Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, has been officially charged with 5 counts of treason related to his time in office. It's the latest move in what has become a long-running drama between the country's judiciary and the former leader.
The Supreme Court's decision to ban ex-premier Sharif from politics has reinforced perception that the judiciary and the powerful army are trying to influence the upcoming general election, says DW's Shamil Shams.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from ever holding office, a court official says. Sharif was removed from power last year amid corruption allegations.
Pakistan's ruling Muslim League party has failed to win the chairmanship of the Senate. Analyst Nadeem Akhtar tells DW that despite the loss, ousted PM Sharif's party would continue with its anti-establishment politics.
In a DW interview, anti-war activist Manzoor Pashteen says he is being harassed by Pakistan's security agencies for taking up the issue of extrajudicial killings and turning the Pashtun plight into a national discourse.
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