Judges: the new force in Pakistani politics
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Pakistanis go to the polls on Saturday and the former coalition government leader Pakistan People’s Party is having a tough fight holding onto power. It faces a stiff challenge from opposition parties, and it says it has another enemy: the judiciary. The legal profession helped to bring down former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, in 2007 and it hasn’t been much kinder to his successors.
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