Pakistan lawyers to resume protests if judges not reinstated Patrick Porter at 2:36 PM ET
[JURIST] Pakistani lawyers announced plans Saturday to hold large protests in June unless the new government fulfills a pledge to reinstate Supreme Court judges ousted [JURIST report] last year by President Pervez Musharraf. Aitzaz Ahsan [JURIST news archive], President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, told reporters in Lahore that lawyers would hold a "long march" from city to city in Pakistan. Further protests could rekindle the unrest [JURIST report] seen in April, when rioting resulted in at least 11 deaths. AP has more. Reuters has additional coverage.
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