Daily Archives: October 23, 2019


Criminal Responsibility and Pakistani Laws

Wajahat Ali Malik The term criminal responsibility refers to a person’s ability to understand his or her conduct at the time a crime is committed. In other words, what a person is thinking when he commits a crime, or what result is anticipated or expected when a crime is committed. Laws define crimes in terms of an act or omission (actus reas) and a mental state (mens reas), so criminal responsibility relates to the mental state element of a crime. In order to be convicted of a particular crime, there must be proof that the person engaged in the alleged […]


‘Artivism for Child Justice’ launched

October 23, 2019, Islamabad: Honourable Minister of Law & Justice, Dr. Farogh Naseem in collaboration with Group Development Pakistan launched the ‘Artivism for Child Justice’ campaign for ensuring and enforcing child justice across Pakistan in an event held at Islamabad. The awareness campaign focuses on child justice using arts as a tool to reach out to people from different socio-economic backgrounds. ‘Artivism’, a concept adopted in consultation with children uses local indigenous arts like truck arts, puppetry, interactive theatre, visual art and musicians to allow ownership of this youth transformative process. Truck arts, a popular art form is being used […]