March 31, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
A court in Pakistan on Monday charged former president Pervez Musharraf with high treason. If convicted, the former leader could face the death penalty. Musharraf pleaded not guilty to each of the charges against him, including unlawfully suspending the constitution, firing Pakistan's chief ...[read more]
March 27, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
A court order from a special court in Pakistan on Thursday stated that the court will frame formal high treason charges against former president Pervez Musharraf on March 31. The order also reiterated that Musharraf would be arrested if he failed to appear at his trial, and a non-bailable arrest ...[read more]
March 14, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
A Pakistani court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf in the event that he fails to attend the next court hearing on March 31. The court also directed the government to ensure Musharraf's safety when he travels to court. Musharraf has been charged with treason ...[read more]
March 6, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
Lawyers for former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf filed an appeal to the Supreme Court on Thursday challenging the decision not to allow Musharraf's high treason charge to be tried in military court. A special court was set up in February to try the former president, denying Musharraf's ...[read more]
February 18, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
Former Pakistani prime minister Pervez Musharraf made his first appearance in Pakistani court on Tuesday to answer charges of treason related to his suspension of the constitution and use of emergency powers in 2007. Musharraf has repeatedly delayed appearing in court, first based on fear of bomb ...[read more]
January 31, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
A Pakistani court on Friday rejected a request by former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to lift his travel ban and allow him to go abroad for medical treatment. Instead the court issued an arrest warrant for the former leader, although the warrant is "bailable," meaning that Musharraf can avoid ...[read more]
January 30, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
The Pakistan Supreme Court dismissed former military leader Pervez Musharraf's petition on Thursday to review its 2009 verdict declaring the 2007 imposed emergency as unconstitutional. The 14 justices, led by Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, dismissed the petition stating that it was ...[read more]
January 9, 2014
by Peter Snyder
The Islamabad Special Court on Thursday ordered the former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf to appear at a hearing on January 16 despite his lawyers' position that he is too sick to attend. According to court registrar Abdul Ghani Soomro, the judges have examined Musharraf's medical report ...[read more]
January 6, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
The Islamabad Special Court trying former president Pervez Musharraf on Monday granted Musharraf an exemption from personal appearance due to health issues, but has instructed authorities at the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) to supply the court with his medical report by Tuesday. The ...[read more]
December 23, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
On Monday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected claims by former president Pervez Musharraf and ruled the trial against Musharraf for treason will continue Tuesday, as previously scheduled. Musharraf was challenging the legitimacy of the proceedings. The first challenge was directed at the ...[read more]

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