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Pakistan’s notorious Hudood Ordinances were promulgated in by the military regime of General Ziaul Haq. The most controversial of. Coupled with the introduction of the Hudood Ordinances, the. Zia regime also introduced judicial reforms which restructured. Pakistan’s higher judiciary. “Legal Injustices: The Zina Hudood ordinance of Pakistan and its implications for women,” Journal of International Women’s Studies 7, no.

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Archived from the original on 29 November If anyone says that huudood was punished because of Qazaf false accusation of rape then Qazaf Ordinance, Clause no.

Both of these were later overturned by the Supreme Court. Kidnapping, abducitng or inducing women to compel for marriage etc. KU workshop urges review of Hudood laws”.

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Zafran had confessed to her crime. Zina or zina-bil-jabr liable to tazir. 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. Most Viewed August 21, Dispatches. Marital rape, too, was no longer considered a crime.

Application of certain provisions of Pakistan Penal Code, and amendment. Provided that, if the accused is a non-Muslim, the eye-witnesses may be non-Muslims.

A triple talaq is pronounced. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. 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 and Sunnah -is the Hudood Ordinance Man’s interpretation of Allah’s law Islamic?


By then they had spent many years in jail, were ostracized by their families, and had become social outcasts. The Hudood Ordinances, enacted by military ruler Zia ul-Haq incriminalise adultery and non-marital consensual sex.

Further Zina offenses are or as of were [13]. The Act has now deleted zina bil jabbar from the Zina Hudood Ordinance [17] and inserted sections and for Rape and Punishment respectively in the Pakistan Penal Hudoo to oridnance it.

The appeal judgment of the Federal Shariah Court cleared the girl hidood the accusation of zina. That does away with the need for the four witnesses and allows convictions to be made on the basis of forensic and circumstantial evidence. Provided further that a trial by a Court of Session under this Ordinance shall ordinarily be held at the headquarters of the Tehsil in which the offence is alleged to have been committed.

Under haddeyewitnesses evidence of the act of penetration by “at least four Muslim adult male witnesses”, about whom “the court ordinwnce satisfied”, that “they are truthful persons and abstain from major sins kabair ” tazkiyah al-shuhood. hhdood

The Hudood Laws

She goes through her period of iddat. Hadd offences fixed punishment require a higher standard of proof than tazir discretionary punishment and their punishments are more severe. This is to discourage one step of humiliation of women. Her rapist was acquitted. The Women’s Protection Bill Urdu: Stripes shall not be applied to “the head, face, stomach or chest or the delicate parts of the body of the convict,” and should not lacerate the skin of the convict.

The ordinances follow the classical mainly Hanafi jurisprudence doctrine. This article is part of a series about Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.


EngvarB from July Use dmy dates from July Orxinance articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Kennedy states that “clearly the perception that Zia’s program significantly discriminated against women’s rights is fundamentally flawed”. The ordinance also abolished Pakistan’s statutory rape law. December 31, Economic direction? A complaint of adultery must be made to a judge with at least four witnesses testifying under oath that they witnessed the act of penetration.

BOTH decision and timing are scarcely believable and will surely give more ammunition to those quarters denouncing Saving Nothing in this Ordinance shall be deemed to apply to the cases pending before any Court immediately before the commencement of this Ordinance, or to offences committed before such commencement.

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Pakistan: Proposed Reforms to Hudood Laws Fall Short

December 24, Dispatches. As a result of these changes, rape was no longer covered by the standard penal code, but by the Offence of Zina Ordinance, a subcategory of the Enforcement of Hudood Ordinance of Dear reader, judood ads hudood us to deliver the journalism you value.

The government has called the legislation “historic” and says that it does not go against the tenets of Islam. The zina provisions of the law were particularly controversial [5] and critics alleged that there were “hundreds of incidents where a woman subjected to rape, or even gang rape, was eventually accused of zina ” and incarcerated.

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