Past event

Research Event

Pakistan: The Conflict between the Executive and Judiciary

Chatham House, London

Asia Programme, Pakistan

Participants

Professor Mohammad Waseem, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
Chair: Farzana Shaikh, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House

Overview

The independent judiciary of Pakistan is embroiled in a conflict with the government over several issues relating to legal, moral and financial aspects of governance. The speaker will examine whether the government is defying the courts as alleged by the opposition and the media, or if the judiciary is overreaching itself. He will also discuss future prospects for democracy in Pakistan.

THIS EVENT IS FULL AND REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.

For more information please contact the Asia Programme.