October 10, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf was arrested on Thursday for charges relating to the death of radical cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi who died during an operation ordered by Musharraf on Islamabad's Red Mosque, which left more than 100 dead. Musharraf, however, alleges that the arrest was ...[read more]
August 20, 2013
by Endia Vereen
A Pakistani court on Tuesday officially charged former president Pervez Musharraf with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and facilitation of murder in the 2007 death of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Bhutto, who was the first prime minister of any Islamic nation, was killed at a rally ...[read more]
May 23, 2013
by Alison Sacriponte
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court (ATC) refused Wednesday to grant bail to former president Pervez Musharraf over the detention of judges in 2007 when he imposed emergency rule. Musharraf has been detained since April 19 at his Islamabad farmhouse for the detention charges as well as conspiracy to ...[read more]
May 20, 2013
by Lauren Laing
Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was granted bail Monday by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court (ATC), but he remains on house arrest over the murder of former prime ministerBenazir Bhutto. Judge Habibur Rehman ordered Musharraf to pay two bonds each worth one million rupees (approximately USD ...[read more]
April 30, 2013
by Lauren Laing
The Peshawar High Court of Pakistan on Tuesday banned former military ruler Pervez Musharraf from running for public office for the rest of his life. The court also extended Musharraf's house arrest over the murder of Benazir Bhutto. Saad Shibli, a lawyer for Mushaarraf, said he would challenge ...[read more]
April 26, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
A Pakistani court on Friday mandated that former president Pervez Musharraf stay in the custody of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) until resumption of the case regarding the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. According to media sources, the 69 year-old former military ...[read more]
April 24, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf was denied bail on Wednesday in the case regarding the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Musharraf was applying for pre-arrest interim bail, citing severe threats to his safety. Specifically, Pakistani authorities defused a car bomb ...[read more]
April 13, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
On April 13, 2009, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zadari signed legislation that officially established Islamic Sharia law in the country's North West Frontier Province of Swat, an area bordering Afghanistan. Islamic militants linked to the Taliban reached an agreement with the government to ...[read more]
November 5, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On November 5, 2011, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court indicted seven individuals, two government officials and five Pakistani Taliban in connection with the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Former president Pervez Musharraf was also accused by the Federal Investigation ...[read more]
May 12, 2012
by Meagan McElroy
On May 12, 2011, Pakistan's Lahore High Court ruled that President Asif Ali Zardari cannot participate in political activities. The ruling followed accusations that Zardari's role as co-chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party was interfering with his official public role. Zardari, widower of ...[read more]

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