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A court in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad sentenced former military dictator Pervez Musharraf to death Tuesday. A three-member bench of a special court, headed by judge Waqar Ahmad Seth and comprising judges Nazar Akbar and Shahid Karim, found Musharraf guilty of high treason under Article 6 of Pakistan’s constitution and meted out the death penalty. Article [...]

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Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), a political party that has ruled the country off and on in the past three decades, has released an audio-video montage claiming that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) judge, who convicted and sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for owning unexplained properties in London, delivered his decision under coercion. The video [...]

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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty on Monday of owning assets “disproportionate to his known sources of income.” An anti-corruption court in the country’s capital Islamabad imposed a fine of USD $25 million on Sharif. It also disqualified him from holding public [...]

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JURIST Guest Columnist L. Ali Khan of the Washburn University School of Law discusses troubling recent trends in the Pakistani Supreme Court... Judicial activism is a milder label to express what the Pakistan Supreme Court has done over the decades...

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