Pakistani Supreme Court

  • November 7, 2007  

    President Bush made a direct appeal to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to call new elections and bring his country’s political crisis to an end. Following an update from Independent Television News, a Pakistani lawyer and Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States discuss the issue. Continue reading

  • November 6, 2007  

    The ousted chief justice of Pakistan’s Supreme Court sought to rally lawyers Tuesday to continue street protests against President Pervez Musharraf’s imposition of emergency rule. Regional experts discuss the pivotal role lawyers are playing in the protests and assess the latest developments in the crisis. Continue reading

  • September 6, 2007  

    Pakistani lawyers boycotted court Thursday, demanding that President Pervez Musharraf step down. Musharraf has seen his popularity decline since he tried to dismiss the Supreme Court chief in March. Margaret Warner reports from Pakistan on the political tensions. Continue reading