April 18, 2008
by Patrick Porter
Former Supreme Court of Pakistan justice Rana Bhagwandas Thursday told the Lahore High Court Bar Association that the Supreme Court as currently constituted is unconstitutional, and that its ruling supporting Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's November 3 declaration of emergency rule is inva... ...[read more]
January 13, 2008
by Eric Firkel
Ousted Pakistani Supreme Court Justice Rana Bhagwandas was placed under house arrest Saturday for urging members of the Karachi Bar Association to boycott judges who had taken oaths of office under President Pervez Musharraf's now-abrogated Provisional Constitutional Order following his November... ...[read more]
November 27, 2007
by Jaime Jansen
Pakistani Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz apologized Tuesday for demanding that that all of the Supreme Court of Pakistan judges ousted by President Pervez Musharraf when he declared emergency rule in early November vacate their government-provided accommodations by Friday and return to their own ...[read more]
November 21, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Pakistani police Wednesday stopped ousted Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry from leaving his official residence in Islamabad notwithstanding a statement by an Interior Ministry spokesman Tuesday that he and other deposed Supreme Court of Pakistan judges were free to move... ...[read more]
November 20, 2007
by Alexis Unkovic
Judges dismissed from the Supreme Court of Pakistan and held under virtual house arrest in the wake of President Pervez Musharraf's November 3 declaration of emergency rule are now free to move and leave their homes, Interior Ministry spokesman Javed Igbal Cheema said Tuesday. Justic... ...[read more]
November 20, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Three Pakistan Supreme Court judges removed from their positions after President Pervez Musharraf issued his declaration of emergency rule early this month have ruled against his eligibility to run for re-election as president while still Army chief of staff, according to a report Tuesday in ...[read more]
March 23, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appointed the senior-most judge on the Pakistani Supreme Court as acting chief justice Friday, as thousands of lawyers across the country protested the suspension of former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and campaigned for his reinstatement. Justice ...[read more]

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