March 14, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Saturday were considering offering a compromise deal to opposition factions- including members of the lawyers' movement- currently engaged in crippling anti-government protests and a long march on Islamabad, a... ...[read more]
March 12, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Members of the Pakistan lawyers' movement and opposition politicians and supporters began a long march from Karachi to Islamabad Thursday against the government of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). The protesters, led by Nawaz Sharif of the Pa... ...[read more]
September 16, 2008
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Moeen Cheema, professor of Law & Policy at the Lahore University of Management Sciences in Lahore, Pakistan, says that in the wake of the election of Pakistan People's Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari as the President of Pakistan, the country's vaunted lawyer... ...[read more]
June 15, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
Pakistani Supreme Court Bar Association President Aitzaz Ahsan told the Associated Press Sunday that despite the end of the long march the country's lawyers' movement will continue protesting for the reinstatement of judges ousted after President Pervez Musharraf's declaratio... ...[read more]
June 13, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A protest march by members of the Pakistani lawyers' movement reached the Parliament House in the capital Islamabad on Friday night, JURIST's correspondent in Pakistan reports. The so-called long march began in Lahore Monday, and is aimed at pressuring the government of President... ...[read more]
June 9, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
Members of the Pakistan lawyers' movement Monday followed through on last month's promise to protest from city to city in a call for the restoration of judges ousted by President Pervez Musharraf during his emergency rule last November. Leaders of the two main coalition parties, the ruling P... ...[read more]
November 13, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Anonymous: The legal fraternity in Pakistan so far is absent from the long march or other protests earlier planned by Mrs. Benazir Bhutto. There are a number of reasons why this is so.Firstly, a Bar Association is a registered body duly registered under the relevant law. It elects its office... ...[read more]

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