23 Feb, 2008

It's now been five days since…

23 Feb, 2008

It’s now been five days since Pakistan’s Parliamentary elections took place, and despite the rigging, it’s clear that the tide against Musharraf is rising. But there seems to be no respite for the lawyers’ struggle to resist the government.

Yesterday, at a lawyers’ rally in Karachi, police opened tear-gas and then arrested 15. Other stories about the legal battle:

In Dawn : Lawyers’ reminder to govt in-waiting – Impressive post-poll show Lawyers determined to go ahead with March 9 plan

In The News: Lawyers boycott courts, demand independent judiciary.