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Friday, January 4, 2008

SCBA demands release of Aitzaz, other lawyers

Jan 04 (PPI)- The Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan at a meeting Friday demanded immediate release of President of SCBA Chaudhary Atizaz Ehassan, Ali Ahmad Kurd, Justice (R) Tariq Mahmood and others otherwise the boycott of the courts will continue till their release. The demand presided over by the Vice President SCBA Saeed Akhtar also demanded restoration of the Judiciary as it was before November 2, condemned the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and also discussed the current situation in the country.

Bhutto's party rejects 'meaningless' Scotland Yard probe

Jan 4 (AFP) - A Scotland Yard team that arrived in Pakistan on Friday to help investigate the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto will fail to shed any light on the murder, her party said. “This Scotland Yard team... what will it do here? It will work under the patronage of the government. It is going to be a meaningless exercise,” said Farooq Naik, a lawyer and Benazir’s top aide. “We reject it, we will not join it,” Naik said. “An international investigation commission should be set up, appointed by the UN and answerable to the UN and nobody else,” he said.

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Crime with 'Good Intentions'

Yesterday General (r) Musharraf said that washing the site of Benazir Bhutto's assassination was not right but he insisted that this cannot be considered as with "bad intentions". I must say that he is damn confident ...

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Pakistanis fleeing to Afghanistan: US commander

WASHINGTON: Several hundred Pakistani families have fled to Afghanistan in recent days to escape the turmoil in their country, US officials said on Wednesday. Complete story here....
I never thought I'd live to see the day... :( Go Musharaf Go, and take your illiterate Khakis, Constitutional amendments, PCO Judges, Media curbs and US-ass-licking with you!