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An unprecedented confrontation between the executive and judicial branches : a chronology of key events

The judicial branch of Pakistan was for a long time complice towards military power, particularly under the pretext of “State Necessity.” However, under the decisive impetus of the president of the Supreme Court, Chief of Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry, the Court has, since 2005, taken many decisions in sensitive areas to protect fundamental rights. This worried the executive branch, who have seen the decisions as worrying and disturbing for its political and economic interests. 2007 – (...) - Pakistan

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Source: fidh.org


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