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Honour killings: Islamic and human rights perspectives (2005)
Journal Article
Shah, N. (2005). Honour killings: Islamic and human rights perspectives. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 55(1), 78-89

The issue of honour killing has become very acute in the Muslim countries/Asia in general and has got the attention of media and human rights groups in Pakistan in particular. This comment traces the origin of the notion of honour killing using Pakis... Read More

The constitution of Afghanistan and women's rights (2005)
Journal Article
Shah, N. A. (2005). The constitution of Afghanistan and women's rights. Feminist legal studies, 13(2), (239-258). doi:10.1007/s10691-005-7543-7. ISSN 0966-3622

This article argues that women's human rights were and are being violated in Afghanistan regardless of who governs the country: Kings, secular rulers, Mujahideen or Taliban, or the incumbent internationally backed government of Karzai. The provisions... Read More