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Pakistan anti-corruption court reopens five cases against former president
Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court on Monday reopened five cases against former president Asif Ali Zardari . While president, Zardari had been immune from prosecution, but when Zardari stepped down on September 5 and Mamnoon Huss (More)
Switzerland will not reopen corruption charges against Pakistan president
The Swiss government cannot reopen the corruption charges against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari because the statutory limitations period has lapsed, Pakistan Law Minister Zahid Hamid announced Wednesday. Swiss authorities sent their position (More)
Pakistan Supreme Court orders anti-corruption chief to explain letter criticizing judges
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday ordered the chief of the National Accountability Bureau , the government's anti-corruption agency, to appear before the tribunal in regard to a letter he wrote that criticizes the court's judges. The letter (More)
Pakistan high court orders second corruption case against PM
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) , Pakistan's principal agency to combat government corruption, to file a second set of criminal corruption charges against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf . The (More)
Pakistan official refuses to arrest prime minister
Pakistan's top anti-corruption official on Thursday refused to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for corruption charges pursuant to a court order. Chief of the National Accountability Bureau, Fasih Bokhari, argued that there was insufficien (More)
Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and 15 others over allegations of accepting bribes and approving power generation projects during his tenure as Minister for Water and Power. The cour (More)
Pakistan courts must stop silencing media: HRW
Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged Pakistani judges on Tuesday to stop using contempt of court powers as a mechanism for silencing the media's critique of the judiciary. Since 2009 when the independent judiciary was restored, Supreme Court Chief Justi (More)
Pakistan high court retracts PM's contempt charge
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday retracted a contempt of court charge filed against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf after approving notification of his compliance with a June directive that ordered the revival of corruption charges agai (More)
Trinidad and Tobago Justice Minister fired over judicial procedure law
Trinidad and Tobago Justice Minister Herbert Philip Volney was removed from office Thursday on allegations that he had deceived the country's government regarding a controversial law that established a new system of pre-trial proceedings relating t (More)
Pakistan PM to allow Switzerland to reopen corruption charges against president
Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf announced on Tuesday that he will allow Switzerland to reopen corruption charges against President Asif Ali Zardari . Appearing before the Supreme Court in connection with the ongoing standoff between Paki (More)