August 05 2015
Pakistan's Supreme Court has upheld the legality of secret military proceedings against civilian suspects, reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
The ruling, made Wednesday in Islamabad, allows army courts to try civilians in terrorism cases.
Parliament gave the military broad powers after an attack in December 2014 on an army-run school by the Pakistani Taliban. More than 150 people were killed, mostly children.
The constitutionality of the courts, which are empowered...
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