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Anjum NaveedAP Paramilitary troops stand guard as former President General Pervez Musharraf leaves after appearing in an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on April 20.

The arrest of Pervez Musharraf, the first of a former general by a civilian government, and the angry protests against him by lawyers take Pakistan through an unprecedented political experience. By ANITA JOSHUA in Islamabad

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But how can peace be established without justice. letting it be history without justice would beget another coup. Pakistan has to face the hard time , if it has to stand as a strong democratic country
from:  niladri
Posted on: May 16, 2013 at 11:15 IST
hopefully the journey of Pakistan towards a full fledged Democracy continues and the relations between India and Pakistan return to normal.
from:  prashanth
Posted on: May 12, 2013 at 15:59 IST
It does not surprise anybody if something odd is happening with Gen. Musharraf. It is the outcome of his own deeds.he shall be prosecuted under the Pakistani law that should serve as an example for future dictators.
from:  amit kumar
Posted on: May 5, 2013 at 16:52 IST
General Mushraff claimed that his plane was refused permission to land in any of the airports of Pakistan, so that it might land in an Indian airport. His colleagues took over the airport and allowed his plane to land. He quotes this as a reason for the coup.He caused the Kargil war which resulted in heavy loss of life in both sides which was unnecessary. Mushraff's claim that it gave new sense of urgency to the task of solving the Kashmir issue is not correct. In fact, it delayed it as it damaged the mutual trust.There is good reason to beleive that Mr. Nawaz Sherief and Mr.Vajpayee would have worked out a mutually acceptable solution had Mushraff not caused War and subsequent coup in Pakistan. His claim that he was returning to Pak to save it was foolish.
from:  Hariharan
Posted on: May 4, 2013 at 14:17 IST
There is a saying in Hindi,"Chaube jee chhabe banane gaye the,par dubey ban ke rah gaye" (one aspires for higher position,but is consigned to dusbin). This proverb describes Musharraf today. The judiciary is out to take its revenge on him,as he dismissed judges,during his reign. Pakistani lawyers indulged in goondagiri,and beat not only his supporters,but also the ordinary public outside Rawalpindi High Court,when Musharraf was being brought to the court in a case hearing.
from:  Deendayal Lulla
Posted on: May 2, 2013 at 16:01 IST
Musharaf should even be brought to India for killing Indian sholderes in
Kargil.He must be prosecuted and be hanged in Indian jail.
from:  Dr.Hemang
Posted on: May 1, 2013 at 13:56 IST
Such type of dictators should be hanged in front of mob so that in future no dictator may arise.
from:  Raj Aryan
Posted on: May 1, 2013 at 13:43 IST

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