Hudood is the plural of Had in arabic language. Its literary meaning is limits while in Islamic terminology it means the capital punishments for the crimes mentioned by the Holy Quran and Sunnah. Through an ordinance the hudood laws were implemented by Gen. Zia-ul-Haq, the president of Pakistan. They are still exercied in Pakistan. Some ammendments were proposed in last decade by the president of Pakistan, Gen. Pervez Musharaf. What amendments were proposed, what are the causes and what will be the effects of those ammendments, this research paper disscusses this issue.
Janas Khan, Shebar. (2014) A research study of Amendments in Hudood laws: its causes and effects , Acta Islamica, Volume-02, Issue-1.