Pakistan riot police battle lawyers protesting emergency in Lahore

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An observer described Monday's clash between lawyers and police as more violent than those earlier this year when lawyers in Lahore and elsewhere across Pakistan mobilized [backgrounder] to press for the reinstatement of now-dismissed Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry [JURIST news archive] after he was suspended by Musharraf in March for alleged misconduct. AP has more. DPA has additional coverage.

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