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Human Rights activist calls Pakistan's move to hold elections in Gilgit-Baltistan as 'illegal'

Quetta/IBNS: A political and human right activist from Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) has described Pakistan's s move of holding election in the region as 'illegal'.

People in Gilgit-Baltistan should get equal rights like Pakistanis: Chief Justice

Islamabad/IBNS:  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed has said the citizens of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) should get equal rights like the people of Pakistan.

Supreme Court dismisses ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's plea seeking bail extension

Islamabad, May 3 (UNI): The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed Nawaz Sharif's plea seeking extension in his bail on medical grounds.

Nepal: SC issues interim order not to implement PUBG ban

Kathmandu, Apr 19 (UNI) Thee Supreme Court of Nepal on Friday issued an Interim Order in the name of government authorities to not implement Kathmandu District Court’s decision to ban popular online game Player Unknown’s Battleground (PUBG).

Sri Lanka: SC stays proclamation dissolving Parliament

Colombo, Nov 13 (IBNS): In a major development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an interim order till Dec 7, staying the proclamation issued by President Maithripala Sirisena to dissolve parliament. 

Italy committed to helping Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi: Foreign Ministry

Milan, Nov 7 (IBNS): Amid fears for her safety following her acquittal of blasphemy after eight years on a death row, the Italian government on Wednesday said it is committed to helping Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi.

Canada: Birthplace doesn't necessarily guarantee citizenship, federal govt tells SC

Ottawa, Sept 8 (IBNS): The federal government of Canada told the Supreme Court that birthplace doesn't necessarily be the only criteria to attain citizenship, media reports said.

US: President Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Washington, July 10 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Monday selected Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to succeed Justice Anthony M. Kennedy in the Supreme Court.

Zia Orphanage Trust Graft case : Bangladesh SC stays Khaleda Zia's bail till May 8

Dhaka, Mar 19 (IBNS) :   The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Monday stayed till May 8 the High Court order which granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, media reports said.

Maldives: UN rights experts denounce detention of judges as ‘direct attack’ on Supreme Court

New York, Feb 13 (JEN): Denouncing the detention of two Supreme Court judges in the Maldives, United Nations human rights experts warned that the independence of the judiciary is under “serious threat” in the country, as is the principle of separation of powers between the State and the courts.

UN calls on Maldives to respect Supreme Court decision, says 'ready' to help ease political impasse

New York, Feb 4 (JEN): Following the Maldives' Supreme Court decision ordering the release of convicted opposition leaders and the reinstatement of 12 parliamentarians, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed the world body's continued readiness to facilitate all-party talks in finding a solution to the Indian Ocean nation's political stalemate.

Canada court rules an immigration detainee's case as violation of human rights and freedom

Ottawa, Oct 6 (IBNS): A superior court in Canada has ruled that immigration detainee Ebrahim Toure's confinement in a maximum security jail without being charged is a violation of human rights and freedoms, media reports said.

Nawaz Sharif files petitions against Panamagate verdict of Supreme Court

Islamabad, Aug 15 (IBNS): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who had to step down after the Panamagate verdict passed by the Supreme Court on July 28, filed three petitions against the latter on Tuesday, media reports said.

Supreme Court upholds Donald Trump's travel ban partially

Washington, June 26 (IBNS): The Supreme Court upheld US President Donald Trump's travel ban on at least four countries instead of proposed six on Monday, giving the latter a partial win, according to media reports.

Pakistan : Supreme Court to give verdict on Nawaz Sharif in Panama Papers case

New Delhi/ Islamabad, Apr 20 (IBNS) : The Supreme Court in Pakistan will deliver its verdict on Thursday in the Panama Papers leaks case involving the country’s Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif and his family, media reports said.