Pakistan Parliament passes bill for military courts

Pakistan’s parliament today overwhelmingly passed two key bills aimed at setting up military courts for the speedy trial of “hardcore terrorists” in the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre by Taliban.
The National Assembly passed unopposed two key amendment bills to set up military courts in the country.
The lower house of parliament adopted the 21st Constitutional Amendment Bill and the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015 after 247 members, more than a two- thirds majority, voted in favour of the amendment.
Speaker Ayaz Sadiq said the constitutional amendment was passed without any member opposing it.

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