Musharraf said Sunday that the parliamentary elections will take place, but set no time limit to emergency rule [JURIST report]. That same day, two Pakistani bar leaders warned [JURIST report] that Musharraf's government is drafting papers to get the declaration of emergency and Provisional Constitution Order [text] validated by the new Supreme Court installed by Musharraf. AP has more.
5:51 PM ET - Bhutto was subjected to a seven-day house arrest order Tuesday morning local time in an effort to prevent the protest march from taking place, though one of her aides told AP that as the government has not personally served the detention order to Bhutto or her representatives, it is not binding. The aide said that Bhutto would try to lead the march despite the order. AP has more.
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