Don’t Try Civilians in Military Courts

In an urgent call to action, Human Rights Watch has asked the Pakistani government to transfer civilians who are set to be tried in military courts to the civilian justice system. The international rights organization argues that such trials violate Pakistan’s obligations under international human rights law to provide due process and fair trial rights to criminal suspects. The full article, which provides an in-depth look at this pressing human rights issue in Pakistan, can be read here.





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