Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Pakistani military courts for two more areas

The Express Tribune reports that because Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir are not subject to the Pakistani Constitution, additional actions are being taken to extend the new 21st Amendment military courts to those areas. "President Mamnoon Hussain will extend the jurisdiction of the military courts to G-B through a presidential ordinance while the AJK council will adopt the required legislation to pave [the] way for the establishment of military courts in the territory . . . ."

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