Musharraf Declares State of Emergency, Dismisses Chief Justice
Nov-3-07 05:14 pm
Ousted Pakistani Chief Justice Chaudhry
I'm not sure this is surprising. The New York Times reports this afternoon:
The Pakistani leader, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, declared a state of emergency on Saturday night, suspending the country’s Constitution, blacking out all independent and international television news reports and filling the streets of the capital with police officers.So much for the rule of law.
Musharraf's Proclamation of a State of Emergency can be found here.
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