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Pakistani lawyers call for strike Monday
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Undaunted by the crackdown on media and a large number of arrests, lawyers, human rights activists and opposition parties in Pakistan are planning protest demonstrations against President Pervez Musharraf for declaring a state of emergency.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 7:12:13 PM

Post-emergency, hundreds arrested across Pakistan (Roundup, combining different series)
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) A day after President Pervez Musharraf declared an emergency in Pakistan, hundreds of political and rights activists were arrested across the country while 75 Pakistani judges refused allegiance to the military leader, even as world leaders condemned the proclamation and called for early return to democracy.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 6:40:10 PM

Tribal militants free 130 more troops Pakistan (Lead)
Swat (Pakistan), Nov 4 (IANS) Tribal militants have released 130 more security personnel in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) where a week of fierce fighting had left at least 200 dead.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 6:14:11 PM

75 Pakistani judges refuse allegiance to Musharraf
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Fifteen judges of the Supreme Court and more than 60 of the four high courts refused allegiance to Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and did not take the new oath as required under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO).

Sunday, November 04, 2007 4:56:50 PM

Pakistan emergency: Has Musharraf played his last card? (Commentary)
The inevitable has happened and Pakistan's military dictator, General Pervez Musharraf, has imposed an emergency to remain in power. In his address to the nation, which was also meant to give his message to the West, he claimed that he was forced to act by circumstances as the writ of the state was being challenged by the extremists across the length and breadth of Pakistan.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 2:08:13 PM

Anger in Pakistani media over emergency declaration
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The feisty Pakistani media reacted with anger over the declaration of emergency in the country, with one newspaper saying that 'all the gains over the years have gone down the drain' and that the people had been 'cheated'.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:13:55 PM

Politicians, lawyers arrested across Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) A large number of politicians, lawyers and rights activists have been arrested in overnight raids in different parts of Pakistan following the imposition of emergency.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:10:26 PM

Politicians, lawyers arrested across Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) A large number of politicians, lawyers and rights activists have been arrested in overnight raids in different parts of Pakistan following the imposition of an emergency.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 12:25:38 PM

Pakistani media gagged, even Internet not spared
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Officials of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), backed by the police, raided the offices of the most vocal private TV Channel AAJ late Saturday night and seized its equipment.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 11:36:57 AM

Benazir returns within hours of emergency order
Islamabad, Nov 4 (DPA) Anticipating the imposition of emergency rule, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, who had left the country for Dubai only 20 days after she had arrived in Karachi to end her eight-year exile on Oct 18, returned within a few hours after the issuance of the presidential order.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 8:32:47 AM

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