On war and its justifications
The Taliban cannot be singled out for not abiding by the constitutional rules of the game.
By Haider Nizamani, Canada
“THESE people deserve to have war waged on them because they reject our constitution, because they reject the values which Pakistan was founded upon, and because they are trying to stuff a different legal system down the throats of unwilling citizens.” This argument put forth by a columnist in a Lahore-based daily, and no doubt espoused by many, sounds convincing and straightforward; however, it also gives us a chance to take a closer look at these three reasons for waging war against the militants. Even though that may be tantamount to breaking a taboo under the present circumstances, let’s start with the first reason.
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by Muhammad Saleem Jami
Since long politicians of Pakistan, specially Mr. Nawaz Sharif, his party leaders, Imran Khan, Qazi Hussain Ahmed, journalist, anchorss and thier followers and many others are urging, pressing and demanding the government or parliamnet to fix the General Pervez Mushraf Under Article Six and this is true, correct and appropriate demend from the people and politicians that the General Pervez Mushraf had abrogated, conspired and subverted the constitution by inserting the 17 th amnedement and other unconstitutional acts and he is guilty of doing high treason but prior demanding this one should remember and keep it in his mind that article six has sub articles too and for your convenience I reproduce the Article Six of Constitution as under:-
6. (1) Any person who abrogates or attempts or conspires to abrogate, subverts or attempts or conspires to subverts the constitution by use of force or show of force or by other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.
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