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Pakistan court annuls Musharaff’s death sentence: prosecutor 13.1.2020 Raw Story
A Pakistan court Monday annulled the death sentence handed to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, ruling that the special court which had found him guilty of treason last year was unconstitutional, a government prosecutor told AFP. The original ruling had marked the first time a former leader of the armed forces had faced such a […]
Democracy Shouldn’t Be About Celebrating Military Overlords 24.10.2019 Truthout.com
Democracy Shouldn’t Be About Celebrating Military Overlords
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Democracy In Decline 2.11.2018 The Moderate Voice

In addition to the horrific episodes that have occurred in America recently to tarnish our democracy, the democratic process appears to be in decline around the world. Under the aegis of Donald Trump, Americans have seen the murder of two black people shot by a white racist because they were black, explosive devices mailed to […]

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Beijing’s Bid for Global Power in the Age of Trump 21.8.2018 Truthout.com
In a Trumpian world where the US is declining, the hegemony may be up for grabs.

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SC quashes Musharraf’s hopes of contesting July polls 15.6.2018 World News – The Navhind Times
PTI   Islamabad Pervez Musharraf’s hope of staging a political comeback by contesting the July 25 polls was quashed today when Pakistan’s Supreme Court withdrew the conditional permission given earlier to the former dictator after he failed to appear before it. Musharraf, the former military ruler has not returned to Pakistan since leaving for Dubai ...
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Pakistan SC quashes Musharraf’s hopes of contesting July polls 14.6.2018 Hindu: International
After the fugitive leader failed to appear before the court, CJ Saqib Nisar rebukes the ex-dictator for ‘cowardice.’
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Musharraf’s national identity card, passport suspended: report 8.6.2018 Hindu: International
The Express Tribune reported that the National Registration and Database Authority (NADRA) suspended Musharraf’s CNIC which resulted in the default suspension of his passport.
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Pakistan SC allows Musharraf to contest July 25 general elections 7.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
It also assures him that he will not be arrested by the government.
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What will the caretakers take care of? 31.5.2018 Hindu: Lead
The question before Pakistan is whether the caretaker Prime Minister can maintain his writ over the judiciary and the military
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The banishment of Nawaz Sharif 19.4.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Judges in contempt 17.4.2018 Editorials – The Indian Express
With or without Nawaz Sharif 16.4.2018 Hindu: Opinion
Even as the court bars him from public office, it is unwise to make predictions in Pakistani politics
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People abroad are asking their militaries to save their democracies. It won’t work. 13.4.2018 Washington Post
People abroad are asking their militaries to save their democracies. It won’t work.
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Whistleblowers are vital to democracy. We need to better protect them 9.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Two years ago, we published the Panama Papers. The internal data from the dubious Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca revealed how dictators, drug cartels, mafia clans, fraudsters, weapons dealers and regimes like North Korea and Iran use offshore shell companies to hide their shady business transactions....

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Musharraf postpones plan to return to Pakistan 8.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
He is likely to return by end of May or even start of June as soon as a caretaker government is formed, the party leader told the Express Tribune.
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Skulduggery in Pakistan’s Senate races sets stage for chaotic general election 22.3.2018 Washington Post
Skulduggery in Pakistan’s Senate races sets stage for chaotic general election
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U.S. Empire Still Incoherent After All These Years 21.2.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: Without solid economic, political and ideological bases, the U.S. lacks the legitimacy and authority it needs to operate beyond its borders, argues Nicolas J.S. Davies in this essay. By Nicolas J.S. Davies I recently reread Michael Mann’s book, Incoherent…Read more →
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Loneliness Of Asma Jahangir 14.2.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
Feisty fighter, Pakistan’s conscience 13.2.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Asma Jahangir, Pakistan rights icon and feisty fighter at the barricades, dies 12.2.2018 Front Page – The Indian Express
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