counter-terror…

Stopping the banned groups

While the NAP lays down a comprehensive framework for combating the entire spectrum of the terrorist threat in Pakistan, its seventh point calls for taking steps against “re-emergence of banned militant organizations.” Clampdown…

95% of laws are Islamic in Pakistan: Dr. Khalid

In Pakistan, 95% of the laws are Islamic; only 5% are those in which Council of Islamic Ideology have proposed changes as per Quran and Sunnah. Yet people of Pakistan, from a layman to an education person, think that there is no Islamic law…

British Muslims’ delegation visits PIPS

A British Muslims’ delegation, which is on Pakistan’s tour these days, visited PIPS. Purpose of the visit was to have an introduction of the Institute and its ongoing projects. The delegation shared the purpose of their visit with the PIPS…