May 3, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf may accept the restoration of judges if the government amends the constitution, a spokesman for his political party said Saturday, according to AP. On Friday former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, leader of the subordinate party in the country... ...[read more]
March 18, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
Judges ousted by Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf after his declaration of emergency rule last November can only be reinstated if the newly elected members of the National Assembly of Pakistan strike down constitutional changes Musharraf introduced following the dismissals, Pakistani Attorney ...[read more]
February 8, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
Two new judges, Sheikh Hakim Ali of the Lahore High Court and retired judge Mohammad Farrukh Mahmood, were sworn in to the reconstituted Supreme Court of Pakistan by Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar Friday, bringing the regular membership of the court up to 16. They follow three other judges ...[read more]
December 10, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Three new judges were appointed to the reconstituted Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday, bringing the regular membership of the court up to 14, including Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar. Pakistan's Law Ministry said in a statement that the new judges are Justice Mian Hamid Farooq and Justice Syed... ...[read more]
December 7, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Pakistani Attorney General Malik Qayyum told Geo-TV Friday that emergency rule in Pakistan would be lifted and the country's constitution restored on December 15, one day earlier than the date set last week by President Pervez Musharraf in a televised address after being sworn into office for a... ...[read more]
December 6, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Pakistani Attorney General Malik Qayyum has reversed a decision to cut the size of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the wake of the November 3 declaration of emergency, according to Pakistan's News daily Thursday. Qayyum told the News that he was acting at the behest of new Chief Justice Abdul H... ...[read more]
November 27, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has indicated that he may accept most of the demands put forth by opposition parties in the face of his November 3 declaration of emergency rule but that he will not reinstate ousted Supreme Court justices, Pakistan's News daily reported Tuesday. Attorney Gen... ...[read more]
November 22, 2007
by Dennis Zawacki II
The reconstituted Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday dismissed the final outstanding legal challenge to General Pervez Musharraf's October legislative re-election to the post of president of Pakistan. Rival candidate Zahoor Mehdi had argued that the Pakistan election commission should not have d... ...[read more]
November 18, 2007
by Josh Camson
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is likely to face 8 1/2-year old corruption charges again in the likely event that an amnesty ordinance issued by President Pervez Musharraf is thrown out by the country's Supreme Court, according to Pakistani Attorney General Malik Muhammad Qayyum... ...[read more]
November 16, 2007
by Katerina Ossenova
General Pervez Musharraf Thursday amended the Provisional Constitution Order (PCO) issued under the country's declaration of emergency rule on November 3 to allow the country's president to revoke the state of emergency. The original PCO was issued by Musharraf in capacity as head of the mil... ...[read more]

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