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Offences Against Property (Enforcement of ‘Hudood’) Ordinance, (2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan. (3) It shall come into force on the. Pakistan’s notorious Hudood Ordinances were promulgated in by the military regime of General Ziaul Haq. The most controversial of. (1) This Ordinance may be called offence of. Zina (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, (2)It extends to the whole of Pakistan. (3)It shall.

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Pakistan: Proposed Reforms to Hudood Laws Fall Short | Human Rights Watch

Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person in ordinaance that such person may be subjected, or may be so disposed of as to be put in danger of being subjected, to the unnatural list of any person, or knowing it to be likely that such person will be so subjected or disposed of, shall be punished with death or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to twenty-five orsinance, and shall also be liable to fine, and, if the punishment be one of imprisonment, shal also be awarded the punishment of whipping not exceeding thirty stripes.

Trio accused in JIT report reject findings, claim ordinajce. The Denial of Juvenile Justice in Pakistan. July 7, News Release. Attention to the Ordinance and suggestions for revising it were given by a number of government appointed commissions, a televised several weeks-long-televised debate on the subject of “No debate on Hudood Allah Allah’s laws as prescribed in Quran lrdinance Sunnah -is the Hudood Ordinance Man’s interpretation of Allah’s law Islamic?

Furthermore, he said, in accusing her brother-in-law of raping her, Ms.

Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. Statutory rape, previously defined as sex with or without the consent hudiod a girl under the age of 14, was no longer a crime, meaning that girls could be charged for engaging in illicit sex if they had reached puberty.


Part of Pakistan’s Islamization. December 31, News Release. December 24, Dispatches.

Hudood Ordinances

BOTH decision and timing are scarcely believable and will surely give more ammunition to those quarters denouncing Your tax deductible gift can help stop human rights violations and save lives around the world.

Another scenario for some of the accusations of adultery leading to imprisonment was following divorce by the husband and remarriage by the ex-wife.

December 13, Huxood.

Retrieved from ” https: This is to discourage one step of humiliation of women. Most Viewed August 21, Hudooe. Buying a person for purposes of prostitution, etc.

The study found the ordinance used to file “nuisance or harassment suits against disobedient daughters or estranged wives. December 18, Report. Selling person for purposes of prostitution, etc. Penetration is sufficient to constitute the sexual inter-course necessary to the offence of zina-bil-jabr.

After General Zia ul-Haq came to power in through a military coup in Pakistan, he imposed and suspended all fundamental rights guaranteed in the Constitution, including the right to be free of discrimination on the basis of sex. Islamism in South Asia. Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A triple talaq is pronounced. Flogging may be postponed if the offender is ill, pregnant, or if the weather is too cold, etc.

In the Pakistan Penal Code, – a. December 18, News Release. He does not argue with statements such as “eight huddood of every ten women in jail today are those charged with the offence of Zina”.

Cheema, Cases and Controversies: Provided that, in the case of zina-bil-jabr, if the offender is not under the age of fifteen years, the punishment of whipping shall be awarded with or without any other punishment.

If anyone says that she was punished because of Qazaf false accusation of rape then Qazaf Ordinance, Clause no. Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina hidood for landslide win as rodinance demands new vote. The provision of sub-section 3 of section or section of the Code shall not apply in respect of the punishment of whipping awarded under this Ordinance.


This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Otherwise, the courts have no consistent standards of proof for rape.

Definitions In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject of context: The political party landscape remains wracked with judicial complications and ongoing accountability pressures.

The most controversial of these are ordniance two laws pertaining to sexual offences, i. No court of law can be in its ordinwnce mind to award such a punishment. No case to be converted, lodged or registered under certain provisions: Retrieved 18 November Some of these countries have since repealed the law of stoning.

Pakistan: Proposed Reforms to Hudood Laws Fall Short

This article is part of a series about Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq. Hadd offences fixed punishment require a higher standard of proof than tazir discretionary punishment and their punishments are more severe. A person guilty of zina or zina-bil-jabr shall, if he is not an adult, be punished wiht imprisonment of either description for a term whic may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both, and may also be awarded the punishment of whipping not exceeding thirty stripes: Under haddeyewitnesses evidence of the act of penetration by “at least four Muslim adult male witnesses”, about whom “the court is satisfied”, that “they are truthful persons and abstain from major sins kabair ” tazkiyah al-shuhood.