-Criminalist Torture-

LAHORE: Punjab University Law College received the second annual moot court competition mutually held through Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) and Blackstone School of Law (BSOL) on Sunday. The four-day competition turned into part of JPP’s country wide public engagement marketing campaign “Criminalise Torture”. Held from the seventeenth to the twentieth of February, the opposition worried 20 groups from law colleges throughout Pakistan.

-Legislative Adviser Ministry-

University College Lahore and Punjab University Law College competed in the finals adjudicated via Deputy Legislative Adviser Ministry of Law and Justice Usama Malik, Barrister Ramsha Chaudhry, Barrister Mian Waheed Ashraf, Barrister Ambreen Qureshi, and Advocate Usama Aqil. After hearing arguments from both teams, the judges determined in favour of Punjab University. Global policy practitioner and Khwaja Sira activist Dr. Moiz Awan. Gave the concluding remarks for the duration of the award distribution ceremony.

-Significance of anti-torture rules-

The four-day event aimed to elevate attention on the difficulty of criminal cases related to capital punishment, torture in police custody, wrongful convictions, and the significance of anti-torture rules. It additionally blanketed facts on mentally ill prisoners, juvenile offenders, and the rights and protections they must be accorded below home and worldwide law.