MONTHLY SUMMARY DECEMBER 2016

MONTHLY SUMMARY ON CASES OF ALLEGED ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES- DECEMBER, 2016

The status of cases of alleged Enforced Disappearances as on 31st  December, 2016 since inception of this Commission is summarized below:-
Cases received upto 30th November, 2016                         3692
Cases received during December, 2016                               48
Total Number of Cases                                                           3740
Cases disposed of upto 30th November, 2016                   2416
Cases Disposed of in December, 2016 (Annex-A)             105
Total Disposal upto 31st December 2016                            2521

Balance as on 31st December, 2016 (c-f)                              1219

Honroable Member Muhmmad Sharif Virk, IGP (R)

Updates are in progress

Honroable President Justice (R) Javed-Iqbal

Updates are in progress

Honroable Member Justice (R) Dr. Ghous Muhammad

justice-r-dr-ghous-muhammadHonroable Member Justice (R) Dr. Ghous Muhammad
Former Judge, High Court of Sindh
Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan
Justice of peace (District Karachi East) Pakistan

obtained LL.B. degree from Islamia Law College, KU in 1965; LL.M degree from Federal Government Urdu Law College, KU (1981-82) (Secured First Class First Position and was awarded Gold Medal);

Ph.D. in Law (Topic “Development of Constitutional Law in Pakistan through Judicial Decisions”) from KU in 1995. Joined the Legal profession as a Pleader, practiced in the subordinate Courts at Karachi in 1965;

worked as full time Assistant Legal Advisor/Acting Legal Advisor, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (1966-73);

enrolled as advocate of Supreme Court of Pakistan and started practice in the Supreme Court and High Courts (2001 to date). President Conflicts Resolution Centre, Karachi (2003 to date); Legal Consultant Mott McDonald. Pak (Pvt.) Ltd  in association with Nippon Koei (Japan) (2005-todate); Director Board of Directors of Noman Abid & Company Ltd. (Holding and Investment) Karachi (2006-todate);

Appointed member Board of Governors Sindh Judicial Academy Karachi. (2008-2010)

Judge of  the Sindh High Court (April 1995 to January 26,2000); Member Inspection Team, High Court of Sindh, Karachi

Publications:

Co-Editor alongwith Prof. Leslie Wolf-Philips of the London School of Economics of the Pakistan Chapter of “Constitutions of the Countries of the World” Edited by M/s Albert P. Blaustein & Gisbert G. Flanz, published by Oceana Publications, Inc. Dobbs Ferry, New York (1974-1982). Articles published on law, religion, psychology and environmental law in the Daily Dawn, Jung, Leader, Weekly Law Reports, All Pakistan Legal Decisions (P.L.D), P.L.J., S.B.L.R (2001-2002). Contributes column in weekly “Pakistan News” published from New York.

Awards:

Human Rights Groups of Pakistan (HRGP) awarded National Human Rights Award, 2000 in recognition of services for “Rule of Law” (2002)

Contact: 92-21-36337960-  92-21-36337984

Cell Phone:        0300-2117579 – 0321-2119192

Press Release, May 2016

The status of cases of alleged Enforced Disappearances as on 31st May, 2016 since inception of this Commission is summarized below:-

a. Cases received upto 30th April, 2016 3277
b. Cases received during May, 2016 91
c. Total Number of Cases 3368 Read more

Press Release JUNE, 2016

The status of cases of alleged Enforced Disappearances as on 30th June, 2016 since inception of this Commission is summarized below:-

a. Cases received upto 31st May, 2016 3368
b. Cases received during June, 2016 60
c. Total Number of Cases 3428 Read more

PRESS RELEASE

The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances comprising of the former senior most Judge of Supreme Court Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal(President), Justice (R) Dr. Ghous Muhamm
ad (Member) and Mr. Muhammad Sharif Virk, IGP(R) (Member), continued investigations/hearings in the cases of Enforced Disappearances.

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