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29 March, 2009
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The second quarterly of Pakistan Journal of Criminology was launched on August 17, 2009 at the Police Club, Peshawar. Senior law-enforcement officials, academics and researchers attended the ceremony. Minister for Labour and Manpower, Mr. Sher Azam Khan Wazir was the Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Qibla Ayaz, Chairman Seerat Studies, University of Peshawar presented a critical review of the article “Crime and Justice in the 21st Century and the Role of Criminology” by Prof. Dr. Chris Eskridge of USA. A senior journalist, well-known columnist and Bureau Chief of APP, Mr. Salahuddin Ahmad spoke on the topic of “Crime and Media” and presented an evaluation of the first issue of the PJC. Ms. Debroah Clifton, UN Advisor on Gender (Gen-Cap) delivered a comprehensive speech on, “Criminology and Women”, and evaluated the article, “State Obligations, Immigrant Women’s Rights, Islam and Legal Pluralism in Oslo, Norway” by Ms. Farhat Taj. The President of PSC, Mr. Fashiuddin appraised the audience of the aims, objectives and future programmes of the Pakistan Society of Criminology. The Chief Guest, Mr. Sher Azam Khan Wazir evaluated the journal in light of the current law and order situation in the country. He made special reference to the police training and education in Pakistan, and the need for research on the causes of the prevailing situation. All the speakers appreciated the PJC with high sounding words, and regarded the initiative as much needed and encouraging. The PJC is available from all good bookstores in Peshawar, Mr. Books and Saeed Book Bank in Islamabad, and National News Agency and Pakistan Law House in Karachi.